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Ranked in the top 15 for best public universities in the nation, and recently named a member of the Association of American Universities, UC Riverside has created a new model for what a great public research university can achieve. Located in the heart of the Inland Empire in sunny Southern California, Riverside is just 80 kilometers east of Los Angeles, allowing for easy travel to famous landmarks like Hollywood, Disneyland and Palm Springs, and quick access to beautiful beaches, mountains, and shopping malls – all adding to the overall American experience for students.

Your Students' Learning Journey

Conceptual --> Experiential --> Applied --> Social

What We Offer

Access to highly specialized content and top-tier instructors including:

  • UCR research and faculty
  • Training developed by industry-leading practitioners

Full, hands-on experience of Southern California, including:

  • Site visits to industry-leading corporations and businesses, government agencies, and community organizations
  • Cultural activities on the UCR campus and in the Riverside community
  • Wrap-around services (e.g., transportation, accommodations, etc.)

How it Works

  • Planning and Design: Through an in-depth consultation process with your team, we identify the program objectives and curate unique learning experiences.
  • Preparation and Orientation: At each step of the process, we provide the tools to help engage participants to ensure their readiness and success in the program.
  • Program Delivery: Online and in-person, our team will be there to support and enhance the learning experience.
  • Evaluation: We will assess the overall program experience, learning opportunities and outcomes, and support of career development.

Program Structure

  • Short Term – 2 weeks (20-40 hours total)
  • Long Term – 1-3 months (80-240 hours total)


  • In-person, online, or hybrid

Key Program Components

Training Curriculum

  • Specialized topics
  • Customized modality and instructional hours
  • Certificate of completion

Topic-Related Site Visits

  • Visits to local businesses, government agencies, or educational institutions, including in LA, San Diego, Inland Empire, and Coachella Valley

Wrap-Around Services

  • Support for accommodation and transportation in Riverside and Palm Desert
  • Regional tours and/or special events

Sample Trainings

Choose from something on the list or talk to us about creating customized curriculum to meet your exact needs.

Business Management

  • Business Practices in the United States
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Systems and Securities Regulation in the United States


  • Early Childhood Education
  • Teacher Training

Arts and Culture

  • Cultural Diversity and U.S. Society
  • Contemporary Approaches to Film-Making

Academic Skills

  • Academic Skills and Thesis Writing


  • Chemical and Environmental Engineering
  • Bioengineering

Sustainability – Environmental Sciences and Agriculture

  • Environmental Sustainability and Water Treatment

Project Management and Logistics

  • Supply Chain Management


  • Paramedics

About Us

UCR University Extension is the continuing and professional education division of the University of California, Riverside (UCR), part of the world-renowned, ten-campus UC system. We have been an internationally recognized leader in educational outreach for more than 65 years. The esteemed Academic Senate approves all UCR University Extension curricula. Courses are taught by outstanding instructors who bring passion, real-world practical skills, and top-notch educational and industry credentials to the classroom. Every program is thoughtfully designed with all learners in mind and focus on exceptional content, flexibility, accessibility, and affordability. The use of diverse learning technologies and our flexible access formats provide tailored solutions to individualized needs. Students benefit from interactive, results-oriented experiences that set them up for short- and long-term success.

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