Free online courses from The University of Michigan
The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.
The University of Michigan was founded in 1817 as one of the first public universities in the nation. The University, which is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has 260 degree programs in 19 schools and colleges offering a tremendous academic breadth and opportunity for discovery. Michigan has one of the largest alumni networks in the world with more than 540,000 living alumni.
The University of Michigan created the Office of Academic Innovation to shape the future of learning and redefine public residential education at a 21st century research university by unlocking new opportunities and enabling personalized, engaged, and lifelong learning for the U-M community and learners around the world. Through MichiganX, the University furthers its commitment to shaping the future of learning.
MichiganX courses draw from 101 academic programs ranked in the top 10 and align with strategic institutional priorities such as interdisciplinary collaborations, diversity and inclusion, access and affordability, and internationalization.
Browse free online courses in a variety of subjects. The University of Michigan 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.