Donna Ramsey
is pursuing the Master of Arts in Art Therapy from Notre Dame de Namur University.

Graduate, Certificate Program in Health Advocacy
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Certificates and Programs in Behavioral Health Sciences

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Professional Certificates

  • highest level of academic achievement offered by UC Berkeley Extension
  • minimum of 140 hours of coursework
  • usually 6–8 required courses and electives
  • achieve intellectual mastery and technical expertise in your chosen field
  • qualifies as an academic credential, which may be included on a résumé

Professional Programs of Study

  • focused subject concentrations
  • usually 3 or more coordinated courses
  • develop a skill set within a specific area or discipline
  • can carry continuing education units (CEU) or other professional licensure credits

Courses in Behavioral Health Sciences

Pick and choose the courses that work for your educational goals, schedule and needs. Enrolling in a course is as simple as:

  1. Select the course you're interested in.
  2. Choose a section that works for your schedule.
  3. Add it to your cart.
  4. Log in or create a student account.
  5. Checkout
If your course is currently not available, it will be in an upcoming term. If you'd like to be notified when a certain course is available for enrollment, please contact the academic department to learn when the course will be available.

No waiting necessary! You can enroll in any of the online courses listed below. It's as easy as:

  1. Select the course you're interested in.
  2. Choose a section that works for your schedule.
  3. Add it to your cart.
  4. Log in or create a student account.
  5. Checkout
Learn more about learning in the online environment.

No waiting necessary! You can enroll in any of the classroom courses listed below. Courses are offered in Berkeley, San Francisco or Belmont. It's as easy as:

  1. Select the course you're interested in.
  2. Choose a section that works for your schedule.
  3. Add it to your cart.
  4. Log in or create a student account.
  5. Checkout

Please use the course search to find courses within this area of study.

Contact the Behavioral Health Sciences Department


General Psychology and Counseling and Psychotherapy: extension-counspsych@berkeley.edu | (510) 643-3883
Public Health and Health Management and Health Advocacy: extension-publichealth@berkeley.edu | (510) 642-1061
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies: extension-alcoholdrug@berkeley.edu | (510) 642-1061

Post-Baccalaureate Program for Counseling and Psychology Professions: extension-counspsych@berkeley.edu | (510) 643-3883