Course Programs

There are various kinds of courses available: from online courses to summer courses and intensive courses. Courses serve a multitude of purposes for different students: they are sometimes used to bridge the gap between different phases of academic study, or to provide additional professional training and qualifications. There are courses in a wide variety of subjects, from cosmetology to engineering, food and beverage studies to law and regulations, biology to fashion. The variety of different courses can be overwhelming - don't let it stop you! Start your search by looking at the most popular courses listed below.

Newly added Courses

AMIDEAST America-Mideast Educational & Training Services

Courses in Regional Studies in French (Semester/Academic Year)

June 29, 2017
The AMIDEAST Education Abroad Regional Studies in French Program in Rabat offers a diverse set of courses taught in French on Morocco in its Muslim, Arab, African and Mediterranean contexts. In addition, students learn Moroccan Arabic and have the opportunity to study Modern Standard Arabic if they so desire. Students in the program live either with… [+] French-speaking Moroccan families or in a private Moroccan student residence hall. [-]

Mississippi State University - Center for Distance Education

Certificate - Vision Specialist in Vocational Rehabilitation (VSP)

June 29, 2017
The purpose of the program is to provide vocational rehabilitation (VR) counselors and graduate students in VR programs with the expertise to address issues and techniques specific to visual impairment. The Vision Specialist program began in 1990 in response to a shortage of qualified counseling personnel in the field of blindness rehabilitation.

IES Abroad

Vienna - Music

June 29, 2017
The IES Abroad Vienna Music Program is ideal for students majoring or minoring in Music, and offers you the opportunity to participate in a wide selection of courses focusing on Music and European culture and society. The program is organized in conjunction with the Vienna European Society & Culture Program.

What different types of courses can I choose from?

Welcome to the page where you can discover learning through short courses, online courses, distance courses, or business courses. Some people choose to start with one of the short courses and work their way up to a certification or degree. Office managers may wish to send their employees through one of our courses for career training to improve employee knowledge and skills. Whether you want to go into Business and Finance, work on your graduate degree, or just brush up on some skills, you can find a course that matches your requirements!


Short Courses

Some people prefer to take some of the short courses. Short courses are designed to offer specific skills in areas such as Design, Education, Computers, Engineering, Psychology, and many others. Short courses vary in length but most can be completed in a matter of days, a few short weeks, or months. For example, someone interested in computer technology or IT could take some short courses or work toward a certificate.

Short courses can also suit you if you are someone with a fairly strong background in a specific field, but who needs more intensive training in specific skills, such as information technology, education, or other fields, and wants to get the skill area mastery in a few short weeks or less.


Online Courses

Online learning was developed to meet the need of busy professionals and businesses who wish to expand their education and training options and still keep up with their busy schedule. Taking a course online allows you to work at your own rate and in your own time. Some of these courses allow you to complete specific certifications in various areas of study fairly quickly. Some are very specific, while others are a bit more broad in scope. Businesses could send some of their employees to online courses, in order to fulfill a certification they need their employees to have or to get them to gain valuable skills in very specific areas or sub category areas. There are hundreds of online courses to choose from on this site, so feel free to browse the course offerings.


Distance learning courses

With the distance learning courses, as with online courses, you can get a full education, or just a course or two, depending upon your needs or future career aspirations. Start slow and grow by adding on more distance courses as you have the time! Distance courses include many different fields, including business, law, psychology, and technology.

 

SOME POPULAR COURSE CATEGORIES


1. Psychology Courses

Psychology
 is a study of the mind and behaviors, including motivations for why people do certain things, and child development theories. A study of psychology prepares you for a career in the human behavior field and can qualify you to work as a clinical psychologist, counselor, social worker, researcher, or other careers. This field is in high demand and is expected to grow due to the need to understand human motivation and the psychology of behavior. Some psychology graduates even work in fields like sports, entertainment, and advertising.

Courses offers in the field of psychology deal with motivation of human behavior, human development theories, experimental psychology, and more. Taking these type of courses gives you a strong background in the field of psychology so that you can take this knowledge and build upon it, combining it with other courses or degree programs.


2. Law Courses

The field of Law deals with the law both locally and abroad, and prepares you for a career in the legal profession. Various institutions we feature offer courses dealing with legal communication, as well as other important areas of the law. Careers in law can be quite lucrative, and include working as an attorney in private practice, a legal consultant, paralegal, and many other areas. Someone interested in the diverse field of law could start with short courses and move up to complete programs.


3. Business Courses

There are many business specific course offerings to choose from, and employers often benefit greatly from sending their employees to such courses. Some business courses address how to create managerial talent from a business employee pool, as well as promoting better job performance, and increasing profit. These courses and many others offer a sound way to increase profit by learning among employees. These courses could be utilized as a "work improvement plan," where you send your employees for self-improvement as applied to business.

 

Benefits

The benefits of taking a course are multifaceted. Not only does it give busy working professionals a way to return to school in their own time, but also offers employers a way to provide staff development and additional training to workers to meet the changing needs of their business.

In addition, busy moms or others can choose how much they want to take and when, based on their own interests. Work toward a masters or advanced degree, a certification, or just a skill area you'd like to know more about.

There is a wide appeal to distant learning as an international portal which encourages people of all walks of life, nationalities, and backgrounds to browse a wide selection of courses and work at their own pace to reach their career goals.


Differences in Duration and Cost

On this site you have a wide variety of universities, colleges and schools to choose from. Feel free to browse the different schools and compare their costs. You will find something to suit your budget and your needs.

You can find a wide variety of coursework to take, depending whether you are a one-course student or someone wanting to pursue an advanced degree. Look for courses in everything from Business, Communication, Accounting and Marketing to Law, Counselling, Hotel Management, Photography and Arts!