UCSC Extension, the leading workforce educator in Silicon Valley, is the only accredited institution in the area to offer University of California-quality courses designed by experienced instructors who are actually working in their field. We serve:
- new college graduates needing practical skills,
- people in the workforce looking to update skills or change direction, and
- lifelong learners interested in studying with industry experts in the heart of Silicon Valley.
Whatever your career goals, consider what distinguishes UCSC Extension: Onsite instruction and networking in the heart of Silicon Valley; Practical skill-based job development that directly aligns with the needs of our regional workforce; Convenient class times and dynamic online learning for working professionals; Project-based learning that helps you build your portfolio and skills resume; Instructors who are working professionals in their field; and More than a century-long history of quality, branded, trustworthy workforce development.