Explore Your Opportunities at Harvard


Earn a Harvard degree, and make an impact in your professional and personal life.



Premedical Studies

Complete the courses you need for application to medical or dental school.

Learning in Retirement

Announcing 2019-20 Courses, Graduate Certificates, and Degree Fields

Find out what's new, and start getting ready for the fall semester. We have over 900 courses to choose from.

See What's New

Harvard Campus

Student Success Stories

Learn about the Harvard Extension experience from people who have lived it. See what our current students and alumni have to say about our courses, faculty, and the impact that continuing education has had on their lives and careers.

Blake Hite

  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts in the field of Biology | Minors: Psychology, Environmental Studies
  • Boston, Massachusetts
The most rewarding aspect of my time at the Extension School was having the privilege to work as a faculty aide alongside distinguished faculty members on urgent matters of public health, such as suicide and climate change. 

Zachary Hadley

  • Master of Liberal Arts in the field of International Relations
  • Venice, Italy
In the Yard, banners stated “you belong here.” I felt that was true in my daily interactions with peers, faculty, and the wider Harvard community.

Lindsay Harris

  • Master of Liberal Arts in the field of Digital Media Design
  • Medford, Massachusetts
Enjoy the ride, it’ll go faster than you think! 

Press & Announcements

Press & Announcements

Browse the latest media coverage and announcements about the Harvard Extension School, our staff, students, and alumni.

New York Times

60 Years of Higher Ed — Really?

October 10, 2019

The Harvard Gazette

Alumnus Michael Fabiano Wears Many Hats

October 2, 2019

The Harvard Gazette

Dean of Continuing Education Set to Retire

September 25, 2019

Portrait of Nima Samimi

The Harvard Gazette

Songwriter carries more than one tune

May 16, 2019

Onege Maroadi

The Harvard Gazette

Overcoming the odds

May 6, 2019