The UC Berkeley Extension Advantage

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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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Putting the PMP® to Work in Civil Engineering

Certificate Program in Project Management graduate Mark Summers is through and through a civil engineer. The field is analytical and practical, terms he would also use to describe himself. While... continue reading Putting the PMP® to Work in Civil Engineering

Professional Program in Child and Adolescent Treatment graduate Erin Richerson standing outside her home in California

Listening to the Future

Erin Richerson may have started her career as a teacher, but it was during a life-changing experience abroad that she began to rethink her initial plan.

An educational mission trip to Kenya... continue reading Listening to the Future

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Latest and Upcoming Events

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Event: How to Apply Design Thinking to Your Career and Your Life

Ready for something motivating and fun? Explore the concepts of design thinking and how to apply them to your career and life goals in this interactive online workshop.

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Event: College Admissions Essays

This hands-on workshop supports teachers, counselors and other educational professionals in guiding students with college admission essays.

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Event: Preparing to Publish in Today's Market

In this one-day workshop, find out the pros and cons of each approach and be able to make informed, intelligent decisions about your writing career while avoiding the more common pitfalls.

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