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Extended Learning

University College also offers a variety of extended learning programs, both online and in seat. Both credit and non-credit courses are available for personal enrichment and professional development.

Customized Workforce Training programs are offered to businesses throughout Sacramento, Stockton, and the surrounding community to improve workplace skills and address workforce needs. A few examples of customized programs available include computer training, interpersonal and teamwork skills, professional communication, and customer service skills.

Post-baccalaureate Professional Development (PDU) credit courses (9000 series number) are designed for educators and administrators to enhance their professional skills. This graduate level extended learning credit may not applicable toward a degree at Pacific.

Continuing Education Unit (CEU) courses are offered for individuals in professions where the CEU is accepted as the measure of continuing professional development or is required for recertification or relicensure.

Certificate Programs are designed to enhance specific skill sets for working professionals who can leverage these certificates to improve their knowledge, skills, and abilities in their current positions or to prepare them for new careers.  Example certificate programs include Supervisory and Leadership, International Trade,  Substance Abuse Counseling, Animal Shelter Management,  Lifesaving-Centered, Paralegal, and Nonprofit Management.    

Special Programs are offered throughout the year for youth (Summer Scholars) as well as for mature adult learners (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute).