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A Catalyst for Economic, Intellectual and Cultural Growth

At UC San Diego Extension, we believe great social and economic prosperity comes from integrating the collective knowledge of the university, community leaders and professionals. Extension strives to combine local impact with national reputation and global reach.

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Our Connection with UC San Diego

UC San Diego Extension is helping redefine the role of research universities in the 21st century through a wide range of education experiences and civic engagement.

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Innovation Through Knowledge

UC San Diego Extension is recognized nationally and internationally for linking the community to expert professionals and the knowledge of the university. We're here to help you learn forward.

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Partnering with the Community

UC San Diego Extension has a deep commitment to helping ensure the region’s sustainable prosperity, quality of life and global reputation by partnering with businesses, civic and nonprofit leaders.

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How We Serve

UC San Diego Extension harnesses the power of education to transform lives. Our unique educational formats support lifelong learning and meet the evolving needs of our students, businesses and the larger community.

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Mission & Values