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

    Master's
      • MSIT - Secure Software Development and Quality Assurance
      • MSIT - Secure Software Development and Quality Assurance
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Information Technology/Multiplatform Software Development
      • BSIT: Network Admin
    Associate's
      • AAS in Information Technology - Multiplatform Software Development
      • AASIT: Network Admin
  • Campus and Online Programs
    2. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Mobile Development
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Saint Leo University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA: Software Engineering
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.S in Software Development
      • M.S in Software Engineering
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. in Software Development
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Liberty University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS: Information Technology: Software Design & Management
      • MS: Engineering Management: Leadership
    Bachelor's
      • BS: Industrial Engineering Technology
  • Online Programs Available
    6. 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
  • Online Programs Available
    7. 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
      • MPA - Management of Engineering and Technology
      • MBA - Management of Engineering and Technology
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • HS Diploma
  • Boston, MA

    Boston 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

  • MSIT - Secure Software Development and Quality Assurance
  • BS in Information Technology/Multiplatform Software Development
  • AAS in Information Technology - Multiplatform Software Development

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Full Sail University

  • B.S. - Mobile Development

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Saint Leo University

  • BA: Software Engineering

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Grand Canyon University

  • M.S in Software Development
  • M.S in Software Engineering
  • B.S. in Software Development

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Liberty University

  • MS: Information Technology: Software Design & Management
  • MS: Engineering Management: Leadership
  • BS: Industrial Engineering Technology

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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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Northcentral University

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

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Penn Foster High School

  • HS Diploma

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