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Center for Professional and Continuing Education
800.959.5376 or 209.946.2424
Office Location: 1776 W. March Lane Ste. 290, Stockton, CA 95207
Mailing Address: 3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA 95211

Center for Professional and Continuing Education

Welcome to the Center for Professional & Continuing Education (CPCE) at University of the Pacific. We are committed to extending learning opportunities beyond the traditional campus environment by delivering degree completion programs for working adults, professional development classes for teachers seeking salary advancement, extension courses for college students to earn additional academic units, and online certificates and courses for business professionals looking to advance their careers.  We offer stellar customer service and course options for whatever you're looking for - retraining, new skills, extra units, or finishing your degree.

Extension Courses

The Center for Professional and Continuing Education has the perfect class to help you speed up graduation, get extra units, learn something unique or have some fun! 

Degree Completion

Pacific's degree completion program allows you to get a Bachelor of Science degree in a 20 months accelerated program and with the convenience of fewer classroom meetings and reduced tuition for working adults.

Courses for Teachers

We know as a teacher, you're always busy - planning lessons, grading papers, and dealing with kids and their problems.  That's why we aim to provide engaging and fun professional development that fits into and around your schedule.

Featured Programs

Substance Abuse Counselor Certificate

Substance_Abuse_CounselorDesigned to help individuals acquire the skills and certification necessary to counsel those who suffer from the effects of substance abuse. New Cohorts start July 2016!

Animal Shelter Certificate

Animal_ShelterLearn how to maximize a shelter's lifesaving potential through program management, community engagement, and shelter operations while at the same time preparing yourself for an exciting career.

Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course

Advanced_ParalegalFor students who wish to extensively build upon their knowledge of law and paralegal studies with classes in specialized facets of contemporary law. Next session starts June. 29, 2015!

Legal Secretary Certificate

Legal_SecretaryFor both beginning and experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills and working more efficiently within the law office.

Sustainable Management Certificate

Sustainable_ManagementSustainable management is managing a firm so that it generates profits for its owners, protects the environment, and improves the lives of the people with whom it interacts. Start anytime!

The Paralegal Certificate Course

ParalegalThe Paralegal Certificate Course© includes lectures on how to work as a full-time or part-time paralegal, or how to open your own freelance business. Starts Mar. 9, 2015!