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Free online courses from American Psychological Association

APA is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 133,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students as its members.

Our mission is to promote the advancement, communication, and application of psychological science and knowledge to benefit society and improve lives. We do this by:

  • Utilizing psychology to make a positive impact on critical societal issues.
  • Elevating the public’s understanding of, regard for, and use of psychology.
  • Preparing the discipline and profession of psychology for the future.
  • Strengthening APA’s standing as an authoritative voice for psychology.

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American Psychological Association MOOCs

Browse free online courses in a variety of subjects. American Psychological Association courses found below can be audited free or students can choose to receive a verified certificate for a small fee. Select a course to learn more.