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Where to find free college courses online
Fortunately, there are some excellent resources for preparing for certification online that are available free of charge. Some of the more common certification types include: CompTIA A+, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Cisco Certification (CCNA & CCNP), Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), and the Certified Novell Engineer (CNE).
That depends on how you want to take them. Most courses on Coursera can be taken free of charge. However, beyond your own personal enlightenment and satisfaction of achievement, there is no other reward for doing so.
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