Pathways To a Master’s Degree

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In addition to the new MIT blended Master’s program, learners who successfully earn the MITx MicroMasters credential in Data, Economics and Development Policy are now eligible to earn credit at a number of universities across the globe to fast track their pursuit of a full Master’s degree. The Master’s degree in economics or business is within your reach and you can accelerate your graduate studies in these areas.Below is a list of these universities and information on the amount of credit offered:


The American University in Cairo (Egypt) - Master’s Degree in Economics in International Development 

The first blended degree in the Middle East and North Africa region, this AUC program is specially designed for students who wish to acquire in-depth understanding and knowledge in the field of development. The Department of Economics at AUC offers the credential holders of the MITx MicroMasters in DEDP the possibility of earning up to 9 credit hours towards the completion of the AUC’s master’s degree in Economics in International Development. An additional 6 credits could be counted towards the pre-requisite requirements for AUC’s master's degree for non-economics applicants to this degree.


Doane University (USA) - Master’s Degree in Business Administration

Doane's MBA gives graduates a solid advantage in an increasingly competitive job market. Upon acceptance, the credential holders of the MITx MicroMasters in DEDP will be awarded 12 credit hours of the 33 required for the degree.

If your university would like to work with us to bring the MITx MicroMasters credential holders to your master’s program, please contact You can learn more about how you can join MIT’s efforts to reimagine higher education by offering credit for the MITx MicroMasters credential.


Future Courses Dates

Summer 2018: starts June 5, 2018
Fall 2018: starts Sept. 25, 2018
Spring 2019: starts Feb. 5, 2019

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