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Summer 2023: Coronavirus Information

Harvard Extension School Students

The Summer School offers an ideal time to start or continue your Harvard Extension School academic journey. Many summer courses fulfill requirements toward Harvard Extension degrees, certificates, and the Premedical Program

At Harvard Summer School, you can:

  • Accelerate your degree or certificate by completing 3- or 7-week courses online.
  • Spend 3 or 7 weeks in an immersive experience on the Harvard campus, complete with housing, meal plans, and extracurricular events.
  • Meet the on-campus requirement for degrees on the iconic Harvard campus.
    • For international students, the Summer School issues I-20 certificates for the F-1 student visa — enabling you to fulfill the on-campus requirement for Harvard Extension degrees.

Special Tuition Rates for Select Degree Courses

The following courses are offered at the Harvard Extension School tuition rate (amount is displayed with each course in the course search). Refer to your program’s degree requirements page for the listing of specific admission courses.

Undergraduate Bachelor of Liberal Arts (ALB) program:

  • EXPO 15
  • EXPO 25
  • MATH 3

Graduate Master of Liberal Arts (ALM) programs:

Anthropology and ArchaeologyProseminar: SSCI 100A
EXPO 42B
BiologyProseminar: BIOS 200
EXPO 42C
BiotechnologyProseminar: BIOT 200
EXPO 42C
Creative Writing and LiteratureProseminar: HUMA 101
Advanced Fiction courses
EXPO 42A
CybersecurityCommunication Protocols: CSCI 40
EXPO 34
Data ScienceFoundations of Data Science and Engineering: CSCI 101
EXPO 34
Dramatic ArtsProseminar: HUMA 100
EXPO 42A
EnglishProseminar: HUMA 100
EXPO 42A
FinanceStatistics: STAT 150 
Principles or Managerial Finance: MGMT 2000 or MGMT 2020
Economics: ECON 1615
GovernmentProseminar: SSCI 100B
EXPO 42B
HistoryProseminar: SSCI 100B
EXPO 42B
Industrial-Organizational
Psychology
Organizational Behavior: MGMT 4000
Intermediate Statistics: STAT 150
International RelationsProseminar: SSCI 100B
EXPO 42B
JournalismProseminar: JOUR 100
News Reporting and Writing: JOUR 140A
Feature Writing: JOUR 137
EXPO 42A, EXPO 42B, or EXPO 42C
ManagementOrganizational Behavior: MGMT 4000 or MGMT 4100
EXPO 34
Economics: ECON 1615 and ECON 1901
Museum StudiesProseminar: MUSE 102
Introduction to Museum Studies: MUSE 100
EXPO 42A
PsychologyProseminar: SSCI 100A
Intermediate Statistics: STAT 150
EXPO 42B
ReligionProseminar: HUMA 100
EXPO 42A

Find Courses For A Degree or Certificate

To choose courses that fulfill requirements, visit your degree, certificate, or premedical program of interest on the Harvard Extension School website. 

Already a student and ready to visit Course Search & Registration to find courses? You can filter for summer courses that meet program requirements by:

  • Choosing the Harvard Summer School term
  • Selecting Adult, Extension, & College under the Select a Summer School Option menu.
  • Selecting your program under Browse by Degree, Certificate, and Premedical Program.
adult summer student

Enrollment Policies and Academic Opportunities

Before registering for your courses, be sure to visit Admitted Degree Candidate Privileges on the Extension School website.

There, you can review enrollment policies; read about internships, capstones, and the thesis process; and check out degree candidate privileges, such as reduced Harvard Summer School tuition pricing. 

International Students

Please visit International Student Guidelines for the most up to date information for international students.

Financial Aid

If you are an admitted degree candidate or an admitted participant in the Premedical Program, there are financial aid options available to help you meet your education expenses. 

March 1 is the priority deadline for submitting a financial aid application for the summer term. 

See Financial Aid on the Extension School website for more information on applying for financial aid for the summer term.

Interested in a Certificate, Degree, or Premedical Program?

Visit Academics on the Extension School website to explore certificates and programs in a variety of fields and specialized areas. You can find opportunities to help you develop your skills, achieve your career goals, and satisfy your intellectual curiosity.