Degree Pathways

Completing your academic degree or professional certificate tracks will enhance your career potential. There is more than one way to do so, and we can help. Explore the options below, and pick a program that is best for you! Contact us if you need to talk to someone. All year-round enrollments and scholarships are available.


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UC Degree Completion Program

UCSB's Degree Completion program is for former students who couldn't finish their undergrad degrees. Act now to complete your degree at minimal cost—tuition covered for up to 12 units per quarter. Some fees may apply, see here for details.

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Western Governors University Degree Pathway (WGU)

Maintain your momentum by earning a degree that recognizes your efforts at PaCE! This partnership offers a cost-effective path to an undergraduate or graduate degree. Finish your UCSB PaCE certificate program and leverage those credits to expedite your degree at WGU's flexible, competency-based education model.

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Achieve Program

Save time and tuition! Combine prior coursework with our professional offerings for specialized certificates. Ideal for current or past students accumulating units, looking to specialize further with UCSB PaCE. Use completed academic units for transfer credit, accelerating progress in our certificate programs.

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