University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education

Dr. Gary W. Matkin, Dean

As Dean, Continuing Education, Matkin directs the activities of the Division of Continuing Education (DCE) that offers over 3,100 continuing education courses per year, serving approximately 40,000 students. In addition, the DCE delivers special programs for UCI matriculated students, serves approximately 3,000 international students annually and offers programs to members of its Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

Dean Matkin has also been an impressive supporter of the Open Education Movement. UCI’s open initiatives include over 85 massive open online courses (MOOCS), delivered by Coursera. UCI’s MOOCs have served over 1.6 million active learners.

Matkin holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of San Francisco, an MBA and Ph.D. in Education from UC Berkeley, and is a Certified Public Accountant.