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 welcomes and values international students. Our international program has grown in popularity attracting students from over 30 countries. Because we are located in the heart of Silicon Valley, we can offer students the opportunity to personally experience this dynamic hub of technology and innovation.”
Lynda M. Rogers, Ed.D Dean of UCSC 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 #82 in the 2016 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.