University of California – Santa Cruz – Silicon Valley Extension

As part of the University of California, UCSC Silicon Valley Extension is certified by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). We have been here for 150 years and we will be here to celebrate your success in the future.

UCSC Extension provides high-quality continuing education and professional development for working professionals in Silicon Valley. We have a variety of training opportunities that will help you master the skills and training you need to succeed. Our instructors are industry experts and professionals who work in the companies that make Silicon Valley great. Our courses and programs reflect the latest innovations, market trends, best practices and current industry tools.

Why the University of California, Santa Cruz – Silicon Valley Extension

Our Curriculum

Key industry leaders and academic experts guide the creation of our University of California-approved curricula. Each course, packed with practical information that students can put into practice in real time, is designed to provide identified, in-demand job skills that link to regional needs. Many courses build upon each other, allowing students to master particular skills. Under the mentoring eye of instructors who are working professionals, students achieve a marked level of professionalism and, in certain cases, prepare for professional licensing exams.


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