Location: MIT campus, Cambridge, MA or online in a live virtual format Offerings: More than 50 professional short courses; 5 Professional Certificate Programs Attendees: 65% U.S., 35% international; mid-career technical, scientific, business, and government professionals; age 20s-50s
Short Programs, founded in 1949 as the MIT Summer Institute and then called the Professional Institute through 2008, brings more than 1200 participants to campus each year.
Whether you participate in a 2-5 day on-campus or live virtual course, or in a blended online program, you’ll benefit from MIT’s world-class thinking and intellectual rigor. Explore our Course Catalog below to discover 50+ dynamic offerings taught by leading MIT faculty and industry experts.
More than 50 Short Courses offer MIT Insights Short Programs offers more than 50 courses in one to five day sessions either on-campus or in a live virtual format, primarily in the summer. These intensive courses combine MIT’s breakthrough research with insights from industry, government, and academic participants.