University of California, Santa Cruz - EC Higher Education

University of California, Santa Cruz in alliance with EC Higher Education group runs an on-campus Silicon Valley extension awarding professional certificates at Santa Cruz, California, United States. UCSC's EC Higher Education division offers certificate courses in the disciplines of Business and Management, Education, Biosciences and Engineering and Technology.

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EC Higher Education traces its roots back to 1905 when the institute was borne out of the two of prestigious private schools in Malta. Since 1991, EC has evolved into a global education organization in five countries spread across three continents.

EC Higher Education partnered with University of California, Santa Cruz and it administers delivery of professional certificate courses at the school's Silicon Valley extension. EC Higher Education extensions welcome about 45,000 students from 140 nations across the globe through university partnerships. UCSC'S EC Higher Education extension offers practical, career-driven certificate programmes in the heart of the heart of the Silicon Valley - a place globally renowned for leading-edge innovations in IT, global business and entrepreneurship. UCSC's modern facility shares a neighborhood with some of the nation’s top companies, including Apple, eBay, Intel, and Cisco.

Diploma Programs

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    Accounting

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

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    Biotechnology

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of computer-based technologies and services to biological, biomedical, and biotechnology research. Includes instruction in algorithms, network architecture, principles of software design, human interface design, usability studies, search strategies, database management and data mining, digital image processing, computer graphics and animation, CAD, computer programming, and applications to experimental design and analysis and to specific quantitative, modeling, and analytical studies in the various biological specializations.

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    Business and Leadership

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on leadership skills that can be applied to a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. Includes instruction in organizational planning, dynamics of leadership, finance, team building, conflict resolution and mediation, communication and other management skills.

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    Clinical Trials Design and Management

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of medicine, involving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses, injuries, and other disorders of the human body. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, clinical medicine, examination and diagnosis, patient communications, medical ethics and law, professional standards, and rotations in specialties such as internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, neurology, ophthalmology, radiology, clinical pathology, anesthesiology, family medicine, and psychiatry.

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    Computer Programming

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

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    Database and Data Analytics

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.

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    Embedded Systems

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of computer hardware and software systems and related equipment and facilities; and the analysis of specific problems of computer applications to various tasks.

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    Human Resource Management

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to manage the development of human capital in organizations, and to provide related services to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in personnel and organization policy, human resource dynamics and flows, labor relations, sex roles, civil rights, human resources law and regulations, motivation and compensation systems, work systems, career management, employee testing and assessment, recruitment and selection, managing employee and job training programs, and the management of human resources programs and operations.

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    Information Technology

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

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    Internet Programming and Development

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

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    LINUX Programming and Development

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

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    Marketing Management

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

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    Project and Program Management

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply quantitative and qualitative knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to manage projects in a wide range of fields and occupations. Includes instruction in project planning, risk management, cost and time management, contracts and procurement, accounting, statistics, decision making, and human resources.

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    Software Engineering and Quality

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

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    TESOL(Teaching English to Speakers of Other Language

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

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    User Experience and Web Design

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

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    VLSI Engineering

    USD 4,740 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

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    UCSC students qualify for up to 12 months of paid work on student visa with Optional Practical Training(OPT) on completion of certificate programme, granted through USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Service).

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