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What Can You Do With a Master’s Degree in Nutrition Science?

Increasingly, a master’s degree in nutrition science is seen as necessary for dietitians and other healthcare professionals. Earning this credential can help a range of professionals—from registered dietitians to doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and pharmacists—thrive in a growing and in-demand field. “Nutrition is the backbone behind prevention and treatment of almost every disease out there,” says Dr. Jaimie Davis, a registered dietitian and associate professor...

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18 Nov 2020
From cloud computing to combating threats, computer science is key to post pandemic success
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Computer Science Guide: Learning Opportunities in COVID-19

The pandemic has only increased businesses’ acceleration towards digital transformation and underscored the power of technology and computer science skills to help overcome economic disruption across industries. Download our free computer science guide for an overview of key computer science learning opportunities, from cloud computing to cybersecurity, in today’s unusual economic landscape. Whether you want to explore computer science for the first time, advance your...

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10 Nov 2020
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Graduate-Level Learning: Graduate Certificates vs MicroMasters® Programs

Finding the right learning path to advance or change your career as a working professional can be difficult. While graduate certificates are a popular higher education alternative to graduate school or a full graduate degree program, not all graduate certificate programs are the same. In this post, we debunk what graduate certificates are and introduce an additional pathway to consider: MicroMasters® programs. Learn how these...

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26 Oct 2020
Radha, India, Data Science: R Basics from HarvardX
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Refreshing R Programming Skills and Tackling New Challenges: Meet Radha

Learn how Radha, a data analyst in India, used the Data Science: R Basics course from HarvardX, part of HarvardX’s Data Science Professional Certificate program, to brush up on the constantly evolving programming language. How was your experience learning online? It was an amazing experience to learn online. You can succeed in the online classroom without being an expert at self-teaching. How has your learning...

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19 Oct 2020
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Top Courses to Help You Become a Better Global Citizen

Education has the power to change individuals, and individuals have the power to change the world. But where do you start? Forming educated opinions about today’s critical global issues is a valuable step you can take towards becoming a better global citizen—and a world changer. Whether you’re looking to get informed ahead of the U.S. election or want to start making a difference in your...

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15 Oct 2020
harnessing the power & potential of data
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Data Science Skills Guide: Learning Opportunities in COVID-19

The demand for data science skills and data-driven decision making has been rapidly accelerating for years. Now, organizations across industries are putting professionals to the test to understand and respond to the drastic shift in business operations and consumer behavior caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Download our free data science guide for an overview of key data science and analytics learning opportunities in today’s unusual...

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13 Oct 2020
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10 Courses to Help Your Communication Break Through in a World of Noise

From the pandemic to global protests to the upcoming U.S. election, there are numerous events that the world can’t stop talking about this year. But in a world full of noise, how do you share your own perspective and have meaningful conversations? Whether you want to speak out in your community, lead a group, or constructively debate with your friends and family, the importance of...

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24 Sep 2020
business as (un)usual
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Business Skills Guide: Learning Opportunities in COVID-19

Today’s job landscape is like nothing we’ve ever seen. The business world was already mid-transformation with rising technological and cultural shifts, and the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated trends and upturned business-as-usual strategies and practices. In a world that’s constantly changing, it’s normal to feel like you don’t have control over what happens next. One thing you can control? Your education. Download our free business guide...

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23 Sep 2020
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The Secret to Successful Remote Teams Isn’t So Serious

Remote work culture is constantly changing. Unlike pants, humor is a necessity for dealing with this change. As companies continue to face the challenge of keeping their remote teams motivated and connected, a first-of-its-kind online learning experience reveals why there’s hope in humor and how you can use humor to transform your own virtual teams. In a fun-filled Facebook live event, Naomi Bagdonas and Connor...

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16 Sep 2020
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A Cybersecurity Degree: A Secure Choice for Your Career and Our World

The threat of cyberattacks remains greater than ever. From identity theft to the disruption of defense systems, elections, and energy infrastructure, the danger that these attacks pose to our world is crippling. Just as worrying is the lack of qualified professionals with cybersecurity skills who can stop these attacks—the number of unfilled cybersecurity job openings is expected to reach 1.8 million by 2022. Beyond 2022,...

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09 Sep 2020