Online Courses

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Learn from a distance at a time convenient for you with our various online course options.

  • Penn ELP Online Course: Writing the University Application Essay
    This 5-week online course offers international students a meaningful step-by-step process to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to write an effective and memorable personal statement.
     
  • MOOC: Applying to U.S. Universities  
    This 5-week Coursera course assists international students in navigating the US university admissions process.
     
  • MOOC: English for Business and Entrepreneurship 
    This 5-week Coursera course introduces concepts of entrepreneurship, market research, business plans, and persuasive speaking. Sponsored by the US Department of State.
     
  • MOOC: English for Journalism
    This 5-week Coursera course introduces the history and principles of journalism, written news and broadcasting basics, and challenges of digital news. Sponsored by the US Department of State.
     
  • MOOC: English for Career Development
    This 5-week Coursera course introduces participants to the job search, application, and interview process in the United States, while comparing and contrasting the same process in participants home countries. Sponsored by the US Department of State.

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