Hawthorne, CA asked in Immigration Law for California

Q: Can I take an online program (non-credit) while I'm on my OPT?

I'm currently on my OPT (F-1) and want to take the online Credential of Readiness (CORe) program at Harvard Business School Online in order to prepare for my MBA. The program is online, 10-17 weeks and NOT for credit.

Can I go ahead with applying for the program or do I have any restrictions with applying for certificate programs and courses while on OPT?

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Allen C. Ladd
Allen C. Ladd
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Greenville, SC

A: I don't honestly know but Harvard Business School Online should. Or your F-1 university's advisor. They have the resources to find an answer quickly.

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