Welcome back to edX Insider, where we give you a behind-the-scenes look at edX HQ. This week, we sit down with Mary, Associate Product Marketing Manager, to discuss all things MicroMasters® programs. Let’s get to it!
Name: Mary Mooshian
Department/role: Product Marketing – MicroMasters® Programs
Hometown: Worcester, MA
Favorite food:This answer usually changes with the seasons. Right now, I’ll eat anything that has pickled veggies on it.
What is unique about MicroMasters programs?
Our programs give learners so many different options to advance their careers. A MicroMasters program can be used to showcase deep learning and in-demand skills to employers, and can also help you get started on a path toward completing an advanced degree. Every course counts for MicroMasters program learners who want to pursue an affiliated Master’s degree. The work you complete in a MicroMasters program can give you advanced standing in the Master’s degree program if you’re accepted. How cool is that!?
Can you share anything about what the future holds for MicroMasters programs?
We have so much exciting content that will be announced over the next few months! I can’t share too much, but it’s all career-related content that is both in-demand in the workforce, as well as subjects that our learners have been asking us for.
How would you describe your learning style?
I learn best by doing. My favorite learning experiences are those where I apply a new concept, like in analysis, group projects, and problem-solving. I love being able to see tangible outcomes when I learn something new.
What’s the best course you’ve ever taken and why?
I began BerkeleyX’s Marketing Analytics MicroMasters program last summer and it has helped me in so many ways! Short-term, it made me better at analysis and telling business stories with data day-to-day. Long-term, it’s shown me the types of solutions I’m most excited to work on and led me to my current role in product marketing!
Best advice for edX learners?
Just try it. If you’re interested in something that you may have little or no experience in, just try it out! The best thing about our platform is that learners can try any course to see if they’re interested in something that could totally change your future.
09 Jul 2019
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