Want to Pursue a Career in Crypto? Here is a Megalist of Free High Level Courses From the Best Institutions in the World – on Blockchain, Economics, Statistics, Smart Contracts, Analytics, and much more. (Most Provide Credentials Upon Completion)

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They say the best investment you can make is in yourself! I’m currently in college, had no idea what I wanted to do with my life for the longest time and was really depressed. About a year ago I got into crypto and found a new passion. Just last week I landed my first internship at a crypto analytics company! I’m really happy and wanted to share all the amazing free resources that have helped me dive into this amazing industry. We live in an amazing time where all of the worlds knowledge from renowned institutions is so easily accessible, let’s make the best of it!

Fundamentals

In my opinion, these are the fundamental building blocks of knowledge required to even have a clue what is happening in the booming crypto and financial industry. I have been taking some of these courses since my final years in high school and they’ve truly given me a strong base of knowledge and invaluable skills. In fact, a lot of these skills are very transferrable and can help in a plethora of different careers even outside of finance.

Economics

Economics 101 (Stanford) Principles of Microeconomics (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Principles of Macroeconomics (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Game Theory (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Math and Statistics

Mathematics 1 (Khan Academy) Mathematics 2 (Khan Academy) Precalculus (Khan Academy) AP/College Calculus (Khan Academey) AP/College Statistics (Khan Academey) Fundamentals of Statistics (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Computer Science

CS50 Intro to Computer Science (Harvard) A complete Computer Science course on Saylor Academy Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Cryptography I (Stanford University)

Open Source Development

Git Tutorial For Beginners: Git Tutorial for Beginners: Master Version Control A Beginner’s Guide to Open Source Software Development (Linux Foundation) Open Source Software Development Methods

The Good Stuff

These are the advanced crypto specific courses that I believe provide a very high level skillset that would be very useful in finding a career in crypto and fintech. I believe this is going to be one of the biggest industries in the future, rivaling the internet boom and this is the best preparation for one to capitalize on this opportunity.

Crypto 101

Blockchain and Money (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) (by current head of the SEC, Gary Gensler) Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies (Princeton University) Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies (UC Berkeley)

Blockchain Basics

Blockchain Essentials (IBM) Cryptocurrency Engineering and Design (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Blockchain and FinTech: Basics, Applications, and Limitations (University of Hong Kong)

Smart Contracts and Solidity

Solidity Tutorial & Ethereum Blockchain Programming Course (Crypto Zombies) Smart contracts (University at Buffalo)

Data Analytics

Introduction to Computational Thinking and Data Science (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Python for Data Science (University of California, San Diego) Statistics and R (Harvard University)

Good luck to everyone out there pursuing a career in crypto!

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