Harvard Online

"Harvard combines pioneering expertise in online learning with over 350 years of experience in residential pedagogy. By sharing Harvard’s ideas with the world we help define the future of education.”

- Bharat Anand, Vice Provost for Advances in Learning



HarvardX online courses bring Harvard’s extensive catalog of expertise and research to learners around the globe. We invite you to explore the wide breadth of subjects Harvard has to offer. Audit courses from dozens of individual disciplines for free, or upgrade for a fee and earn a verified certificate of completion.

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Harvard on Contemporary Themes

Harvard on Contemporary Themes presents curated series of online courses that combine faculty and disciplines from across the university. These courses connect learners around the globe with learning tracks that focus on the world’s most urgent and complex issues like digital transformation and health care.

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Through its work with GetSmarter™, a 2U, Inc. brand, HarvardX is committed to developing an innovative and accessible approach to online learning. In doing so, this collaboration establishes a new standard, to create a high-touch, intimate, and fully supported learning journey that also presents opportunities to network with like-minded professionals and leaders.

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Financial Analysis and Valuation for Lawyers

Taught by Harvard Law School faculty, Financial Analysis and Valuation for Lawyers is a Harvard Online course designed to help you navigate your organization or client’s financial goals while increasing profitability and minimizing risks.

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Your next Harvard course is one click away. The Harvard Online Courses portal offers a wide range of professional and lifelong learning courses.  To learn more about all Harvard Online courses as well as other online courses from across Harvard University visit our Course Portal.




From Our Learners

  • "The Data Science R program was a great way to fill the gap between my professional and academic experience and gave me the confidence to tackle new challenges."

    - Radha, R Basics learner, 2020

  • Data Science Principles applies to many aspects of our daily lives. The course helps guide people in everyday life through decision making and process thinking.”

    - Jared, Data Science Principles learner, 2021