General Frequently Asked Question

What is a partner course or specialization?

UCSC Silicon Valley Extension has partnered with top curriculum producers to provide innovative courses and specializations. Although some of these providers offer discounted enrollments throughout the year, UCSC discounts are not applicable toward these partner programs. Below you will find a list of our current partner programs.

Certificate Courses

  • Legal Studies
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Digital Marketing Science
  • Sales Operations


  • Internet of Things
  • Data Scientist
  • Programming for Data Science with Python