Columbia Online is Columbia University’s central resource for students, faculty, alumni and staff to access online courses, programs, initiatives and tools, and to share best practices in leveraging online and digital technologies to enhance teaching and learnin
Online Degree & Non-Degree Programs
In fall 2013, Columbia University partnered with Coursera to offer Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), with the aim to contribute knowledge to the world, enhance teaching on campus by leveraging technology and digital media, and showcase the university’s programs and faculty. The University has offered MOOCs taught by world renowned faculty from The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Arts & Sciences, the Medical School, and university affiliates—Barnard and Teachers College.
In March 2014, Columbia University announced a partnership with edX, and the launch of ColumbiaX. The University also designated a YouTube channel—Columbia Learn—as the repository for all Columbia MOOC video content.
Conversations on Online Learning
The CTL and the Office of the Provost host a series of public talks on the future of education by leading experts in the world of online learning. Use the playlist below to access all the Conversations on Online Learning to date. View past seminars and conversations at Columbia University on topics related to online learning on the Columbia Online website.
The CTL works closely with the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) to develop our online learning efforts into strong pathways for lifelong learning at Columbia. Visit CAA’s Research & Learn page to find out more about exclusive offerings for alumni.