Stanford Online is administered by the Office of the Vice Provost for Technology and Learning at Stanford University. The Office of the Vice Provost for Technology and Learning (VPTL) is committed to creating and supporting a lifetime of learning opportunities for learners on campus and beyond. Through free online courses, graduate and professional certificates, advanced degrees, and executive education programs, we are facilitating extended and meaningful engagement with Stanford faculty and their research, for learners of different ages, regions, and backgrounds throughout many stages of their lives and careers.

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Stanford Website Accessibility

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Stanford Online Learning Opportunities

Stanford Online provides learning opportunities and credentials to the public in conjunction with many of the university’s schools and departments. Through Stanford Online (a part of VPTL), Stanford offers more than 100 unique, free online courses or MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) in service to the world, for lifelong learning and self-enrichment.