UC Irvine Division of Continuing Education offers nearly 40 ECPs led by instructors with extensive industry and professional experience. The courses integrate you, the international professional, with American professionals and offer the latest in cutting-edge research and technologies, while utilizing the collaborative and practical approach in the classroom that you can apply immediately on the job. Many ECPs can be completed in six months of full time study. Attend a Professional Communications Seminar to gain a deeper understanding of your courses and to further develop your English skills for greater success.
All certificate program course requirements and electives must be completed with a grade “C” or better in each course, unless otherwise noted.
Length of Time
Some certificates can be completed in six months of full-time study; many take 9 months to a year. The time required to complete a certificate program can vary depending on a variety of factors, including course sequencing, scheduling and demand.
All ECPs are designed for professionals and are mainly attended by Americans. Make life-long friends by working and studying along side of your American counterparts. For a full list of our ECPs, visit the Certificates area of the main Division of Continuing Education web site.