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. Purdue University Global

    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
    2. Herzing University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Software Development: Computer Programming Concentration
      • B.S. - Software Development With No Declared Minor or Concentration
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science - Software Development
  • Campus and Online Programs
    3. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Mobile Development
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Regent University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.S. in Computer Engineering
      • B.S. in Systems Engineering
  • 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 Magagement
  • Online Programs Available
    6. American InterContinental University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Technology: Software Analysis and Development
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • HS Diploma
  • Lubbock, TX

    Texas Tech University

  • Towson, MD

    Towson University

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Purdue University Global

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

Which subject are you interested in?

Herzing University

  • B.S. - Software Development: Computer Programming Concentration
  • B.S. - Software Development With No Declared Minor or Concentration
  • Associate of Science - Software Development

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Full Sail University

  • B.S. - Mobile Development

What is your highest level of education?

Regent University

  • B.S. in Computer Engineering
  • B.S. in Systems Engineering

What is your highest level of education completed?

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 Magagement

What is your highest level of education?

American InterContinental University

  • Bachelor of Technology: Software Analysis and Development

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Penn Foster High School

  • HS Diploma

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