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A series of credit-eligible courses recognized by industry

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    MicroMasters programs are a series of graduate level courses from top universities designed to advance your career. They provide deep learning in a specific career field and are recognized by employers for their real job relevance. Students may apply to the university offering credit for the MicroMasters certificate and, if accepted, can pursue an accelerated and less expensive Master’s Degree.

    How does it work?
    • Select a MicroMaster Program on the edX Platform
    • Complete each course at your own pace
    • Earn a credential by proving you've gained the critical knowledge and in-demand skills
    • MicroMasters programs are validated by top tier companies to ensure a competitive advantage for career success
    • Apply to the university that accepts your MicroMasters certificate for credit and, if accepted, the certificate will accelerate your degree
    Important Information

    Eearning a MicroMasters certificate does not guarantee admission to a full Master's program. If you apply and are accepted into the on-campus or online program that is associated with your MicroMasters program, the MicroMasters credential will count toward the degree. To successfully earn a MicroMasters credential you must finish all courses/exams/projects with passing grades (determined by each university) and earn Verified Certificates for each course.

    The number of credits offered varies across MicroMasters programs. Each university determines the number of credits the MicroMasters certificate will count as towards the on-campus degree.

    While earning a MicroMasters certificate will give you the tools to excel in the industry and area of focus of the program, it does not guarantee you an interview or job. You can share your credential on your LinkedIn page and resume to demonstrate your accomplishments and highlight your knowledge.

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    Choose from the following MicroMasters Programs:
    Business & Management

    Business Foundations
    By The The University of British Columbia

    Learn about the key aspects of business, from finance to marketing, to advance or start your career in the business world.

    Marketing Analytics
    By The University of California, Berkeley
    Learn how to integrate analytics-based marketing and strategic concepts to improve business decisions and return on marketing investment (ROMI).

    Business Leadership
    By The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia
    Develop your leadership skills as you learn the importance of self-efficacy, social capital, and leadership style.

    Accounting and Financial Management
    By University of Maryland University College (UMUC)
    Build the financial and accounting skillset needed to rise to an executive level of responsibility and earning power.

    Project Management

    By Rochester Institute of Technology
    The Project Management MicroMasters from RIT is a graduate level learning experience designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to be a successful project manager in any industry. This online sequence is a semester’s worth of work and consists of three courses and a final capstone exam.

    Supply Chain Management
    By Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Gain expertise in the growing field of Supply Chain Management through an innovative online program consisting of five courses and a final capstone exam. The MicroMasters in Supply Chain from MITx is an advanced, professional, graduate-level foundation in Supply Chain Management. It represents the equivalent of 1 semester's worth of coursework at MIT.

    Business Analytics
    By Columbia University
    Learn how to harness the power of analytics to make better business decisions and advance your career.

    Digital Leadership
    By Boston University

    Learn the skills and perspectives to lead in today’s digital age, harnessing the power of digital technologies to drive business success.

    Digital Product Management
    By Boston University

    Learn essential tools and techniques to manage the development, launch and growth of digital products and advance your career as a product manager.

    Marketing in a Digital World

    By Curtin University
    Advance your career and help your organisation succeed by developing the in-demand marketing skills needed in a digital world.

    Managing Technology & Innovation: How to deal with disruptive change
    By The RWTH Aachen University

    Learn how to lead an organization to success by anticipating and leveraging disruptive change brought about by technology and market trends.

    International Business Management

    By Thunderbird School of Global Management
    Want to advance your career in the global workplace or master the skills for conducting global business? The International Business Management MicroMasters from the prestigious Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University offers a highly specialized global management education delivered through 4 courses that will open pathways to leadership roles in multinational corporations as well as non-governmental organizations.

    Business Management
    By The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

    Gain an advantage by learning the key business essentials through this comprehensive online MicroMasters program, covering all core management disciplines through 6 courses.

    International Hospitality Management
    By The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    This 4 course MicroMasters is designed to develop international leaders for the global hospitality industry. You will gain in-depth knowledge about marketing including segmentation for the luxury traveler, the latest technology in the field, and the best marketing, human resource, and related business practices.

    By Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
    In this 4 course Entrepreneurship MicroMasters program, you will learn how to become an entrepreneur and gain the management skills needed to make your venture successful. You will gain skills in finance, accounting, marketing, and people management and learn what it takes to manage a business.

    Evidence-Based Management

    By Australian National University
    The 7 course Evidence-Based Management MicroMasters will equip learners with a solid foundation of, knowledge and skills in evidence-based decision making, and provide applications to use this critical thinking in the areas of management, marketing, international business, technology and project management.

    By Université catholique de Louvain

    Le MicroMasters vous permettra de développer vos compétences dans trois domaines fondamentaux du management: la stratégie d’entreprise, le marketing et la finance. En plus, le MicroMasters se concentre sur le développement de votre capacité à négocier (soft skills) ainsi qu’à modéliser et analyser des données (hard skills).

    Leadership in Global Development
    By The University of Queensland

    In the 4 course Leadership in Global Development MicroMasters, you will develop the strong technical and management skills needed to tackle the most demanding and complex challenges in international development. You will learn the skills development agencies are increasingly demanding from its leaders and managers.

    Liderazgo y trabajo en equipo en grupos de mejora continua
    Universitat Politècnica de Valencia
    Domina los conocimientos y habilidades necesarios para liderar y participar de forma efectiva en equipos de mejora e innovación continua en entornos 6-sigma y lean manufacturing.

    Computer Science

    By Rochester Institute of Technology
    Launch your career in a high demand industry that projects 2 million new jobs annually by earning a Cybersecurity MicroMasters Credential from RIT. Gain the essential knowledge and expertise in network security and forensics needed for cybersecurity in enterprise environments.

    Data Science
    By The University of California, San Diego
    Gain the critical skills needed to become a data scientist, rated one of the best jobs in America and in demand globally.

    Artificial Intelligence
    By Columbia University
    Gain expertise in one of the most fascinating and fastest growing areas of computer science through an innovative online program that covers fascinating and compelling topics in the field of Artificial Intelligence and its applications. This MicroMasters from Columbia University will give you a rigorous, advanced, professional, graduate-level foundation in Artificial Intelligence. The program consists of 4 courses and represents 25% of the coursework toward a Masters degree in Computer Science at Columbia.

    Analytics: Essential Tools and Methods
    By The Georgia Institute of Technology
    Learn fundamental, in-demand analytics skills to maximize business impact and advance your career as an analyst.

    By The University of Pennsylvania
    Learn how to design, build and program robots, and rise in the ranks or kick start a career in one of the fastest growing tech fields today.

    User Experience (UX) Research and Design
    By The University of Michigan
    This 9 course program will teach you how to integrate UX Research and UX Design to create great products through understanding user needs, rapidly generating prototypes, and evaluating design concepts.

    Software Development
    By The University of British Columbia
    Learn software engineering skills experts use to work in any programming language and build a project portfolio using Java, Typescript and more.

    Cloud Computing
    By The University System of Maryland, UMUC
    Gain expertise in one of the hottest fields in IT, as you learn how to design, implement, and manage cloud computing systems.

    Software Testing and Verification
    By The University System of Maryland, UMUC
    Learn methods and techniques to test and verify software to advance your career as a software tester or software developer.

    Big Data
    By The University of Adelaide
    Learn how to transform big data into business insights and solutions as you learn essential data science skills and tools to advance your career.

    By The University System of Maryland, UMUC
    Learn how to analyze biological big data to unlock the next big biotech discovery.

    Professional Android Developer
    By Galileo University
    Learn all about Android Application Development through 5 courses and get prepared to take the Google Associate Android Developer Certification Exam.

    Education & Teacher Training

    Instructional Design and Technology
    By The University System of Maryland, UMUC

    Learn how to design and operate the learning platforms of the future.

    Leading Educational Innovation and Improvement
    By The University of Michigan
    Developed in collaboration with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching - and drawing on the expertise of leading researchers, innovators, and practitioners - the Leading Educational Innovation and Improvement MicroMasters will empower learners to collaborate and strengthen educational opportunities and outcomes for millions of students, especially those currently underserved by their public schools.

    e-Learning: crea actividades y contenidos para la enseñanza virtual
    By Galileo University
    La MicroMasters en “e-Learning: crea actividades y contenidos para la enseñanza virtual” se basa en las últimas investigaciones realizadas en el ámbito de las Tecnologías de la Información - comunicación (TIC) y su aplicación a las teorías del aprendizaje.

    Engineering & Physical Sciences

    Solar Energy Engineering
    By Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
    Master the technical knowledge required to start or further your career in solar energy.

    Biobased Sciences for Sustainability
    By Wageningen University
    This 6 course MicroMasters is intended for those currently working in the energy, chemical and biotech industries. It will focus on the use of chemical and biotechnological approaches for the production of energy-carriers, polymers, chemical building blocks and materials from renewable resources and waste streams.

    Social Sciences & Humanities

    Human Rights
    By Curtin University
    Enrich your understanding of human rights ideas and practices at local, national and international levels throughout this series of 3 courses from Curtin University.

    Social Work: Practice, Policy and Research
    By The University of Michigan
    This innovative MicroMasters provides an advanced, professional sequence of 6 courses in social work so you can gain the skills needed to empower individuals, families, communities and organizations to meet needs and create positive changes.

    International Law
    By Université catholique de Louvain
    With this 4 course International Law MicroMasters, you’ll master the language and institutions of international law. The MicroMasters will give you a clear understanding of the ways by which international law exists as a legal order and bears on domestic governance (human rights), war (law of armed conflicts) and the economy (investment law).

    See all MicroMasters on the edX Platform

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