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June Special is 20% Off All Courses and Credit

Flex Course is Only $120 / Flex Course with Credit is Only $304

Semester Course is Only $160 / Semester Course with Credit is Only $344


The Professional Development Institute, in association with the prestigious University of California San Diego Extension, offers post-baccalaureate (at the graduate level) credit* for all PDI online courses. Register for a PDI flex course including credit from UCSD for only $304 with the discount (regularly $379). Register for a semester course including credit for only $344 with the discount (regularly $429). All PDI courses are worth 3 ⅓ semester units of credit (equivalent to 5 quarter units or 50 hours of training). UC San Diego is part of the University of California system and accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges 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 for the course with university credit when you make your selection.

If you have questions or concerns about obtaining university credit, please contact PDI Program Coordinator, Samantha Moore, at


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

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

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

If you have questions about university credit for your PDI course, please contact the PDI Registrar/Student Services Manager, Thuong Tran, 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.