TL;DR: These comprehensive online courses can teach you what you need to know about a variety of subjects, and you can score any one of them for $15 and under in the Mashable Shop.
Gone are the days when scholarships, prior degrees, a trust fund, or even a physical classroom environment were needed to further your education. Today, all you need is a computer, an internet connection, and a pizza. Especially the pizza.
Anything you’ve been dying to learn? There’s a course for that. No, seriously. There are online courses in just about every topic you could possibly imagine — and they’re all at your fingertips.
Right now, these 10 e-learning courses are on sale for under $20 each. So if you’re hungry for knowledge, pick a class and feed your brain this month. Netflix can wait.
If you’ve always wondered how the heck Bitcoin works, this course is the perfect opportunity. This beginner-friendly six-hour course teaches you the ins and outs of blockchain — the technology that fuels Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. You’ll learn how a blockchain transaction works, key concepts, and all that this technology is capable of.
The Complete Blockchain Professional Course is just $9.99 on sale — down 95% from its usual price.
It’s no secret that you can make a ton of money creating videos on YouTube. But how to go from YouTube viewer to YouTube creator is a different story. This Complete YouTube Master Class shows you all the steps it takes to build, maintain, and grow a budding YouTube empire — from starting a channel to getting subscribers.
This training is on sale for just $11 — 77% off the regular price.
In the internet age, customers can easily tell who puts time and effort into their content marketing and who does the bare minimum. A strong web presence consists of a variety of content — from graphics to blog posts to videos. It’s no easy feat, but this Complete Content Marketing Master Class will give you the tools to create content that converts. In just five hours, you’ll be one step closer to reaching your business goals.
This course will cost you just $11 here — 77% off the original price.
The ability to communicate effectively is essential in basically every industry — whether you’re an artist, a data scientist, or a lawyer. And taking the time to develop your communication skills can help you get better jobs, land promotions, improve your relationships, and just help you be more successful overall. This 29-hour course will help you hone these skills and become a master of persuasion, assertiveness, and more.
Enroll in the Communication Skills Master Class for just $14.99 — 92% off retail value.
If time and money are standing in the way of you going to business school, try out this: An Entire MBA in 1 Course. Led by award-winning business school professor Chris Haroun, this course teaches you many of the basic skills and concepts you’d learn in an MBA program in just seven hours. You’ll discover how to launch a company from scratch, how to create financial models, and even learn how to get investors.
Better yet, it’ll only cost you $10.99 – 94% off retail value.
Aside from getting to share in the joy of other people’s happiness, being a wedding planner can also earn you some bread. Interested? This ‘Become a Wedding Planner’ Course is super affordable, taught by a celebrity wedding planner, and will walk you through everything you need to know. You’ll even earn a certificate of completion from the London School of Trends when you finish all 10 modules.
This training is on sale for $9.99 — down 97% from the usual price.
Have a dream app idea you’d love to turn into reality? This Flutter App Developer Bootcamp could be your best bet in doing so. Created in collab with the Google Flutter team, this 23-hour course teaches you how to code using Dart and build gorgeous, native-quality iOS and Android apps fast. Even if you have absolutely no programming experience, it’ll walk you through the process of building 15 different apps until you’ve got the hang of it yourself.
Oh, and this extensive training will only cost you $12 — 94% off retail value.
If learning to code is on your summer to-do list, Ruby is a great place to start. It’s extremely powerful and in-demand, yet relatively easy to learn. This Complete Ruby Programmer Course features over 13 hours of content that’ll show you how to install Ruby on different systems, understand its language structure, and even start programming your own applications.
Start your coding journey for just $12 right now — 94% off retail value.
It always seems like there aren’t enough hours in the day. But that’s because we tend to waste time with haphazard daily habits. This Personal Productivity Course can help us kick those habits to the curb and unlock a happier, more fulfilled life. Through 26 hours of training, you’ll learn positive habits you can incorporate right away, as well as tips and tricks for focusing and getting more done in less time. Ah, the dream.
You can save 93% and pick up this course for just $12.99.
Whether you want to land a better job, communicate better with Spanish-speaking friends and family, or speak fluently on your trip abroad, this Spanish Learning Bundle: Beginner To Intermediate has got your back. In two courses and 18 hours of content, you’ll learn everyday expressions and other practical communication, grammatical rules, and correct pronunciation so you can start speaking with confidence.
Typically $400, you can save 96% and start learning for just $15 right here.