Coursera provides online access to the world’s best education. More than 40 million learners from around

the globe have come to Coursera to take courses offered by top universities like Yale, Stanford, Duke and

top companies like Google and IBM.

Coursera partners with more than 200 leading universities and companies to bring flexible, affordable,

job-relevant online learning to individuals and organizations worldwide. In addition, We offer a range of learning opportunities—from hands-on projects and courses to job-ready certificates and degree programs.

Coursera's story

Coursera was founded by Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng in 2012 with a vision of providing life-transforming

learning experiences to learners around the world. In addition, Today, Coursera is a global online learning

platform thatoffers anyone, anywhere, access to online courses and degrees from leading universities and companies.

Moreover, Coursera received B Corp certification in February 2021, which means that we have a legal duty

not only to our shareholders, but to also make a positive impact on society more broadly, as we continue

our efforts to reduce barriers to world-class education for all.

82 million learners, 100+ Fortune 500 companies, and more than 6,000 campuses, businesses, and governments come to Coursera to access world-class learning—anytime, anywhere.

We believe

Learning is the source of human progress.

It has the power to transform our world from illness to health, from poverty to prosperity, and from conflict to peace.

It has the power to transform our lives for ourselves, for our families, and for our communities.

No matter who we are or where we are, learning empowers us to change and grow and redefine what’s possible.
So That’s why access to the best learning is a right, not a privilege.

So that’s why Coursera is here. We partner with the best institutions to bring the best learning to every corner of the world.

So that anyone, anywhere has the power to transform their life through learning.

World-Class Learning for Anyone, Anywhere


Learn from experts at 200+ leading universities and companies.

Earn recognized credentials from leading universities and companies to achieve your goals.


Explore hundreds of free courses or get started with a free trial.

Earn a university degree and enjoy high-quality curriculumaffordable pricing, and flexible scheduling.


Get on-demand lectures for desktop and mobile—on your schedule.

Choose from free courses, hands-on projects, certificate programs, and stackable credentials.


Master essential career skills based on comprehensive skills data.

Build personal and professional skills with applied learning.

Coursera for Business

Coursera for Business is the transformative skill development solution for empowering your teams with

the high-impact skills that drive innovation, competitiveness, and growth.

With Coursera for Business, you can:

  • Firstly, Provide transformative learning with expert-curated, AI-driven learning programs.
  • Secondly, Enable hands-on learning to drive rapid skill acquisition.
  • Thirdly, Track and measure skill development and benchmark proficiency against industry peers.

Coursera for Campus

Coursera for Campus empowers any university to offer job-relevant, credit-ready* online education to

students, faculty, and staff.

With Coursera for Campus, you can:

  • Firstly, Promote student employability by teaching in-demand skills for high-growth fields.
  • Secondly, Help students master job-ready skills with Guided Projects, programming assignments, and
  • Thirdly, in-course assessments—online, offline, and via mobile.
  • Finally, Enable faculty to create projects, assessments, and courses tailored to learner needs.

* Credit eligibility determined by your institution.

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Coursera for Government

Coursera for Government helps governments and organizations provide in-demand skills and

learning paths to new jobs for the entire workforce, and implements national-scale learning programs.

With Coursera for Government, you can:

  • Firstly, Develop locally relevant career pathways and connect learners with regional employers.
  • Secondly, Build your own hiring ecosystem by authoring content.
  • Finally, Upskill and reskill your workforce to be job-ready.

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Expanding access to world-class learning

Coursera works with global partners across 140 countries to provide free education to tens of thousands of refugees.

With our growing network of partner organizations, we continue to launch new programs that help

expand access to learning for veterans, the formerly incarcerated, and the educationally underserved.

What Coursera Has to Offer

Guided Project

Learn a job-relevant skill that you can use today in under 2 hours through an interactive experience guided

by a subject matter expert. So, Access everything you need right in your browser and complete your project

confidently with step-by-step instructions.


Moreover, Take courses from the world's best instructors and universities. Courses include recorded auto-graded

and peer-reviewed assignments, video lectures, and community discussion forums. When you complete

a course, you’ll be eligible to receive a shareable electronic Course Certificate for a small fee.


Enroll in a Specialization to master a specific career skill. So, You’ll complete a series of rigorous courses, tackle

hands-on projects, and earn a Specialization Certificate to share with your professional network and potential employers.

Professional Certificate

Whether you’re looking to start a new career or change your current one, Professional Certificates on

Coursera help you become job ready. Moreover, Learn at your own pace from top companies and universities,

apply your new skills to hands-on projects that showcase your expertise to potential employers, and

earn a career credential to kickstart your new career.

MasterTrack® Certificate

So, With MasterTrack® Certificates, portions of Master’s programs have been split into online modules,

so you can earn a high quality university-issued career credential at a breakthrough price in a flexible,

interactive format. Benefit from a deeply engaging learning experience with real-world projects and live,

expert instruction. So, If you are accepted to the full Master's program, your MasterTrack coursework counts

towards your degree.


In addition, Transform your resume with a degree from a top university for a breakthrough price.

Our modular degree learning experience gives you the ability to study online anytime and earn credit

as you complete your course assignments. Moreover, You'll receive the same credential as students who attend

class on campus. Coursera degrees cost much less than comparable on-campus programs.