By Marni Baker Stein, Chief Content material Officer at Coursera
The demand to earn levels on-line is right here to remain. College leaders say, on common, 60% of scholars are extra interested by on-line studying this 12 months than final 12 months.
To raised serve learners, we’ve expanded our diploma portfolio by over 40% since final 12 months and now supply levels from main universities, together with Dartmouth Faculty, Indian Institute of Expertise Guwahati, and the College of California, Berkeley.
This 12 months, we additionally pioneered a brand new diploma mannequin to make levels on Coursera extra accessible, equitable, and job-relevant, which eight applications adopted. These levels are underneath $20,000, present credit score pathways, require no software, supply flexibility, and put together learners for fast-growing jobs.
Immediately, I’m happy to announce two new levels from Northeastern College that require no software and supply pathways for learners from non-technical backgrounds and a brand new diploma from Universidad de los Andes, which now gives 4 levels on the platform.
This new program from Northeastern College, ranked among the many prime U.S. engineering faculties, can unlock information engineering profession alternatives and put together college students for superior roles comparable to predictive modeling analyst, information integration engineer, and database architect. This system’s complete curriculum covers fashionable information constructions, information administration, information mining, information visualization, deterministic fashions, and elective programs. Designed to be inclusive and constructed for working professionals, this $24,000 diploma requires no tech background or conventional software. As a substitute, college students who earn a B or higher in two diploma programs will be part of the complete grasp’s program, with 25% of this system accomplished. To start lessons in January, enroll between November 1st and December 15, 2023.
This progressive Northeastern engineering program will probably be a gateway for anybody, together with these with no background in tech, to realize the digital, human, and enterprise expertise wanted to change into a digital chief. College students will examine UX design, enterprise analytics, information science, and programs improvement electives. This diploma gives performance-based admissions and pathways to arrange college students with out STEM expertise for achievement in this system. Previous graduates have secured jobs at main tech corporations which embody Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, and Oracle. Enrollment will open on November 1 and shut December 15 for lessons starting in January 2024.
“Northeastern College, a frontrunner in experiential studying, is introducing two on-line engineering applications designed to be gateways into highly-desired careers. Our applications characteristic performance-based pathways and cater to skilled learners with or with out technical backgrounds. We perceive the necessity for learners to amass these expertise via a definite experiential method, making certain they continue to be aggressive in in the present day’s market and put together for the evolving panorama of the way forward for work,” stated Arshad Saiyed, Affiliate Vice President for Digital Schooling and Innovation at Northeastern College.
This Spanish-language program from the greatest college in Colombia transforms engineering professionals into influential leaders who can leverage cutting-edge expertise comparable to AI, information analytics, or automation to drive enterprise transformation. The 16-course curriculum covers engineering fundamentals, important enterprise and management expertise, product and course of administration, and several other electives. College students apply their studying in rigorous capstone tasks, guided by skilled professors from each engineering and administration faculties. On the finish of this two-year interdisciplinary program, graduates can remedy complicated issues in ever-changing environments, establish enterprise alternatives, and develop disruptive merchandise. Apply by November 22 to start out lessons in April 2024. College students who full Uniandes’ Specialised Program in Advanced Mission Administration Specialization could obtain credit score towards the diploma.
“In gentle of this actuality, each business and governments want leaders who’re conscious of technological tendencies and who can information their groups to attain enterprise objectives from a strategic perspective. MAGI presents itself as the answer to coach these cutting-edge know-how leaders,” stated Andrés Gómez Uribe, Program Director and Professor on the School of Engineering of the Universidad de los Andes.
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