Last updated: Sep 02, 2020



Coursera is a leading online learning platform for higher education, where 60 million learners from around the world come to learn skills of the future. More than 200 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, certificates, and degree programs. 2,400 companies trust the company’s enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera for Government equips government employees and citizens with in-demand skills to build a competitive workforce. Coursera for Campus empowers any university to offer high-quality, job-relevant online education to students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

 Together Okta and Coursera Deliver

Single Sign-On (or SSO) with Okta allows users to pass between two systems without having to manually type in a username and password while maintaining trust between the two systems. It involves passing information about the user to Coursera from which Coursera initializes an account for the user. It has numerous benefits, a few of which are outlined below.


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