EdX launches online bachelor's degree alternative

hrdive | January 14, 2020

EdX launches online bachelor's degree alternative
Education technology nonprofit edX launched "credit-backed stackable" credentials known as MicroBachelors Programs that can be completed online and counted toward a bachelor's degree, according to a Jan. 8 announcement. EdX said the programs are a cheaper alternative to traditional undergraduate education degrees, costing roughly $166 per credit on average. MicroBachelors Programs are geared toward adults who don't have a college degree or who require additional training to advance in their careers, the company said. All are developed by universities with funding assistance from organizations, including Boeing and Walmart.

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Spotlight

The institution school is well established and recognized as the base of knowledge transfer in our society. The concept of school teacher student hasn’t changed much in the past decades but everything else has. No longer is there only one way of achieving knowledge, no longer have students only one choice. The offers on the market are as diverse as the interests of the students themselves.