20 March 2015

Online genealogy educational opportunities

There's an intensive study group based on this book
In addition to conferences and other in-person educational opportunities, there’s a wide variety of online and home study courses for amateur and professional genealogists alike. Online programs may be live and interactive—or not. Some free and fee-based classes and webinars include:

BYU-Idaho online certificate program (15 credit hours) and online Associates degree (60 credit hours) in family history research.

Family Tree University online courses and webinars from Family Tree magazine.

FamilySearch Learning Center audio, video, and interactive slides.

Genealogical Research Program at Boston University intensive 15-week online certificate program and Genealogical Essentials online seminars.

GenealogicalStudies.com: online certificate programs by country as well as individual courses on various topics.

GenProof Study Group based on the book Mastering Genealogical Proof by Thomas W. Jones.

Hack Genealogy Bootcamp  one-hour to all-day webinars on a variety of topics. 

Legacy Family Tree Webinars from genealogy software developer.

Salt Lake Community College certificate for International and U.S. research tracks or individual courses for credit or non-credit.

Also check out GeneaWebinars for news and a calendar of online genealogy webinars, meetings, and hangouts.