edX announces 16 MicroMasters programs from the world’s top universities

New Delhi: EdX, the nonprofit online learning destination founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), today announced 16 new MicroMasters programs in association with 12 university partners across in-demand fields such as business analytics, digital product management, cybersecurity and data science. These programs are built on the success of the MicroMasters product launch in September 2016, when edX and 14 international partners debuted 19 programs in topics like artificial intelligence and supply chain management.
Columbia University, Rochester Institute of Technology and Curtin University continue their participation in the MicroMasters initiative, offering additional, new programs to learners worldwide. Additionally, new partners have joined the MicroMasters programs including Boston University, University of Pennsylvania, The University of California, San Diego, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), The RWTH Aachen University, University of British Columbia, University System of Maryland and others. edX is thrilled to offer these new programs, further empowering all learners, everywhere, to improve their lives and advance their careers.
With MicroMasters programs, edX is helping to bridge the knowledge gap between higher education and the workplace by offering content and credentials in the most in-demand fields and skills needed for success in today’s rapidly-evolving and tech-driven world. These credit-eligible, career-relevant programs are free to try, and can help advance careers and offer a pathway to an accelerated Master’s program. Top employers, including industry-leading companies like IBM, PWC, Hootsuite, Bloomberg, Fidelity and more, recognize MicroMasters programs for real-time, real-world relevancy.