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Online college courses

Courses designed for the modern workforce

Whether you need a few more courses to help you finish up your degree or pursue your career goals, our large selection of undergraduate and graduate online college courses can help you meet your needs.

Check out the types of courses available from University of Phoenix, and find the right course for your needs.

University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org since 1978.

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Questions? Call (866) 354-1800

STEP 1: Find your course

STEP 2: Create an account

STEP 3: Enroll today

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Prices for courses is competitive and fixed.

Why buy online courses with us?

Choose from over 500+ courses designed to map to your goals, all 100% online, remote and in an asynchronous format — that means you can attend your online class on your schedule, as long as you meet your weekly course requirements.

Shop online and enroll the same day

Find the course you’re interested in, add it your cart, and begin the quick, easy checkout process*: create your account, complete all the requirements, provide your payment information and finish your purchase.
 

Learn from qualified faculty

No matter which course you choose, you’ll learn from the same experienced faculty members who also teach our degree programs. They bring years of industry knowledge to the classroom, so you can develop the latest skills from the field.
 

Get affordable pricing

Our prices are competitive and fixed. And, if this course can help you in the workplace, check to see if your employer will cover you for it.

Meet your goals with our online courses and certificates

Below you’ll see the different types of online courses and certificates we offer, and then you can decide what best suits your needs.

Course type Professional development courses Professional development tracks Continuing Teacher Education courses College credit courses Certificate (multiple courses)
Course level
Course level
Course level
Skills-based training
Course level
Skills-based training
Course level
Undergraduate/ Graduate
Course level
Undergraduate/ Graduate
Course level
Undergraduate/ Graduate
Typical length
Typical length
Typical length
30 hours
Typical length
60 - 180 hours
Typical length
4 - 6 weeks
Typical length
5 - 6 weeks
Typical length
5 - 13 months
Format
Format
Format
Self-led
Format
Self-led
Format
Instructor-led
Format
Instructor-led
Format
Instructor-led
Start dates
Start dates
Start dates
Start today!
Start dates
Start today!
Start dates
Up to 16 starts per year
Start dates
Up to 18 starts per year
Start dates
Up to 18 starts per year
Cost (tuition + materials)
Cost (tuition + materials)
Cost (tuition + materials)
$149.99 / course
Cost (tuition + materials)
$249.99 - $654.99/track
Cost (tuition + materials)
$600 / course (3 credit course)
Cost (tuition + materials)
$1,364* / course (3 credit course)
Cost (tuition + materials)
$8,184* / certificate (18 credit certificate)
Credit-bearing
Credit-bearing
Credit-bearing
Credit-bearing
Credit-bearing
YES
Credit-bearing
YES
Credit-bearing
YES
Federal financial aid eligible
Federal financial aid eligible
Federal financial aid eligible
Federal financial aid eligible
Federal financial aid eligible
Federal financial aid eligible
Federal financial aid eligible
YES

*Costs based on undergraduate rates for college credit courses and certificates

Earn career-relevant skills in weeks – not years

Get value from your education before you even graduate. Update your resumé and LinkedIn profile with learned skills when you complete every 5- or 6-week course in our associate, bachelor's and master's programs.

Build skills on your way to your degree

Professional development courses

Build a better you with short, self-paced and career-relevant courses. In today’s changing job market, you can quickly upgrade your toolbox with skills employers want— and earn a certificate of completion to showcase your new-found capabilities on your resumé or LinkedIn® profile.

  • Noncredit
  • 1 year of access
  • Self-led - Start today!

Typical length: 30 hours

Although these courses are designed for personal and professional development, they do not provide any professional development units or credits (PDUs or CEUs) from University of Phoenix.  If you plan to use this course for such purposes, you will need to check with any applicable agency or employer.

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Continuing Education for Teachers

If you’re preparing for licensure renewal or recertification, seeking an endorsement or looking for professional growth opportunities, you’ve got options. In addition to courses from our degree programs, you can also choose courses from our Continuing Education for Teachers collection.

  • Credit-bearing
  • Transcript available
  • Instructor-led

Typical length: 4-6 weeks

College-credit courses

Whether you need a few more courses to help you stay on track with your degree, meet admissions requirements, or courses to help you grow professionally, you can choose from over 500 undergraduate and graduate-level courses.

  • Credit-bearing
  • Transcript available
  • Instructor-led

Typical length: 5-6 weeks

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Woman studying for her certificate

Certificates

Focus your studies by developing a deeper understanding of a topic relevant to your field. Consider a certificate program, like accounting, cybersecurity, human resource management and project management that includes coursework aligned with industry standards.

  • Credit-bearing
  • Financial aid eligible
  • Instructor-led
  • Transcript available

Typical length: 5-13 months

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Get your course transcript

After you’ve completed your courses, you can request your official transcripts be sent directly to you or your school of choice.

Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice. 

Frequently asked questions about courses

Prerequisites are gathered for individual courses to make sure every student enrolled in the course has the foundational knowledge to be successful. To show you meet the required prerequisite for a course, you simply have to upload a digital copy of your transcript (official or unofficial) during the checkout process. Then you’re good to go.

Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice. If you have a question contact us at 866-354-1800.

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) for more than 40 years.

To make sure you’re prepared to take on our master’s courses, you need to complete a bachelor’s degree and meet all the prerequisites required before you enroll.

We offer payment options for those using:

  •      Military and veterans benefits   
  •      Employer benefit programs
  •      Deferred billing

Call (866) 354-1800 to speak to an enrollment representative about your payment options.

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