Teachers can receive professional development credit or a certificate of accomplishment by enrolling in a MoMA online course.

Professional Development Opportunities

If you are a teacher looking for professional development credit from taking an online course with MoMA, read item number one below. You can also take a free professional development course offered through MoMA’s partnership with Coursera. Read item number two below to learn how this can result in a Statement of Accomplishment.

1. Online Course Teacher Credit

Participating in any instructor-led version of online courses can result in one Professional Development credit. See for a list of current offerings. Teacher course tuition discounts are available. This professional development credit is offered through the University of Alaska Anchorage for an additional fee of $99. Learn more about PD credit for online courses.

2. MoMA/Coursera Teacher Professional Development Course

The Museum of Modern Art has partnered with Coursera, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provider, to offer a free professional development course for primary and secondary teachers all over the world.

Art and Inquiry: Museum Teaching Strategies for Your Classroom is intended for teachers of grades four through 12, of all disciplines. The course introduces ways to integrate works of art into your classroom by using inquiry-based teaching methods commonly used in museum settings. This course is designed to give teachers the tools to create meaningful object-based learning activities that can be integrated into a wide variety of curricula. Go to to enroll. Participation in this course could lead to a Statement of Accomplishment. See for more information.