Coursera free access from The American Dream Academy

The American Dream Academy ( IS LOOKING FOR LEARNERS WHO:

  • Are dedicated to continuing your education or advancing your career.
  • Are committed to spending approximately five to ten hours a week for the six-month program.
  • Are 18 or older, a resident of the United States, and have a valid, government-issued ID.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent and are English-language proficient.

The flexible program includes courses, all offered for free on Coursera’s global online learning platform, that you can move through at your own pace as well as support to help you complete them. These include:

  •  Courses that build job-ready skills: You can select from courses created by some of America’s largest companies, including IBM, Meta, Google, and Salesforce, that provide certificates for in-demand jobs like data analysis, IT support, cybersecurity, project management, sales operations and development, and digital social media marketing.
  •  Courses that are pre-approved for college credit: The Google and IBM certificates have received American Council of Education (ACE®) Credit Recommendations. Learners who complete any of these certificates are eligible to earn up to 12 college credits— the equivalent of four college courses at the bachelor's degree level.
  •  Courses that build workplace skills: You can select from courses created by America’s leading academic institutions focused on skills employers value most, including communications, problem solving, critical thinking, and growth mindset. These courses are designed to prepare you for the demands of the 21st century workforce and give you the confidence to succeed. The Academy also offers optional career readiness courses to help you prepare for interviews and build your resume.
  •  Comprehensive programming and support: You will have access to activities that help you assess your strengths, define your purpose and set goals, and build tools to help you succeed in the workplace, along with a community of peer learners.