Health Care & Counseling
Learn the skills and acquire knowledge to be an effective substance use disorder counselor. Help clients identify and change beliefs and behaviors connected to addiction.
This program is ideal for those who want to join the fitness profession’s most elite, highly-paid ranks as well as fitness enthusiasts and those seeking to change careers.
This certificate program can prepare students for success in the health care industry, with convenient evening, weekend, and online courses that are perfect for both new and experienced professionals.
This certificate will provide you with an effective, evidence-based set of skills and competencies that you can apply in you practice to support clients and patients in making positive health-related behavior changes.
This certificate prepares you to work as a patient advocate. Learn how to handle the logistics of the health care system so patients and families can focus on what’s most important, health and well-being.
Our rigorous post-baccalaureate certificate program provides a structured academic preparation for those planning to apply to health professional programs including medical, dental, veterinary, nursing, pharmacy, physician assistant, and physical therapy, among others. Earned credits are transferable to UC and Cal State University campuses, plus many universities nationwide (some limitations may apply).
Financial aid is available.
The UCLA Medical Assistant Program (MAP), offered through a partnership between UCLA Health and UCLA Extension, combines the theory and practical experience necessary to prepare students to transition successfully into a career as a medical assistant.