Education & Training

If you're a teacher or school administrator, you can choose from UCLA Extension's classroom-based and online courses designed just for you. For over 80 years, the Education Department at Extension has provided staff development, in-service, and professional outreach to practitioners at all levels of education — from preschool through elementary, secondary, adult, and higher education. And, you can earn university professional development credit applicable to state licensing/credentialing requirements, salary advancement, or university/college degrees.

For more information on Early Childhood Programs: Call (310) 825-2960; email or click here.

For more information on K-12 Credentials call (310) 825-0095 and TESL/TEFL call (310) 206-5107; email; or click here.

For more information on Online College Counseling, Test Preparation, and Advanced Placement Programs: Call (310) 983-1181; email

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Educating and Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Certificate

Provides theoretical and research background that is necessary to fully appreciate and share the literature and research on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The courses develop knowledge about the full range of current strategies and skills that parents,. . .

TESL/TEFL - Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language Certificate

This 20 unit program is directed towards the following groups.

  • Individuals who wish to teach English abroad
  • Non-native English speakers and foreign teachers who wish to teach English in their native countries

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