MicroMasters programs were introduced in 2015. They are series of higher-level courses recognized by companies for real job relevancy, and may accelerate a Master's degree. In September 2016, the MicroMasters credential was adopted by fourteen universities located in eight different countries. The MicroMasters program grants credit that counts towards a Masters degree, if the learner who earned the credential is accepted into the on-campus program. You can read more about the MicroMasters program here: edX’s 2016: Year in Review
In 2020, 67 MicroMasters programs were available.
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