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UC Merced Extension - Workshop attendees learning new ways to teach k12 students the importance of water conservancy.

"The Project Wet activities were hands-on, interesting, engaging and fun. A good tool to explain and demonstrate different concepts, especially to younger children. I can, and will, incorporate all the activities into my curriculum." - Attendee - Project Wet Workshop 

At UC Merced Extension you’ll find a wide offering of continuing education programs, workshops and courses designed to expand your professional and personal growth.

Education offerings include opportunities for future and current educators who want to:

  • Become a teacher candidate in one year*
  • Enhance knowledge in child development
  • Attend workshops while earning CEUs

Online courses make learning easy. Browse current offerings for professional growth needs in some of the following subject areas:

  • Business Management and Leadership
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Environment and Facilities
  • Information Technologies
  • Wealth & Financial Management

Open University is geared for non-admitted UC Merced students who would like to:

  • Earn university-level credits
  • Return to school part-time
  • Complete degree requirements
  • Gain up-to-date information
  • Take a college course as an advanced high school student

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