The UC San Diego Extension Healthcare Department is the region's premier professional education network dedicated to providing healthcare organizations and individuals with cutting-edge learning opportunities.
Expand your knowledge of industry trends, acquire new skills, and network with employers and colleagues as a participant in our professional educational offerings designed to increase your ability to provide care to the community you serve. We offer a variety of formats to fit individual organizational needs, including courses, certificate programs, onsite group training, accelerated programs, online courses and preceptorships.
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Obtain skills needed to excel in the groundbreaking field of Clinical Trials. Learn more:
Learn about the growing field of food as medicine and understand the value of food and nutrition as a means to promote health and wellness and prevent and combat disease.
The demand for medical writing professionals is growing steadily in many industries. And, many biomedical and life sciences PhDs need and want careers outside of academia.
The demand for Case Managers in healthcare is growing. This program offers the experience and training needed to break into the fastest growing segment of the healthcare industry.
Enroll in any of the following programs and add value to your therapy practice: Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counseling, Play Therapy, Therapeutic Uses of Art, Sandplay Therapy Studies.
The healthcare industry is beginning to recognize the true value of professional coders and the positive impact they make on reimbursement. Support services, including certified coders, will be in heavy demand.
The Master of Advanced Studies specifically addresses the need among accomplished professionals for graduate study tailored to their lifestyle and level of experience.