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About UC San Diego Extension

Learn how you can explore the hundreds of educational and personal enrichment courses offered by UC San Diego Extension.

If you're interested in advancing your career, working toward a degree, or simply developing an appreciation for the world around you, UCSD Extension offers a rich array of educational opportunities.

UC San Diego Extension offers:

  • A rich array of courses and certificate programs
  • Online classrooms available 24 hours a day
  • Financial aid and veterans' benefits
  • Programs for international students and professionals, businesses, organizations, and educational institutions
  • Customized, on-site training

Career employees, faculty, and their spouses or domestic partners receive a 10% discount on UC San Diego Extension's educational programs, career training, career counseling, networking forums, and personal enrichment programs.

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Note: In most cases, interested students don't need to have a previous college degree or provide academic achievement scores.

Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.