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.

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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.

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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.

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Contact Open College

For more information, access the Open College website, call 855-791-7106, or email us.

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