There is no question that a UC education is transformative. At UC Riverside Extension the academic programs transform lives and meet the highest standards of the University of California. The programs are accessible and responsive to workforce and professional development needs, demands for global education, and personal interests.
UCR Extension has long been committed to providing a unique gateway for members of Inland Southern California and our vast international networks to achieve their professional and personal goals. In recent years technology has made it possible for UCR to extend the reach to serve students throughout the U.S., through distance learning programs that reflect the academic and real-world expertise of our instructors.
The diverse array of professional programs is taught by dynamic, career-focused, real-world expert instructors that utilize innovative course formats that work for today’s learners. The courses provide you with the opportunity to put theories into practice, including programs that offer practical experience through internships and fieldwork. Students who are seeking new careers or want to advance in their current fields will earn a professional certificate that’s recognized as the gold standard anywhere in the world.
Visiting international students and professional groups will find that UCR Extension offers a vast array of academic and cultural experiences that are the best in the U.S.
Explore in person or through an agent, the many ways a UC Riverside Certificate education can transform your life, and how you can use the knowledge and skills you gain to change the world.
Studying at UC Riverside 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 Riverside Certificate programs are ideal if you are living near the Los Angeles, California Area or want to live in the Southern California region. From these certificate programs you can:
• 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 UC Riverside Extension Certificate programs at UC Riverside Extension Certificate Programs