EdX Expandes Its Lineup of MicroMasters With 16 New Courses

EdX.org has launched this month 16 new MicroMasters programs on business analytics, digital product management, cybersecurity and data science from 12 top universities, including Boston University, the University of British Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania.

MicroMasters credit-elegible programs are intended to bridge the knowledge gap between higher education and the workplace by offering content and credentials in most in-demand. Some industry-leading companies such as IBM, PWC, Hootsuite, Bloomberg and Fidelity are recognizing these programs.

This is the offering:

Data Science and Analytics
Business Analytics, Columbia University
Data Science, The University of California, San Diego
Big Data, University of Adelaide
Analytics: Essential Tools and Methods, The Georgia Institute of Technology

Computer Science
Cybersecurity, Rochester Institute of Technology
Cloud Computing, University of Maryland University College
Software Development, The University of British Columbia
Software Testing and Verification, University of Maryland University College

Hybrid Jobs
Digital Product Management, Boston University
Digital Leadership, Boston University
Managing Technology & Innovation: How to deal with disruptive change, The RWTH Aachen University
Marketing in the Digital World, Curtin University
Bioinformatics, University of Maryland University College
Instructional Design and Technology, University of Maryland University College

Robotics, University of Pennsylvania
Solar Energy Engineering, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)