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Free online courses from Professional Education

Professional Education

In today’s fast-evolving business landscape, professionals in every industry need to stay up to speed on the latest skills in their fields.

Taught by faculty from our distinguished member colleges and universities--the best institutions in the world--edX professional education covers a broad range of topics and disciplines. Courses are designed to offer working professionals an interactive, immersive online learning experience and will offer access to education in a convenient, time-saving manner that fits into busy professional schedules

EdX professional education courses include executive education, continuing education, as well as corporate and management training. Subjects include: leadership, IT, business, engineering, communications, energy, big data and more.

How are professional education courses structured?

Professional education courses are tailored around working professionals’ schedules, typically running for less than six weeks, and course content will be geared to a specific industry or skill set, with an emphasis on learnings and hands-on scenarios from the field.

All professional education courses are fee-based, with specific fees varying by course. Many courses offer students some form of continuing education or professional education credit, and all courses offer students Verified Certificates of Achievement. To learn more, please see the individual course pages.

Professional Education MOOCs

Browse free online courses in a variety of subjects. Professional Education 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.