Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Enjoy a fully remote summer of professional education at the Silicon Valley Campus and the re-emergence of in-person courses in September. Visit our COVID update page.
Licensure & Certification
Many of the professional education programs at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension help you get practical skills you can use in your job today while also advancing your career by providing you professional credits toward an industry recognized license or certification.
Continuing Education Credit
Many of our courses are approved for professional certification or recertification credit through state and national professional agencies and associations. To see a list of organizations that have recognized our courses for professional credit, please visit our FAQ page on professional credit.
While courses in many of our programs are approved and recognized by different agencies organizations and professional associations, your successful completion does not guarantee that you will obtain a particular license or certification.
Standards for Required Credits
Licensure and certification requirements are set by agencies that are not controlled by or affiliated with the University of California and these requirements can change at any time.
Out of State Licensure and Certification
The University of California has not yet determined whether all of its programs meet other states’ educational or professional requirements for licensure and certification. If you are planning to pursue licensure or certification in another state, you are responsible for determining whether, your efforts at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension meet requirements for licensure or certification in another state.
This disclosure is made pursuant to 34 CFR §668.43(a)(5)(v)(C).
Please see the University of California Licensure and Certification Disclosure Statement.University of California Licensure and Certification Disclosure Statement.