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Online Learning

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UC Merced Extension, in partnership with UCI Division of Continuing Education, delivers the opportunity to learn anywhere, anytime with 58 online accredited certificate programs. Just like Open University, our online courses allow non-UC Merced admitted students to enroll in the following courses and certificate programs without having to apply for admission to the university.

Browse any of the programs below for duration, curriculum, schedule, and cost. You’ll also discover programs that are approved by the Veterans Affairs and Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Learning made easy. Just point, click and learn.

How to enroll

Simply review the programs listed below and enroll directly into the courses.
You'll find the following information for each certificate program:

  • Program overview
  • Who the program is geared for
  • Career insights
  • Program benefits
  • Certificate eligibility and requirements
  • Continuing Education Credit
  • Planning schedules as available
  • Course schedule

Professional Development

Become a technical leader by learning the most innovative engineering techniques and methodologies

Master the latest trends in programming languages, web development, information security, data science, and more.