Come study with us! Established in 1944, the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) is a world famous institution of higher education and a globally recognized research university. UCSB’s unique combination of high academic standards, internationally acclaimed faculty, and world-class research ensures that students who take academic or professional courses will be studying in one of the most exciting educational environments in the world.
International Student Programs (ISP) provide the opportunity for international students to enroll in UCSB academic and/or professional development courses in a wide variety of disciplines. The programs offer an excellent way to experience college life in the U.S., and the credits earned may be transferred to universities around the world or used to complement students’ professional goals.
Studying at UC Santa Barbara Extension is a great way to make the most of your time in the US. Build professional skills and gain experience working in US companies.
UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) Certificate programs are ideal if you are living or want to be in the Southern California area and want to:
• Obtain F-1 student status to come to the United States (U.S.A)
• Learn business and technology skills during your time in the U.S.A
• Become eligible for paid work after completing your program
With careful course planning, certificates can be completed in nine-to-twelve months after which students can get Optional Practical Training (OPT) that allows students to work for any employer in the United States for up to a year.
Learn more about UCSB Extension Programs at UCSB Extension Certificate Programs