ASU — it’s not just for college students any more.
Travel the world through virtual field trips, access research materials and learning tools through the library; conduct experiments through online K-College science labs; enhance your professional skills with badge and certificate programs; help your students learn from home with videos, tutorials and games — our digital learning options are growing every day.
“We find ourselves in a highly challenging moment in history. It may have changed how we learn, but it doesn’t change our desire to learn.”
Choose from nearly 40 learning options
Find content made just for you or choose from our most popular resources listed below.
Earn credits for less
Take ASU classes for college credit online — no application or transcript required. Learn at your pace, on your time. These courses can count toward a variety of majors from engineering to business. All credits earned will apply to ASU and any accepting university.
College courses for high school partners
Whether you are looking for college-level material, want to ensure college readiness for yourself or students or want to take advantage of affordable college credit opportunities with no risk to your GPA, these courses can help you on your journey.
Make your next move
The pace of change is altering the workplace and creating exciting new careers. Here you can enhance your knowledge and skills or set course for a career opportunity in an emerging industry or field of work. Find what you want from a wide range of professional development courses, each developed in collaboration with ASU faculty.
Enrich your life
ASU offers a personalized learning pathway for Universal Learners® to follow their passions and explore their purpose. Here, you can earn badges, certificates and more as you broaden your skill sets.
ASU Prep Digital
Tutoring, online courses, training videos for teachers or parents teaching at home, programs for schools — it’s all here. Accelerate your progress with these remote digital learning tools and achieve your high school, college, career and life goals on your schedule.
Inspark Teaching Network
Textbook replacements, labs, simulations and projects that promote active, personalized learning using exploration-based lessons. Inspark is a global network of educators creating and sharing next-generation courseware.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at ASU
Looking to beat the heat, have fun and learn something new? Join a vibrant community of 50-plus adults with insatiable appetites for learning! ASU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Summer 2021 classes are from June 1 to July 16 (available on Zoom). Connect with your fellow learners through a 24/7 “Party Line,” discussion forums and bi-weekly letters packed with new, exciting at-home activities.
To be welcoming video series
Wondering how to respectfully connect with someone of a different race, sexual orientation, religion or cultural background than you? With guidance from versed ASU subject matter experts, this series of videos is designed to help you understand how individual and systemic biases manifest, how to engage in meaningful conversations and how to form positive relationships with others.
Business Analytics and Data Visualization Certificate
This in demand 4-course program trains professionals to confidently analyze data in a business environment. Courses feature interactive videos on analytical concepts and software. Complete your certificate with a realistic capstone project that applies the concepts you’ve learned.
Study Hall presented by Crash Course and ASU
From the producers of the popular Crash Course, this new YouTube series dives into subjects like writing composition, algebra, chemistry and data literacy. Join us weekly to check out new episodes.
Arizona Virtual Teacher Institute
Helping Arizona teachers thrive in the new reality where online instruction is a part of every school plan. Access free training videos, online teaching resources and connect with fellow state educators for ideas and best practices.
Miacademy Learning Channel
Miacademy offers hundreds of original lesson videos across every K–8 content area, including language arts, math, science and history and extending into art, music and foreign language learning.
Find and get the right job
Whether you’re looking for your first job or the next step in your career, these resources will help you find the right opportunity, perfect your resume and nail your interview. With video guides, practice questions, actionable tips and more, you’ll be set up for success in your application
Spanish speakers, earn college credits at reduced cost
Acceso allows Spanish-proficient students to take online courses at four Mexican universities, at a much lower cost, and then transfer the credits to an ASU undergraduate degree. This tuition-savings program is available to currently enrolled ASU students and students who plan to transfer to ASU
me3®: major and career quiz
Find a major, degree program and career that fits you with the me3 online interactive quiz. Easily explore majors and careers that fit your interests and passions. Design the future you want — chart an academic pathway to find the degree and career tailored to your unique interests.
Arizona PBS LearningMedia and PBS Kids
Videos, interactive lessons, games and other content for Pre-K through 12th grade that align with school curriculum standards. With a focus on early childhood education, these guides from Arizona PBS and other sources include dedicated help sections for parents, caregivers and teachers.
A Sustainable Earth
"Become an expert on global climate change and receive a digital badge from ASU while you’re at it. In this course, you’ll explore the impact of climate change with climate science dating as far back as the 1800s. You’ll also learn how to calculate your own carbon footprint and safely dispose of waste, as well as discover more ways you can reduce, reuse and recycle to protect the planet.
Access ASU’s programs and initiatives provide college readiness resources and support to Arizona families, students and schools from kindergarten through high school graduation so students can thrive at the university.
AZNext: Workforce Training Accelerator Partnership for Next Generation Jobs
"Move your career forward in this bold, innovative workforce development program addressing the need for more skilled workers in IT, cybersecurity and advanced manufacturing roles for anyone over 17.
Curated educational resources
ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College offers teaching and learning expertise for digital formats. Find resources for educators, leaders, community members and families. These tools support a multitude of needs as we come together to respond to adversity and put the practical, social and emotional needs of humans at the center of our solutions.
Mediactive: How to participate in our digital world
In the age of information overload, learn how to spot misinformation, assess credible sources and claims, explain how the professional news media operate and use media to participate in your community. Sponsored by the Facebook Journalism Project, the ASU News Co/Lab offers this free course on media literacy principles in English and Spanish.
Understanding Design video series
Design is described as problem-solving and converting ideas into reality. This video series explores the process and forms of design, incorporating case studies and interviews with successful designers.
English language learning
ASU's online English language and university preparation courses provide high-quality content that is innovative, fun and challenging. Developed by Global Launch, ASU's English language training unit, these six courses help learners improve their English language, advanced problem-solving, critical thinking and academic writing skills.
The Teach Online website is a resource for everything related to teaching virtual instruction. Explore articles, tutorials and even a podcast — created and curated by the ASU instructional and learning design community.
A 21st century library
Here, you can take a virtual trip to ASU Library and its amazing collection of online learning material for all, including books, articles, journals and audiovisual content.
Virtual Field Trips: answers through exploration
Used in high school and college classrooms, these interactive and educational Virtual Field Trips feature topic-based, interactive experiences that capture real expeditions and scientists doing research. Many of these experiences also respond to your real-time feedback.
Monthly seminar: Making Smart Money Moves
Build your own roadmap to financial freedom with monthly tips, tricks and methods to successfully manage your personal finances. This monthly financial education series is hosted by the ASU Alumni Association and brought to you by MidFirst Bank.
Global Sport Institute Documentary Study Guides
How can sports create positive change? These study guides explore the inspiring stories of athletes to reveal impactful challenges and innovations in sport. Learning materials include short documentaries, lesson plans, group worksheets and individual viewing guides.
Arizona Water Blueprint
Empower good water stewardship through systems, policies and community water resilience. This interactive map of Arizona’s water resources and infrastructure displays data collected from more than 200 experts in water, land use, environmental and economic development.
Midday Mindfulness video series
Reflect, connect and restore balance to your day. In this interactive video series, discover over 90 guided meditations and mindfulness sessions on self-care, resilience, compassion and more. Participants may ask questions in real-time.
Sustainability Teachers’ Academy resources
These engaging activities introduce students to central themes in sustainability science. While designed for grades 6–9, activities can be easily modified for most students and align with Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core science, language arts, mathematics and history/social studies where appropriate.
Health and Wellness class series
Dive deep into the science and habits of a healthier lifestyle at your own pace. In partnership with Mayo Clinic, ASU reveals the latest in health and wellness. This five-class series teaches concepts on mindfulness, nutrition, exercise, sleep and well-being.
Child Study Lab (Online Curriculum)
Play a role in cultivating your child's curiosity to create, learn and grow with this virtual learning model. Established by the ASU Department of Psychology, Child Study Lab is an online preschool with curriculum designed to help children navigate life's complexities and learn emotional intelligence.
This rich library of resources is designed to help you be an informed and engaged citizen in American politics and democratic society. Multimedia programs feature nationally renowned speakers, historical texts and other tools to help you become versed in civil discourse and the pressing issues of our time.
Pathways for the Future
Upskill to stay competitive in today's ever-changing workforce with programs tailored to you. Pathways awardees can get career support, financial aid and earn credit toward an undergraduate degree or certificate in one of three tracks: liberal arts and sciences, business or engineering.
If current events have you concerned about your financial future, this guide can help — free advice and tips for staying financially secure. Covering education, career, personal finance and other topics, these resources are design to help you make smart financial choices through uncertain times.
Infiniscope uses simulations and virtual field trips to help educators engage learners in a whole new way. If you work to deliver education, you can make connections here that help you build adaptive, exciting learning experiences for your students.
The NASA Psyche Mission Innovation Toolkit
Be part of a new generation of explorers as you learn what it takes to make space missions a reality. Open courses introduce you to skills that took the Psyche mission from conception to launch.
Ask a Biologist
Whether it’s for school, at home or just for personal interest, Ask a Biologist will introduce you to fascinating topics about what makes the living world work the way it does, from microbes to mammals. Delve into articles, experiments, VR tours and tap the expertise of professional biologists to answer your questions.
Ask an Anthropologist
Learners of any age can take advantage of a wealth of insights from our anthropology experts and the resources here will help teachers as well as parents teaching at home. From hands-on experiments to real-world studies, learners at all stages can discover more about the roots of human societies and culture.
ASU Local Los Angeles
Join ASU's new downtown LA campus and start one of more than 30 bachelor's degree programs this fall. Full scholarships available if you apply by June 1
Cultural innovation tools
Tools used by artists, designers and other creatives to adapt their process for these challenging times. Online resources — including exhibitions, performances, educational tools, stories from artists and more — will allow you to continue to create, collaborate and educate in the arts
We need the arts more than ever. Enjoy free digital experiences including musical performances, storytelling, conversations in the arts and creative master classes. Browse our diverse performance archive and upcoming events.
SciStarter: Help scientists solve problems
Through citizen science projects, you can help scientists answer questions they cannot answer alone. Share observations, analyze data and play online games to advance important research from astronomy to zoology. Just join a project, track your contributions and earn a certificate for completing the online tutorial.
Sun Devils at Home
Stay up to date and active with Sun Devil Athletics, even while you’re staying home. This collection of videos and stories include messages and home workouts from athletes and trainers, family activities and Zoom backgrounds.
WWII: an in-depth study
If you are fascinated by World War II, the resources here give you the opportunity to discover new insights into the war and its legacies. Delivered in partnership with the WWII Museum, this resource enables you to pursue a master’s degree in WWII studies, or to engage in a behind-the-scenes look at extensive artifacts and documents and to engage with leading experts on a variety of WWII topics — no assignments or exams required.
Reimagining education for everyone
It’s time for universities to do more
Ambition, curiosity, creativity and passion don’t fit in any one box. No matter who you are or how you learn, ASU is ready to serve learners at every stage of life. ASU for You is the first step in a larger movement — a movement that’s breaking down education barriers and building up high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities for everyone, from K–12 to midcareer to postretirement and every individual in between.
At the heart of this movement is ASU’s Learning Enterprise. It’s the engine fueling the next wave of ASU’s innovative and meaningful programs designed to meet learners where they’re at.