BERKELEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UC Berkeley Extension announces more than 500 summer 2014 courses now open for enrollment. The continuing education branch of the University of California, Berkeley, UC Berkeley Extension offers professional development and personal enrichment in the classroom and online for adults in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.
Updated for summer 2014, the Professional Sequence in Cultural Landscape Preservation and Management now requires just three lecture and studio courses to complete; the curriculum teaches the industry standards, vocabulary and techniques to maintain outdoor cultural and natural resources associated with historic events and people. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist Preparatory Program, revised with new elective courses, offers all of the required coursework to strengthen applications to competitive clinical laboratory scientist (CLS) training programs.
UC Berkeley Extension offers more than 75 professional certificates and specialized programs of study that provide focused instruction in career development. Professional certificates signify the highest level of academic achievement from UC Berkeley Extension. Academic advisory boards comprising industry experts, UC Berkeley professors and Extension academic staff oversee and approve all certificate curricula. Specialized programs of study provide focused subject concentrations that enable students to develop skills within specific disciplines. For details about all of Extension's certificates and programs, visit extension.berkeley.edu/cert.
UC Berkeley Extension's summer 2014 catalog is online at extension.berkeley.edu/catalog. Courses are held in convenient Bay Area locations—including Berkeley, San Francisco and Belmont—and online. The public is invited to attend free information sessions to learn more. See all upcoming information sessions at extension.berkeley.edu/infosessions.