UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) is the workforce development arm of UC Davis. By blending the distinctive academic expertise of UC Davis with practical training that immediately improves capability and job performance, we support working professionals as they refresh and expand job skills over the course of their careers.
CPE maintains one of the University’s most extensive educational portfolios, offering academic and non-credit professional certificates, massive open online courses (MOOCs), contract training for government and corporate clients, conferences and boot camps.
We offer more than 4,800 online and in-person classes that serve students in all 50 states and more than 100 countries. We are the third largest Extension program in the UC system and our classes on the Massive Open Online Course platform Coursera have generated more than a million enrollments from students around the world.