Continuing Education at Harvard
There are numerous paths to personal enrichment and professional development at Harvard Extension School
Their open-enrollment courses and academic programs offer nontraditional students a challenging academic experience at tuition rates that rank among the lowest in Boston.
Courses and Programs
Explore a subject that interests you. Build skills to advance your career. Enroll in a degree or certificate program. With 620 courses, the Extension School offers a range of possibility.
100 online courses, including 23 Harvard College courses
Vital subject areas such as environmental management, information technology, and biotechnology
Liberal arts degrees
Professional graduate certificate and degree programs
English as a second language through the Institute for English Language Programs
Career and study skills workshops
The Faculty; Whether you study biology or music, you learn from experts.
60 percent are Harvard affiliates; Harvard professors offering their Harvard College courses at the Extension School, Leading faculty from local universities, Community and business leaders
Students and Alumni; The population of nearly 13,000 students is diverse. All students share a common goal to challenge themselves and satisfy their intellectual curiosity.
The alumni have gone on to attend prestigious graduate programs and become leaders in fields such as business, medicine, education, and law.
Students range in age from early teens to 80s; average age is 33.
They come from 118 countries and 46 US states.