Short Programs Courses

Our courses are held primarily held once each year, in June, July, and August. Please note that most of the courses in our current schedule can be offered at your location; for more information visit our Custom Programs page.

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Additionally, for those who seek advancement in a specific area beyond the completion of individual courses, MIT Professional Education — Short Programs offers Professional Certificate Programs in Innovation and Technology, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, and Real Estate Finance and Development.

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Coursesort descending Topic Category Date Length Lead Instructors Fees Status
Additive Manufacturing: From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jul 23 - Jul 27, 2018 5 Days John Hart $4,900 Open
Advanced Machine Learning for Big Data and Text Processing NEW for 2018, Computer Science, Data Modeling and Analysis, Certificate Program - Machine Learning and AI Jun 20 - Jun 22, 2018 3 Days Regina Barzilay,
Tommi Jaakkola,
Stefanie Jegelka
$3,000 Wait List
Advances in Food Innovation NEW for 2018, Innovation TBD 4 Days Markus Buehler $3,900 Closed
Advances in Imaging: VR-AR, Machine Learning, and Self-Driving Cars Imaging, Certificate Program - Machine Learning and AI Jul 9 - Jul 12, 2018 4 Days Ramesh Raskar $3,300 Open
Applied Cybersecurity Computer Science Jun 25 - Jun 29, 2018 5 Days John R. Williams,
Abel Sanchez
$4,950 Open
Beyond Smart Cities Energy & Sustainability, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jun 25 - Jun 27, 2018 3 Days Kent Larson $3,400 Open
Build a Small Radar System Radar Jul 23 - Jul 27, 2018 5 Days Patrick Bell $4,200 Open
Climate Change: From Science to Solutions Energy & Sustainability Jul 30 - Aug 3, 2018 5 Days Noelle Selin,
Daniel Cziczo
$3,300 Open
Commercial Real Estate Development Real Estate, Certificate Program - Real Estate Finance and Development Jun 18 - Jun 20, 2018 3 Days Chris Gordon,
W. Tod McGrath
$4,500 Wait List
Computational Design for Manufacturing NEW for 2018, Computer Science, Design & Manufacturing Jul 16 - Jul 18, 2018 3 Days Wojciech Matusik $3,000 Open
Controlled Release Technology: Delivery Systems for Pharmaceuticals and Other Agents Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Jul 9 - Jul 13, 2018 5 Days Robert Langer $3,400 Open
Crisis Management and Business Continuity Crisis Management, Leadership & Communication Jul 23 - Jul 27, 2018 5 Days Steve Goldman,
Richard Larson
$3,700 Open
Data and Models: Regression Analytics Data Modeling and Analysis Jul 9 - Jul 13, 2018 5 Days Frank Dale Morgan $3,850 Open
Design and Analysis of Experiments Data Modeling and Analysis Jul 30 - Aug 3, 2018 5 Days Paul Berger $3,850 Open
Design of Electric Motors, Generators and Drive Systems Design & Manufacturing, Energy & Sustainability Jun 18 - Jun 22, 2018 5 Days James Kirtley,
Steven Leeb
$4,125 Open
Designing Efficient Deep Learning Systems NEW for 2018, Computer Science, Data Modeling and Analysis, Certificate Program - Machine Learning and AI Jul 23 - Jul 24, 2018 2 Days Vivienne Sze $2,500 Open
Designing Efficient Deep Learning Systems - Spring Session NEW for 2018, Computer Science, Data Modeling and Analysis Mar 28 - Mar 29, 2018 2 Days Vivienne Sze $2,500 Closed
Discrete Choice Analysis: Predicting Demand and Market Shares Data Modeling and Analysis Jun 18 - Jun 22, 2018 5 Days Moshe Ben-Akiva $4,700 Open
Downstream Processing Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical, Design & Manufacturing Jul 30 - Aug 3, 2018 5 Days Charles Cooney $4,750 Open
Engineering Leadership for Emerging Leaders Leadership & Communication, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jul 16 - Jul 20, 2018 5 Days David Niño,
Joel Schindall
$5,250 Open
Evaluating Real Estate Markets Real Estate, Certificate Program - Real Estate Finance and Development Jun 13, 2018 1 Day William C. Wheaton $1,500 Closing soon
Fermentation Technology Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical, Design & Manufacturing Jul 23 - Jul 27, 2018 5 Days Daniel I. C. Wang,
Kristala L. J. Prather
$4,750 Open
Formulation and Stabilization of Biotherapeutics Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical, Design & Manufacturing Jun 11 - Jun 13, 2018 3 Days Bernhardt L. Trout,
Mark Manning
$2,700 Open
Global Real Estate Markets Real Estate, Certificate Program - Real Estate Finance and Development Jun 21 - Jun 22, 2018 2 Days Albert Saiz $3,000 Wait List
High-Speed Imaging for Motion Analysis: Systems and Techniques Design & Manufacturing, Imaging Jun 18 - Jun 21, 2018 4 Days James W. Bales $3,100 Open
Humans, Technology, and the Future of Work Innovation TBD 3 Days Ashley Nunes $2,700 In development for 2019
Innovation: Beyond the Buzzword Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jul 16 - Jul 18, 2018 3 Days Federico Casalegno $2,700 Open
Leadership Skills for Engineering and Science Faculty Leadership & Communication Jun 11 - Jun 12, 2018 2 Days Charles Leiserson,
Chuck McVinney
$1,750 Open
Machine Learning for Big Data and Text Processing: Foundations Computer Science, Data Modeling and Analysis, Certificate Program - Machine Learning and AI Jun 18 - Jun 19, 2018 2 Days Regina Barzilay,
Tommi Jaakkola,
Stefanie Jegelka
$2,000 Wait List
Machine Learning for Healthcare NEW for 2018, Computer Science, Data Modeling and Analysis, Certificate Program - Machine Learning and AI Jul 16 - Jul 17, 2018 2 Days David Sontag $2,500 Open
Mastering Innovation & Design-Thinking Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jul 9 - Jul 11, 2018 3 Days Joel Schindall,
Blade Kotelly
$3,400 Open
MIT Master Trainers Program in Educational Mobile Computing Computer Science Jul 30 - Aug 1, 2018 3 Days Hal Abelson $3,575 Open
Modeling and Optimization for Machine Learning NEW for 2018, Computer Science, Data Modeling and Analysis Jul 16 - Jul 20, 2018 5 Days Justin Solomon,
Suvrit Sra
$4,700 Open
Modeling and Simulation of Transportation Networks Data Modeling and Analysis Jul 23 - Jul 27, 2018 5 Days Moshe Ben-Akiva $3,600 Open
Multiscale Materials Design Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jun 11 - Jun 15, 2018 5 Days Markus Buehler $3,650 Open
Nuclear Plant Safety Energy & Sustainability Jun 11 - Jun 15, 2018 5 Days Neil Todreas,
Benoit Forget
$3,800 Open
Organizations, Innovation, and Technology: Putting Ideas to Work Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jun 18 - Jun 22, 2018 5 Days Sanford L. Weiner,
Richard J. Cohen
$4,100 Wait List
People Analytics: Transforming Management with Behavioral Data Data Modeling and Analysis, Leadership & Communication Jul 9 - Jul 11, 2018 3 Days Alex Pentland,
Ben Waber
$3,200 Open
Persuasive Communication for Technology Professionals Leadership & Communication, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jul 9 - Jul 13, 2018 5 Days Edward Schiappa $4,400 Open
Precision Engineering Principles for Mechanical Design Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jun 25 - Jun 29, 2018 5 Days Alexander Slocum,
Nevan Hanumara
$5,100 Open
Principles and Models for System Architecture Systems Engineering Jul 16 - Jul 20, 2018 5 Days Edward F. Crawley $5,100 Open
Principles and Models for System Architecture - MITxPRO Joint Program Systems Engineering Jul 17 - Jul 20, 2018 4 Days Edward F. Crawley $4,300 Open
Product Platform and Product Family Design: From Strategy to Implementation Design & Manufacturing, Innovation, Systems Engineering, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jul 30 - Aug 3, 2018 5 Days Olivier L. de Weck,
Timothy W. Simpson,
Bruce Cameron
$4,500 Open
Quantitative Cardiorespiratory Physiology and Clinical Applications for Engineers Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Jun 11 - Jun 15, 2018 5 Days Thomas Heldt,
Roger Mark
$4,750 Open
Radical Innovation Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jun 11 - Jun 13, 2018 3 Days Sanjay Sarma $3,000 Wait List
Rapid Prototyping Technology Design & Manufacturing Jun 18 - Jun 22, 2018 5 Days Martin Culpepper $5,500 Open
Real Estate Finance: Advanced Real Estate, Certificate Program - Real Estate Finance and Development Jun 14 - Jun 15, 2018 2 Days David Geltner $3,000 Wait List
Real Estate Finance: Fundamentals Real Estate, Certificate Program - Real Estate Finance and Development Jun 11 - Jun 12, 2018 2 Days Walter Torous $3,000 Wait List
Technology and Sustainability Design & Manufacturing, Energy & Sustainability Jul 9 - Jul 11, 2018 3 Days Timothy Gutowski $3,000 Open
The Invention Process: Invention in the Context of Innovation Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jul 30 - Aug 3, 2018 5 Days Emanuel Sachs $4,750 Open
Tribology: Friction, Wear, and Lubrication Design & Manufacturing Jun 25 - Jun 29, 2018 5 Days Nannaji Saka,
Nam Pyo Suh
$3,650 Open
Understanding and Predicting Technological Innovation: New Data and Theory Data Modeling and Analysis, Innovation, Certificate Program - Innovation and Technology Jul 23 - Jul 27, 2018 5 Days Jessika Trancik $3,900 Open