EdX New Certificate Programs Designed to Deliver Immediate Career Pathways

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EdX just announced the launch of its Professional Certificate programs, which they see as expanding their offerings in the area of access to global learners.  The offerings are by industry leaders and top universities.  These offerings are designed to be shorter than their MicroMasters programs.  Currently, there are 15 Certificate Programs from 13 providers.

Here are the current offerings:

  1. Inclusive Leadership (CatalystX)
  2. Date Science for Executives (ColumbiaX0
  3. Retail and Omnichannel Management (DartmouthX)
  4. Java and Android Foundation (HKUSTx)
  5. Public Management for Development (IDBx)
  6. Microsoft Professional Program In Data Science
  7. Merger and Acquisitions (NYIF)
  8. Project Finance and Public Private Partnerships NYIF)
  9. Risk Management (NYIF)
  10. Six Sigma and Learn: Quantitative Tools for Productivity and Quality (TUMx)
  11. Agile Development Using Ruby On Rails (US BerkleyX)
  12. Virtual Reality (VR) App Development (UC San DiegoX)
  13. Computer Science Essentials of rSoftware Development (PennX)
  14. Digital Marketing (Wharton)
  15. Front-End Web Developer (W3Cx)

The EdX announcement is here.

Rick W. Burkett runs the John A. Logan College Teaching and Learning Center, teaches history, and heads an educational nonprofit. He publishes blogs on a wide variety of topics, including history, teaching and learning, student success, and teaching online.
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