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UCSB Extension Professional Certificate Programs

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Professional Certificate Programs are an integrated curriculum of postgraduate-level credit courses totaling 140 hours or more of instruction that provide in-depth academic study of a professional field and prepare individuals to enter a new career or advance within their current profession. Curricula are designed to address the full range of subjects within a discipline, allowing students to develop a fundamental knowledge of the field as well as study specialized individual topics. Courses are graded and require exams and out-of-class assignments.

Professional Certificates are available in the following fields: Business Accounting, Gifted and Talented Education (GATE), Green Building and Sustainable Design, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Mediation & Dispute Resolution, Paralegal Studies, Professional Accounting, Professional Financial Planning, Project Management, Strategic Business, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Technology Entrepreneurship.