To break into the business field or advance your career, UC Berkeley Extension offers you the education and practical skills that make the difference in getting ahead. Our finance, economics and accounting courses teach real-world skills and techniques in areas such as asset pricing, corporate finance, macroeconomics and working capital. Learn the latest approaches to project management, leadership, human resource management, marketing, business administration and more with our professional certificates and comprehensive programs. Instructors with senior-level experience at top companies ensure an education you can apply on the job. And evening, weekend and online classes offer the flexibility that fits your busy schedule. Most courses are held in Berkeley, San Francisco, Belmont and online.
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Professional certificates are the highest level of academic achievement from UC Berkeley Extension. Specialized programs of study provide focused subject concentrations to develop skills within specific disciplines. Learn more.
- Certificate Program in Accounting
- Certificate Program in Business Administration
- Certificate Program in Business Analysis
- Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
- Certificate Program in Finance
- Certificate Program in Financial Planning and Analysis
- Certificate Program in Human Resource Management
- Certificate Program in Leadership and Management
- Certificate Program in Marketing
- Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies
- Certificate Program in Personal Financial Planning
- Certificate Program in Project Management
Specialized programs of study
- CPA Examination Preparation
- Professional Program in Business Process Management
- Professional Program in Women and Leadership
- Professional Sequence in Agile Management
- Professional Sequence in Managing Marketing Communications
- Professional Sequence in Marketing Metrics and ROI
- Professional Sequence in Project Human Resource Management
- Professional Sequence in Sales Management
- Professional Series in Strategic Online Marketing
- Program in Professional Communication
New! Coaching Agile Teams
Private professional fiduciaries manage the property, finances and care of individuals incapable of performing those activities for themselves. Available courses:
New! Introduction to Being a Private Professional Fiduciary, Special Needs Trust Administration and Public Benefits
Learn how to review special needs trust (SNT) document, distinguish between public benefit programs and understand the effect that distributions can have on public benefits. Learn more.
New! Fiduciary as Administrator of Person (PAO, Health Care, Conservatorship)
Understand the concepts to manage the personal care of people who suffer diseases, as well as learn the legal and decision-making requirements when appointed as conservator or person, trustee or power of attorney agent for health care. Learn more.
New! Fiduciary as Administrator of Estate (Probate, Trust Administration, Conservatorship)
Learn from fiduciaries, attorneys and court personnel to gain an understanding of the common problems and solutions in estate administration. Learn more.