Online Courses

College of General Studies online course offerings emphasize high-quality instruction, student-centered curricula, interactive learning, and collaborative study activities. We offer a wide variety of courses representing many of the University of Pittsburgh's academic departments. All of our online courses meet the same standards for content excellence and expert instruction as our traditional classroom courses, while providing you with additional scheduling flexibility. While we do not offer fully online certificate or degree programs at this time, a wide variety of courses are available online to make your program of study more convenient.

We invite you to explore the links below to learn more about our online services and resources, online course formats, requirements, and tips for success in the online classroom. Once you have reviewed the information, complete our self-assessment online quiz to see if online learning is right for you.