Online Learning Update

May 14, 2017

edX adds new Professional Certificate program for career advancement

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:04 am

by Connie Letch, edscoop

The massive open online course provider launched its Professional Certificate program, a series of courses built around skills for specific careers. The program was designed by a collection of industry leaders and top universities, and is a result of demand in the marketplace, according to edX’s CEO, Anant Agarwal. “We’ve heard from our global community of learners that they are seeking career-focused, professional content programs that deliver meaningful and impactful job-related results,” Agarwal said in a statement to EdScoop. “We developed the Professional Certificate programs on edX to match this demand.” Fields that are represented in the courses include digital marketing, virtual reality, data science and other popular tech-oriented areas. The certificates are endorsed by companies like HSBC, GitHub and The North Face.

Share on Facebook

No Comments

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

Powered by WordPress