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Stanford Online

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Stanford Online

Learn about topics ranging from child nutrition, creativity & innovation, AI, leadership & management, and digital transformation, online and at your own pace.

Stanford Online offers the Stanford community and learners around the world access to Stanford’s extended education and lifelong learning opportunities. Our robust catalog of credit-bearing, professional, and free content provides a variety of ways to expand your learning, advance your career, and enhance your life.

Discover free webinars, online courses, and certificate programs taught by Stanford faculty and industry experts. We also offer staff discounts to select STAP-eligible professional education programs. Explore our offerings:

Online & Hybrid Graduate Education

Professional Education

Free Courses

Free Webinars, Seminars, & More

Staff Discounts

Stanford Online, the university’s online learning provider, is operated and managed by the Stanford Center for Professional Development, a leader in online and extended education.

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It's pretty "sweet" to be connected with Stanford! Stanford Sweeteners presents the "sweetest" perks and rewards of being affiliated with Stanford, from discounts and incentives to facilities access and professional development.

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Note to Vendors

As a policy, we do not promote discounts by external vendors; please see details in our FAQ for External Organizations.