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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    1. Indiana Wesleyan University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS Human Communications
      • B.S. General Studies - Communication
      • B.S. Communications
    Associate's
      • A.S. General Studies - Communications
    Certificate
      • Undergraduate Certificate - Communications
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Johns Hopkins University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Communication
      • Master of Arts in Science Writing
    Certificate
      • Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Applied Research for Communication
      • Certificate in Science Writing
  • Campus and Online Programs
    3. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Fine Arts - Creative Writing
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Fine Arts - Creative Writing for Entertainment
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Purdue University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Communication
    Certificate
      • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS - Communication
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Penn Foster Career School

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Career Diploma: Freelance Writer
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
      • HS Diploma
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Regent University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Communication
      • Master of Arts in Communication - Political Communication
      • Master of Arts in Communication - Strategic Communication
      • Master of Arts in Government - Political Communication
      • Master of Arts in Journalism
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Rhetoric and Public Culture
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Strategic Communication
      • Bachelor of Arts in English - Communication
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Communication Studies
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Advertising and Public Relations
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Excelsior College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA in Humanities (Communication Studies)

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Indiana Wesleyan University

  • BS Human Communications
  • A.S. General Studies - Communications
  • Undergraduate Certificate - Communications

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Johns Hopkins University

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  • Certificate in Science Writing

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Full Sail University

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  • Bachelor of Fine Arts - Creative Writing for Entertainment

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Kaplan University

  • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing

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Purdue University

  • Master of Science in Communication
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Colorado State University Global

  • BS - Communication

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  • Career Diploma: Freelance Writer

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