UCLA is deeply committed to the advancement and enrichment of Los Angeles and the Southern California region. Our continuing education programs are designed to help individuals grow — whether it's exploring an interest, developing skills or shifting careers. The program practices exactly what UCLA always teaches: Never stop learning.
UCLA Extension is one of the nation's largest and most comprehensive continuing education programs. Its resources are tailored to the needs of working adults and life long learners, with open enrollment and evening, weekend, daytime and online courses.We customize the curriculum to place your aspirations within reach through 100 certificate programs in over 20 different fields.
Summer Sessions Overview
Students from all over the world, including high school students, flock to Los Angeles for UCLA Summer Sessions. Perhaps it's the L.A. lifestyle, the sublime weather or just the desire for adventure. Or maybe it's the cutting-edge research, high-ranking academics and award-winning faculty. Whatever the incentive, UCLA Summer Sessions are their own reward.Continue to Summer Sessions
Continuing Education for the Bar
Continuing Education for the Bar (CEB) is a University of California program that helps the legal community stay abreast of new developments and procedures in the field of law. Providing a variety of award-winning practice books, guides and continuing legal education programs — as well as the finest research, writing and presentations by leading lawyers in California — CEB sets the bar high.Continue to CEB
Anderson School of ManagementThe Anderson School of Management ranks among top business schools in the world.
Award-winning faculty, a leadership-driven curriculum, student work on real-world management issues and the Parker Career Management Center are only the beginning of the opportunities and resources available to continuing students at UCLA Anderson.Continue to the Anderson School of Management
Professional Development for EducatorsThe Graduate School of Education & Information Studies is ranked the No. 6 education school in the nation.
The school's Professional Development for Educators program provides advanced preparation and development training for professionals in education and information settings. Focusing on new teaching methods and technologies used in the academic environment, the program helps participants stay prepared for their toughest test — being a teacher.Continue to Teacher Professional Development
Screenwriting & Producing105 Academy Awards. 278 Emmys. 79 Golden Globes. 16 Tonys.
This is the caliber of alumni who graduate from the School of Theater, Film and Television. The school offers professional programs in screenwriting and producing that are modeled after its world-renowned M.F.A. program. And because students can pursue the program on campus or online, they can write and produce their own future, on their own time.Continue to Film Programs
Head Start Management
Dedicated to policy and institutional reform, the National Head Start Association develops educational programs to provide vulnerable children and families with the tools and necessities to succeed in life. The Anderson School of Management offers the UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Head Start Management Fellows Program, a unique opportunity for Head Start administrators to build their executive and entrepreneurial management skills through a series of discussions, workshops, case studies and lectures.Continue to the Anderson School of Management
David Geffen School of Medicine
The Office of Continuing Medical Education at the David Geffen School of Medicine helps keep the medical community abreast of new and evolving medical concepts and advancements. Chaired and taught by UCLA faculty and acclaimed experts in the field, the program offers nearly 60 courses and develops a wide spectrum of educational materials in various media for doctors around the world.Continue to the David Geffen School of Medicine
Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
The Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior is a world-leading interdisciplinary research and education institute devoted to the understanding of complex human behavior and the causes and consequences of neuropsychiatric disorders. The institute offers a variety of opportunities for lifelong learners — from presentations on the latest mental health breakthroughs and treatment innovations to workshops and online clinical neuroscience programs.Continue to the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
School of DentistryOver the past half-century, the UCLA School of Dentistry has become a leading dental school on the international stage.
The school's continuing education program keeps practicing dentists abreast of the latest scientific and clinical developments in the field and helps them improve their skills. With the latest technical updates and practical training programs, UCLA is constantly refining and enhancing the lifelong learning in dentistry.Continue to the School of Dentistry
Occupational Health and Safety
The UCLA Occupational Health and Safety program prepares a workforce to confront safety, health and welfare challenges in work environments in a variety of ways, including the use of nanotechnology approaches to prevent disasters and terrorism. The program is at the forefront of ensuring that our workplaces remain safe and free from hazards.Continue to Occupational Health and Safety
The UCLA Center for Prehospital Care, the leading emergency and prehospital academic center on the West Coast, offers continuing education in emergency medical services to aspiring EMS providers, as well as agencies and health care professionals in a variety of allied fields. And because of the program's open enrollment, students can start on the road to saving lives today.Continue to the Center for Prehospital Care
Continuing Education for Retirees Overview
It's never too late to pursue knowledge. And UCLA, through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and the PLATO Society, provides an array of opportunities for adults and retirees to engage in continuing education with a community of like-minded learners. And with no tests, homework or grades, this is learning at its purest.Continue to Osher Lifelong Learning Institute