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. Liberty University

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    2. Colorado Christian University

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  • Stanford, CA

    Stanford University

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    5. Purdue University Global

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    7. Penn Foster High School

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      • HS Diploma
  • Cambridge, MA

    Harvard University

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Liberty University

  • PHD: Communication
  • MA: Communication
  • BS: Strategic Communication
  • CTG: Communication

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Colorado Christian University

  • Communication Studies, A.A.

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Full Sail University

  • Master of Fine Arts - Creative Writing
  • BS - Sportscasting
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts - Creative Writing for Entertainment

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Purdue University Global

  • BS in Communication
  • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing

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Grand Canyon University

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  • Bachelor of Arts in Communications with an Emphasis in Interpersonal Communication and Human Relationships

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Penn Foster High School

  • HS Diploma

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