Online Programs Making News

Read more about our new and news-making programs.

Enroll Now: New Online Course "Digital Media for Health Outcomes"

Posted: May 22, 2023
Digital Media for Health Outcomes

The new online course "Digital Media for Health Outcomes" for health professionals has officially launched on Coursera!

Read More

Earn an Online Certificate in Tropical Forest Landscapes

Posted: March 22, 2023
Tropical Forest Landscapes Course Cover

Check out the latest Participant Testimonial Video from Yale’s online certificate program, Tropical Forest Landscapes: Conservation, Restoration & Sustainable Use.

Read More

Well-being for teens: A popular course gets a new spin for a new audience

Posted: January 10, 2023
Dr. Laurie Santos newest course The Science of Well-Being for Teens/Woman Meditating on Beach

The most popular course in Yale’s history is being revamped for a high school audience.

Read More

YSE Certificate Programs Advance Climate Solutions and Careers

Posted: October 06, 2022
YSE Outdoor Class

Aimed at accelerating the transition to clean energy and effective tropical forest landscape conservation and restoration, two YSE online certificate programs are having an immediate impact on the environment and the careers of environmental professionals.

Read More

Three Classes Celebrate at Inaugural YSM PA Online Commencement Ceremony

Posted: May 09, 2022
PA School Grads Jumping for Joy

Nearly 90 members of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Physician Assistant (PA) Online Program Classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022—and hundreds of family and friends—gathered on May 6 in Woolsey Hall to celebrate at the program’s first graduation ceremony.

Read More

I Want to Save the World!

Posted: March 28, 2022
Medical Software Bubble Graph

My co-authors and I were having our first meeting with Sara Epperson, Yale’s Director of Digital Education, to discuss our proposal to record a Coursera online class based on our then-upcoming textbook “Introduction to Medical Software: Foundations for Digital Health, Devices, and Diagnostics

Read More

Yale PA Online Students on Campus for Immersion Week

Posted: March 21, 2022
PA online students

"I'm so glad to be together this time.” James Van Rhee, MS, PA-C, program director of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Physician Assistant (PA) Online Program, said in his opening remarks at the March 18 White Coat Ceremony for the 80 members of the PA Online Class of 2024.

Read More

Yale Hosts Free Online Courses on Intersection of Religion and Ecology

Posted: January 27, 2022

The Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology launched a series of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, this month on the Coursera platform that explore world religions and their diverse ecological perspectives.

Read More

Diverse Class of 80 Aspiring PAs Begins Yale's Physician Assistant Online Program

Posted: January 23, 2022

Biomedical engineer for a medical device company. Health Science teacher. U.S. Navy Intelligence professional. Hospital administrator. These roles, held by four members of the Yale School of Medicine Physician Assistant Online (PA Online) Program Class of 2024 prior to starting PA school, are reflective of the class’s diversity. The 80 students in the class began the 28-month program on January 4, 2022.

Read More

Inaugural Online Executive MPH Class Welcomed to Yale School of Public Health

Posted: November 09, 2021

The Yale School of Public Health welcomed 38 working professionals to campus this semester as it launches its inaugural online Executive MPH program.

The part-time program, which takes two years to complete, provides students with a broad foundation in public health and an opportunity to specialize in chosen tracks: Health Informatics, Environmental Health Sciences, Applied Analytical Methods and Epidemiology, and Critical Topics in Public Health. 

Read More

How to gain a sense of well-being, free and online

Posted: April 14, 2021

In 2018, when Professor Laurie Santos introduced her course “Psychology and the Good Life,” a class on the science of happiness, it became the most popular in the history of Yale, attracting more than 1,200 undergraduate enrollees that first semester. An online course based on those teachings became a global phenomenon.

Read More

7 Tips for Online Learning: How to Excel as an Online Student

Posted: November 17, 2020

Do you know a student juggling the challenges of online learning? Are you enrolled in an online course? Have you decided to continue your education?

The Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning has supported Yale’s remote learning model since March 2020 and has supported Yale’s online learning initiatives on Coursera since 2014. The Center has developed a list of seven strategies any learner can use to succeed in an online classroom.

Read More