UC Berkeley Extension
Founded in 1891, UC Berkeley Extension is the continuing education arm of the University of California, Berkeley, one of the finest public research institutions in the United States. All Extension courses offered for academic credit are reviewed and approved by UC Berkeley. Our high academic standards attract instructors who are leaders in their fields and motivated students who bring wide-ranging experience and networking opportunities into the classroom. Courses and programs offered by Extension are open to all adults. For more than a decade, UC Berkeley Extension has been a leader in training accredited professionals to combat and mitigate environmental hazards from asbestos to radioactive hazardous waste. Extension also offers courses related to other environmental issues, such as regulating the quality of our drinking water and protecting our wetlands.