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A Guide to Programming with Wolfram Language
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of Wolfram Language

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Go beyond the basics of programming in Wolfram Language. Learn how to write more complex programs in different programming styles as well as utilize flow control primitives and other features of this high-level programming language. Wolfram Language has a wealth of built-in functions that require little or no programming, but there are special applications that require programming to get the code to do things that go beyond those built-in capabilities. This course offers a collection of useful tips and technical details for intermediate-level programmers.

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An Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or Wolfram Language.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Learn Wolfram Language and modern computational thinking from Stephen Wolfram's book with veteran Wolfram Language instructor and developer David Withoff. The course requires no prior programming knowledge and is suitable for those at any educational level with an interest in computational thinking and its practical applications.

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Computational Xplorations
Instructor Led | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Wolfram Language or Mathematica.

Certification Levels: Completion

Join this free introductory course to discover how to interactively explore nearly any field using computation. See how computational thinking—a modern blend of critical analysis and information processing—is being applied to a range of disciplines not traditionally associated with coding. From nutrition to literature, you'll learn practical ways to use knowledge-based programming in your classroom, research project or company. This class introduces innovative methods for discovering ideas and insights using the computational intelligence of the Wolfram Language, the user-friendly coding environment of Wolfram Notebooks and the curated real-world knowledge of the Wolfram Knowledgebase.

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Daily Study Group: Guiding Principles for Systems Modeling and Simulation
Special Event | FREE

Certification Levels: Completion

Learn modeling principles applicable to dynamic systems across diverse domains from Wolfram experts. Join our upcoming two-week study group, where you'll use Wolfram System Modeler to create models of real-world systems and explore modeling fundamentals. We'll cover examples that range from simulating the spread of infectious diseases to predicting the cash flow dynamics of a subscription-based business and modeling the intricate behavior of drones. The first two sessions will provide an introduction to modeling with System Modeler and analyzing models with Wolfram Language. Following daily sessions will each cover a different modeling principle.

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Daily Study Group: Topics in Artisanal Calculus
Special Event | FREE

Certification Levels: Attendance

Explore lesser-known but incredibly useful topics in calculus. In this daily study group on "artisanal" topics in calculus, learn about umbral calculus, Bell polynomials, the Euler–Maclaurin formula and fractional calculus. See how you can apply methods in calculus to the study of dynamical systems, minimal surfaces and even number theory.

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Daily Study Group: Wolfram Tools for LLMs
Special Event | FREE

Certification Levels: Completion

Wolfram technology has long been a component of intelligent assistants and other AI systems. This study group brings you up to speed on the latest tools and devotes daily sessions to using the newly expanded Wolfram GPT, Chat Notebooks, functions to connect to LLMs and built-in AI-related functionality in Wolfram Language. See how Wolfram makes LLMs smarter by giving them access to powerful computation, accurate math, curated knowledge, real-time data and visualization. Learn about Wolfram tools that offer natural language–based code assistance, connecting to LLMs and access to built-in functionality for AI tasks.

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Daily Study Groups
Special Event | FREE

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Wolfram Daily Study Groups are fun, directed, incremental learning resources for building computational competence. Study Groups offer academic and professional development opportunities for anyone interested in expanding their skillset. A Wolfram instructor guides each session by sharing short lessons, polling the group to review key concepts, introducing practice problems and answering questions. Certificates of program completion are available to engaged participants, with additional opportunities for Level 1 proficiency certifications offered for select topics and areas of study.

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Data Visualization with Wolfram Language
Instructor Led | SEE COURSE SCHEDULE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of Wolfram Language.

Certification Levels: Completion

With the use of a curated dataset from the Wolfram Data Repository, this course shows how to quickly visualize different data structures and how to make your graphics ready to publish and share. Domain-specific functions as well as general techniques are shared for getting the most out of your graphics. The course is intended for anyone who wants to learn more about data visualization using Wolfram Language.

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Hands-on Start to Wolfram Mathematica Training Tutorials
Special Event | FREE

Certification Levels: AttendanceLevel 1

Join a free online training session to learn different ways to interact with Mathematica—enter queries through free-form input and Wolfram Language, create notebooks, perform symbolic and numeric calculations, generate 2D and 3D graphics, create an interactive Manipulate, analyze data and turn your notebook into an interactive presentation. This is an exciting opportunity to learn directly from the authors of the book Hands-on Start to Wolfram Mathematica and Programming with the Wolfram Language and ask questions during the interactive Q&A. Participants will need access to either Mathematica for the desktop or Mathematica Online to utilize the hands-on aspects of this training.

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Introduction to Calculus
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for calculus are trigonometry or precalculus.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to fundamental concepts in calculus and their applications, covering all of Calculus 1 and some of Calculus 2. The course starts with functions and limits, followed by differential calculus, and then moves on to integral calculus and a brief discussion of differential equations. It includes a sample exam based on the AP Calculus AB course. Problem sessions, exercises and auto-graded quizzes are provided for self-paced assessment. Earn a certificate by watching all lesson and problem session videos and completing the quizzes with a passing grade.

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Introduction to Cryptography
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires a basic understanding of number theory, algorithms, discrete mathematics and modular arithmetic and basic-level skills in any programming language.

Certification Levels: Completion

This course gives an introduction to the concepts, underlying math, principles and techniques of historic and modern cryptography; ties cryptographic protocols to real-world scenarios; and gives a necessary understanding of issues related to information security in general.

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Introduction to Differential Equations
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or the Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for differential equations include calculus and linear algebra.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

A comprehensive introduction to fundamental concepts and solution methods for differential equations, including video lessons and interactive notebooks. Follow along with the examples in the Wolfram Cloud and use the material to prepare for courses in natural science, engineering, economics and other fields. The course starts with a discussion of direction fields and methods for solving first-order differential equations, followed by the study of second-order equations and their applications, and then moves on to solving systems of differential equations. Problem sessions, exercises and quizzes are provided for self-paced assessment. Earn a certificate by watching all lesson and problem session videos and completing the quizzes with a passing grade. Level I certification in Differential Equations is awarded to those who meet the completion requirements and also pass the course final exam.

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Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course does not have any mathematical requirement. Anyone with minimal knowledge of Wolfram Language can excel. This course is aimed at beginners in both computer science and mathematics.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Explore the realm of discrete mathematics, the study of countable things and the mathematical language of computer science. Get an introduction to notions of logic, discrete structures, counting, algorithms, proofs, recurrences and graphs.

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Introduction to Elementary Algebra
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for learning algebra are understanding basic math skills and fluency with basic math operations.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Elementary algebra is a prerequisite for multiple mathematics and statistics courses, and a strong foundation in algebra can help you better understand more advanced math. This course introduces the basic concepts of algebra as well as common types of problems and how to solve them. Start with algebraic definitions and then move on to linear equations, linear inequalities, polynomials and quadratic equations. The instructor also discusses word problem examples in each section and walks through the steps to finding a solution.

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Introduction to Finite Mathematics
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for finite mathematics include Algebra I (elementary algebra) and Algebra II (intermediate algebra).

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Finite mathematics has many real-world applications and is used in business, economics, social sciences and biology. The topics in this course are commonly found in college courses on finite mathematics.

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Introduction to Image Processing
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of the Wolfram Language.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Make cutting-edge image processing simple with the Wolfram Language. Learn the fundamentals of digital image processing, including image representation and classical operations on images. This course emphasizes practical applications and understandable explanations of how image operations work. Numerous examples are included to illustrate standard applications.

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Introduction to Linear Algebra
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or the Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for linear algebra include algebra, elementary geometry and trigonometry.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

A comprehensive introduction to fundamental concepts in linear algebra, including video lessons and interactive notebooks. Follow along with the examples in the Wolfram Cloud and use the material to prepare for courses in data science, engineering and other fields. The course starts with linear equations and matrices, followed by determinants and eigenvalues, and then moves on to inner products and the singular value decomposition. Application sessions are included to show uses of linear algebra in the real world. Exercises and quizzes are provided for self-paced assessment.

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Introduction to Machine Learning in Wolfram Language
Instructor Led | SEE COURSE SCHEDULE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of Wolfram Language.

Certification Levels: Completion

This course introduces some of the basic concepts of machine learning as well as easy-to-use machine learning superfunctions available in Wolfram Language. You will learn how to perform supervised and unsupervised learning tasks with just a few lines of code.

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Introduction to Mathematica for Students and Teachers
Video Course | FREE

Certification Levels: Level 1

This video course provides an introduction to Mathematica for students, teachers and beginners of all kinds. It quickly covers a wide range of topics from algebra to calculus using examples, all delivered from the viewpoint of a highly skilled and experienced classroom teacher. It starts with the concept of a computational notebook and builds step by step to more advanced topics such as plotting, graphics and solving equations. The course includes techniques for entering mathematical notation using your keyboard and palette buttons and finding help using the Wolfram Documentation Center. The course is recorded by Ruth Dover, a math instructor and Wolfram Innovator who has taught thousands of students how to use Mathematica and Wolfram Language over the course of her career.

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Introduction to Multivariable Calculus
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of Mathematica or Wolfram Language. The prerequisite for multivariable calculus is single-variable calculus.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

This comprehensive multivariable calculus course uses state-of-the-art Wolfram Language functionality for the computation and visualization of concepts, making this elegant body of mathematical knowledge easy and fun to learn. Multivariable calculus extends the notions of limits, derivatives and integrals to higher dimensions.

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Introduction to Neural Networks in Wolfram Language
Instructor Led | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of Wolfram Language.

Certification Levels: Completion

This course provides an introduction to the state-of-the-art neural net framework in Wolfram Language. Learn about the Neural Net Repository, transfer learning as well as how to train, test and look inside a neural net.

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Introduction to Notebooks
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or the Wolfram Language.

Certification Levels: Completion

Wolfram Notebooks have been widely adopted as the modern environment for technical workflows. In this course, you will be introduced to these powerful and interactive documents for computation, programming, generating reports and creating presentations. Learn how to style notebooks and create interactive interfaces using built-in Wolfram Language functionality. Generate immediate results with the natural language queries and reach your audience on multiple platforms with universal deployment options.

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Introduction to Probability
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of Mathematica or Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for probability include Algebra I (elementary algebra) and Algebra II (intermediate algebra).

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Probability is the branch of mathematics that deals with random phenomena. Using real-world examples, this comprehensive introduction to probability and statistics can help prepare you for coursework and research in natural science, engineering, finance, medicine, data science and other fields. The course starts with a discussion of basic probability concepts, followed by the study of random variables as well as common probability distributions and their applications. These topics are typically found in basic probability courses and serve as great preparation for statistics, data science and the professional examination Exam P from the Society of Actuaries.

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Introduction to Statistics
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of Mathematica or Wolfram Language. Prerequisites for statistics include Algebra I (elementary algebra) and Algebra II (intermediate algebra).

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Statistics is the branch of mathematics concerned with collecting, describing, analyzing and interpreting data and trends in science, industry and society. This course introduces techniques for data visualization and descriptive statistics, methods for calculating confidence intervals and tools for hypothesis testing. Practical examples are used to demonstrate the application of statistical methods. The topics in this course are typically found in entry-level college statistics courses and serve as great preparation for the AP Statistics exam.

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Interactive Courses

Also known as MOOCs (massive open online courses), these courses are hosted on the Wolfram Cloud and allow you to interactively explore concepts using Wolfram Language functionality.

  • Self-paced with progress tracking

  • Include video lessons, exercises and problems, quizzes, exams and a scratch notebook

  • Sharable completion certificates available for all courses

  • Wolfram Level 1 proficiency certifications available for select courses

Video Lessons

Short recorded lessons that provide limited instruction on a computational topic or for using Wolfram tech.

  • Quick-start videos

  • Lessons from content experts

  • A wide variety of beginner-level lessons

  • Free to watch

Video Courses

Video series that build on preceding lessons to provide comprehensive instruction.

  • Each video course features a playlist of sequential lessons

  • Recorded by Wolfram certified instructors

  • Comprehensive coverage of a particular topic

  • Free to watch

Instructor-led Courses

Scheduled as online and in-person classes, these courses provide comprehensive instruction guided by a live instructor.

  • Registration required to reserve your seat

  • Taught by Wolfram certified instructors

  • Opportunity to pose live questions to experts in the room

  • Course completion certificates available

Archived and Special Events

Presentations by Wolfram developers, content experts and instructors.

  • Webinars on special topics and new release functionality

  • Livecoding sessions

  • Wolfram Daily Study Groups

  • Free to watch