UCLA Extension

List of Certificate Programs for International Students

The following is a list of certificate programs that qualify for F1 student visa status.  To be able to get an I-20, an F1 student visa, and maintain student visa status, you must enroll for full-time study in one of the programs below. Most permit entry in any quarter. Exceptions are indicated.

Program Title Application
Fee
Est.Total Cost Est. Duration TOEFL/
IELTS
Internship Entry
Quarters

Architecture & Interior Design

Interior Design $250 $18,000 6 quarters 83/6.5 Yes all

Business, Management & Legal

Accounting $200 $18,005 7 quarters 87/6.5 Yes all
Business Administration with Concentration in Accounting $200 $14,245 6 quarters 87/6.5 No all
Business Administration with Concentration in Advertising $200 $14,350 6 quarters 87/6.5 No all
Business Administration with Concentration in
Entrepreneurship
$200 $14,350 6 quarters 87/6.5 No all
Business Administration with Concentration in
Finance
$200 $14,245 6 quarters 87/6.5 No all
Business Administration with Concentration in
Human Resource Management
$200 $14,350 6 quarters 100/7.0 No all
Business Administration with Concentration in
International Trade and Commerce
$200 $14,350 6 quarters 87/6.5 No all
Business Administration with Concentration in
Marketing
$200 $14,350 6 quarters 87/6.5 No all
Business Administration with Concentration in
Personal Financial Planning
$200 $14,245 6 quarters 87/6.5 No all
Business Administration with Concentration in
Real Estate
$200 $14,350 6 quarters 87/6.5 No all
Business Administration with Concentration in
Taxation
$200 $14,245 6 quarters 87/6.5 No all
Business Fundamentals $200 $8,290 3 quarters 87/6.5 No all
Finance $200 $8,380 3 quarters 87/6.5 Yes all
General Business Studies $200 $8,400 3 quarters 87/6.5 No all
General Business Studies with Concentration in
Accounting
$200 $8,110 3 quarters 87/6.5 No all
General Business Studies with Concentration in
Advertising
$200 $8,400 3 quarters 87/6.5 No all
General Business Studies with Concentration in
Entrepreneurship
$200 $8,400 3 quarters 87/6.5 No all
General Business Studies with Concentration in
Finance
$200 $8,110 3 quarters 87/6.5 No all
General Business Studies with Concentration in
Human Resources Management
$200 $8,400 3 quarters 100/7.0 No all
General Business Studies with Concentration in
International Trade and Commerce
$200 $8,400 3 quarters 87/6.5 No all
General Business Studies with Concentration in
Leadership
$200 $9,100 3 quarters 87/6.5 No all
General Business Studies with Concentration in
Marketing
$200 $8,400 3 quarters 87/6.5 No all
General Business Studies with Concentration in
Personal Financial Planning
$200 $8,110 3 quarters 87/6.5 No all
General Business Studies with Concentration in
Real Estate
$200 $8,400 3 quarters 87/6.5 No all
General Business Studies with Concentration in
Taxation
$200 $8,110 3 quarters 87/6.5 No all
Human Resources Management $200 $8,300 3 quarters 100/7.0 Yes all
International Trade and Commerce $200 $8,100 3 quarters 87/6.5 Yes all
International Trade and Commerce with Concentration in Financial Management $200 $8,100 3 quarters 87/6.5 Yes all
International Trade and Commerce with Concentration in Global Business Management $200 $8,100 3 quarters 87/6.5 Yes all
International Trade and Commerce with Concentration in
Import/Export Operations
$200 $8,100 3 quarters 87/6.5 Yes all
Marketing $200 $8,100 3 quarters 87/6.5 Yes all
Marketing with concentration in Social Media and Web Analytics $200 $8,100 3 quarters 87/6.5 Yes all
Paralegal Studies $0 $8,995 4 quarters 90/6.5 Yes  all

Computer & Information Systems

Applications Programming $150 $8,550 3 quarters 83/6.5 No all
Systems Analysis $150 $8,550 3 quarters 83/6.5 No all

Design Communication Arts

Design Communication Arts $250 $15,250 6 quarters 83/6.5 Yes all

Engineering

Construction Management $150 $10,650 3 quarters 83/6.5 No all

Entertainment Studies

Acting $200 $9,150 4 quarters 83/6.5 Yes all
Cinematography $200 $11,550 4 quarters 83/6.5 Yes Fall, Spring
Development $200 $9,150 4 quarters 83/6.5 Yes all
Directing $200 $9,550 5 quarters 83/6.5 Yes Fall, Spring
Entertainment Studies $200 $9,150 4 quarters 83/6.5 Yes all
Film Scoring $200 $14,750 4 quarters 83/6.5 Yes Summer, Winter
Independent Music Production $200 $6,950 3 quarters 83/6.5 Yes all
Producing $200 $9,150 4 quarters 83/6.5 Yes all
Business and Management of Entertainment $200 $6,950 3 quarters 83/6.5 Yes all
Music Business $200 $7,750 4 quarters 83/6.5 Yes all
Screenwriting Film and TV Comprehensive $300 $10,397 4 quarters 100/7.0 Yes all

Humanities, Media & Social Sciences

Journalism with concentration in Media Studies $165 $5,500 3 quarters 100/7.0 No Fall
Post-Baccalaureate Program in Classics $95 $11,495 3 quarters 100/7.0 No Fall

Landscape Architecture, Horticulture & Gardening

Landscape Architecture $300 $32,100 12 quarters 100/7.0 No Summer, Fall

Science & Mathematics

Pre-Medical and General Science Studies $95 $16,500 4 quarters 83/6.5 No all

Sustainability & Public Policy

Sustainability $250 $4,050 2 quarters 83/6.5 Yes all

Technical Management

Project Management $150 $7,575 2 quarters 83/6.5 No all

Writers’ Program

Screenwriting Film and TV Comprehensive $300 $10,397 4 quarters 100/7.0 Yes all

Lifestyle & Recreation

Fitness Instruction $100 $7,705 3 quarters 83/6.5 No Fall

 

*Estimated Total cost includes Candidacy Fee, program tuition, and textbook/materials

Chart Abbreviations & Terms:

Application Fee – The certificate application fee is non-refundable.
Est. Total Cost – This estimate of the entire program costs including course fees, books, and materials; this amount does not include international student fees.
Est. Duration – Minimum duration of the program based on full-time enrollment. Additional time is provided on your I-20 in case you need to take English courses, a vacation quarter when eligible, or additional electives in your program.
Internship – Indicates whether or not the program includes an internship course.  Internship course must be available for enrollment to participate in unpaid internships or Curricular Practical Training (CPT).
Entry – Most programs allow entry at any quarter; any exceptions are noted.