Online AP® Summer Institute at UCLA Extension

Prepare to Teach AP® Courses

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Get expert online training from our College Board* endorsed program.

AP® courses challenge bright students and help get them ready for college. The Advanced Placement Program ® (AP®) Summer Institute offers the most intensive professional development available for AP® educators, which prepares high school teachers for the challenges of the AP® classroom.

Our comprehensive, 100% online courses were designed for teachers who are either designing an AP® course for their high school or who are planning to take over an existing program.

Benefits of UCLA Extension's Program:

  • 100% online format. Study on your time, from your home.
  • Cost of books is included in the course fee.
  • Courses consist of five weekly sessions.
  • Courses are taught by College Board-endorsed consultants.
  • Course materials are the workbooks published annually by the College Board.
  • The outstanding, internationally-recognized reputation of UCLA and UCLA Extension.

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Note: Registration is a 2-step process. Please see "How to Register" below for more information.


Registration for AP® Summer Institute courses is a two-step process:

  1. Visit the UCLA Extension College Board website to register for your AP® Summer Institute course(s).
  2. Once registered, select your course(s) above and follow the prompts to enroll and complete payment.

If you have any questions, please email

If your district office will be paying the course fee by submitting a purchase order, please direct them to submit a scanned copy to this email address: You will be enrolled in a course upon receipt of a purchase order.

A digital, downloadable version of the College Board workbook will be provided prior to the class start date. The cost of the digital workbook is included in the course fee.

If hardcopy workbooks are preferred, you may purchase them at the College Board online store.

*College Board, AP, Advanced Placement Program, and the acorn Logo are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission. AP®, Pre-AP®, and Pacesetter® are registered trademarks of the College Entrance Examination Board.


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