Open College at Purdue Global
Open College at Purdue Global offers individualized, affordable education that integrates technology and personalized service to help learners meet their career, academic, and personal goals.
Explore free courses at Purdue Global in college composition, psychology, public safety, health sciences, management, early childhood development, legal studies, and customer service.
Take courses online, on your schedule, and interact with professors and mentors who apply real-world experience to help you master the material.
Open College provides several avenues to earn college credit for your learning and experience, including course assessments, experiential learning, and external assessments and resources.
Open College Degrees and Courses
Open College currently offers Purdue Global students the following courses and undergraduate degree programs.
Associate of Science in Professional Studies
This interdisciplinary, open degree program allows self-motivated students who have earned their high school diploma and completed at least one prior college course to build their own degree.
Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies
This open degree program is focused on professional knowledge and skills and is designed for students with transfer credit, open course credit, or experiential learning credit or students who want to design a degree program with curriculum from Purdue Global and beyond.
LRC100: Document Your Experiences for College Credit
This open, self-paced course is for those interested in earning undergraduate college credit for learning acquired outside of the classroom.