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The Robots are Coming! 5 Courses to Help You Stay Relevant

Due to technology and automation, half of today’s jobs will not exist in 2030. What’s more, the remainder of the jobs left will either change completely or be different in some way. If robots are truly ‘taking over the world’ (or at least the workplace), then how can you prepare? The best way to embrace the influx of AI and automation, is to truly understand...

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13 Jul 2017
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Reddit AMA with Digital Project Management Industry Leaders—July 13th, 2017

Our AMA is LIVE! Join us here from 1pm – 3pm EST. Many want to become a digital product manager but don’t know what it really means. What skills do you need, and what job opportunities are there in the industry? In the Digital Product Management MicroMasters, those questions and more will be answered by experts from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. In the five-course program,...

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11 Jul 2017
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Online program wins engineering education award

This post originally ran on MIT News. More than 1,600 professionals have completed the Architecture and Systems Engineering course series developed by MIT in collaboration with Boeing and edX. In collaboration with Boeing and edX, MIT has been honored with the 2017 Excellence in Engineering Education Collaboration Award by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). The team was chosen for its design and development of a new four-course...

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Congratulations to the learners who completed the 1st ever MicroMasters program!

Today marks an exciting milestone in online learning, as we celebrate the MITx learners who have completed the first ever MicroMasters program in Supply Chain Management on edX. The MITx program is the pilot program of the MicroMasters initiative, which now includes 35 programs that offer a credential with a pathway to Master’s credit, provide high-quality education from top universities to help learners launch or...

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20 Jun 2017
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EdX Welcomes Kiron

We are honored to announce Kiron, a Berlin-based open education start-up with a mission to enable access to free higher education for refugees, to the global community of edX partners. Since April 2016, Kiron has been working with edX to integrate courses into its learning platform. EdX issues free verified certificates for Kiron students who have successfully completed courses, and those certificates translate to college...

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06 Jun 2017
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edX Celebrates 5 years!

To the edX global community, This month edX is celebrating its 5th birthday! Through our mission to improve lives by increasing access to high quality education around the world, we have grown the edX global community to more than 11 million from every country in the world. I am inspired by each and every edX learner I meet and hear about and I’m honored to learn...

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11 May 2017
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edX Welcomes Brown University

We are honored to announce that Brown University, an institution recognized for the quality of its teaching, research, and unique curriculum, has joined edX. As a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction, Brown is dedicated to developing digital learning initiatives that bring content from its accomplished faculty and researchers to learners around the world. We are honored to join...

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02 May 2017
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Professional Certificate Programs: Delivering real job impact and critical skills you need to stand out

Today, we are proud to announce the launch of Professional Certificate programs, the latest offering to further our mission to increase access to education that today’s global, connected learner demands. Professional Certificate programs are a series of in-demand courses designed to build or advance critical skills for a specific career. Created by industry leaders and top universities, Professional Certificate programs help develop the skills and...

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25 Apr 2017
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New MicroMasters® Programs: Gain In-Demand Knowledge to Advance Your Career

Today, we are excited to announce 16 new MicroMasters programs from the world’s top universities. With 12 of our prestigious university partners, we are offering new MicroMasters programs across in-demand fields such as business analytics, digital product management, cybersecurity and data science. These programs build on the success of the MicroMasters product launch in September 2016, when edX and 14 international partners debuted 19 programs...

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28 Feb 2017
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Celebrating 10 Million edX Learners Worldwide!

Today, we celebrate an exciting milestone – our edX learner community is 10 million learners strong! As we mark this momentous occasion, we want to say a big ‘THANK YOU’ to you, our global learners. You inspire all that we do. Since edX was created in 2012, your accomplishments as a community of learners are incredibly impressive. Together, you have: Enrolled in more than 36,000,000 courses,...

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02 Feb 2017

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