Division of Finance and Administration

Free Online Courses

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Learn at your own pace! Access courses to learn in-demand skills, refresh existing skills, and stay on the path for continuous learning. Have you come across a great resource for free online learning? Let us know and we will add it to our list below.

Coursera Logo

Coursera offers online courses, certificates, and degrees from universities and companies around the world in the areas of business, computer sciences, arts and humanities, health, language learning, personal development, and many others.

UCI partners with Coursera to offer free online courses.

Join for free! Fees associated with issuing certificates.

Doulingo Logo

Duolingo offers an effective, fun way to learn a language in bite-sized lessons for free. With Duolingo’s iPhone and Android apps you can learn on the go. Currently, Duolingo offers over 30 languages, Spanish being the most popular by far. Pick your language, create an account, and start learning for free!

edX Logo

edX is a global nonprofit which delivers courses and programs on topics ranging from data and computer science to leadership and communications.

edX also offers courses in Spanish.

Join for free! Fees associated with issuing certificates.
Gymnasium Logo

Aquent Gymnasium offers free, online courses focusing on practical skills and current technologies in the areas of web design and digital communications.

Create an account and start taking online courses for free.
OnlineDegree.com Logo

Online Degrees offers free online introductory courses in Criminal Justice, Business, Computer Programming, Psychology, etc., and works with participating universities to accept them for credit towards a college degree.

Create an account and start taking online courses for free.

Saylor Academy Logo

Saylor Academy is a nonprofit initiative offering over free, online courses at the college and professional levels. It provides free digital certificates of completion as well as the opportunity to earn tuition-free college credit through a network of partner schools.

Create an account and start taking online courses for free.

UCI Division of Continuing Education

UCI Division of Continuing Education offers over 60 convenient certificates and specialized studies programs and is also a member of the Open Course Ware Consortium (OCW).

Use your 50% UCI Staff and Faculty discount on course fees when enrolling.