Berkeley Alumni: Build on your outstanding UC education with a course or a full certificate program with UC Berkeley Extension!
About UC Berkeley Extension
Founded in 1891, UC Berkeley Extension is the continuing education division of the University of California, Berkeley. Today, we provide educational opportunities to more than 45,000 students each year by offering more than 2,000 courses annually, including in the online format.
You can take individual classes or choose from more than 70 professional certificates and specialized programs of study.
Like all other UC Berkeley schools, colleges and departments, we are accredited by WASC through the University. This ensures that your education is of the highest quality.
All of our courses and instructors are approved by the corresponding academic departments on the UC Berkeley campus through a rigorous vetting process. Both the courses and instructors receive a final review and approval by the UC Berkeley Academic Senate.
Why UC Berkeley Extension
We empower individual learners of every generation. We are here for you if you are starting out in your career, want to advance to the next level or are looking to make a career change. We also provide educational opportunities to those of you who are preparing for a graduate program. Learn more »
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Receive a 10% discount on one course per term. Most courses are now available online. You must request the discount at the time of enrollment. Enroll today!»