A course is a single academic topic learner may enroll in to attain knowledge in that specific subject area.
A Specialization is a series of related courses designed to help learners master a specific topic. Some shorter Specializations include as few as three courses and only take a few months to finish. Longer Specializations can include ten or more courses and take up to a year.
Guided Projects: Complete projects using real-world scenarios that prepare you to use what you learn on the job right away.
Professional Certificate programs on Coursera are programs that let you earn a professional certificate from the institution providing the course content for that program. A Professional Certificate:
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Courses, Specializations, or Professional Certificates that are part of the Initiative offering are not-for-credit. Some accredited institutions may offer academic credit in connection with the completion of offerings like those made available in the Initiative program. If you are interested in learning more about academic credit, you should contact the accredited institution that you are interested in directly to discuss their policies for recognizing prior learning for credit.
Coursera for Campus Basic plan Learner Guide: A resource that explains the platform’s learner features.