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LAUNCH Program

UC San Diego undergraduates: Are you entering the workplace soon? Earn a UC San Diego Extension certificate while you're pursuing your bachelor's degree.

What is the LAUNCH program?

The LAUNCH program covers the cost of one certificate program for full-time UC San Diego students who want to ensure that their first step into the workplace puts them on the right path to career success.

A certificate from UC San Diego Extension allows you to:

  • Get a jump on preparing for some of today's most promising jobs
  • Gain practical knowledge from experts in the field
  • Network and learn side-by-side with working professionals
  • Document evidence of additional, focused study
  • Stand out as a more competitive job candidate

LAUNCH certificate programs

Student eligibility

To apply, you must be:

  • A current junior or senior at UC San Diego
  • Interested in entering the workforce after graduation
  • Able to complete the certificate program within a quarter of graduating from UCSD

How to apply