Get a World-Class University of Washington Education, Online
Earn the same respected credential from the UW that classroom students receive.
Become part of a vibrant learning community of Huskies around the globe.
Enjoy the flexibility and convenience of online study, from wherever you are.
Our online certificates, degrees and courses, make it possible for you to keep learning at the University of Washington, even if you work full time or live outside of the Seattle area. Explore your online options below and find your path to success.
Choose from more than 40 certificate programs offered completely online or in a blended online/classroom format.
Advance your career by completing your UW bachelor’s or master’s degree online.
Take an online course to explore a subject of interest or take care of prerequisites for a certificate or degree program.
"Having the ability to participate in the comfort of my home has been really important to me. It provides that better work-life balance."
Jordan Smith wanted more for his career, and he knew the best way to make that happen: our online, self-paced learning format.
Check out free and low-cost courses that we offer through Coursera and edX, many of which are based on classes taught in UW certificate and degree programs.
Read about how our self-paced, online learning programs give students the freedom to study at the pace that works best for them.