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UCSD Extension Post-Baccalaureate (Graduate-Level) Credit


Semi-Annual Multiple Course Discount / Good Through January 23rd

Flex Course as low as $120 / Flex Course with Credit as low as $304


The Professional Development Institute, in association with the prestigious University of California San Diego, offers post-baccalaureate (at the graduate level) credit* for all PDI online courses for an additional fee of only $184 with the 20% discount (regularly $230) for 3 ⅓ semester units/5 quarter units. UC San Diego is part of the University of California system and accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). UC San Diego is ranked in the top ten best public universities by U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges guidebook and the 20th best university in the world by the Center for the World University Rankings. Post-baccalaureate credits are typically used for credential renewal and/or salary advancement. Be sure to check with your district/state for their specific requirements.

It's easy to register for university credit! Simply register and pay for credit through the PDI website when you register for your course.

If you have questions or concerns about obtaining university credit, please contact PDI Education Coordinator, Thuong Tran, at


* Click here for a detailed description of UC post-baccalaureate (graduate level) credit

Click here for a letter from UCSD Extension Director, Dr. Morgan Appel, explaining the credit option

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What you need to know about obtaining post-baccalaureate credit from the UC San Diego Extension:

If you have questions about credit for your PDI course, please contact the PDI Registrar, Leslie Ly, at

If you have registered and paid for a PDI course within the last 48 hours, and would like to purchase graduate-level credit or review other documentation options, please CLICK HERE.  


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