UCSC Silicon Valley Extension

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UCSC Silicon Valley Extension

Certificate and Professional Programs

Programs Offered

Certificate, Online Program, Short-Term, Summer Program, Visiting Student Programs, Visitor Programs
Located in Silicon Valley, UC Santa Cruz Professional Education maintains ongoing partnerships with regional companies, workforce development programs, professional associations, and international partners, and offers accredited courses. As part of the University of California, UCSC Silicon Valley Extension is certified by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).


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3175 Bowers Ave Santa Clara, Ca 95054


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Top International Student Countries

Brazil, China, France, India, Taiwan, Turkey

UCSC Silicon Valley Extension

Get to know us

UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley Professional Education is the professional education division of the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). It offers a range of continuing education programs, certificates and courses aimed at students and professionals seeking to enhance their skills and advance their careers in various professional industries.

UCSC Silicon Valley Professional Education combines the academic excellence of the University of California with the expertise of seasoned practitioners to provide advanced professional training that addresses the real-world needs of people who work and live in Silicon Valley and beyond.