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You have a lot of options for learning online at the University of Pennsylvania. Each of the University’s 12 schools offer experiences that help you meet your personal and professional goals.

Learning Experience Definitions

Degrees & For-Credit Certificates:
Earn a degree or incorporate credit experiences into your course of study.

Non-Credit Certificates:
Explore topics deeply without earning University of Pennsylvania academic credit.

Continuing Education Units:
Satisfy professional development requirements tailored to your field.

Focus on a specific skill or topic in a 4-6 module (week) non-credit course.

Series & Specializations:
Dive deeper into skills or topics over a series of non-credit courses usually completed in 3-6 months.

Follow a path that can lead to credit towards a degree.