Professional Education

Set yourself apart in the workforce.
Whether you’re looking to make a career move, reach that promotion, or just expand your knowledge, our professional education portfolio is designed to help you reach your goals while still maintaining your career.  Earn a certificate to make your resume stand out from the crowd.

Flexible enrollment and learning options

  • Start online learning anytime
  • Choose individual courses with 60-day access, or for some programs, an All-Access Plan
  • View lectures and complete assignments online or in person (for a few programs)
  • Work at your own pace to complete courses and earn a certificate—most people finish in 1-2 years 

Stanford instructors brought to you

  • Learn from faculty who are passionate about sharing the results of their pioneering research and real-world insights
  • Develop your skills with teaching teams committed to using the latest innovations in teaching and learning
  • Take courses and programs from the schools of engineering, medicine, law, business, and humanities and sciences

Cutting-edge content

  • Engage in practical, hands-on learning designed to satisfy your curiosity, challenge your assumptions, and expand your thinking
  • Study content that mirrors the latest material being taught live at Stanford
  • Earn certificates, continuing education, or medical education units and demonstrate your knowledge of the most current concepts

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