Whether your goal is to pursue a lifelong passion, build your resume, earn credits for a degree program, or prepare for college, Emerson College is the perfect summer destination for exploring today’s dynamic fields of arts and communication.
Summer course opportunities are open to current Emerson students and visiting students.
Emerson Undergraduate and Graduate courses
- Summer Session I: May 23–June 30, 2016. View available Summer I courses offered on campus or online »
All payments for Summer I visiting students are due by Friday, May 13, 2016.
All payments for Summer I current Emerson degree-seeking students registering after April 15, 2016 are due at the time of registration.
- Summer Session II: July 5–August 17, 2016. View available Summer II courses offered on campus or online »
All payments for Summer II visiting students are due by Friday, June 24, 2016.
All payments for Summer II current Emerson degree-seeking students registering after April 15, 2016 are due at the time of registration.
- Online Courses: View our online distance learning courses »
Tuition and Fees
|Undergraduate courses||$763 per credit|
|Graduate courses||$1,197 per credit|
|Registration Fee (nonrefundable)||$30 per summer session|
|Late Registration Fee (nonrefundable)||$75|
|Noncredit courses and workshops and Pre-College programs||As priced|
Transaction fees are nonrefundable in all circumstances, including in the event of class cancellation by the College.
Current Emerson Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Visit eCommon to enroll in summer courses.
Boston - View summer housing options »
Los Angeles - Students have the option of living in Emerson Los Angeles's spectacular facility located on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard. If you're an Emerson matriculated student, participation in summer courses in Los Angeles does not affect your eligibility for the Semester in LA Program.
You must have earned a bachelor's degree to enroll in graduate-level courses (numbered 500-699) and you must have earned a high school diploma to enroll in undergraduate-level courses or workshops. Additional prerequisites may apply for college students external to Emerson looking to enroll in upper-level courses. To enroll,
For questions about enrollment, please consult with the Professional Studies office at email@example.com.
Unfortunately, housing is not available at this time for visiting students.
Whether you are a recent college graduate or a seasoned professional, choose from our non-credit learning opportunities including courses, workshops, and lectures, that range from screenwriting to marketing, or best practices in social media and much more. Learn more »
Emerson runs several summer programs abroad led by Emerson faculty. Our programs run from three to nine weeks and are available for every Emerson student from rising sophomores to graduate students. Participants can study in a range of exciting locations, from France to the Netherlands from Poland to China. Learn more »
Current high school students looking for an academic experience: Read about our competitive filmmaking, creative writing, theater, journalism, communication disorders, and political communication programs. These one, three-and five-week programs are intensive, fun, and designed to teach students competitive, practical skills in one academic area of communication and the arts. Learn more and apply »