UA Extended Campus
(UAx) on Coursera

The University of Akron has partnered with Coursera to offer courses, specializations, and industry-recognized certificates.

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UA Extended Campus (UAx) is offered through our partnership with Coursera and provides unlimited access to the platform's offerings, equipping you with essential skills for success in the digital age. Coursera, a top-tier learning platform, offers a transformative experience that empowers your team to excel in their current roles. UAx on Coursera promotes career development and provides unrestricted platform access, fostering positive change.

Popular subjects

  • Data Science
  • Machine Learning and AI
  • Digital Marketing
  • Python Development
  • Web Development
  • Management Essentials
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • and much more!

Featured UAx on Coursera Specializations & Certificates

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Google Data Analytics Professional Certificate

4-5 months

Complete these data analytics training courses and earn the Google data analytics certificate that qualifies you to clean, analyze and visualize digital data.

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AI Foundations for Everyone Specialization

2 months, 4 hours/week

Learners will have hands-on interactions with several AI environments and applications, and bulid and deploy an AI enabled chatbot on a website—without any coding.

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IBM Cybersecurity Analyst Certificate

4-5 months

This is the IBM cybersecurity training and cybersecurity analyst certificate that gives you the technical skills and practical application required for helping prevent cyber intrusion.

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