Free Online Software and Computer Media Applications Courses from Top Universities

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Software and computer media applications courses are available from Open University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Course topics include modeling object-oriented software and analyzing video game theory.
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Free Software and Computer Media Applications Courses

Free software and computer media applications courses are offered from Open University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Students can access these courses with an internet connection and a laptop, smartphone, tablet or home computer.

Open University

Open University offers free online courses in software and computer media applications. Students can choose from course topics like user interfaces and software development for enterprise systems.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

MIT offers an intro to video game theory course. The course encourages students to analyze, read and write about video games. Readings will come from the textbooks such as The Game Design Reader: A Rules of Play Anthology by K. Salen and E. Zimmerman and Simulation Versus Narrative: Introduction to Ludology, Video Game Reader.

Free Online Software and Computer Media Applications Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Modeling Object-Oriented Software - An Introduction course from Open University Intermediate Text Yes No Yes
Software Development for Enterprise Systems course from Open University Advanced Text Yes No Yes
An Introduction to e-Commerce and Distributed Applications course from Open University Advanced Text Yes No Yes
Designing the User Interface: Text, Color, Images, Moving Images and Sound course from Open University Advanced Text Yes No Yes
Video Game Theory and Analysis course from MIT Undergraduate/graduate Textbooks Yes No Yes

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    1. Bryant & Stratton College

    Program Options

    Associate's
      • AS - IT Networking
      • Networking Technology - AAS
    Certificate
      • Information Technology Assistant - Diploma
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.S. in Computer Science
      • Bridge to the M.S. in Information Technology Management
      • M.S. in Information Technology Management
      • M.S. in Instructional Technology
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      • Master of Science in Cyber Security
    Bachelor's
      • B.A. in Digital Design with an Emphasis in Web Design
      • B.S. in Information Technology
      • B.A. in Digital Design with an Emphasis in Animation
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  • Campus and Online Programs
    3. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Computer Science Masters - Online
      • Game Design MS
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Computer Animation
      • B.S. - Web Design and Development
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      • Game Business and Esports Bachelors
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    Certificate
      • Application Development Fundamentals Certificate
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  • Online Programs Available
    4. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MSM in Information Technology
      • Master: Information Technology
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      • AASIT - Game Development
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    Certificate
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    5. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • PhD-TIM - Computer Science
      • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science
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    Master's
      • MBA - Applied Computer Science
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    6. Saint Leo University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS: Computer Science
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      • AA: Information Technology
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    7. Post University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.A. in Communication and Media Studies
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    DePaul University

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    9. Keiser University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.S.s - Information Technology Management
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    Associate's
      • Associate of Sciences - Information Technology
  • Chicago, IL

    Northwestern College

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Bryant & Stratton College

  • AS - IT Networking
  • Networking Technology - AAS
  • Information Technology Assistant - Diploma

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Grand Canyon University

  • M.S. in Computer Science
  • Bridge to the M.S. in Information Technology Management
  • B.A. in Digital Design with an Emphasis in Web Design
  • B.S. in Information Technology

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Full Sail University

  • Computer Science Masters - Online
  • B.S. - Computer Animation
  • Application Development Fundamentals Certificate

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Purdue University Global

  • MSM in Information Technology
  • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing
  • AASIT - Game Development
  • Business Fundamentals + Google IT Support Certificate

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Northcentral University

  • PhD-TIM - Computer Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science
  • MBA - Applied Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Computer Science

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Saint Leo University

  • BS: Computer Science
  • BS: Computer Science - Information Assurance
  • AA: Information Technology
  • AA: Cybersecurity

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Post University

  • B.A. in Communication and Media Studies
  • B.S. in Computer Information Systems

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