Pathways To a Master’s Degree

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Learners who successfully earn the MITx MicroMasters Credential in Principles of Manufacturing are 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 engineering or science is within your reach and you can accelerate your graduate studies in these areas.


Department of Mechanical Engineering - Master of Engineering in Advanced Manufacturing and Design (MEng)

Combine your MicroMasters Credential with on-campus work at MIT to earn a Master of Engineering in Advanced Manufacturing and Design degree. Learners who earn a Principles of Manufacturing MicroMasters Credential may apply to the Advanced Manufacturing and Design program, and upon acceptance, would be credited 48 academic units (equivalent to approximately 1/3 of the full degree program and 1 semester on campus). Detailed information and admission requirements are available here.

Other Universities

Rochester Institute of Technology (USA) – Master of Science in Professional Studies

The Master of Science in Professional Studies allows learners the opportunity to draw on courses offered across RIT graduate programs. Learners who hold the MITx MicroMasters credential in Principles of Manufacturing may apply any time during the year and upon acceptance, will be awarded 12 credit hours of the 33 required for the degree.

RMIT University (Australia) – Master of Engineering Management

RMIT University will grant academic credit towards a Master of Engineering Management for learners who successfully earn a MITx MicroMasters credential in the MITx MicroMasters program in Principles of Manufacturing.

Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University (Thailand) – Master of Business Administration

Sasin School of Management will offer the credential holders of the MITx MicroMasters in Principles of Manufacturing the possibility of earning 6 credits of the total 66 graduate credits towards the completion of the Sasin MBA.

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.