Online Courses for College Credit

With Study.com's college course catalog, you can earn credit for over 200 courses online. Find your courses below to get started!

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About our Courses for College Credit

Study.com offers more than 200 that you can take to earn transfer credit toward your degree. Our self-paced courses allow you to earn a degree or complete your general education courses in a quick, affordable way that easily fits into a busy schedule. Each course's video lessons are short, easy to navigate, and feature multiple-choice quizzes designed to confirm your comprehension of the material.

Browse Courses by Subject

Select a subject from the tiles or scroll down to browse our catalog and find the right course for you. Once you have an account, enrolling is as easy as clicking a button. Enroll in any course, any time, and study at your pace.

Online Course Catalog:

Business

With courses that cover accounting, business, economics, finance, hospitality, and marketing, Study.com makes it easy and affordable to earn your Bachelor's in Business Management online or to fulfill your general education requirements.

Computer Science

Prepare your career for the future by learning the fundamentals of database management, programming, and cybersecurity today! Study.com offers a wide variety of computer science courses that will help you stay ready for advances in tech fields.

English

Learn how to write a compelling argument, think critically about important issues, and clearly articulate your thoughts by taking our composition and literature courses. Solid writing skills are always in-demand, and Study.com offers you a flexible pathway to achieve them.

Foreign Language

Learning a new language is one of the best things you can do to enhance yourself personally and professionally. As our world continues to grow smaller, the ability to communicate will continue to become more important. Our Spanish courses will teach you the skills you need to hold conversations both at home and in the workplace.

History

Whether you want to learn about ancient civilization or the Vietnam War, our history courses will take you through time to analyze crucial events that have shaped our human history. Many of these courses include primary sources to help you read the actual words from the time and see things through the minds of the people impacted.

Humanities

Humanities as a topic covers everything from philosophy to art to public speaking, and so does our course library. These courses provide a well-rounded education, teaching you a wide-range of skills like how to do online research and deliver presentations, in addition to covering important aspects of philosophy and religion.

Math

Math is one of the most challenging subjects for most students. Our online math courses break down complicated subjects into understandable steps and contain quizzes so you can practice what you've learned. We've got you covered from pre-algebra to calculus.

Psychology

Learn the intricacies of the human mind and behavior with Study.com’s extensive library of online psychology courses. We have engaging courses in general psychology, social psychology, abnormal psychology, human growth and development, and more!

Science

Whether you're peering through a microscope to study mitochondria or gazing through a telescope to learn about the stars, our science courses have everything you need to put what you see into context. We cover topics from biology to chemistry to astronomy and earth science.

Social Science

Understanding how humans interact with each other and society is the core foundation of social science. Study.com's courses identify and exaplain these relationships, and why they're important. We have courses on topics like sociology, psychology, criminal justice, and education.

How It Works

  1. Enroll in a Course:

    Start earning college credit today by enrolling in a Study.com course, watching our engaging video lessons, and passing out interactive quizzes.

  2. Complete all of your lessons:

    Schedule time to complete every lesson and quiz in the course to unlock the proctored final exam that you need to pass to earn credit. You can set goals to stay on pace and use our mobile app to study anytime, anywhere.

  3. Take the proctored final exam:

    Every Study.com college course culminates in a proctored final exam that covers the course comprehensively. If you pass the exam, you'll earn credit for the course!

  4. Transfer credit to your school:

    After you've passed a course, you can easily request your transcript from your personal dashboard, and have it sent directly to the school of your choice.

  5. Celebrate:

    Once your school accepts your transcript, you'll be one step closer to earning your degree!

A Better Way to Learn

With a Study.com College Accelerator account, you'll have access to a variety of features designed to help you study better and reach your goals.

  • Practice Tests & Study Guides: Every college course provides you with opportunities to practice your skills before taking the final exam. You can take practice exams at the chapter and course level and make use of study materials like flashcards to prepare for your final exam. We also provide study guides after each exam attempt so you can reinforce concepts from the course.

  • Goals & Notes: You can access more study tools from your personal dashboard such as our Goals and Notes features. The Goals tool lets you set study goals to stay on pace and complete your courses on time, while the Notes tool lets you highlight important information in our lessons and store them on your dashboard so that you can easily view them.

  • Access to Experts: If you have trouble understanding concepts in your courses, you can turn to our Instant Answers tool to submit a question to our team of subject matter experts. Our experts are always available and will answer your questions within 24 hours.

An Affordable Alternative

The average annual cost to attend a public 4-year university is approximately $20,000, and the average student graduates with nearly $30,000 in student loan debt, which can take decades to pay off. With Study.com's College Accelerator service, you can take 2 courses per month at the cost of $99 per course. This gives you the opportunity to complete your general education and make significant progress toward your degree for a fraction of the cost compared to a university.

Check out our Tuition Comparison Page to see more details on how we stack up against the cost of a traditional unversity.

COLLEGE ACCELERATOR

Study.com College Accelerator plan gives you access to everything you need to earn college credit. You'll be able to access over 200 credit-recommended college courses that you can transfer into your college, and access to thousands of videos and lessons and test prep courses to prepare you for any college credit exam.

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FAQs

How do I start my course on Study.com?

Select the college course you wish to take from the list above. On the course overview page, click the button labeled "Start This Course" to enroll in the course and set your target date for completing it. Now you can proceed to the first lesson. When you complete the first lesson, simply click "Next Lesson" to proceed through the course.

How long does it take to complete a course?

Study.com courses are self-paced so the amount it takes to complete a course would depend on how much time you could spend on it per week. If you can commit at least an hour a day to completing lessons in your courses, then you will likely complete a course in less than a month.

Are there any other assignments in addition to the quizzes and exams?

Some of our courses do have written assignment requirements in addition to the lession quizzes and the proctored exam that you need to take. These assignments mostly appear in our English, communications, history, and upper-division courses (any course number above 300).

Can you explain your Credit Transfer Guarantee?

Study.com partners with over 25 schools that guarantee the credit you earn on our site will be transferable toward a degree when you enroll in one of their programs. You can see the list of our partner schools and learn more about our credit transfer guarantee on our credit transfer page.

What is the ACE CREDIT service?

ACE CREDIT is the American Council on Education;s college credit recommendation service. Founded in 1918, ACE is the major coordinating body for all the nation's higher education institutions, representing more than 1,500 college and university presidents and more than 200 related associations nationwide. It provides leadership on key higher education issues and influences public policy through advocacy. For more information, visit the ACE CREDIT website at www.acenet.edu/credit.

Will my college credit transfer?

More than 2,000 schools that belong to the ACE CREDIT college and university network will consider transferring the credit you earn from Study.com course to their institutions. Many of our college courses have also been recommended for transferable credit by the National College Credit Recommendations Service (NCCRS). More than 1,500 colleges and universities across the U.S. cooperate with NCCRS to consider awarding college credit based on these recommendations. you will need to contact your school to learn more about their credit transfer policy and whether they accept ACE CREDIT and/or NCCRS recommendations.

We guarantee your credit will transfer to any of our 25+ partner schools. If you are not enrolled in a partner school, you will need to contact your school to learn more about their credit transfer policy and whether they accept ACE CREDIT and/or NCCRS recommendations. You can learn more about transfer credit to your school our credit transfer page.

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