UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy 2607 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, CA94709 The Richard and Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy trains graduate students for public leadership. Its master of…More public policy degree incorporates law, economics and policy analysis. The school also offers an undergraduate minor. Concurrent masters programs are available with the Law School and the School of Public Health, among others.
Cal School of Diving 1750 6th St, Berkeley, CA94710 The Cal School of Diving offers full SCUBA certification to the public. It has education courses that include four pool…More sessions, multiple lectures, the use of SCUBA gear and a textbook. You will also get four ocean dives in potential locations like Montery, Cabo San Lucas and Cozumel. Other courses at the school include advanced SCUBA diving, a rescue course for professionals and a refresher course for divers who may be out of practice.
King Middle School 1781 Rose St, Berkeley, CA94703 Martin Luther King Middle School is proud of its newly rehabilitated historic wing, computer and science laboratories…More and new dining commons. The school is located in North Berkeley between Rose and Hopkins streets. Its Edible Schoolyard, supported by the Chez Panisse Foundation, helped to launch nationwide interest in better eating for children. The impressive track and field area on Hopkins Street is open to the public after class.
Testing for the Public 1308 Peralta Ave, Berkeley, CA94702 Testing for the Public is a non-profit corporation that offers standardized testing services for the LSAT, GMAT and…More GRET. The business is owned and operated by David M. White and is located in Berkeley's Westbrae district.
Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology 2301 Vine St, Berkeley, CA94708 The Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology offers Masters degrees to its students. The approach is modeled…More after St. Thomas Aquinas, one of the earliest proponents of natural theology. Areas of concentration include Religion & the Arts, Catholic School Teaching and Thomistic Studies. It also regularly holds public lectures, seminar discussions and movie nights for the students. Scholarships and grant money are given out each year to selected applicants.
The Berkeley Review 46 Shattuck Sq, Berkeley, CA94704 Located near the intersection of Shattuck Square and University Avenue, The Berkeley Review is easily accessible by car,…More on foot or via public transportation. The school is set up to train students for the MCAT at affordable rates. The average scores achieved by graduates are reputed by The Berkeley Review to be above the national average.
Berkeley Public Education Foundation 1835 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA94703 The Berkeley Public Education Foundation brings together parents, teachers, volunteers and donors to enrich the…More experience of Berkeley public school students. With the donations received, it provides grants for field trips, visits from creative types, expands libraries and funds teacher improvement programs.
Education Unlimited 1681 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA94709 Education Unlimited is a California-based private company specializing in academic camps and precollege summer camps for…More students in 4th through 12th grade. The company started in 1993 as a college-prep program; now its programs range from writing and acting to public speaking and science camps. Camps are held in many locations throughout California as well as Massachusetts.
Berkeley High School 1980 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA94704 Berkeley High is the only public high school in the city of Berkeley and enrolls about 3400 students in grades nine…More through twelve. With such a large student body, the school is able to offer a wide array of classes, from Spanish and Mandarin to dance and video to AP physics and math. A variety of sports, extracurricular activities, community service and youth development clubs are also available. The school features Small Learning Communities, which organize student academics into broad themes, including the environment and social justice, the arts, and an International Baccalaureate program.
Starr King School for The Ministry 2441 le Conte Ave, Berkeley, CA94709 On the eastern end of LeConte Avenue in a modest brink building is the home to Starr King School for the Ministry. It…More provides education to Unitarian Univesalist ministers and progressive religious leaders using an approach rooted in Unitarian Universalist values and it places a radical trust in the passionate human search for knowledge, skill and depth. Starr King School for the Ministry offers full-semester, half-semester and one-day intensive courses in the fall and spring and also offer week-long intersession and summer term courses, as well as immersion courses all of which are open to the general public.
UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare 120 Haviland Hall, Berkeley, CA94720 The School of Social Welfare's professional master's degree aims to prepare graduates for work in public social…More services. Concentrations include child and family services, gerontology, health services, mental health services and management. The department also offers an academic doctoral program as well as an undergraduate major. Congresswoman Barbara Lee and former U.S. Rep. Ron Dellums are among the school's noted graduates.
UC Berkeley's School of Public Health founded this center in order to translate the research and resources of the…More university into good public health policy and programs.</p>
<p>Health Research for Action collaborates with various public agencies, foundations and organizations to evaluate the needs of the communities served, customize resources to fit those needs and distribute information to the community.</p>
The Psychotherapy Institute 2232 Carleton St, Berkeley, CA94704 The Psychotherapy Institute offers two-year, post-graduate training programs in psychotherapy, group therapy, and theory…More and practice of supervision. It also runs a number of professional development courses for practicing therapists. Therapy for the public is available, and rates are charged on a sliding scale.
Berkeley School Volunteers 1835 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA94703 Proposition 13, an initiative passed by voters in 1978, capped the property tax for California homeowners, drastically…More restructuring the way government was financed. Schools were hit particularly hard. Volunteer organizations like Berkeley School Volunteers, which provides overworked teachers with volunteer assistants, often have to take the place of government programs. Luckily for Berkeley residents the city has an unusually high number of affluent and involved community members who are able to bring music, science, reading and other programs into public schools to maintain high educational standards.
Alcohol Research Group 2000 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, CA94709 Alcohol Research Group is a division of the Public Health Institute. It specializes in epidemiological and public health…More studies of alcohol consumption patterns as well as problems due to over-consumption. This includes homelessness and mental health issues as well as issues affecting subgroups such as women, minorities, young adults and the elderly. Additionally, it disseminates the findings of its studies to public health researchers and independent scientists. The group is associated the UC Berkley’s School of Public Health, the World Health Organization, the Pan American Health Organization, private institutions, corporations, research programs and hospitals.
Lehrhaus Judaica 2736 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA94704 "Lehrhaus" means "house of learning" in Hebrew—you would have known that had you taken language classes at this…More non-denominational center for Jewish studies located across from the UC Berkeley campus. Here, adults of all religions can study with distinguished scholars all aspects of Jewish arts, religion, history, language and life. The courses change frequently and are offered at various locations throughout the Bay Area. The center also houses an extensive library on Jewish studies that is open to the public and hosts study tours of areas of interest around the world.