With the explosion of big data and analytics, cloud computing technology, and interactive mobile apps and web design is the certainty of a bright horizon for technologists with great skills. At UCSC Extension you will find the practical instruction you need to take your career to the next level. Learn from professional instructors who are working in Silicon Valley and teaching UC-level accredited courses.

DATA ANALYTICS

With revenues for the big data and analytics industry expected to pass $203 billion in 2020  and the cloud computing services market already valued at more than that, you may be interested in becoming a data scientist, earning analytics certification, or just exploring Spark, Oracle SQL, Hadoop, or a data mining course. Consider our recently redesigned Database and Data Analytics course series with four interconnected course paths: Data Analysis, Data Science and Data Engineering and Oracle Database. 

IT CLOUD COMPUTING AND SECURITY TECHNOLOGY

Our Information Technology Certificate offers five areas of study: Networking and the Internet; Linux Administration; Data Center and Cloud Computing; IT Security Technologies; and IT Automation.

LINUX PROGRAMMING 

Our 14-unit Linux Programming and Administration certificate includes instruction in computer networking, cloud computing, and storage technology as well as LAMP, Perl, C, and Python programming. Computing.

UX/INTERACTIVE APP & WEB DESIGN

You are welcome to take single courses, such as UX design or website hosting and optimization, or pursue a certificate that tackles the full complement of UX and web design courses. Our passionate and dedicated team of designers teaches best practices in the industry, while overseeing your successful completion of a capstone project for a real client.