Professional Education at Harvard Graduate School

The Harvard Graduate School of Education has numerous opportunities for educators to expand their skills. Onsite and online, the programs are designed for teachers, principals, administrators, and policymakers.

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With our online programs, educators everywhere can benefit from the transformative leadership skills and practical tools that only HGSE can provide. Enjoy the flexibility of online learning while accessing Harvard faculty-driven content based on the latest research. Courses are offered through HGSE's Professional Education as well as the university-wide HarvardX initiative.

HGSE's Professional Education Online courses are grounded in day-to-day teaching and leadership practice — you can apply what you learn, as you learn. Guided and supported by HGSE, you'll work with peers facing similar challenges and take away real-world solutions, inspiration, and the support of an engaged community. Each program promotes active, team-based learning that supports collaboration and sharing in schools and districts.

In addition, you may be interested in HGSE faculty-led courses offered through HarvardX, a bold university-wide effort to push the boundaries of learning through re-imagined teaching, research, and cutting-edge technology. Through HarvardX's massive open online courses, you can experience Harvard's academic diversity and access the highest quality offerings of the university. These courses are indicated below with "HarvardX" in the title.