UC San Diego Extension is a division of the University of California (UC) San Diego. Through the extension, members of the San Diego community can gain access to UC programs and resources. The extension offers individual undergraduate and graduate-level college courses for credit, certification programs, continuing education, professional development and personal enrichment.
UC San Diego Extension has courses available in the following areas:
Certifications through UC San Diego Extension are priced per each individual program, with costs ranging between $395 and $17,000. Students may be eligible for tuition assistance through federal financial aid, student loans, veteran benefits, scholarships and grants. Current UC students, former students and employees may be eligible for discounts on fees for extension programs. UC San Diego, and the extension, are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and college, and certification courses were developed to comply with California state regulations.
In addition to its courses and certificate programs, UC San Diego Extension also provides community education through lecture series, arts outreach and other events. The school partners with local businesses to create custom training programs for local employees, and through the Occupational Safety and Health division, the school has trainings needed to adhere to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines. The school has specialized enrichment programs for senior citizens through its Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
(Source: https://extension.ucsd.edu/) Last updated December 10, 2019
The most commonly reported benefits of attending UC San Diego Extension are "Good teachers" and "Positive environment", but respondents also mentioned "Good career preparation" and "Flexible class hours" as notable benefits. UC San Diego Extension has been reviewed 35 times, with an average rating of 4.66 out of 5. About 97% of reviewers would recommend UC San Diego Extension to a friend.
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