UCR Extension Summer Programs Offer a Transformative Experience

Earn a full professional certificate in a focused academy

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) — Immerse yourself in intensive learning this summer at UCR Extension. Choose from a variety of intensive study programs that present the same content and benefits of a full-year program, but in a condensed format. You can complete a full professional certificate in one focused session.

Programs offered range from business to education, and include experiences for all ages. UCR Extension’s line-up of programs this summer include:

Summer Academies

Designed for individuals looking to advance in their career or get a jump-start in a new profession.

  • Supervision and Leadership; July 10–22
  • Sports Marketing and Venue Management; August 7–19
  • Digital Marketing; August 21–September 2
  • Video Game Design; June 19–July 25
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS); June 26–August 4
  • Crime Scene Investigation (CSI); June 26–August 4
  • Project Management Exam Prep; August 4–5 and 11–12

Especially for Educators

Designed for busy educators to develop their professional skills and prepare for their incoming group of students.

  • Teaching Advanced Placement; June 26–29 (UCR Palm Desert), July 17–20 (UCR Extension)
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL); July 3–28
  • Teaching in a Common Core Classroom; June 26–30
  • Introduction to STEM Education; July 10–14
  • The Next Generation Science Standards; July 24–28
  • Authorizations in Science — Chemistry I; June 19–21
  • Authorizations in Science — Chemistry II; June 21–24
  • Authorizations in Science — Physics; July 10–14
  • Authorizations in Science — Geology; July 17–21

Youth Enrichment

For high-achieving, motivated and academically gifted students looking to challenge and expand their knowledge.

  • STEM Discovery (grades 38); June 26–30 (Riverside), July 24–28 (Palm Desert)
  • Expanding Horizons (grades 38); July 10–21
  • Tech UC — Video Game Design and GIS (grades 712); July 24–August 4

All summer programs will take place at the UCR Extension Center located at 1200 University Ave. Advanced Placement Summer Institute and STEM Discovery for youth are also offered at the UCR Palm Desert Center, 75080 Frank Sinatra Dr., Palm Desert.

Scholarships are available for the youth enrichment programs, and early bird enrollment discounts apply to all summer programs for individuals who enroll by the specified date.

Learn more about UCR Extension’s summer programs:

Summer Academies

Youth Enrichment

AP Summer Institute for Educators

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