University of California, Irvine
MediaU is proud to partner with University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education (UCI DCE). UCI DCE was established in 1962 and has served the lifelong learning and career development needs of individuals, organizations, and the community on a local, regional, and global scale. Through a wide range of educational opportunities including certificate and specialized studies programs, short courses and strategic partnerships, UCI DCE provides learning pathways for those seeking career advancement or personal enrichment.
UCI DCE partners with UCI campus, businesses, professional organizations, and leading higher education institutions around the world to provide a wide range of programs that drive success.
Career Resources for UCI Students
In addition the the career pathways that are part of MediaU’s program, the Division of Career Pathways (DCP) is the University’s hub for career development and preparation for our students, staff, faculty, alumni, and professionals, and serves as the recruitment center for local, regional, and national organizations. These student-centered career programs strengthen the University’s mission to deliver continuing and lifelong education. This illustrates the significant commitment and investment in supporting your career aspirations.
UCI DCE also is part of the Open Education Consortium, a non-profit, global, member-based network of open education institutions and organizations. UCI was first University of California campus and West Coast University to become a member of the OER and is joined by well-renowned universities such as MIT and Tufts University. UC Irvine’s membership in the Open Education Consortium is consistent with its public and land-grant missions and its desire to play a significant role in contributing to the social welfare of the state, the nation and the world.
University of California, Irvine (UCI) is ranked seventh among all public universities in the U.S. and 33rd among all national public and private universities, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Colleges” ranking of undergraduate programs at leading universities.
Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation, and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 36,000 students and offers 222 degree programs. It’s located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $5 billion annually to the local economy.
UCI is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. All courses and certificate programs offered by UCI DCE have been developed and are administered in accordance with UCI Division of Continuing Education policy and the regulations of the Academic Senate of the University of California.