Learning doesn’t have to stop after graduation or even retirement. Many seniors want to continue learning and expanding their skill set. To accomodate this interest, schools now offer online courses that cater to older adults and mature students. While some courses do come at a price, there are plenty of free ones.
All of these courses are available online on a wide variety of subjects from business to science, and even the arts. If you’re a senior citizen and looking to enroll in some online courses, take a look at this list of some of the best courses available…
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Yale University offers an online course titled “Financial Markets” taught by Nobel Prize winner Robert Shiller. Since 2014, approximately 162,000 students have enrolled in this course to learn financially-savvy leadership skills. This course is popular among seniors who are interested in learning how to better manage and maximize their money after retirement.
During this seven-module course, you’ll learn about risk management, debt versus equity, and real estate. It’s 100-percent online with flexible deadlines. It’s listed as a beginner level course that requires only 35-hours to complete.