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New Professional Certificate Programs Develop Critical Skills Industry Leaders Seek Today

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are proud to announce 11 new Professional Certificate programs from the world’s industry leaders and top universities, designed to build or advance critical skills for a specific career. Building on the success of the Professional Certificate program launch in April 2017, edX now offers 23 certificate programs from 19 partner institutions.

Professional Certificate programs are tailored for specific jobs and particular career paths, offering skills-based education in the fields where today’s employers are seeking top talent. After completing a Professional Certificate program, you can be confident that you have gained the actionable knowledge you will need to make a powerful impact on an organization.

Offered in exciting fields like front-end web development, big data, java programming, and cybersecurity, edX Professional Certificates are endorsed by corporations, including Microsoft, Google, GE and Staples, and recognized for real career relevancy. We are also excited to announce a program in Soft Skills, designed to help you become a strong manager, leader and communicator in any industry. Professional Certificate programs help develop the skills and actionable knowledge needed for today’s top jobs through a flexible and affordable online learning experience.

Explore the new free to try Professional Certificate programs, open for enrollment now:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

The University of Washington

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9399″ img_size=”medium”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Essentials of Cybersecurity ” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fprofessional-certificate%2Fuwashingtonx-essentials-cybersecurity||target:%20_blank|”][vc_column_text]First course available to start now[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Enroll Now” style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fcourse%2Fintroduction-cybersecurity-uwashingtonx-cyb001x||target:%20_blank|”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

New York Institute of Finance (NYIF)

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9395″ img_size=”medium”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS)” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fprofessional-certificate%2Fnyif-mortgage-backed-securities||target:%20_blank|”][vc_column_text]First course available to start now[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Enroll Now” style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fcourse%2Fmortgage-backed-securities-mbs-part-i-new-york-institute-finance-mbs1-pc1x||target:%20_blank|”][vc_custom_heading text=”Brokerage Operations” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fprofessional-certificate%2Fnyif-brokerage-operations||target:%20_blank|”][vc_column_text]First course available to start now[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Enroll Now” style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fcourse%2Fintroduction-brokerage-operations-new-york-institute-finance-bopc-1x||target:%20_blank|”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

The University of Michigan

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9398″ img_size=”medium”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Public Library Management” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fprofessional-certificate%2Fmichiganx-public-library-management||target:%20_blank|”][vc_column_text]First course available to start now[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Enroll Now” style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fcourse%2Fidentifying-community-needs-public-michiganx-publib601x||target:%20_blank|”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M)

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9397″ img_size=”medium”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Introduction to Java Programming” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fprofessional-certificate%2Fuc3mx-introduction-java-programming||target:%20_blank|”][vc_column_text]First course starts September 26[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Enroll Now” style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fcourse%2Fintroduction-java-programming-starting-uc3mx-3t2017||target:%20_blank|”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Columbia University

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9391″ img_size=”medium”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Corporate Finance” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fprofessional-certificate%2Fcolumbiax-corporate-finance||target:%20_blank|”][vc_column_text]First course starts September 27[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Enroll Now” style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fcourse%2Fintroduction-corporate-finance-columbiax-corpfin1x||target:%20_blank|”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9392″ img_size=”medium”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Data Analysis & Visualization with Excel ” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fprofessional-certificate%2Fdelftx-data-analysis-%26-visualization-with-excel||target:%20_blank|”][vc_column_text]First course starts September 27[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Enroll Now” style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fcourse%2Fdata-analysis-take-it-max-delftx-ex101x-2||target:%20_blank|”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Microsoft

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9394″ img_size=”medium”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Microsoft Professional Program in Big Data” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fmicrosoft-professional-program-big-data||target:%20_blank|”][vc_column_text]First course starts October 1[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Enroll Now” style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fcourse%2Fbig-data-orientation-microsoft-microsoft-dat229x-0||target:%20_blank|”][vc_custom_heading text=”Microsoft Professional Program in Front-End Web Development” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fmicrosoft-professional-program-front-end-development||target:%20_blank|”][vc_column_text]First course starts October 1[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Enroll Now” style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fcourse%2Ffront-end-web-development-orientation-microsoft-dev237x-0||target:%20_blank|”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9393″ img_size=”medium”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Sparse Representations in Signal and Image Processing” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fprofessional-certificate%2Fisraelx-sparse-representations-from-theory-to-practice||target:%20_blank|”][vc_column_text]First course starts October 25[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Enroll Now” style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fcourse%2Fsparse-representations-signal-image-israelx-236862-1x||target:%20_blank|”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Rochester Institute of Technology

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”9396″ img_size=”medium”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Soft Skills” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fprofessional-certificate%2Fritx-soft-skills||target:%20_blank|”][vc_column_text]First course starts November 28[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Enroll Now” style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fcourse%2Fbusiness-communication-ritx-skills101x||target:%20_blank|”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=””][vc_column][vc_column_text]Discover the new program offerings in the most in-demand fields and gain the skills you need to stand out in your field today. Check out our entire Professional Certificate program offerings here.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”sky”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”What is a Professional Certificate Program?” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text] 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 in-demand skills and actionable knowledge needed for today’s top jobs through a flexible and affordable online learning experience.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”See All Professional Certificate Programs” style=”flat” shape=”square” color=”primary” size=”lg” align=”center” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.edx.org%2Fprofessional-certificate||target:%20_blank|”][/vc_column][/vc_row]