UCSC Silicon Valley Extension

UCSC Silicon Valley Extension is a leading workforce educator Located in Silicon Valley of the U.S. state of California. It is the only institution in the area to offer University of California-quality accredited courses designed by experienced and professional instructors. Certificate courses offered at UCSC Extension include Bioscience, Education, Technology and a few others.

  • Average Tuition USD 15,650

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UCSC Silicon Valley Extension has a 150-year history in the San Francisco Bay Area as the leading regional workforce training provider, sustained ongoing partnerships with regional companies, workforce development programs and professional associations, and offers accredited courses. As part of the University of California, UCSC Silicon Valley Extension is certified by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Today, key industry leaders and academic experts guide the creation of the University of California-approved curricula. Each course, packed with practical information that students can put into practice in real time, is designed to provide identified, in-demand job skills that link to regional needs. Many courses build upon each other, allowing students to master particular skills.

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  • 3175 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA

    BioScience

    USD 15,650 Tuition Fee

    A general, program that focuses on the integrative scientific study of biological issues related to health and medicine, or a program in one or more of the biomedical sciences that is undifferentiated as to title. Includes instruction in any of the basic medical sciences at the research level; biological science research in biomedical faculties; and general studies encompassing a variety of the biomedical disciplines.

  • 3175 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA

    Business and Management

    USD 15,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • 3175 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA

    Education

    USD 15,650 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

  • 3175 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA

    Hardware Design

    USD 15,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of scientific computing and its application. Includes instruction in scientific visualization, multi-scale analysis, grid generation, data analysis, applied mathematics, numerical algorithms, high performance parallel computing, and numerical modeling and simulation with applications in science, engineering and other disciplines in which computation plays an integral role.

  • 3175 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA

    Software Development

    USD 15,650 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation, and maintenance of computer software systems using a variety of computer languages. Includes instruction in discrete mathematics, probability and statistics, computer science, managerial science, and applications to complex computer systems.

  • 3175 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA

    Technology

    USD 15,650 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineering and related projects or to prepare for engineering-related fields.

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    UCSC Silicon Valley Extension has helped generations of professionals learn new skills and technologies to compete in each emerging economy.

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