What is LAUNCH?
The LAUNCH program covers the cost* of one certificate program for full-time UCSD students who want to ensure their first step into the workplace puts them on the right path to career success.
Why get a certificate from UC San Diego Extension?
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- Get a jump on preparing for some of today's most promising jobs
- Gain practical knowledge from experts in the field
- Network and learn side-by-side with working professionals
- Document evidence of additional, focused study
- Stand out as a more competitive job candidate
Certificates not eligible for LAUNCH: Advanced Studies in Regulatory Science, Biotechnology Project Management, Brewing, Clinical Laboratory Scientist Training, College Counseling, Emergency Department Nursing, Gifted and Talented Education, Global Health and Policy, Leadership and Teamwork, Medical Writing, and Reading Instruction.
Upcoming Application Dates:
||April 1 - June 14
||February 4 - February 15
||June 24 - September 7
||April 29 - May 10
||September 23 - December 14
||July 22 - August 2
To apply, must be:
- A current Junior or Senior at UCSD
- Interested in entering the workforce after graduation
- Able to complete the certificate program within a quarter of graduating from UCSD
- Apply within dates listed above
- Application will be reviewed and students will be selected for in-person interviews
- Qualified students will be notified and offered a conditional acceptance with instructions on how to finalize their LAUNCH status
*LAUNCH students are responsible for $95 certificate application fee, textbooks, and any lab/materials fees
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