The curriculum comprises 19 required courses (55 semester units) and a minimum of 3 electives (6 semester units) for a total of 61 semester units. Candidates must pay a nonrefundable certificate registration fee.
All courses must be taken for a letter grade. To receive the certificate, you must maintain an overall minimum 2.5 grade point average, with a grade of C or better in each course. A Certificate with Distinction will be awarded to those who complete the certificate with a GPA of 3.7 or higher. All coursework must be completed within five years of registering for the certificate.
Once you have completed the certificate coursework, notify UC Berkeley Extension that you have completed the curriculum and request your certificate. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (415) 284-1070. After your records have been reviewed, verified, and approved, your certificate will be sent to you in the mail. The review of your records is usually completed within six to eight weeks after you request the certificate.