Free Online General Computer Science Courses from Top Universities

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General computer science courses are offered for free by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's OpenCourseWare platform. Download course materials from the website, and you're good to go.
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Free General Computer Science Courses

Free general computer science courses are offered at MIT. Topics include systems analysis and applied probability and the theory of computation.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

These courses are offered online for free from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From distributed algorithms to the structure and interpretation of computer programs, students have a vast array of course topics from which to choose.

Free Online General Computer Science Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs course from MIT Undergraduate Textbook/lecture notes/video lectures Yes Yes Yes
Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization course from MIT Graduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Machine Learning course from MIT Graduate Texts/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Probabilistic Systems Analysis and Applied Probability course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes
Introduction to Algorithms course from MIT Undergraduate Textbook/video lectures Yes Yes Yes
Ambient Intelligence course from MIT Graduate Texts/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Theory of Computation course from MIT Graduate Textbook Yes Yes Yes
Distributed Algorithms course from MIT Graduate Texts/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Information and Entropy course from MIT Undergraduate Text Yes Yes Yes
Randomized Algorithms course from MIT Graduate Textbooks/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Advanced Natural Language Processing course from MIT Graduate Textbooks/lecture notes Yes Yes Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Bridge to the M.S. in Information Technology Management
      • M.S. in Information Technology Management
      • Master of Science in Cyber Security
      • Master of Science in Cyber Security (Bridge)
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. in Computer Programming
      • B.S. in Information Technology
      • Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems
      • Bachelor of Science in Applied Business Information Systems
      • B.S. in Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cybersecurity
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Trident University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Computer Sciences (BSCS)
      • Information Technology Management (BSITM)
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Applied Computer Science
      • PhD in Business Admin - Applied Computer Science
      • PhD-TIM - Computer Science
      • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Computer and Information Security
      • PhD in Business Admin - Computer and Information Security
    Master's
      • MBA - Applied Computer Science
      • Master of Science in Computer Science
      • MSTIM - Information Systems
      • Master of Science in Information Technology
      • MPA - Computer and Information Security
      • MBA - Computer and Information Security
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Davenport University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Computer Science, MS
      • Technology Management, MS
  • Campus and Online Programs
    5. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science - Mobile Gaming
      • Master of Science - Business Intelligence
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Computer Science
      • BS - Information Technology Bachelors
      • B.S. - Mobile Development
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Colorado Christian University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Cyber Security, M.S.
    Bachelor's
      • Information Systems Mgmt., B.S.
      • Computer Information Technology, B.S. - Emphasis in Database Management
      • Computer Information Technology, B.S. - Emphasis in Networking
    Associate's
      • Computer Information Technology, A.S.
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MSM in Information Technology
      • Master: Information Technology
      • Master: IT/Information Security and Assurance
      • Master: Information Technology - Project Management
      • MS in Information Technology - Business Intelligence and Analytics
    Bachelor's
      • BS in IT - IT Management
      • BS in Cloud Computing and Solutions
      • BS in IT - Supply Chain Management
      • BS in Information Technology/Information Security and Assurance
      • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
      • BSIT: Network Admin
    Associate's
      • AASIT: Network Admin
      • AAS in Information Technology - Multiplatform Software Development
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Liberty University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • DBA: Information Systems
  • Online Programs Available
    9. New England College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA in Business Administration/Computer Information Systems
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Walden University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Information Systems Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Business Administration (BSBA) - Information Systems
      • BS in Business Administration (BSBA) - Data Science

Featured Schools

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

Grand Canyon University

  • Bridge to the M.S. in Information Technology Management
  • M.S. in Information Technology Management
  • B.S. in Computer Programming
  • B.S. in Information Technology

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Trident University

  • Computer Sciences (BSCS)
  • Information Technology Management (BSITM)

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Northcentral University

  • Doctor of Business Admin - Applied Computer Science
  • PhD in Business Admin - Applied Computer Science
  • MBA - Applied Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Computer Science

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Davenport University

  • Master of Science in Computer Science, MS
  • Technology Management, MS

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Full Sail University

  • Master of Science - Mobile Gaming
  • Master of Science - Business Intelligence
  • BS - Computer Science
  • BS - Information Technology Bachelors

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Colorado Christian University

  • Cyber Security, M.S.
  • Information Systems Mgmt., B.S.
  • Computer Information Technology, A.S.

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Purdue University Global

  • MSM in Information Technology
  • BS in IT - IT Management
  • AASIT: Network Admin

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Liberty University

  • DBA: Information Systems

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