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Whether it's a free workshop, career event, or networking social, there's always something exciting happening at UCSC Extension. Don't miss out on these opportunities!

INFO SESSIONS are happening in January! Want more information on a particular program? Course? Do you want to talk firsthand to instructors or other students? Attend an Info Session! Visit our Events Page for more details.

UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley

UC Accredited Courses

Our convenient and attractively priced courses and certificate programs serve the advanced professional's need for up-to-date expertise. We're the region's leading educator in more than 40 areas of expertise that are in high demand among Silicon Valley employers. Our programs qualify for employer tuition reimbursement, federal retraining and veteran tuition assistance. Courses are available in our Santa Clara classrooms and Online. Click here for Directions and Maps.

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To learn more about our Departments click on the buttons below.

Environmental Health and Safety TrainingLearn more about professional training with UC quality environmental health and safety courses
Engineering and Technology coursesLearn more about professional training with UC quality credential courses
Credential CoursesLearn more about professional training with UC quality credential courses
Professional training with UC quality business coursesLearn more about our business programs courses
Training in Biosciences ProgramsLearn more about bioscience courses

We're Hiring!

Continuing Educator position open:

We're looking for a Continuing Educators for our Applied & Natural Science Department. If you have the expertise to develop new programs and curriculum, hire, train and evaluate instructors and strategize new markets, then this job is for you! Please apply via the link below:

Continuing Educator: Applied and Natural Sciences

Extension is always on the lookout for talented instructors.

If you're interested in teaching for Extension we'd love to hear from you! Send a resume and coverletter to extensionprogram@ucsc.edu. We're looking for instructors in all four disciplines:

    • Engineering & Technology
    • Business & Management
    • Applied & Natural Science
    • Education

Tell Us Your Story

Have you started a new job since you studied with us? Perhaps you’ve embarked on a new project, or advanced in your current position. Tell us how you built new skills at UCSC Extension, and then put them to work. Email us at ExtensionFeedback@ucsc.edu.

If you've recently completed a certificate, we'd love your feedback. Check out our End of Program Survey to share your thoughts!

Holiday Closure

Labor DayIn observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, we are closed from November 26-29.

Fall 2015 Catalog

UCSC Silicon Valley Extension Catalog

Click the image above to view a PDF of our Fall 2015 Catalog, or request a hard copy by filling out this form.

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