Free Online Cryptography Courses from Top Universities

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There are 4 online cryptography courses offered for free through Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Courses address topics like cryptography protocols, computation and modeling.
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Free Cryptography Courses

A series of graduate cryptography classes are available for study at one of the nation's top universities. Some courses are designed to be taken in a sequence. Courses can be accessed online through an OpenCourseWare system, and include assignments and readings.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Though MIT's Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, students can choose from four classes in cryptography. In addition to learning cryptographic fundamentals, protocols and construction, students gain an understanding of modeling and representation techniques, electronic voting systems, digital signatures, zero-knowledge proofs and secure computation.

Free Online Cryptography Courses at a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Selected Topics in Cryptography course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Text Yes No Yes
Cryptography and Cryptanalysis course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Text Yes No Yes
Advanced Topics in Cryptography course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Text No No Yes
Representation and Modeling for Image Analysis course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Text Yes No Yes

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Grand Canyon University

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Full Sail University

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Purdue University Global

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Queens University of Charlotte

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Colorado Christian University

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American University

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Penn Foster

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