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Free Online Courses From Some of the Best Colleges in the US



As unemployment rises and we spend a disturbing amount of time at home, the world’s educators hook us up with some tuition-free online college to occupy our minds.

The massive open online courses (MOOCs) rarely lead to transferable college credit, but many schools aren’t presently charging for their online certificate programs. Regardless, any of these online classes will help boost your resume and add more tools to your box.

Specifically, MOOCs are free online courses that cover a particular subject. They’re accessible to all with unlimited enrollments and no admissions process (some may require parental supervision for students under 13). The duration of each course can be as short as one week or up to 16 weeks. The beauty is that many MOOCs are self-paced with auto-grading systems, allowing you to begin and complete your courses any time, any place.

In a time where college can cost more than a house, it’s ever more important that we snatch up these opportunities. And you can’t beat the variety. Hundreds of universities across the world (939, to be exact) have put out MOOCs, with schools like MIT offering over 200.

You can access MOOCs through a number of organizations, like Coursera and edX, some of which were founded by universities like Stanford and Harvard. You do have to sign up through each website, but they won’t ask for much more than an email to create an account. Certain MOOCs can require payment for aspects like completion certificates and graded assignments, but the general course content is free. You also have the ability to apply for financial aid and scholarship with some MOOC platforms, including Coursera.

Taking the MOOC industry even further, many private companies, like the following, have created free e-courses:

  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Rosetta Stone
  • IBM
  • Nikon

Because of the vast amount of free online classes out there, this article will focus solely on those that American universities have created. If you want to see all of your options, check out our main source: Class Central, a search engine for online courses with a catalog of 15,000+. This website makes it simple to find a course to match your interests and goals. MOOC availability changes throughout each year, but Class Central’s database does a great job of keeping current.

Again, there are a lot of these suckers, so we’re keeping it simple by including the higher-reviewed courses and more unique subjects. We’ve organized our list by subject, taking care to include at least one class from every MOOC-participating college in the U.S. Use the below table of contents to jump to any of the sections.

A few notes about the listings:
  • Courses that have specific Start Dates are listed first within each subject
  • If our sources didn’t provide a learner Level, we provided our own based off of the course’s reviews
  • The course Ratings should read as “# of stars on Class Central & # of stars on the course’s specific learning platform“. The ratings are out of 5 stars, and some courses may lack a rating from one or both websites
  • The Duration timings are estimations and suggestions. Everyone works at their own pace
  • If a course qualifies for more than one of these lists, we included it in just one

Let’s get to it:

  1. Free Certificate Programs (LIMITED TIME ONLY)
  2. Courses Opened in Response to COVID-19
  3. Best of 2019 (by Class Central)
  4. Best Free Online Courses of All Time
  5. CLEP Courses (Get college credit!)
  6. Free Ivy League Courses
    1. Harvard
    2. Yale
    3. Columbia
    4. University of Pennsylvania
    5. Princeton
    6. Brown
    7. Dartmouth
    8. Cornell
  7. Self-Improvement
  8. Education
    1. Digital Education
    2. Beyond Academics
  9. Sustainability
  10. Health & Wellness
  11. Culinary Arts & Nutrition
  12. Humanities
    1. Language
    2. History
    3. Government & Political Science
    4. Philosophy & Theology
    5. Social Sciences
  13. Music
    1. Learn how to play!
  14. Art & Design
    1. Graphic Design
  15. Media & Communications
  16. Business
    1. Global Business
    2. Marketing
    3. Finance
  17. Leadership & Management
  18. Law
  19. Psychology
  20. Healthcare & Medicine
    1. Pharmacology
    2. Public Health & Research
    3. Education for Healthcare Workers
    4. Disease & Disorders
  21. Animal Science
  22. Environmental Science
  23. Natural Sciences
    1. Astronomy
    2. Biology
    3. Physics
  24. Computer Science
    1. Programming & Web Development
  25. Information Technology
  26. Engineering
    1. Mechanical Engineering
    2. Electrical Engineering
    3. Robotics
  27. Mathematics & Statistics
  28. Data Science

No-Cost Certificate Courses

You can earn certificates through these Coursera MOOCs, but they usually cost around $30-50 each. Right now, through the end of July 2020*, that certificate is free! You have to complete the course within 180 days of enrolling to take advantage of the discount. Simply click the “enroll” button and select the certificate option before checking out. The discount will be applied at checkout.

*This date has already been extended once

  • California Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: June 29th
  • Rating: 5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 46 hours | Suggested: 10 weeks
  • Level: Advanced, but can be done without experience
  • This course is on Class Central’s list of “The Best Online Courses of All-Time

  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 40 hours | Suggested: 10 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 13 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Kentucky
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 26 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute with the American Museum of Natural History
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 9 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Duke University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5 & 4.5
  • Duration: 15 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Duke University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 33 hours | Suggested: 10 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Duke University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.6
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Duke University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.6
  • Duration: 14 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • After this course, you can progress on to Think Again II, III and IV
  • Duke University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Duke University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.8
  • Duration: 28 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Duke University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 26 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.8
  • Duration: 7 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 7 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University System of Georgia
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.5
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University at Buffalo
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 3.9
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • State University of New York
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.2
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • State University of New York
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.4
  • Duration: 3 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.7
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 7 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.6
  • Duration: 13 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Michigan
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 11 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

  • Michigan State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.5
  • Duration: 24 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Florida
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5 & 4.6
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 9 weeks
  • Level: Very Easy to Easy
  • University of Florida
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.5
  • Duration: 18 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • University of California, San Diego
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.4
  • Duration: 7 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of California, Davis
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.5
  • Duration: 16 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 2.5 & 4.4
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Advanced, requires experience
  • University of California, Irvine
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 37 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Introductory with a decent workload
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Wesleyan University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 38 hours | Suggested: 6-7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • This course is on Class Central’s list of “The Best Online Courses of All-Time
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 23 hours | Suggested: 9 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • This course is on Class Central’s list of “The Best Online Courses of All-Time
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 26 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 21 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Medium to Hard
  • University of Virginia
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5 & 4.3
  • Duration: 5 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Virginia
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.6
  • Duration: 24 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Virginia
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.6
  • Duration: 5 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • University of Virginia
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • University of Minnesota
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3 & 4.1
  • Duration: 11 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Emory University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.5
  • Duration: 9 hours | Suggested: 3 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 39 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Easy, but designed for those reviewing for the Fundamentals of Engineering exam
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate/Difficult, unless you’re familiar with engineering/materials science
  • This course is on Class Central’s list of “The Best Online Courses of All-Time
  • University of Arizona
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 51 hours | Suggested: 11 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 33 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 5
  • Duration: 36 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.8
  • Duration: 16 hours | Suggested: 11 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 27 hours | Suggested: 10 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate

COVID-19 Courses

  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Start Date: Started May 18, 2020, but enrollment is ongoing
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3 & 4.7
  • Duration: 5 hours | Suggested: 2 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 2-5 hours within 1 week
  • Level: Introductory
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 4 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Florida
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: Not Reviewed
  • Duration: 5-8 hours | Suggested: 2 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate, but no background required
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Duration: 9 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Northwestern University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

The Best Free Online College Classes of 2019

Each year, Class Central uses the user reviews on its MOOC database to tally up the best courses.

  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks 
  • Level: Introductory

  • University System of Maryland
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 4 weeks 
  • Level: Advanced

Best Free Courses of All Time*

*As of April 2020, according to Class Central

  • Stanford University
  • Start Date: May 18, 2020, with a history of two starts dates per month
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 22 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate

  • Stanford University
  • Start Date: July 20, 2020, with at least one start date per month
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 24 hours | Suggested: 9 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: June 3, 2020
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Level: Introductory

  • Stanford University
  • Start Date: July 6, 2020 (new classes regularly)
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 29 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Hard

  • Stanford University
  • Start Date: July 6, 2020 (new classes regularly)
  • Rating: 5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 56 hours | Suggested: 11 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • Taught by one of the Coursera founders, Andrew Ng

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Start Date: July 8, 2020 (new classes regularly)
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 28 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: July 14, 2020 (new classes regularly)
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 16 weeks
  • Level: Introductory

  • University of California, San Diego
  • Start Date: August 26, 2020
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Level: Advanced

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: September 14, 2020 (new classes regularly)
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Level: Introductory

  • Rice University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 30 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Medium to Hard
  • Check out Part 2
  • University of California, San Diego
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • Santa Fe Institute
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration:  | Suggested: 10 weeks
  • Level: Medium

  • Georgetown University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory

  • Arizona State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 5 hours | Suggested: 3 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

  • California Institute of the Arts
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

  • Santa Fe Institute
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium

  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Level: Introductory

  • California Institute of the Arts
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

  • Emory University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 23 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Medium

  • Duke University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 96 hours | Suggested: 13 weeks
  • Level: Advanced

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Introductory

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • If you enjoyed this class, move on to the second in this series: Applications in Engineering Mechanics

  • University of Minnesota
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 18 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium

  • University of Michigan
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 33 hours | Suggested: 12 weeks
  • Level: Medium

  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced 
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Level: Introductory

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Introductory

  • University of Michigan
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 10 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Hard

  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Level: Introductory

  • Duke University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 41 hours | Suggested: 11 weeks
  • Level: Hard

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 29 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 16 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium

  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Start Date: Started January 7, 2020, but Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 11 weeks
  • Level: Introductory

  • Wesleyan University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 24 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Medium

  • University System of Maryland
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Advanced

  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 14 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium

  • University of Michigan
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 11 hours | Suggested: 3 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium

CLEP Courses

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is a group of standardized college exams by the College Board. As a college student, you can take these exams to earn real credit toward your degree while saving money on tuition. These courses are designed to help you pass CLEP tests.

  • Tufts University with Modern States
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Modern States and University of Nevada, Reno
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Modern States and Washington State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Rutgers University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Tufts University with Modern States
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 36 hours
  • Level: Introductory
  • Tufts University with Modern States
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 48 hours
  • Level: Introductory
  • Tufts University with Modern States
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Modern States and Washington State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • New York Institute of Technology and Modern States
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Nebraska
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • State University of New York
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • State University of New York
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory

Free Online Courses from the Ivy League Schools

Together, the Ivy Leagues offer almost 500 free online classes. Here are the top 10-15 (based on reviews) from each school.

Courses with Upcoming Start Dates
  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: July 15, 2020 with a history of being self-paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Introductory

  • Cornell University (with the University of Queensland)
  • Start Date: July 19, 2020
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory

  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: September 21, 2020
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • Cornell University
  • Start Date: October 1, 2020 (new classes regularly)
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
Free Courses from Harvard
  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 7+ hours per week, otherwise unknown
  • Level: Medium to Advanced
  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 16 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 15 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 6 weeks (Class Central) to 15 weeks (edX)
  • Level: Introductory
  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 15 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 15 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 3 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 3 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Harvard University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
Yale’s Free Online Classes
  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 46 hours | Suggested: 9 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 10 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 27 hours | Suggested: 9 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 20 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Hard
  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 23 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 25 hours | Suggested: 11 weeks
  • Level: Very Easy
  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 15 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 15 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 56 hours | Suggested: 9 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.8
  • Duration: 37 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.7
  • Duration: 20 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 28 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Yale University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.7
  • Duration: 29 hours | Suggested: 11 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
Cost-Free Courses, Courtesy of Columbia
  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 38 hours | Suggested: 14 weeks
  • Level: Medium to Hard
  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 15 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 15 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 44 hours | Suggested: 13 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.6
  • Duration: 32 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Hard
  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 27 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.6
  • Duration: 30 hours | Suggested: 11 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 8-10 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 11 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 25 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Medium to Hard
  • Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.7
  • Duration: 24 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
University of Pennsylvania MOOCs
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 14 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.6
  • Duration: 16 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Medium to Hard
  • This course is in Spanish
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 11 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 8 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 14 hours | Suggested: 3 weeks
  • Level: Hard
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 23 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: 
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 32 hours | Suggested: 10 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 25 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 13 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 15 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • This course is in Spanish
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
Popular MOOCs from Princeton
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 16 hours | Suggested: 9 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 18 hours | Suggested: 11 weeks
  • Level: Medium to Hard
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.6
  • Duration: 33 hours | Suggested: 13 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introduction
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.7
  • Duration:  17 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 46 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 11 hours | Suggested: 12 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5 & 4.6
  • Duration: 16 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Medium to Hard
  • Princeton University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
Brown’s Free Online Courses
  • Brown University with Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 16 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Brown University with Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5
  • Duration:  4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Brown University with Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3
  • Duration: 16 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • Brown University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No reviews
  • Duration: 3 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Brown University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No reviews
  • Duration: 3 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Brown University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No reviews
  • Duration: 3 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Brown University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No reviews
  • Duration: 3 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Brown University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No reviews
  • Duration: 3 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Brown University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No reviews
  • Duration: 16 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
Free Classes from Dartmouth
  • Dartmouth University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Dartmouth University with Institut Mines-Télécom
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Dartmouth University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Dartmouth University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Dartmouth University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Dartmouth University with Institut Mines-Télécom
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Dartmouth University with Institut Mines-Télécom
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Dartmouth University with Institut Mines-Télécom
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Dartmouth University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Dartmouth University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Level: Hard, according to one review
  • Dartmouth University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Dartmouth University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Dartmouth University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 2.5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Dartmouth University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Dartmouth University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No reviews
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
Free Online Courses at Cornell
  • Cornell University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Cornell University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Cornell University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Cornell University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Cornell University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5
  • Duration:  5 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Cornell University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Cornell University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Cornell University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Cornell University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Cornell University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate

Self-Improvement & Personal Development

  • The University at Buffalo , SUNY Empire State College and University at Albany
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University at Buffalo
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.3
  • Duration: 9 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 2.5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 28 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • SUNY Empire State College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5
  • Duration: 5 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • Colorado State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: Unknown
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • University System of Georgia
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Emory University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.6
  • Duration: 9 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 9 months
  • Level: Intermediate
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • University of Washington
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • A related MOOC by UC Berkeley: The Foundations of Happiness at Work
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Level: Beginner

Education

  • Excelsior College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: Unknown, commitment is 2-3 hours per week 
  • Level: Target Audience is Higher Education Faculty
  • The University of Tennessee
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 1 week
  • Level: Introductory
  • SUNY Empire State College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • North Carolina State University with the Friday Institute
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 sessions
  • Level: Easy
  • Relay Graduate School of Education
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • The University of Chicago
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 21 hours | Suggested: 10 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • North Carolina State College of Education with the Friday Institute
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 25 hours
  • Level: Designed for Grade 9-12 Teachers
  • The Ohio State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • North Carolina State University with the Friday Institute
  • Start Date: Future Dates TBD
  • Rating: 3.5
  • Duration: 20-30 hours will earn you a certificate of completion
  • Level: Easy
Digital Education
  • University of Houston System
  • Start Date: July 20, 2020 (new classes regularly)
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.6
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Texas Arlington
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Iowa State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Very Easy to Easy
  • The University of Tennessee
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 1 hour per week
  • Level: Easy
  • Scottsdale Community College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 1 hour per week
  • Level: Easy
  • Utah Valley University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Level: Requires familiarity with statistics & Canvas
  • Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University System of Georgia and Kennesaw State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 16 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Designed for educators
  • North Carolina State College of Education with the Friday Institute
  • Start Date: Future Dates TBD
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 5 units
  • Level: Designed for Grade 6-12 & Post-Secondary Teachers
Beyond Academics
  • North Carolina State College of Education with the Friday Institute
  • Start Date: Enrollment Ends August 1, 2020
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 7 units (25 hours for the certificate)
  • Level: Designed for Grade School Teachers, School Counselors, Instructional Coaches & Administrators
  • University of Colorado System
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 1-2 hours per week, otherwise, unknown
  • Level: Easy
  • University of Washington
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.5
  • Duration: 7 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • Relay Graduate School of Education
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium

Sustainability

  • Build Academy and Philadelphia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Unknown
  • Trinity College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Washington
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Florida
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 22 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • State University of New York
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 13 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 15 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate

Health & Wellness

  • University of Michigan
  • Start Date: June 1, 2020
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • University System of Maryland and University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • McGill University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Texas Arlington
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 2.5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • New York University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 29 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

Culinary Arts & Nutrition

  • Trinity College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Shoreline Community College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • This course is “preview only,” meaning the course is closed, but you can still view the course content
  • Stanford Medical School
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 1 week 
  • Level: Advanced
  • Taylor’s University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 14 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • Taylor’s University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • University of Florida
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 2 & 4.7
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • The Ohio State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: Unknown
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • Emory University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.7
  • Duration: 15 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • McGill University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Level: Introductory

Humanities

  • University of Notre Dame
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 13 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 4 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Georgetown University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Florida
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 21 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • For more, check out Part 2
  • Emory University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 16 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Duke University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 11 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • Rice University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 33 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Charles Darwin University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
Language
  • Modern States , Tufts University and Boston College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • American University and Modern States
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Houston System
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Duration: 5 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Washington
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Arizona State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • Rice University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 167 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
History
  • Colgate University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Kent
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Houston System
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.3
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 9 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 16 hours | Suggested: 3 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.6
  • Duration: 34 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Beginner, but it’s reading-intensive
  • University of Virginia
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 6 hours |Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Virginia
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Like this free college course? Check out Part Two
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 19 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
Government & Political Science
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Start Date: July 6, 2020 (new classes regularly)
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 9 months
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Georgetown University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University System of Maryland and University of Baltimore
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
Philosophy & Theology
  • Wesleyan University
  • Start Date: July 13, 2020 (new classes regularly)
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 24 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Started June 10, 2020, but you can still enroll
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Wellesley College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks 
  • Level: Introductory
  • Trinity College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.5
  • Duration: 20 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Wesleyan University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • Interested in more? Check out Part 2
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Rutgers University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3 & 4.5
  • Duration: 25 hours | Suggested: 11 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • Check out Units 2 & 3 for more
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
Social Sciences
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: June 2, 2020, but you can still enroll
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 11 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Emory University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 8 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • University of California, San Diego
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of West Florida
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Duration: 11 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 5 sessions
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Level: Beginner
  • State University of New York
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 11 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Colorado System
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

Music

  • University of Miami, Frost School of Music
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 2.5
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Curtis Institute of Music
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • Curtis Institute of Music
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 31 hours | Suggested: 12 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • This class is one within a six-course series — parts 2 through 6 are also available on Coursera
  • West Virginia State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 24 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • University of Rochester
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 18 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • For more, check out Part Two
  • University of Rochester
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 16 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Medium to Difficult
  • University of Rochester
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • University of Rochester
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 18 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 34 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Duration: 18 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • Northwestern University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 10 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium, but the course is designed for music teachers
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
How-to
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 5 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks/sessions
  • Level: Beginner
  • Arizona State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 5 weeks/sessions
  • Level: Beginner
  • Level up with Piano II and III (the final course is not free)
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 22 hours | Suggested: 6-8 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 5 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.

Art & Design

  • Otis College of Art and Design
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Otis College of Art and Design
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • California College of the Arts
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • School of Visual Arts
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 3-6 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Pacific Northwest College of Art
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4-8 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Trinity College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • School of Visual Arts
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 5 weeks or less
  • Level: Beginner
  • Michigan State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 12 sessions
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 11 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
Graphic Design
  • Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • California College of the Arts
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: Beginner
  • Level: 4 weeks
  • Michigan State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.3
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • Michigan State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Level: Intermediate
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 5 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Duration: 7 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • Michigan State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

Media & Communications

  • Vanderbilt University
  • Start Date: August 10, 2020 with ongoing start dates
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.6
  • Duration: 18 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Concordia University Wisconsin
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: “Several hours or several days”
  • Level: Designed for those in healthcare professions
  • Michigan State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • Davidson College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 1 week
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration:  4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Michigan
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 1 week
  • Level: Beginner
  • City University of New York System
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 2
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Davidson College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • National Film and Television School
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • California College of the Arts
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

Business

  • Boston University
  • Start Date: August 13, 2020
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Indiana University
  • Start Date: August 25, 2020
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • Indiana University
  • Start Date: Started May 19, 2020, but you can still enroll
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Charles Darwin University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and American Institute of Business and Economics
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.3
  • Duration: 25 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Northeastern University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.9
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Level: Intermediate
  • West Virginia State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Taylor’s University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Babson College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Babson College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Northwestern University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • University System of Maryland
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • For more, check out UMD’s Modern Product Leadership
  • University System of Maryland
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Virginia
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 9 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • If you enjoyed this MOOC, Part II is rated even higher
  • Duke University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 6 hours | Suggested: 2 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • University of California, Irvine
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 5 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 16 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
Global Business
  • University of Arizona , University of Florida and Drexel University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 10 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • Georgetown University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
Marketing
  • Boston University
  • Start Date: September 16, 2020 (new classes regularly)
  • Rating: 3.5
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • Start Date: September 28, 2020
  • Rating: 3.5
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • University System of Maryland
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Northwestern University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 13 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Northwestern University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 7 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
Finance
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Columbus College of Art & Design
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 16 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • West Virginia University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.7
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • Wellesley College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • Duke University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 9 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Rice University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 14 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and American Institute of Business and Economics
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Duration: 21 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and American Institute of Business and Economics
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 17 hours 6 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate

Leadership & Management

  • Boston University
  • Start Date: September 16, 2020 (new classes regularly)
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: October 12, 2020
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Arizona State University
  • Start Date: October 13, 2020
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 24 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 2.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 13 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3 & 4.6
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • West Virginia State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Duration: 18 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • State University of New York and Luther College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Duration: 5 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • Michigan State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.1
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • Babson College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Babson College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Babson College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • University System of Georgia
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Virginia
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

Law

  • The University of Chicago
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 24 hours 9 weeks
  • Level: Medium to Hard
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 6 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • Duke University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium

Psychology

  • University of Rochester
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Duration: 14 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Charles Darwin University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • University of Houston System
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.6
  • Duration: 15 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.7
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.6
  • Duration: 11 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • San Jose State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • Wesleyan University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.7
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Easy
  • University of Minnesota
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 24 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • University of Minnesota
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

Healthcare & Medicine

  • Arizona State University
  • Start Date: October 1, 2020 (new classes regularly)
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Northeastern University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.3
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • Northeastern University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Level: Beginner
  • Northeastern University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Rutgers University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Duration: 8-12 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Colorado System
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7-4.9
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
Pharmacology
  • The Ohio State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • Check out OSU’s related free online course: Fundamentals of Pharmacology
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • Davidson College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Colgate University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Central Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: Unknown
  • Level: Beginner
Public Health & Research
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 13 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Start Date: Started May 4, but you can still enroll
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 22 hours |Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 14 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • Emory University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 7 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Stanford Medical School
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 8 hours
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Stanford Medical School
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 1 week
  • Level: Advanced
For Current & Future Practitioners
  • University of Minnesota
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 7 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Colorado System
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 7 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • George Washington University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • George Washington University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 11 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 16 hours | Suggested : 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore and University System of Maryland
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Lamar University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 hours per week
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • *You must email the professor to enroll
  • University of Nebraska
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3 & 4.6
  • Duration: 9 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
Disease & Disorders
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.6
  • Duration: 6 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • University of Kent
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • State University of New York
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 4 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Wesleyan University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 9 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • The Ohio State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 4 hours | Suggested: 3 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of California, Irvine
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 12 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Another related free online course: Basics of Extracellular Vesicles
  • University of Michigan
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 14 hours | Suggested: 7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

Animal Science

  • The University of Tennessee
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Florida
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 22 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • University of California, Davis
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Duke University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 16 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

Environmental Science

  • University of West Florida
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 2-3 hours per week
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of West Florida
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3
  • Duration: 10 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • McGill University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 11 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Pace University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: Unknown
  • Level: Medium
  • University of Arizona
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • The University of Chicago
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.6
  • Duration: 56 hours | Suggested: 12 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • For further study, check out Global Warming II
  • The University of Chicago
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • West Virginia State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Duration: 9 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • The University of Oklahoma
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: Unknown
  • Level: Beginner
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  • The Ohio State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: Unknown
  • Level: Easy
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3 & 4.9
  • Duration: 24 hours | Suggesrted: 5 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 14 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate

Natural Sciences

  • University of Kentucky
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 16 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Medium to Hard
Astronomy
  • Rutgers University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.8
  • Duration: 30 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Arizona
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.5
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Arizona
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 36 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
Biology
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: July 14, 2020 (new classes regularly)
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • Purdue University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Medium
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.6
  • Duration: 40 hours | Suggested: 10 weeks
  • Level: Medium to Hard
  • Taylor’s University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • The University of Chicago
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 49 hours | Suggested: 10 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5 & 4.6
  • Duration: 17 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 1
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Michigan
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 5 months
  • Level: Beginner
Physics
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: May 27, 2020, but you can still enroll
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 11 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.0
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 8 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • University of Minnesota
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4 & 4.9
  • Duration: 19 hours | Suggested: 9 weeks
  • Level: Beginner

Computer Science

  • University System of Maryland and University of Maryland University College
  • Start Date: July 14, 2020
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: August 18, 2020
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • Boston University
  • Start Date: September 24, 2020
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 15 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 15 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Utah
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 14 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • New York University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University System of Maryland
  • Start Date: May 5, 2020, but Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • If you like this course, there’s a Part 2
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Level: Hard
  • You must log in to your edX account (free to sign up) to see the course overview
  • University of California, Davis
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 14 hours | Suggested: 4 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Rice University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 7 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • Looking for an even more basic Excel class? Check out these two free online courses: Everyday Excel, Part 1 & Part 2
  • University of California, San Diego
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • To dive deeper, check out Creating Virtual Reality (VR) Apps
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Level: Intermediate
Programming & Web Development
  • University of Washington
  • Start Date: August 3, 2020 (new classes regularly)
  • Rating: 5 & 4.9
  • Duration: 30 hours | Suggested: 5 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Parts B and C are self-paced
  • New York University
  • Start Date: June 22, 2020, but you can still enroll
  • Rating: 4
  • Duration: 14 weeks
  • Level: Introductory

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Easy to Medium
  • University of California, Davis
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 3.5 & 4.7
  • Duration: 25 hours | Suggested: 6 weeks
  • Level: Beginner
  • University of Virginia
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.
  • Western Governors University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • San Jose State University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 2.5
  • Duration: 6-16 weeks
  • Level: Beginner for those with a base knowledge of the subject; otherwise, Hard
  • University of Texas Arlington
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 16 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Level: Advanced

Information Technology (IT)

  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: August 18, 2020
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Start Date: August 18, 2020
  • Rating: 5
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Advanced
  • University System of Maryland and University of Maryland University College
  • Start Date: September 22, 2020
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • University System of Maryland and University of Maryland University College
  • Start Date: December 1, 2020
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Indiana University
  • Start Date: May 18, 2020, but you can still enroll 
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Western Governors University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • Western Governors University
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: No Reviews
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Level: Introductory
  • University of Colorado System
  • Start Date: Self-Paced
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Duration: 5 months
  • Level: Beginner
  • A “Specialization” on Coursera is a series of courses covering one skill or subject. Some features of the series may cost money, but you can audit the courses for free.