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Registration and Admissions

At Harvard Extension School, we offer multiple paths to enrollment. Whether you want to fill a knowledge gap in a single course or gain a set of new skills through a certificate or degree, you’ll find an accessible path to meet your goals.

Spring and January Registration Opens November 7. You can learn about course registration process and get ready today.

Explore our paths of study:

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Register for a Course

At a Glance
Nearly 1,000 courses
Online and On Campus Options
Open enrollment
No application
required
2022–23 tuition for 4-credit courses
$1,980 for undergraduate ($495 per credit)
$3,100 for graduate ($775 per credit)
$1,500 for noncredit ($375 per credit)

Next Steps

Courses are offered during 15-week fall and spring terms, a 3-week intensive January term, or 3- or 7-week summer sessions through Harvard Summer School.

Begin a Certificate

Undergraduate Certificates at a Glance
Open enrollment
No application
required
3 courses
Online and On Campus Options
$5,940
Total estimated cost
Graduate Certificates at a Glance
Open enrollment
No application
required
3–5 courses
Online and On Campus Options
$9,300–$15,500
Total estimated cost

Next Steps

Get Started on a Degree

Master’s Degrees at a Glance
Admissions
Earn your way in: Excel in 1–3 degree courses to qualify for admission
10–12 courses
Online and On Campus Options
$31,000–$37,200
Total estimated cost
Bachelor’s Degree at a Glance
Admissions
Earn your way in: Excel in 3 degree courses to qualify for admission
16–32 courses
Online and On Campus Options
Up to 64 transfer credits accepted
$31,680–$63,360
Total estimated cost

Next Steps

Pursue Premedical Studies

To prepare for medical or dental school, you may fill in gaps from your prior undergraduate education by simply registering for a few medical science courses. Or, you may apply to the Premedical Program to complete all the pre-med coursework, secure advising, and apply for sponsorship.

Next Steps