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Online Courses for College Credit

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.

Catch Up or Get Ahead

Online courses can help lighten the course load required by your degree program at SNHU or another university.

Transfer Your Credits

Credits you earn can transfer to SNHU degree programs, or to another university, depending on their transfer policy.

Upskill for Career Moves

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

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.

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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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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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Digital Marketing

Learn the different types of digital marketing channels and business functions using digital marketing technology and tools. Topics will focus on earned, paid, and owned media and the intersection of the three. The course will also emphasize development of a digital marketing strategy and its impact on the business.

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Cybersecurity Foundations

Gain familiarity with foundational cybersecurity concepts and terms. Learn the difference between adversarial and environmental threats and analyze how security practitioners respond to each. Explore legal and human factors and examine how they influence the development of organizational security strategies.

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Introduction to Psychology

Explore the complexities of the human mind, and examine the science behind why we think, feel, and do what we do. Students will experience the evolution of psychology through the early schools of thought, major branches, and core theories that guide contemporary perspectives. As students consider the broad influence of psychology on their perceptions, emotions, and everyday choices, this course aims to show that, in human experience, "psychology is everywhere."

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Individual online courses start soon

Undergraduate Term starts 7/01/24

  • Individual 3-credit undergraduate classes cost $990 ($330 per credit)
  • 8-week terms

Graduate Term starts 7/29/24

  • Individual 3-credit graduate classes cost $1,911 ($637 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?

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.

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
  • Courses developed by subject experts
  • Personal academic support
  • 200+ transfer-friendly programs
  • 24/7 tech support
  • Access to SNHU Career Services while enrolled

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