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Online Learning with Coursera


The New York State Department of Labor is partnering with Coursera, the leading online training provider. Through Coursera, unemployed New Yorkers will have access to nearly 4,000 programs across high-growth industries and can hone skills in data science, business, and technology. Many of these programs are pathways to certifications, professional certificates and can help elevate your career.

New York State has a team of experts working to curate content based on industry demand to help job seekers gain skills to help them advance in their careers.


Online Learning with Coursera is fully funded by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor as part of an award totaling $12,000,000 with 0 percent financed from state and/or non-governmental sources.

How to Sign Up

To request a no-cost account, please send an email to [email protected] with the following information:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Email Address for the Account
  • Phone Number
  • County of Residence


Please allow up to 72 hours to receive your invitation. Emails with missing or incomplete information cannot be processed.

What Can I Learn?

Below is a small sampling of the wide range of courses, programs and professional certificates available through Coursera:

  • How to Manage a Remote Team
  • Business Writing
  • Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Design and ManufacturingMachine Learning
  • Motors and Motor Control Circuits
  • Generative Design for Additive Manufacturing
  • Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects
  • Marketing in a Digital World
  • Supply Chain Operations
  • Influencing People
  • The Science of Well-Being
  • Data Science Specialization
  • Project Management
  • Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills
  • Python for Everybody
  • Cybersecurity
  • Google IT Support Professional Certificate
  • The Business of Health Care Specialization
  • Epidemiology for Public Health Specialization
  • Medical Neuroscience
  • Financial Markets
  • Facebook Social Media Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Game Development
  • The Art of Negotiation
  • AI for Everyone
  • Programming Foundations with JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Introduction to HTML5
  • Understanding User Needs
  • Use Mailchimp to Build an E-mail Marketing Campaign
  • Developing An Entrepreneurial Mindset: First Step Towards Success
  • Introduction to iOS App Development
  • Principles of Game Design