Adult Certificates

Whether you are embarking on a new career, upskilling in your current role, or seeking to enhance your art or design expertise, Otis Extension offers a certificate program tailored to your needs. Our programs not only help you master cutting-edge industry techniques in addition to foundational art and design principles but also equip you with a diverse professional portfolio. By enrolling in our programs, you will gain the confidence and competence to excel in your chosen field, setting the stage for a successful and fulfilling career.

  • Emerging artists and designers looking to join a creative industry as working professionals.
  • Professionals who are making the transition into a new industry or career.
  • Experienced artists and designers who want to stay up to date with current trends, tools, and skills.
  • Students looking to advance their education.
  • Life-long learners and hobbyists.
  • Learn first-hand from leading professionals in the world of art and design.
  • Acquire the necessary professional skills to gain employment in your desired field.
  • Develop expertise in creating and improving work; learn to express yourself aesthetically and creatively while making works of art and design.
  • Execute problem-defining and problem-solving processes and skills while demonstrating professionalism by managing time and media to meet deadlines.
  • Secure access to the larger metropolitan community as a creative and learning resource.
  • Utilize resources within the College, such as library and lab access, career counseling, individualized advisement, and much more.
  • Earn a certificate from one of the top art and design colleges in the country.

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In Partnership with the University of California Riverside

Otis College Extension is partnering with UCR Extension to expand our offerings to you. Students will enroll, register, and pay all fees for these offerings through the UCR University Extension Professional Studies website. Upon completion of the course/program, UC Riverside will provide a certificate of completion as well as an official course transcript.

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