Professional Certificates for International Students
Become eligible for one year of paid work in the US after your program.
Why choose UCSC Silicon Valley Extension?
Welcome to UCSC Silicon Valley
“UCSC Silicon Valley Extension campus is home to a vibrant community of students who learn side-by-side with local professionals in one of the most dynamic, technology-driven economies in the world. We are here to help you follow your career dreams by providing both rigorous training and practical skills to help you succeed in Silicon Valley and the greater global community.”
Therese Ammiro Dean, UCSC Silicon Valley Extension
Our Professional Certificate Programs
About UCSC Extension
A worldwide reputation for excellence
UCSC Silicon Valley is a branch of the world-renowned University of California, Santa Cruz, one of the US’s premier public higher education institutions (ranked #81 in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report).
About Silicon Valley
The global hub for technological innovation
Silicon Valley is the nickname for the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area, which is located in Northern California. It is home to many of the world’s largest high-tech corporations and thousands of startup companies.