Open the Door to an MIT Education
MIT Professional Education is the entry point to thousands of learning experiences across MIT. The MIT Professional Education office invites alumni and professionals to build new connections between contemporary work challenges and the expanding universe of knowledge. Participants, whether committed to a full year on campus or a summer short course, are plugged into world-class thinking and intellectual rigor. MIT standards of excellence, leadership, and innovation are built into the MIT Professional Education experience. Just open the door.
Advanced Study Program » Choose among MIT’s thousands of courses and learn with MIT faculty and students. One or more semesters; full or part time. MIT credit and certificates awarded upon completion.
Custom Programs » Educational sessions developed to meet company goals and challenges. MIT faculty lead concentrated courses on campus or at your site. MIT Professional Education advisors can build a day or a multiyear training sequence.
Short Programs » Intensive courses for professional audiences on advanced topics. MIT faculty lead two-to-five day sessions on campus. More than 40 courses, usually in the summer, earn certificates and continuing education units.
Online X Programs » Online X Programs offers courses online. Currently being offered is Tackling the Challenges of Big Data, a four-week course developed in collaboration with faculty from MIT and CSAIL. Participants will earn an MIT Professional Education certificate upon completion.