Programs for International Students at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension

Are you looking for professional certificate programs in Engineering and Technology, Business and Management, Education, Biotechnology? At UCSC Extension our certificate programs, which are eligible for F-1 visas, will help you learn the latest methods, tools and technologies in your field. Gain practical internship experience in the heart of Silicon Valley and apply for Optional Practical Training to qualify for jobs in the United States.

Popular UCSC Extension Certificate Programs Include:

  • Computer Programming
  • Database and Data Analytics
  • Biotechnology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Project and Program Management

Educational and Career Opportunities for International Students

We help F-1 seeking or transferring students gain access to UC-quality training, earn UCSC Extension credit for internship experience, and advance in their fields. Find cutting-edge courses in our 40+ certificate programs that will prepare you for exciting internship and job opportunities in the United States.

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Enroll today for UC-Quality Courses

UCSC Extension offers up-to-date classes in Engineering and Technology, Business and Management, Education, Biotechnology and that align with professional associations such as Project Management Institute®, the Association of Educational Therapists, and the Certified Financial Planner™ Board of Standards. Develop new skills, gain valuable internship experience, and get qualified to work in the United States.

Earn an accredited certificate from UC

Our certificate programs are University of California certified and taught by industry experts who know what you need to succeed. Just a few courses at UCSC Extension can change the course of your career. UCSC Extension could be your ticket to higher education and professional development in the United States.