How It Works
Take a series of online courses on edX, and pass all the course requirements.
Pass one (or more) proctored exams—either a single final exam, or one exam for each course, depending on the program.
Earn a Valuable Credential
A MicroMasters credential from MITx proves that you’ve gained the knowledge and skills to give you a competitive advantage for career success.
Pursue a Master’s
Learners who complete the MicroMasters program can apply for the Master’s degree program at MIT or other universities.
MITx MicroMasters Programs
The MicroMasters program in Supply Chain from MITx is an advanced, professional, graduate-level foundation in Supply Chain Management. Through the five online courses and capstone exam you will demonstrate your ability in the equivalent of one semester's worth of coursework at MIT.
Grapple with some of the world’s most pressing problems from a rigorous, data-driven perspective. Gain a strong foundation in microeconomics, development economics, probability and statistics, engage with cutting-edge research, and develop hands-on skills in data analysis and the evaluation of social programs.
Learn the principles of manufacturing: process control, production flow, supply chain and basic finance, from the world’s #1 ranked Mechanical Engineering department.
From probability and statistics to data analysis and machine learning, master the skills needed to solve complex challenges with data.
MITx and MIT Sloan School or Management are developing a MicroMasters program in finance that will cover topics such as finance theory, financial accounting, mathematical methods for quantitative finance, derivatives markets: advanced modeling and strategies. Learners that complete this online program may apply to MIT’s Sloan Master’s of Finance and upon acceptance, earn credit for the work performed online.
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Why should I enroll?
Convenient & Flexible
Take online courses on a schedule that fits your needs, and meet motivated learners who share your interests.
Accelerate Your Master’s
A MicroMasters program is a faster path to a master’s degree from MIT and other universities, and is recognized by employers for providing deep learning in specific career fields.
Save Money & Time
A MicroMasters program is an affordable option for professionals who can’t take off time to earn a traditional master’s degree.
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