Live Online Full-Time Certificates

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Gain employable skills in {{ program.shortName }} by completing Berkeley coursework at home — or from anywhere in the world! Each Live Online course offers classroom-style digital learning: Attend scheduled online sessions with your instructor and classmates using a virtual conferencing platform. We offer class sessions at different times so that you can participate no matter what time zone you're in.

The application deadline for the Fall 2020 semester is July 20, 2020

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Full-Time Certificate in {{ program.immersives[0].shortName }}

Duration: One full-time semester (fall or spring)

Prerequisite: none

Tuition and fees: $8,000 USD

  • Career Development Course
  • Remote Internship Option
  • 1st Professional Certificate
  • 2nd Professional Certificate
  • Professional Diploma Program
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Full-Time Certificate in {{ program.immersives[1].shortName }}

Duration: One full-time semester (fall or spring)

Prerequisite: Full-time Certificate in {{ program.immersives[0].shortName }}

Tuition and fees: $8,000 USD

  • Career Development Course
  • Remote Internship Option
  • 1st Professional Certificate
  • 2nd Professional Certificate
  • Professional Diploma Program
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Additional Courses

Duration: 4 elective courses total, 2 each semester

Tuition and fees: The average cost per elective is $1,000 (USD)

  • Career Development Course
  • Remote Internship Option
  • 1st Professional Certificate
  • 2nd Professional Certificate
  • Professional Diploma Program

Features of Live Online Learning

Access to Leading Experts

Berkeley Global faculty. Guest speakers who are successful Silicon Valley executives. You'll have direct access to some of the leading minds in the world in cutting-edge topics.

Flipped Classroom

View recorded lectures before attending the live class so you can learn theory and frameworks at your own pace. Then attend the live online session, where you collaborate, apply the material and engage in discussions.

Immediate Feedback

Real-time interaction means instant feedback. Your questions get answered immediately and your views and opinions get timely responses.

Program Structure
Feedback

Group Learning

Engage in active learning through the use of collaborative tools such as breakout rooms for discussion, digital whiteboards for interactivity and screen sharing to show your ideas.

Global Networking

Your classmates reside in countries from around the world, creating a truly global experience. You'll learn and interact with professionals from different countries and industries and establish invaluable, lifelong relationships.


Curriculum


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  • Remote internship with a Bay Area company ($3,000 USD additional fee)
  • Certificate of completion
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Length 1 semester
Format Full-time online study
Courses

4 core

1.5 units CEU

Offered Fall and Spring
Prerequisite 3 years undergrad
Tuition and fees $8,000 (USD)

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  • Remote internship with a Bay Area company ($3,000 USD additional fee)
  • Certificate of completion
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Length 1 semester
Format Full-time online study
Courses

4 core

1.5 units CEU

Offered Fall and Spring
Prerequisite 3 years undergrad
Tuition and fees $8,000 (USD)

{{ program.midName }} Professional Diploma Program With Specialization Electives

Complete the coursework in the {{ program.immersives[0].shortName }} and {{ program.immersives[1].shortName }} certificates, and take 4 additional semester units to complete this program.

Capstone Portfolio Course

To show off your new {{ program.immersives[0].shortName }} and {{program.immersives[1].shortName}} skills, you'll create a comprehensive portfolio of work that can be shown to employers. You'll work with your instructor to gather all of your printed and digital materials and strategically combine them into a professional portfolio. This will help you market yourself and gain a competitive edge as you prepare for your internship and Optional Practical Training.

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Length 2 semesters
Format Full-time online study
Courses

8 core

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3 units CEU

1 capstone

Internship Option Yes
Tuition and Fees

$16,000 (USD) plus the cost of the internship and electives

Your Path to a Career in {{ program.shortName }}

Remote Internships

If you successfully complete a full-time program, you can start working through a three-month remote internship at a leading San Francisco or Silicon Valley company!

  • Put your newfound skills to work
  • Gain work experience
  • Build connections
  • Expand your network

You'll see firsthand how a U.S. business runs, giving you a competitive edge when you're ready to land a full-time position in {{ program.shortName }}. Cost: $3,000 (USD).

Our graduates are working at top companies, including:


Another Study Option

Interested in studying {{ program.shortName }} in the classroom, with the opportunity to apply for OPT after two semesters? Check out this full-time, in-person option.

EXPLORE CLASSROOM OPTION

  • Study-Abroad Experience
  • Networking
  • Internship Options
  • OPT Qualified
  • Site Visits

International Students

Students from different nationalities working together

This program is open to international students. You do not need a visa to apply or to be accepted. International students seeking a study-abroad experience in the United States should check out our classroom options.

English Proficiency Requirements

Whether you are a student, working professional or lifelong learner, you will need to demonstrate English proficiency to be considered for admission into any of our programs for international students.

Because English-language proficiency test centers are closed due to COVID-19, you can meet our English-language requirement in any of the following ways:

Scores must be from the past two years.

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  • IELTS Academic Format: {{ program.ielts }}
  • DAAD: {{ program.daad }}
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  • TEM-4 or TEM-8: Level {{ program.tem }}

iBT Special Home Edition and myBest scores are accepted. Scores must be from the past two years.

If you do not meet any of the above criteria, you can request an English-language interview through our department. If you are interested in this option, please select, "I would like to request an English interview" in your online application.

Note: Transcripts and credentials should reflect the program that you completed in English. Our Admissions department will assess all documentation and inform you if additional items are needed. Please note that our admissions process is holistic and meeting the English-language proficiency requirement does not guarantee acceptance. Email internationaladmissions@berkeley.edu with questions or to learn more.

You may request a waiver if you meet one of the following requirements:

  • You have completed one year of full-time college-level instruction entirely in the English language.
  • You have successfully completed a university-level program in a country or region where English is the official language.
  • You are from a country or region on the exempt list. Contact an adviserContact an adviser for more information.
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