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Harvard Extension is ready for you.

Build next-level knowledge wherever you are in your career and life. And join a global Harvard community dedicated to shaping a better future.

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What Makes Extension Unique

Deep learning springs from human connection. That’s why we work so hard to bring people together — whether in a live virtual classroom or an in-person seminar on campus.

  • Access

    Our flexible pathways and transparent admissions emphasize what you’re capable of today—not a test or course you took years ago.

  • Quality

    Expect to be challenged. You'll learn from industry experts and faculty from Harvard and peer institutions.

  • Flexibility

    You're balancing a lot. We get it. Our courses are designed to help you study while managing career and life commitments.

  • Impact

    Gain meaningful insights and make valuable connections. Then put them to work in your career and life pursuits.

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Finding balance was the biggest challenge during my time at Extension. But being able to attend class remotely was a huge help. I was on the road almost every week and was glad I could call in to class from wherever I was.”

Josh Drean

Josh Drean

Start Your Extension Journey This Summer

Did you know that you can start your Extension School journey at Harvard Summer School?

  • Tuesday, April 13, 2021
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
Join us on April 13 to learn how
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About Extension School

Harvard Extension School has changed a lot over the years. But our mission remains the same: open access and active learning for every student who has the drive and commitment to succeed at Harvard.