Online Courses

The Online Immersion Program, designed for high school students, offers exciting topics, covered in-depth, through online coursework led by Wake Forest University professors. The program is available year-round, and the online format allows you to study anywhere, anytime, while working at your own pace.


BIOSCIENCE: AN INSIDE LOOK AT INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Learn To Think Like A Bioscientist

Infectious diseases like tuberculosis and HIV have become increasingly challenging due to the nature of our contemporary world. In this course, we invite you to explore the science behind their origin, spread and containment. You’ll learn through engaging videos by Dr. Megan Rudock, PhD. If you’re interested in pre-med, scientific research, global health, biology, or chemistry, this course is for you.

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SUBSCRIBE, INNOVATE, DISRUPT: AN INSIDER’S GUIDE TO BUSINESS

Learn How To Think Like An Entrepreneur

Are you curious about what makes innovation and entrepreneurship happen? Interested in today’s major game-changing companies like Netflix and Apple? You’ll take a deep dive into these topics through engaging videos by award-winning Wake Forest Professor and former CEO Dr. Dan Fogel. If you’re interested in a future in the agile, fast-moving world of entrepreneurship and business, this course is for you.

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CANCER: AN INSIDE LOOK AT CARING, CURING, AND TREATING

Discover The Field Of Oncology

This course will take you on a journey with cancer patients and introduce you to the latest advances in diagnosis and treatment. You’ll learn through engaging videos by Wake Forest physician faculty Dr. Lindsay Strowd and Dr. Roy Strowd – two of our most popular professors. If you’re interested in the fields of medicine, oncology, healthcare or the sciences, this course is for you.

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INVESTING: THE FUTURE OF FINANCE

Learn How Today’s Financial Markets Work

Volatility is not new to financial markets and investing has changed dramatically. The rise of FinTech and cryptocurrencies are promising—but not without risk. In this course, we’ll delve into the ways financial markets work today. We’ll look at how companies attract investors, understand the role of shareholders, and learn how cryptocurrencies and FinTech companies are disrupting traditional finance. You will even step into the role of a financial analyst yourself. If you envision a future in the world of finance, this course is a must.

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MAKING THE ROUNDS: AN INSIDER’S GUIDE TO BECOMING A DOCTOR

Journey Into The Heart Of Medicine

Always wanted to be a doctor or pursue pre-med? In this course, you’ll get an inside look at how physicians manage patient care from ambulance to ER to aftercare and explore an array of potential healthcare careers and paths along the way. You’ll learn through engaging videos by Wake Forest School of Medicine faculty Dr. Lindsay Strowd and Dr. Roy Strowd – two of our most popular professors.

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THE MYSTERY AND SCIENCE OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR: AN INSIDER’S GUIDE TO PSYCHOLOGY.

Learn The Science Of Human Nature

Do you want to learn how your brain processes information or about what triggers emotions? This course answers these questions and more while taking you behind the scenes of the human brain. You’ll learn through engaging videos by two leaders in Psychology at Wake Forest: Dr. Christian Waugh, a specialist in cognitive neuroscience and Dr. Melissa Maffeo, a specialist in cognitive neuroscience and addition.

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SPORTS MEDICINE: AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE MAJOR INJURIES & TREATMENTS

Dive Into The World Of Sports Injuries

Why is the NFL so strict with its concussion protocol? How serious is shoulder dislocation? In this course, you’ll cover these topics and get an in-depth look at common sports injuries, the treatments received by major sports athletes and careers in the field. If you’re interested in sports or medicine, this course is for you. You’ll learn through engaging videos by Dr. Brian Waterman, who’s worked with teams such as the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox and Chicago Fire.

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WOMEN’S MEDICINE: AN INSIDE LOOK AT TREATMENT, INTERVENTION, AND SURGERY

Explore What Makes Women’s Care Different

Consider this: 63% of the top 10 surgical procedures are performed on women. More than ½ of any doctor’s patients will be women. Symptoms for common conditions express themselves differently in women than in men. That’s why for anyone thinking about a future in medicine or healthcare, this course is an absolute must. Gain insight into menstruation, birth control, pregnancy, hormonal shifts, and more. You’ll hear from Wake Forest physician faculty Dr. Oona Likhyani and Dr. Joshua F. Nitsche through engaging videos.

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