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Certificate Programs

 

Certificate Programs

UC San Diego Extension International Programs offer Certificate Programs to help give you the skills and competitive advantage to accelerate your career in Business, Project Management, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), and Web Publishing. In many of these programs, you will be in the classroom with American and other international professionals who share your career interests.

Business Certificate Programs

Build your expertise in business by taking one of the following three-, six- or nine-month programs. Designed for international students with advanced English language proficiency and university study, these programs will add depth and breadth to your existing knowledge and skills to help you achieve your professional goals.

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Business Management
These programs are designed for students with a bachelor's degree and one to two years of full-time post-university professional work experience who want to specialize in one of the following areas: Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, or Global Commerce.

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Business Essentials
This program is designed for international students with at least two years of university study and little or no work experience who wish to obtain a basic introduction to American business practice.

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Project Management
This program is designed for students with a bachelor's degree and one to two years of full-time post-university professional work experience who would like learn a practical, hands-on approach to develop the knoweldege and tools necessary for handling complex projects within various types of organizations and industries.

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Web Publishing
This program is designed for students with a bachelor's degree and one to two years of full-time post-university professional work experience who want to participate in a concentrated study and develop a working knowledge of HTML web publishing for the development of World Wide Web applications. It is designed for programmers, graphic artists, multimedia developers, and marketing professionals.

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Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certificate Programs

Develop effective classroom teaching skills and modern English language teaching techniques to students in non-English speaking countries and to non-immigrants in the U.S. classrooms.

TEFL Proficiency Program
This three-month program is a foundation course in TEFL for non-native English speakers.

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TEFL Professional Certificate
This six-month program focuses on the development of effective classroom teaching skills and modern English language teaching techniques to students in non-English speaking countries and to non-immigrants in U.S. classrooms.

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Summer Intensive TEFL Professional Certificate
Participants with very advanced English language proficiency can complete the six-month certificate program in one summer.

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Special Studies in TEFL
This is a three-month program of select courses in TEFL, education, humanities, and other academic areas to enhance teacher preparation.

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Teaching English Grammar (TEG)
Students who are already enrolled in the six-month professional TEFL certificate or Special Studies in TEFL certificate can obtain a Teaching English Grammar certificate.

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Teaching English to the Young Learner (TEYL)
Students who are already enrolled in the six-month professional TEFL certificate or Special Studies in TEFL certificate can obtain a certificate in Teaching English to the Young Learner.

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