UCLA Extension

In an ever-changing world, where technology and globalization are advancing every day, continuing education is more important than ever. UCLA Extension can help you, your organization, and your employees stay relevant in the modern workforce. With over 4,500 courses and 100 certificate programs that can be customized to fit your schedule, you can choose from online or on-campus classes. Our customized programs are designed specifically for your needs and expected learning outcomes. Receive access to top instructors and subject matter experts working in today's markets. Our vast local, national and international network of partnerships make UCLA Extension the leader in professional and personal development. Achieve your career goals, develop the strategies of your organization and spur innovation and leadership.

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  • American Language Center

    Providing American Language training to speakers of other languages with certified TESOL instructors.

  • Business, Management & Legal Programs

    Courses, conferences, and certificate programs for the needs of business, legal, non-profit and public service professionals at all levels, including preparation for industry certifications or exams.

  • Education

    Programs for teachers and school administrators of all levels of education - preschool , elementary, secondary, adult, and higher education.

  • Engineering & Technology

    Courses in both theoretical knowledge and practical skills regarding engineering, information systems, and technical management.

  • Entertainment Studies

    Dynamic, professional training in the art and business of entertainment from instructors currently working in Hollywood and the entertainment industry.

  • Humanities & Social Sciences

    Programs cover various fields relating to humanities and sciences, including a full archaeology certificate offered in cooperation with the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA.

Why Choose UCLA Extension?

Every organization and student is unique and should be treated as such.   UCLA Extension’s 100 years of continuing education service and large international market has provided us with the resources to understand the culture of any organization.  Our diverse and experienced staff are able to adapt to your needs and provide support throughout the entirety of any program, ensuring that they are developed to meet your exact specifications.



The instructors were engaging, interesting,
and had an answer to any question we had.

  • Boost employee motivation and efficiency
  • Create a culture of learning
  • Provide real-life solutions
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest technology and emerging trends
  • Grow cultural competency & understanding of international markets
  • Improve organizational structure, leadership, and communication skills
  • Networking opportunities


UCLA Extension has been a great partner in helping us
build out our learning and development programs.
-Lionsgate Rep.

  • Discounts available for your employees
  • Provide your employees with tuition reimbursement
  • Online or in-class options available
  • Customized certificate program options
  • Learn from industry experts
  • Expand corporate networks
  • Gain current skills for career advancement


I am able to apply the lessons learned to some
aspect of working with my team every day.
-Northrop Grumman

  • Create your own curriculum tailored for your needs
  • Control the length and pace of your learning, from 1 day to 12 weeks
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Options for Students & Executives (Domestic or International)
  • Choose from credit courses or continuing education units
  • When held in Los Angeles, site-visits to reinforce classroom learning can be provided


A good opportunity to exchange with professionals
from the American Industry.
-Beijing Television Corp.

Flexible schedules and competitive pricing can help your organization achieve its learning goals no matter how big or small.  Browse through our program areas and most popular corporate and international education programs to get an idea of what we can create for you.  Learn new skills, enhance existing knowledge, or explore something brand new!