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High-Quality Education

Many of our courses and certificates are reviewed by UC Berkeley and are aligned to the University's high academic standards.



Our courses and programs are affordable, and are designed for working professionals.


Online Courses

You don't need to miss a class meeting when that unexpected business trip is scheduled. Just log on from anywhere in the world, and you're ready to learn.


Learn From Working Professionals

Our instructors bring years of field experience to the classroom. Your instructors not only love to teach, they love to teach their subjects.

Latest Voices Blog Posts

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Find Yourself Working From Home?

Certain circumstances may require you to work from home, or you might choose a flex-work arrangement on certain days if that is an option.

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History That Bears Repeating

When I first contacted Certificate Program in Writing graduate and author Bill Truran, he had just heard back from his editor about his first manuscript since finishing the certificate. And how... continue reading History That Bears Repeating

Accounting certificate student and scholarship recipient Luke Fulp

Fulfilling Career Goals From a Far Corner of the Country

We had the opportunity to talk with scholarship recipient and Alaska resident Luke Fulp about his experiences as he completes the Certificate Program in Accounting. We hope you gain some... continue reading Fulfilling Career Goals From a Far Corner of the Country

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Latest and Upcoming Events

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Virtual Event: The Soul of Design—Exploring the Neuroscience of Beauty

Our living and work spaces can have a profound effect on us in both subtle and very direct ways.

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Virtual Events: Teaching Across Screens in Times of Social Distancing

Educators have been thrust into an unprecedented pedagogical experiment, shifting instruction from physical classrooms to live video-based learning platforms.

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Online Event: How to Develop a Digital Presence to Enhance Your Career

Having a digital presence is increasingly important to grow your network and career. Learn best practices for showcasing your authentic self online and gain insight into popular networking tools,... continue reading Online Event: How to Develop a Digital Presence to Enhance Your Career

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