Free Online Software Engineering Courses from Top Universities

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Software engineering courses are offered for free from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Interested individuals with an internet connection can download course materials from the university's website.
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Free Software Engineering Courses

Free software engineering courses are available online for free. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers these courses for students to download at their own convenience.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

This top university offers online courses for free via its OpenCourseWare platform. Courses in software engineering include the discussion of basic concepts and program analysis.

Free Online Software Engineering Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Foundations of Software Engineering course from MIT Graduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Laboratory in Software Engineering course from MIT Undergraduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Software Engineering Concepts course from MIT Graduate Text/lecture notes No No Yes
Program Analysis course from MIT Graduate Paper-reading seminar Yes No Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Lewis University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Computer Science - Software Engineering
      • MS in Computer Science - Software Engineering
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Utica College

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Computer Forensics Cert
      • Computer Forensics Cert
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Purdue University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Engineering Technology
      • Master of Science in Engineering Technology
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS in Information Technology/Multiplatform Software Development
      • BSIT: Network Admin
    Associate's
      • AAS in Information Technology - Multiplatform Software Development
      • AASIT: Network Admin
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • PhD in Business Admin - Management of Engineering and Technology
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Management of Engineering and Technology
      • PhD-TIM - Engineering Management
    Master's
      • MBA - Management of Engineering and Technology
      • MSTIM - Engineering Management
  • Campus and Online Programs
    6. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Mobile Development
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    7. Virginia College

    Program Options

    Associate's
      • Associate: Network Engineering
  • Online Programs Available
    8. ECPI University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Software Development - Bachelor's
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
      • HS Diploma
  • Towson, MD

    Towson University

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Lewis University

  • MS in Computer Science - Software Engineering

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Utica College

  • Computer Forensics Cert

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Purdue University

  • Master of Science in Engineering Technology

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Kaplan University

  • BS in Information Technology/Multiplatform Software Development
  • BSIT: Network Admin
  • AAS in Information Technology - Multiplatform Software Development
  • AASIT: Network Admin

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Northcentral University

  • PhD in Business Admin - Management of Engineering and Technology
  • Doctor of Business Admin - Management of Engineering and Technology
  • MBA - Management of Engineering and Technology
  • MSTIM - Engineering Management

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Full Sail University

  • B.S. - Mobile Development

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Virginia College

  • Associate: Network Engineering

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ECPI University

  • Software Development - Bachelor's

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