Behavioral Sciences Programs

Healthcare, Behavioral Sciences and Safety Courses

The UC San Diego Extension Department of Healthcare, Behavioral Sciences and Safety 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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Serving Those Who Serve

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Clinical Trials Courses
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Obtain skills needed to excel in the groundbreaking field of Clinical Trials by enrolling in these upcoming courses:

Understanding Oncology

Clinical Trials Intensive Workshop

The Pulse: Issues in Healthcare
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Join host Leslie Bruce in conversation with leaders from throughout the healthcare industry during our 30-minute online radio show. Tune in live on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 11:30am or listen to past shows anytime by clicking here.

Healthcare IT
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The Healthcare IT Certificate and similar courses prepare students for industry jobs with topics like:

Essential Elements of HIE

ICD 10/CM Coding

Become a Case Manager
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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.
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Add to Your Therapist Tool Kit
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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.
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New Safety and OSHA Courses
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Safety careers exist throughout all industries. For a complete listing of all Safety and OSHA courses and to see our new programs visit UC San Diego's OSHA Training Institute at

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Areas of Study

Master's Degrees

The Master of Advanced Studies specifically addresses the need among accomplished professionals for graduate study tailored to their lifestyle and level of experience.

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