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Online Courses for College Credit

Not interested in a full degree right now?
Take one of our transfer-friendly online courses
to earn college credit and master new skills.

Earn college credits in as little as 8 weeks.

Whether you’re already a university student, a working professional, or you simply want to see what college is like, taking individual online courses can be a great way to earn college credits, upskill for your career, and prepare for the future—all with low cost and no long-term commitment.

University students: Earn college credits quickly and affordably that you can transfer to a degree program at SNHU or another university. Check your university's transfer policy.

Working professionals: Learn career-focused, in-demand skills employers are looking for to help advance your career, break into an industry, or get even closer to earning your degree.

Thinking about college? Individual courses are a great way to get a feel for the online experience, and see if an online degree is right for you. And if it is, you'll have a head start on the path to your degree.

Individual courses at SNHU are built to move you forward. Find yours and get started today.

Hundreds of course options

Choose from nearly 500 transfer-friendly classes, and in as little as 8 weeks, earn college credits that may be applied toward a degree at SNHU or another university. Whether you're looking for a course in business, healthcare, liberal arts, technology, or another subject, you can find it all at SNHU.

You can develop your passion for numbers and problem-solving in SNHU’s math courses. Consider a psychology course to understand psychological principles and develop insight into human thought and behaviors. Dive into courses like marketing, financial accounting and microeconomics to learn skills you could apply to the business world. Or explore your creative side with graphic design, creative writing and more.

Popular SNHU Courses—8 weeks long, 100% online.

ACC-201
Financial Accounting

Learn the steps of the accounting cycle and how to prepare financial statements in accordance with industry established rules and regulations. Develop skills needed to analyze financial accounting information, communicate this information to stakeholders, and understand the accounting procedures that produce this information.

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HIM 215
Coding & Classification Systems

Learn about the central technologies, terminologies, and systems involved in Medical Coding, building the skills you need to create and maintain a central hub for all patient data in a healthcare setting—from the lab, to surgery, insurance, registries and more. Gain relevant and career-focused skills, so you can prepare for real-world success.

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Individual online courses start soon

Undergraduate Term starts 01/02/23

  • Individual 3-credit undergraduate classes cost $960 ($320 per credit)
  • 8-week terms

Graduate Term starts 01/30/23

  • Individual 3-credit graduate classes cost $1,881 ($627 per credit)
  • 10-week terms

Please note that financial aid is not available for students taking individual courses only. Learn more about tuition.

Why take individual online courses?

Catch Up or Get Ahead

Catch Up or Get Ahead

By taking transfer-friendly online courses now, you may be able to lighten your course load required by your degree program at SNHU or another university.

Transfer Your Credits

Transfer Your Credits

Course credits may be transferred to a degree program at SNHU or another university, depending on your program’s transfer policy.

Check your degree program’s transfer policy to see how many SNHU online college credits are transferrable.
Upskill for Career Moves

Upskill for Career Moves

For moving up the ladder or changing fields entirely, new skills can help make you more marketable.

SNHU makes it easy to get started — and has been teaching online since 1995

  • No application fees
  • No entrance exams
  • Accredited and affordable
  • Terms start frequently
  • 24/7 tech support
  • Personal academic support
  • Courses developed by subject experts
  • 200+ transfer-friendly programs
  • Access to SNHU Career Services

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