Coursera Announced two MOOC-Based Degrees from the University of Colorado
Coursera, a US based edtech company has launched two online degrees in collaboration with Colorado University. The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MS-EE) and the Master of Science in Data Science (MS-DS) are the two degree courses launched by Coursera. By adding two more courses, total number of degree courses on Coursera reached to 14. Admission to these degrees will be based on the performance of students. Recently, Imperial College London announced a Master of Science in Machine Learning degree program on Coursera, which will be world’s first online master degree program in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. “Degrees continue to be the most valuable credential for career and economic mobility. In an era of rapid change and evolving skills, degrees and credentials are key to career advancement. The Coursera platform has been able to provide access to top quality degrees at a highly affordable cost,” said Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO, Coursera. Coursera is planning to launch courses in Arabic, Spanish and Russian, which would help them to capture market in many other countries too.