Online Courses to Help You Discover Your Ancestors

Whether you're brand new to family history, or have been researching for decades, we have the courses you need to discover more about your ancestors. Register for immediate access and learn with hands-on lessons, activities, quizzes and worksheets.

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If you love family history research, or are in need of some help with your tree, you're in the right spot.

Family History Daily has been educating family history hobbyists since 2013 and our courses offer the same type of in-depth help and unique insights you’ve come to expect from our articles – but in a convenient, online learning environment. Our exclusive, one-of-a-kind lessons cover dozens of topics to help you find your ancestors online.

Let us help you discover free online research, figure out where your ancestors came from, break through brick walls, solve mysteries, research in the U.S. and internationally, master Google, Ancestry and dozens of other tools, get organized, apply professional search techniques, uncover family stories, make sense of DNA and so much more. 

Lessons are nonacademic and are built for family historians who want to improve their online research skills in an informal manner. They are self-paced and self-directed so there are no time limits or required attendance times.

Ancestry.com Crash Course

$79

Single Course

  • Immediate, lifetime access
  • 21 unique lessons, activities and quizzes
  • Discover the "secrets" and expert techniques you need to uncover buried records and maximize Ancestry's many tools
  • Self-paced, no time limits
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Genealogy Organization Course

$119

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  • 36 unique lessons, activities and quizzes
  • Brilliantly and cleanly organize your family history research, digital/paper files and heirlooms in this specialized course
  • Self-paced, no time limits
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Master Family History Course

$189

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  • 110+ unique lessons, activities and quizzes
  • Learn everything you need to know - from the absolute basics all the way through advanced, expert techniques
  • Self-paced, no time limits
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Complete Access Package

$227

Everything we offer - a $426 value!

  • Immediate, lifetime access to all courses
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  • Ancestry Crash Course ($79 value)
  • Organization Course ($119 value)
  • Master Genealogy Course ($189 value)
  • Family History Workbook ($39 value)
  • All future courses and educational resources are included
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Complete Lifetime Access Package

Gain lifetime access to every single course the Family History Daily Course Center offers, plus our specialized workbook for family historians. You'll also have automatic access to every course we offer in the future at no additional cost! Learn with exclusive lessons, activities, quizzes, forms and worksheets. $227 ($426 value)

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Master Family History Research Course

Our Master Course includes more than 110 lessons, activities and quizzes that take you from absolute basics all the way to advanced research techniques. Lessons include exclusive course content from more than a dozen genealogy professionals with bonus content from FamilyHistoryDaily.com in an ad-free format. Wherever you are in your journey, this course will help you improve your research and uncover your ancestors. $189

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Organization for Family Historians Course

It's time to create a beautiful, functional system for organizing your files and research! This special 36 lesson course is designed to walk you through the steps necessary to create a clean, modern set up for managing your family history records and research - on a computer or off. Whether you have tried and failed to get organized in the past, or are just starting out, you'll create a fresh start to be proud of. $119

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Unofficial Ancestry Crash Course

The Unofficial Ancestry Crash Course offers 21 detailed lessons to help you make the most of Ancestry.com's records and tools. Discover advanced techniques that will help you move beyond straightforward searches and finally take advantage of everything this massive site has to offer. Dig up buried records, reveal hidden collections and utilize hints in whole new ways. We'll even show you how to access some of the records for free. $79

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Family History Workbook

Our new digital family history workbook is an exclusive collection of specialized forms, charts, checklists and worksheets designed to help you with your family history research. A number of the forms were constructed to help with lessons in our Master Course and Organization Course. Others are forms for general genealogical use. Each offering can be filled out digitally to be printed or saved, or printed directly as many times as you like. Never search for another form again! $39

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Give the gift of lifetime access to every single course the Family History Daily Course Center offers, plus our specialized workbook for family historians. Your giftee will also have automatic access to every course we offer in the future at no additional cost! Once purchased, a code will be instantly emailed to you. Share the code in a card, by email or any way you like and your recipient can claim it when they are ready. $227 ($426 value)

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