Courses at Tufts
Welcome to Courses at Tufts
Tufts University, one of the nation’s top 30 universities, invites you to join us for a variety of open enrollment courses available through Courses at Tufts. Whether you are a visiting student from another academic institution, a professional wishing to further your current career or explore a new interest, a high school student looking to preview the college academic experience, or a lifelong learner looking for a vibrant intellectual and social community, Courses at Tufts has an option for you!
We have divided our courses into the following Area of Study to help all of you, our potential and returning students, find the course, workshop, or certificate program that you are looking for. If you are currently a matriculated Tufts student, please click here. If you have any questions, reach out to us anytime via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, via live chat below or by phone at 617.627.2000.
Arts & Humanities
Are you a lifelong learner who is curious about understanding the world around you? In Tufts’ enriching liberal arts courses, you’ll delve into the human experience through subjects like literature, logic, gender, and race. Our courses can help you develop the critical thinking and analytical skills necessary in today’s fast-paced world.
Science & Mathematics
Deepen Your Knowledge
Are you looking to enhance your resume by building your science or math skills? We have a class for every interest, from calculus to chemistry and more. Explore your passion with Tufts’ wide range of Science & Mathematics courses. You’ll join a community of learners who are just as passionate and driven as you are.
Health & Medicine
Explore the Wide World of Medicine
Take the next step in your health or medical career with us and dive into courses on all aspects of health, including science and policy around the medical, dental, and veterinary fields. Tufts has been educating future health and medical professionals for over 100 years—come join our learning community.
Sustainability & Environmental Management
Make a Difference
Are you interested in learning more about how our societies can become more sustainable and environmentally friendly? Our courses include topics like urban planning, environmental policy, and much more. Take the next step in your personal or career path to make a difference in the environment today.
Teaching & Education
Grow as an Educator
Our education courses are designed for passionate teachers at every stage in their career. Whether you’re looking to gain foundational knowledge in a new discipline, learn about the challenges facing your students, or simply continue to be the best educator you can, Tufts has an education course for you. Our unique variety of programs provides collaborative opportunities across the university and our surrounding communities. And, you can connect with teachers who are veteran educators as well as your peer students, to truly join a community of educators at Tufts.
Learn the Science of Nutrition
Tufts nutrition courses are for everyone—whether you are an established or emerging nutrition professional, or a curious learner who wants to know more about the food you eat. A virtual course at Tufts' top-ranked Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy can help you learn about the latest nutrition science. You can choose to enroll in one course, or work toward a nutrition-focused Tufts Certificate of Graduate Studies. You’ll learn alongside fellow nutrition enthusiasts and build your skills and knowledge to achieve your personal or professional goals.
SMFA at Tufts Continuing Education
Art Education for every artist
SMFA's Continuing Education classes, workshops, and certificates foster creative exploration for individuals at every stage of their artistic journey—from novices ready to learn the fundamentals of visual expression to seasoned artists in search of master-level techniques or exposure to new materials and techniques.
Browse a variety of courses and workshops by medium, by day, or by semester, explore our certificate programs and programs for pre-college and high school students, or consider one of our winter session workshops.
Business & Management
Make Your Next Move
Are you an ambitious professional looking to make your next career move in the business management? Consider an option from our Business and Management Area of Study as part of our Courses at Tufts program. You’ll have the opportunity to interact with Tufts award winning faculty and staff from The Gordon Institute and our School of Arts & Sciences, connect with other future leaders, and add additional skills and experiences to your resume. This selection of available courses can help build your expertise and confidence while you develop greater leadership skills. Topics range from economics, finance, and project management to communications, branding strategy, operations and much more.
Data, Biotechnology & Engineering
Dive into In-Demand Fields
Are you looking to enhance your resume by building your data, biotechnology, or engineering skills? Whether you are just starting out or have an established career, Courses at Tufts can help you get to the next level. Our class interests range from 3D printing, DNA techniques, & epidemiology to computer science, data structure, AI, machine learning, and statistics. You’ll join a community of learners who are just as passionate and driven as you are.
Psychology & Social Sciences
Delve into Human Nature
Explore the human experience with faculty and staff from Tufts' award winning School of Arts & Sciences. Subjects in this Area of Study include political science, psychology, perception, family relationships, and coping. Enhance your knowledge and sharpen your skills or simply indulge yourself in topics that expand your knowledge of human nature and society.
International Relations & Public Policy
Become a Leader
The Fletcher School at Tufts University has more than 85 years of experience preparing students for positions of national and international leadership and influence. In addition, The School of Arts and Sciences offers an array of political science courses to support a multidisciplinary academic program approach to propel students into careers of global impact across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.
Course Options That Fit Your Needs
Come join our continuing education program at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. This summer, our virtual campus we will be offering a combination of the following:
- Pre-College Programs
Pursue your passion this summer with the SMFA at Tufts Continuing Education program. Courses are enrolling now. Don't miss out: register today!
Are you a high school student who is curious about what it's like to study at Tufts University? Our Summer 2021 registration is now open, whether you are looking for an opportunity to take part in an enriching academic experience, or earn some college credit ahead of graduation, Courses at Tufts for High Schoolers (CATHS) will have what your are looking for.
With over 100 courses available for high school students this summer, let us help you choose one today. Our Pre-College team is always available to help, please email us at email@example.com or call us at 617.627.2926 today.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offers a wide range of academic programming to adults 50+. With new virtual programs starting each month ranging from topics including:
Our team is here to make sure that our members can stay curious and connected, even in these challenging times! We invite you to learn more about the OLLI at Tufts, and to become a member today.
A Wide Range of Courses
What skills and knowledge do you need to expand your horizons or advance your career? Courses at Tufts has many virtual courses and workshops across a variety of disciplines from humanities, languages, and the arts to engineering and environmental studies to nutrition and public health to business and psychology. Wherever your interests lie, you're sure to find a course that will help you achieve your professional and personal goals at Tufts.