What categories and topics can I teach on Skillshare?

We accept classes across a broad range of topics related to creativity, the arts, design, freelance, lifestyle, and productivity. There’s a lot of room for unique and specific skills and expression within these fields. 

Skillshare currently accepts classes from all teachers in the following categories:

Creative Business


  • Animation
  • Creative Writing
  • Film & Video
  • Fine Art
  • Game Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Music
  • Photography
  • UI/UX Design
  • Freelance & Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Productivity
  • Crafts 
  • Culinary
  • Home & Garden
  • Languages
  • Self Care & Personal Development 


If you are teaching a class in Home & Garden or Self Care & Personal Development, please categorize your class under Lifestyle > Other.

Classes in the categories below can only be taught by teachers who are currently members of our Top Teacher or Rising Teacher programs: 

Business Lifestyle Technology
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership & Management
  • Teaching
  • Data Science
  • Mobile Development
  • Web Development
  • Product Management


To see what categories and topics are not currently allowed on Skillshare, head to our Class Content & Topic Restrictions article. 


If you have any questions about what category your class falls under, reach out to our team at teach@skillshare.com for guidance.