Online Education Options for Au Pairs:
ALL CLasses must be from an accredited, USA college or university!
Most Popular Search Mechanisms: NOT all classes found will be approved by the State Department. Check with your counselor BEFORE you sign up!
Some classes are grouped together and are called a ” Specialization”. This means that each course within the specialization group must be taken and will give a specific amount of hours. Please count each course’s hours to total up how many you will achieve.
Most Popular Courses:
The Science of Well Being – www.coursera.org/learn/the-science-of-well-being
Dog Emotion and Cognition – www.coursera.org/learn/dog-emotion-and-cognition
Interior Design – www.ed2go.com/courses/arts-and-design/graphic-arts/ilc/introduction-to-interior-design
Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Industry – https://www.edx.org/course/introduction-to-hospitality-and-tourism-industry
Computer Science for Business Professionals – https://online-learning.harvard.edu/course/cs50s-computer-science-business-professionals?delta=0
How to Write an Essay – https://www.edx.org/course/how-to-write-an-essay
Tricky American English Pronunciation – https://www.classcentral.com/course/tricky-american-english-pronunciation-8274
Fundamentals of Supervision and Management – www.ed2go.com/courses/business/soft-skills/ilc/fundamentals-of-supervision-and-management
English for Career Development – https://www.coursera.org/learn/careerdevelopment
Improve your English Communication Skills – https://www.coursera.org/specializations/improve-english?
Photography – www.ed2go.com/schoolcraft/online-courses/secrets-of-better-photography/
Culinary Arts – https://classroomaupair.org/intro-to-culinary-arts/
Best Course for 5 Hours:
Fairfax University of America – Online Museum Courses https://www.fxua.edu/sls/programs/non-intensive-esl/#museum-classes
Best ESL/TOEFL Courses:
The University of California at Irvine offers a series of classes: https://www.coursera.org/specializations/intermediate-grammar
International Language Institute – DC – www.ilidc.com
LADO – DC Metro Area – www.lado.com
UCEDA – https://uceda.edu/toefl-preparation/ or https://uceda.edu/aupair/ for ESL classes, too.
EFI Online – https://www.eng4intl.com/daytime-evening-classes-overview/toefl-ibt-prep/
Kenton County Adult ESL – https://www.kentonesl.org/
Community College of Allegheny County – Grammar Refresher – https://www.ed2go.com/ccac/online-courses/grammar-refresher
Zoni Language Center – Intermediate Conversations – www.zoni.edu/intensive-english-program/
Hudson County Community College – English Skills for Real Life Situations – https://classroomaupair.org/english
Prince Georges Community College – ESL – https://www.pgcc.edu/go/adulteducationesl/
Fairfax Universtiy of America – https://www.fxua.edu/sls/programs/non-intensive-esl/
Georgia Tech Language Institute – https://esl.gatech.edu/additional-programs/short-courses
International Language Institute – www.ilidc.com
More Popular Choices:
Learning Across America and Learning Express – https://www.learningacrossamerica.net/find-your-class
Classroom Au Pair – www.classroomaupair.org
Yale University: One course gives 15 hours https://www.coursera.org/learn/introduction-psychology?recoOrder=5&utm_medium=email&utm_source=recommendations&utm_campaign=Kl0YwECzEeuTnfsZ4aha4w
Penn State University: five courses in the specialization giving 80 hours. https://www.coursera.org/specializations/positivepsychology?recoOrder=8&utm_medium=email&utm_source=recommendations&utm_campaign=Kl0YwECzEeuTnfsZ4aha4w
Wesleyan Unversity 38 hours https://www.coursera.org/learn/social-psychology?