Free Online Courses

Colorado State University offers a selection of Massive Open Online Courses (also known as MOOCs) that are free and open to the public. See below which courses are available and when they are offered. Learn more about MOOCs on the FAQs page.

Take a MOOC to explore new skills and ideas

Applying and Leading Assessment in Student Affairs

If you are new to coordinating assessment, looking to build your assessment competencies, or seeking to advance your assessment leadership, this course helps identify and explore core elements, resources, and approaches for your practice.

Conflict Resolution for College Students

Conflicts with roommates, professors, classmates, coworkers, and club members are a common part of the college experience. This interactive course is designed to help you successfully manage the interpersonal disputes you encounter during your time as a student.

Ethnic Studies in Action

The field of ethnic studies serves an important role in social justice and equity efforts, both on and off college campuses. Explore how ethnic studies supports activism and theoretical discourse from an intersectional lens in this free online course from CSU.

Exploring the Student Affairs in Higher Education Profession

Are you interested in a career working with college students? Or are you a student affairs professional needing to brush up on the latest practices in the field? This course is designed for both audiences. Discover foundations of the field, guiding theories, networking tips, and most importantly, learn how you can foster student success.

Science of Relationships

Have you ever wondered what makes your significant other tick? Why you're attracted to the people you are? How to best nurture a relationship? Or how to get through a breakup? Dive deeper into the science of relationships with social psychology expert and CSU professor, Dr. Jennifer Jill Harman, Ph.D., in this free online psychology course.

Writing for Graduate School

Are you applying to graduate school or already accepted into a program? Writing is one of the most important skills you will need. Start honing your writing skills and take an in-depth look at the academic writing process, MLA and APA styles, citing sources, revising your work, and more.

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