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20 Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Courses Online for FREE

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 10:14
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Eric Eissler
Many Blockchain technology courses are appearing on the Internet, learn about some of the better ones here
20 Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Courses Online for FREE
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Cryptocurrency and Blockchain have taken the world by storm! More and more, interest in Blockchain technology and cryptos has piqued the attention of many people who want to learn more because they understand the potential and the future that these technologies have.

To accommodate those needs, many Blockchain online courses have blossomed on the Internet. They are there to teach the basics of buying Bitcoin to how the Blockchain technology works. There are even some great options on an MIT Blockchain course, too!

Many of the courses out there are bit gimmicky and can try to get you to buy their own cryptocurrency. Don’t be fooled by this! Many courses are there to teach financials of the Blockchain, such as how it works and how to make good trades and earn a lot of money.


Here is a list of free Blockchain courses online

CoinSutra has an incredible list of free resources you can use to gain knowledge on the cryptocurrency market.

Trading Heroes will teach how to take opportunities in the stock market. Well, right now, the biggest opportunities lie in the field of cryptocurrency. They do have a point that the volatility of crypto can score you bigger sustained gains than most any stock in the stock market. Trader Heroes believes that cryptocurrency is the future of all forex trading.

Princeton Online via Coursera offers a course taught by Aravind Narayan, assistant professor of Computer Science at Princeton University. One of his many topics of research includes studying the security and stability of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. See what Professor Narayan has to stay about the cryptocurrency market.

Learn Crypto is an online trading school designed to create and refine skills in the cryptocurrency market. Learn how to apply the Wyckoff Trading Method, designed by stock speculator Richard D. Wyckoff. This site teaches techniques based on Wyckoff, while it is a bit gimmicky, it does of some interesting trading advice.

Coin Academy offers digital currency tutorials for all the new cryptocurrency trends in today’s market. The tutorials offer an extensive, easy-to-follow explanation of each currency and all techniques are detailed in a step-by-step form. You can come in with little to no knowledge of Bitcoin or crypto and leave well educated after only a few modules.

Draper University has created a free Bitcoin course that can help you learn more about crypto in a short time.  Draper University’s goal for creating this free course is to educate Bitcoin users so that they may introduce innovation and competition into the Bitcoin space. The format of the courses teach students at a high level, then allow for students to learn from Bitcoin experts around the world through interviews and interactive exercises.

Khan Academy has a Blockchain crash course that will teach you all the things you need to know with easy-to-follow tutorials, The course starts off with an explanation of what exactly Bitcoin is- to teaching about its proof of work, and ending with the security of transaction Blockchains. This a great course to allow you become an expert in everything Bitcoin and Blockchain. With Khan Academy, you can either swim shallow or dive deep into the world of crypto.

Blockgeek’s five co-founders are experts in the technology industry, spanning years of experience at companies like Microsoft, SAP, and many multi-million dollar, successful startups. Together, they come together to offer an affordable, educational online platform for Blockchain technological training. Blockchain offers a fully in-depth, beginner’s guide to cryptocurrency investing, which will help you start investments in the new, rapidly growing, opportunistic area.


Universities that offer Blockchain courses

Even Universities’ engineering and computer science departments recognize the importance of teaching tech Blockchain and cryptocurrency technology at the university level. Here are more than 10 universities that are starting to offer classes and develop curriculum on Blockchain.



  • PRINCETON UNIVERSITY - Blockchain development course








  • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY - Blockchain programming course

Emerging Blockchain education sector

While the courses are still limited in nature, this is going to be an emerging field, because there are industry leaders and professors who are going to be pushing Blockchain technology and over time more and more people will learn about it and more will want to learn about it. Thus the demand for quality courses covering all the facets of Blockchain will emerge. Blockchain education will be up and coming and hot in the near future.

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About the author

Eric Eissler is based in Chicago and works in higher-education administration and finance. He is a freelance writer covering blockchain technology, fintech, cryptocurrency, the oil and gas industry, and international politics.