Welcome to Harvard Online

Harvard Online presents curated online courses
that combine faculty and disciplines from across
the University, connecting learners around the globe
with the world’s most urgent issues.

Harvard Without Boundaries

Connecting learners with Harvard faculty and leading experts in the field. Providing unparalleled access to cutting-edge research and interdisciplinary approaches to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. 

What are you interested in?

Health Care Leadership

Deepen perspectives and advance insights into the strategic issues facing health care organizations today.

Driving Digital Success

Approach new digital and data strategies with an eye toward people, mindsets, and systems.

Leadership, Communication, Transformation

What kind of leader will you be?

Law in Practice

Keep up on moral, ethical, and legal arguments and continue your education beyond the classroom.

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Big Data for Social Good

Big social problems require big data solutions

Using real-world data and policy interventions as applications, this course will teach core concepts in economics and statistics and equip you to tackle some of the most pressing social challenges of our time.

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Data Science Principles

Are you prepared for our data-driven world?

Data Science Principles gives you an overview of data science with a code- and math-free introduction to prediction, causality, data wrangling, privacy, and ethics.

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Health Care Economics

Explore the economic forces shaping US health care

Taught by Harvard Medical School faculty, this course provides insights into the interactions between industries in the US health care sector and teaches what economic forces are shaping health care.

Learner Testimonials

On Data Privacy and Technology

"The course was informative on both current and future data privacy and technological innovation trends—the need for data privacy without inhibiting innovation. The team and instructors prompt critical thinking while broadening the understanding of data privacy beyond the frontiers. At the end of the course, I concluded that there was a need for a mass cultural shift towards ethical use of technology."

Joanita Nagaba
Co-founder, ANJ Data Management Solutions Africa Ltd.

On Health Care Economics

“This is an amazing course. The professor did a fantastic job dissecting the complexities of healthcare into chewable chunks." 

Howard H. Dinh, MD, FACC
Medical Director, Cardiac Services, Greater Sacramento
The Permanente Medical Group and Chief, Cardiology
Kaiser Permanente, South Sacramento

On Data Privacy and Technology

"I love the way the course is structured with real-world examples and the critical thinking sessions. It forces us to reflect upon what is happening around us. People who have an interest in cybersecurity, as well as those that would like to gain more general knowledge, would greatly benefit from this course."

Anand Narayan
Account Executive, Lenovo Canada

On Data Science Principles

"This is a topic that people in any industry should have at least basic knowledge of in order to create more efficient and competitive businesses, tools, and resources."

Carlos E. Sapene
Chief Executive Officer

On Data Science For Business

"This course had an amazing instructor, amazing examples, and an amazing user interface that made it easy for me to grasp the material and learn simultaneously with others around the world."

Shawn Carrington, Jr.
Senior Executive Officer Perspecta, Inc.