Program Details and Costs
The average tuition cost of our programs is $16,000. See Fees section below for more information.
|Program Name||Length of Program||Units||Recommended Start|
|Biotechnology||3 Quarters||25 - 30 units||All|
|Clinical Trials Design and Management||3 Quarters||25 - 30 units||All|
|Regulatory Affairs||3 Quarters||25 - 30 units||All|
|Accounting[i]||3 - 4 Quarters||27 - 40 units||Fall, Winter, Summer|
|Administrative and Executive Assistant||3 Quarters||26 - 30 units||Fall|
|Business Administration||3 Quarters||25 - 30 units||All|
|Human Resource Management||3 Quarters||25 - 30 units||All|
|Marketing Management||3 Quarters||25 - 30 units||Fall or Winter|
|Personal Financial Planning[ii]||5 Quarters||51 units||Fall|
|Project and Program Management||3 Quarters||27 - 30 units||All|
|Procurement and Supply Chain Management||3 Quarters||27 - 30 units||All|
|Technical Writing and Communication[viii]|
|User Experience and Web Design[iii]||3 Quarters||26 - 30 units||Winter or Summer|
|Early Childhood Education||4 Quarters||41 units||Winter or Summer|
|ECE Supervision and Administration [viii]|
|Educational Therapy[iv]||4 Quarters||41 units||Fall|
|TESOL[v]||4 Quarters||41 units||Winter or Summer|
|Computer Programming[vi]||3 Quarters||25 - 30 units||All|
|Database and Data Analytics||3 Quarters||25 - 30 units||All|
|Embedded Systems||3 Quarters||25 - 30 units||All|
|Information Technology||3 Quarters||25 - 30 units||All|
|Internet Programming and Development||3 Quarters||25 - 30 units||All|
|Software Engineering and Quality[vii]||3 Quarters||25 - 30 units||All|
|VLSI Engineering||3 Quarters||25 - 30 units||All|
Important Program Conditions
[i] 1. Accounting: Students who have previous accounting experience can take Introduction to Accounting I and II together in the first quarter. Students without experience should take 1 required course per quarter. Introduction to Accounting I is offered in the Fall, Winter, and Summer quarters.
[ii] 2. Personal Financial Planning*: Students must complete the 2 prerequisite courses before taking any required or elective courses. Practicum course is only offered in the fall and spring quarters.
[iii] 3. User Experience and Web Design: Practicum course is only offered in the winter and summer quarters.
[iv] 4. Educational Therapy: A background in this field is highly recommended for this program. Practicum course is only offered in the summer quarter.
[v] 5. TESOL: Practicum course is only offered in fall and spring quarters.
[vi] 6. Computer Programming: Prior knowledge in this field is recommended for students interested in this program.
[vii] 7. Software Engineering and Quality: Prior knowledge in this field is recommended for students interested in this program.
[viii] 8. This program may not fulfill international student visa requirements.
International program fees apply to all students participating in our international program and provides coverage for the entire duration of your studies. The average cost of this program is $16,000, including the costs of internship and OPT support.
The fee includes all international student services, including: maintenance of your F-1 status, orientation, academic programming, advising, and events that maximize your learning and career potential. The fee also provides access to UCSC Extension resources such as our computer labs, wifi, housing assistance, medical insurance assistance, photo ID card, and other general needs.
Application Fee: $150. Due at the time of application.
International Program Fee*: $2,300. Due at the time of application.
Refundable if enrollment is canceled at least three business days before orientation session begins.
A $200 cancellation fee still applies.
Express Mail Fee (optional): $50.
Overseas students may request faster mail delivery for immigration document processing
Variable Course Fees: Course fees vary.
Students must enroll in a minimum of 12 units per term, except in the final term.
Student Orientation Course: $375
The Student and Community Development course is not mandatory for students who have studied in the U.S. previously.
Payable at orientation.
Internship Support: $200
Optional Practical Training: $100
Government Fee: $410
Additional Curricular Requirements
For more information, about the 12-unit minimum, taking courses outside your program, or pursuing an internship, you can learn more about the program.