NAFSA e-Learning Courses

Designed to bring international education practitioners up to speed on key job responsibilities and best practices, e-Learning courses are perfect for new professionals in international student and scholar advising, international student recruitment and admissions, and education abroad. Please note that you will have 60 days to complete and revisit your eLearning content before it expires. 

Why Enroll?

  • Cost- and Time-Effective: With no travel expenses or time out of the office, e-learning courses are priced for today's budget-conscious institutions and practitioners.
  • Self-Paced: Offered when you need it, each course is divided into convenient modules, each taking 30 minutes to one hour to finish. You will have 60 days to complete and revisit your content.
  • Expert Resources: Gain access to valuable resources, worksheets, and glossaries. Learn where to find key resources to continue learning after the course ends. Self quizzes help you assess your comprehension. A certificate of participation is provided upon completion.

Members save 25% on NAFSA e-Learning courses. 

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F-1 Advising: Getting Started

As a new international student adviser, you need to get up to speed quickly to ensure compliance among F-1 students. This self-paced course brings you into the office of a typical university to work with and support their international students.

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F-1 Advising: Beyond the Basics

This newly updated, self-guided e-Learning course will lead participants towards developing a comprehensive and nuanced approach to improve their F-1 advising.

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F-1 Beyond the Basics: Employment and Training

This new self-guided e-Learning course will take participants beyond the basics to improve advising strategies for F-1 students seeking employment and training benefits. 

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Essentials of International Credential Evaluation

Understanding the basics of foreign credential evaluation is a necessity for anyone who works with international students. You can better assist international students when you have a fundamental knowledge of their country’s educational credentials.

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J-1 Advising: Getting Started

This self-paced course provides a general overview of the fundamentals needed to advise J-1 Exchange Visitors to help them maintain their status during their stay in the United States. 

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International Student Recruitment: Methods and Strategies

This new self-paced course provides an overview of the international enrollment management cycle and effective recruitment strategies at each phase. 

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Education Abroad Advising

Education abroad is an evolving field. The adviser is required to support a wide variety of student needs throughout their education abroad experience. 

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Developing Short-Term Education Abroad Programs

This self-paced course provides an overview of institutional policies and procedures that impact short-term education abroad programs, program models, and more.

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