Achieve your professional dreams or enhance your UCSB degree. Immerse yourself in the UC Santa Barbara way. Rub shoulders with world-renowned researchers, distinguished faculty and top students from across the globe while taking courses and certificate programs for academic credit, professional development and personal enrichment.
Professional and Continuing Education
Essential skills to compete in today's job market, opportunities for career advancement and lifelong learning for students of all ages — UCSB Extension provides those things and more. We connect the campus with our growing entrepreneurial base and, with our international programs, connect visiting scholars and professionals with UCSB's world-class research and faculty, helping to shape the future of our community here at home and across the globe.