Profile: University of California Irvine - Extension
In the U.S. News & World Report annual college survey, UC Irvine is ranked among the top 50 universities nationally, and ranks tenth among all public universities - quite an impressive feat for our young campus.
As the continuing education arm of the prestigious university, UC Irvine Extension is dedicated to providing a transforming learning experience for our students. We maintain over 30,000 enrollments each year and offer hundreds of exciting courses and programs to local, regional and global constituencies. Our flagship programs are our Professional Certificates which are offered in multiple formats for convenience, on campus and online. Most of our students are working adults with college degrees, seeking career advancement and personal enrichment.
As an integral part of UC Irvine, Extension seeks to support UCI’s reputation for innovation. Our Distance Learning Center provides campus and other strategically selected organizations with distance learning services, including the development and delivery of courses using online technology. As with everything we do, the Distance Learning Center is dedicated to the highest quality instruction, employing professional levels of instructional design, the appropriate use of technology, and the most qualified and best-trained instructors.