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May 16, 2024

We Celebrate Teachers and Healthcare Workers by Reaching Over 100,000 Placements for Our Partners’ Students in Online Programs
With one of the nation’s largest placement networks, we're addressing critical workforce shortages by supporting tens of thousands of students in completing their healthcare and education training requirements.

April 9, 2024

With Our AI Innovations on edX, Demand Is Clear—and Our Outcomes Are Proof
Learn more about the rapid growth and impact of our AI content, platform enhancements, and AI-powered services.

March 19, 2024

edX Named to Fast Company’s 2024 List of “Most Innovative Companies” for AI Advancements in Education
2U’s global online learning platform recognized for AI innovations spanning online education programs, technology, and enterprise learning solutions.

December 21, 2023

10 Ways We Brought Our Mission to Life in 2023
In a year of widespread innovation, our founding mission—to eliminate the back row in education—is stronger and more vital than ever.

December 7, 2023

edX and Degreed Strengthen Strategic Partnership to Bring Skills-Based Learning and Development to the Enterprise
World-class edX For Business solutions now directly available across the Degreed Platform.

November 13, 2023

Leading Organizations Across Tech, Business, and Healthcare Partner with 2U to Expand Educational Access
Over a dozen partners recently joined as edX members to offer open courses in high-demand topics on edX.

November 10, 2023

2U Signs 50 New Online Degrees with Six University Partners
With unprecedented demand for its ‘flex’ degree model, 2U plans to launch at least 80 new degrees with university partners on edX in 2024

October 17, 2023

From U.S. Naval Officer to Software Engineer: Transitioning to Civilian Life with an Online Boot Camp
Meet Austin. He used the University of Richmond’s Coding Boot Camp to refresh his tech skills and navigate the shift from the military to the private sector.

October 10, 2023

Verizon and edX partner to accelerate skill building for in-demand tech careers
Today, Verizon announced the launch of a new online education portal with edX, a leading global online learning platform from 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU) to help upskill and reskill Americans for today’s fastest-growing jobs.

October 4, 2023

2U Convenes Over 350 Academic and Industry Leaders for 2023 edX Global Forum
Top voices share insights and expertise to create a better future through online education; Curtin University presented with 2023 edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Teaching and Learning

September 28, 2023

Increasing Diversity in Tech with Netflix
Discover how our partnership with Netflix is helping to boost the representation of historically marginalized populations in the tech industry.

September 25, 2023

Growing Talent with Tomorrow’s Skills, Today
2U’s EVP of Corporate Development and Head of Enterprise shares how we work with companies around the world to help close the widening skills gap and drive a better economic future for employers and employees.

September 21, 2023

This Master of Social Work Graduate Turned Her Clinical Placement into a Full-Time Role Helping Youth and Families
Meet Colleen. She applied her learnings from Fordham University’s online MSW program to her field experience at a youth care management organization—and made such an impression that they offered her a job to start after graduation.

September 19, 2023

edX Survey Finds Nearly Half (49%) of CEOs Believe Most or All of Their Role Should be Automated or Replaced by AI
Survey also reveals a significant disconnect between C-Suite and worker perspectives on the future of work, with only 20% of workers believing most or all of their role could be replaced by AI

September 18, 2023

HP Inc. and edX Launch Free Professional Certificate Program in Esports Management, Game Design, and Programming
New courses designed to empower learners, entrepreneurs, and gaming enthusiasts with essential industry skills in Esports Management, Game Design, and Programming.

September 14, 2023

Developing Proficient Nurse Practitioners for the Future with Georgetown University
Learn how we’re helping Georgetown University train more nursing professionals in a variety of critical specializations through high-quality online education and in-person clinical placements.

September 13, 2023

Celebrating the 2023 edX Prize Finalists for Innovation in Online Teaching
The edX Prize is an annual award that celebrates the contributions and innovations of educators in the edX community and amplifies the powerful role that online learning plays in the transformation of education today.

September 11, 2023

Solving Society’s Most Critical Needs
2U’s Senior Vice President of Placement reflects on both the challenges and opportunities that she’s seeing across the healthcare sector.

September 7, 2023

Closing the Digital Skills Gap with the UK Department for Education
Discover how our partnership with the UK DfE is helping to expand access to high-quality tech training and diversify talent pipelines across the region.

September 5, 2023

An edX Access Partnership Helped This Tulsa Transplant Finally Launch His Dream Career in Cybersecurity
Meet Moses. The free tuition and comprehensive support from Tulsa Community College’s online Cybersecurity Boot Camp helped him land an apprenticeship that turned into a full-time position.

August 31, 2023

Helping Underserved Populations Achieve Greater Economic Mobility with Tulsa Community College
Learn how our Access Partnership in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is helping individuals from historically marginalized communities learn in-demand skills and establish sustainable careers in tech.

August 28, 2023

Strengthening the Global Workforce
2U’s Vice President of Global Social Impact & Innovation shares the latest and greatest on the ways that we’re working with organizations from local to global to deliver life-changing opportunities to learn for individuals who need them the most.

August 24, 2023

Enabling Black Men to Complete Their Undergraduate Degree Online with Morehouse College
Discover how we helped one of the U.S.’s most renowned Historically Black Colleges & Universities expand its reach with a powerful online B.A. completion program.

August 21, 2023

After 2 Decades as a Full-Time Mom, She Catapulted into a Tech Career with a Women's Online Boot Camp Scholarship
Meet Claire. She leveraged our Access Partnership with the University of Birmingham to re-enter the workforce as an apprentice software engineer, inspiring other women to take the leap into tech.

August 16, 2023

Launching Disruptively Priced Degrees in Public Health and Business with Boston University
Learn how BU’s success with its $24K online MBA inspired the university to build on our partnership with an equally priced online master’s in one of the fastest-growing healthcare fields.

August 15, 2023

edX and Drake State Technical and Community College Launch Free Training Program to Build Huntsville’s Tech Talent Pipeline
Full scholarships to cybersecurity and data analytics boot camps will provide high-quality tech training for adult learners

August 14, 2023

Delivering Quality Learning Experiences for All
2U’s President of Partnerships shares thoughts on the opportunity presented by innovative and collaborative partnerships between universities and companies.

August 10, 2023

Watch: A Conversation with Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Education
Discover how online education is fueling economic growth, building a competitive workforce, and helping Ukraine remain resilient amid conflict or crisis. 

August 10, 2023

Building On-Ramps and Stackable Pathways with George Washington University
Discover how GW’s partnership with us—now a decade strong—has continued to evolve to meet learners’ needs in this case study snapshot from our 2022 Transparency & Outcomes Report.

August 9, 2023

Osmosis from Elsevier Joins Global edX Partner Network to Expand Access to Education for Aspiring Healthcare Professionals
New Professional Certificate Program in Healthcare Foundations is now open for enrollment on

August 8, 2023

With an Online Master’s Degree from Syracuse, This Venezuelan Emigre Is Now Helping to Shape U.S. Immigration Policy
Meet Parvez. After a career pivot, his work at a nonprofit sparked his ambition to learn how to lead. Thanks to Syracuse's online program, he's now a VP in charge of refugee and immigrant services at the federal level.

August 3, 2023

edX Launches Artificial Intelligence Boot Camp with Leading Universities Across the U.S.
Innovative online program will help meet surging demand for AI talent by preparing learners for entry-level roles requiring AI skills

August 2, 2023

Arcadia University Joins Global edX Partner Network to Launch Online Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership
Partnership also includes first-of-its-kind doctorate-level microcredential to create affordable, flexible on-ramps to the full doctoral degree

July 31, 2023

Creating Pathways to Opportunity at Every Age and Stage
2U's Chief University Operations Officer reflects on how we’re increasing access to education and driving learner outcomes for everyone, everywhere. 

July 27, 2023

Transforming Ambition into Impact
Today, we published our 2022 Transparency & Outcomes Report, showcasing how we’ve helped learners and our partners use the edX platform to change lives, communities, and the world for the better.

July 27, 2023

2U Releases 2022 Transparency & Outcomes Report
Annual report details the impact of 2U and the edX platform on global education.

July 26, 2023

She Recharged Her Passions with a Vanderbilt Online Doctorate—and Turned Her Capstone Project into a Dream Job
Meet Gina. After dedicating her life to one employer for so long, she felt stuck. So she enrolled in Vanderbilt’s online Ed.D. program powered by edX to learn how to help organizations evolve and managers become better leaders.

July 25, 2023

edX and Shorelight Collaborate to Connect Learners with International Study Opportunities
New hub on creates destination for Indian learners to explore U.S.-based, on-campus degree programs

July 21, 2023

Project University Joins edX Partner Network to Expand Access to Brazil’s Top Universities
Project University is the newest member of the global edX partner network, helping expand access to education from Brazil's top universities.

July 20, 2023

edX and JFF Launch MicroBachelors Program Pathway Initiative for Non-Traditional Learners
New program, funded by The Charles Koch Foundation, will connect non-traditional learners with no-cost higher education programs

July 12, 2023

How edX's Commitment to AI is Maximizing the Learning and Teaching Experience
Learn more about our vision for leveraging generative AI to empower learners and educators with our chief platform officer's deeper dive into some of the features of two of our new AI-enabled tools.

June 26, 2023

University of Cape Town Joins Global edX Partner Network with Launch of New Courses and Professional Certificate Programs
Globally ranked institution expands online learning opportunities in business, education, health care, law, and more

June 22, 2023

Raspberry Pi Foundation Joins edX Partner Network with Launch of New, Expert-Led Courses for Educators
20 courses on edX will support teachers in developing computing skills, igniting interest and confidence in computing and digital technologies among young learners

June 16, 2023

edX Launches Career Resource Center to Advance Professional Opportunities for Millions of Learners Globally
New online hub provides registered edX learners with free access to career tips, advice, and resources powered by insights from industry experts

June 15, 2023

edX Launches Groundbreaking AI MicroBootCamp™ in Partnership with Leading Universities
12 universities to offer new upskilling program in artificial intelligence and machine learning beginning in July 2023

June 7, 2023

Digital Apprenticeships Launch to Bridge U.K. Tech Skills Gap
edX, EdAid, and NWEAT, via training funded by U.K. apprenticeship levy, align to upskill workers in high-demand technology fields including software development, AI, data analytics and cybersecurity

May 24, 2023

Tel Aviv University Partners with edX to Launch Professional Certificate Program on Viruses and Pandemics
Partnership expands TAU’s work with IsraelX to create new alternative credentials on edX.

May 12, 2023

edX Debuts Two AI-Powered Learning Assistants Built on ChatGPT
edX plugin launches in ChatGPT plugin store to give users access to content and course discovery

May 3, 2023

Intuit Joins Global edX Network with Launch of QuickBooks Certified User Professional Certificate
Intuit to provide free access to the program on for underserved populations

May 2, 2023

University of Wisconsin–Madison and edX Partner to Launch New Online Master of Science in Business
New flexible online degree expands UW–Madison’s partnership with edX to offer range of accessible programs to learners in Wisconsin and beyond

May 1, 2023

Databricks Joins edX Partner Network with Launch of New Expert-led Program in Large Language Models
Program Designed to Meet Growing Demand for Skilled Professionals in Generative AI

April 26, 2023

Dr. Deepak Chopra, World-renowned Author and Pioneer of Integrative Medicine, to Create Courses on edX
New executive education courses and MOOCs in leadership, consciousness, and medicine are to be created and taught by Chopra on the edX platform

April 25, 2023

HEC Paris to Launch Executive Education Courses with edX
Top business school to expand learning opportunities for professionals with leadership and management courses

April 24, 2023

edX Launches Try It Courses in High-demand Digital and Tech Skills
Bite-sized courses give learners a free taste of online learning in career-relevant topics, creating new on-ramps to in-demand tech and business training programs

April 20, 2023

The TEFL Org Joins edX Partner Network with Launch of Professional Certificate Program on Teaching English as a Second Language
New program will create opportunity for edX learners to earn qualification to teach English abroad

April 19, 2023

Lufthansa Technical Training Joins edX Partner Network with Launch of Professional Certificate Program for Aviation Technicians
New program designed to meet industry demand for on-demand, affordable, and engaging training content

April 14, 2023

Join edX at ASU+GSV 2023
As a sponsor of this year’s event, we invite you to join us either in-person or virtually for the annual ASU+GSV Summit. This influential edtech conference brings together leading minds to discuss how the future of learning and work is transforming education, business, and society at large.

April 13, 2023

BoxPlay Brings Interactive, Story-Driven Executive Training Courses to edX
New offerings leverage learning science and entertainment to create highly engaging short courses in key leadership topics

April 12, 2023

The DEC Institute Joins edX Partner Network with Launch of Professional Certificate Programs in Blockchain and Digital Assets
New programs designed to help learners begin or accelerate in-demand careers in blockchain and digital asset management

April 11, 2023

SDA Bocconi School of Management, Italy’s Top Business School, Partners with edX to Launch Professional Certificate Programs
New alternative credentials from top international business school focus on equipping aspiring leaders with a diverse set of business-critical skills

April 4, 2023

LEORON Brings First Arabic Language Educational Programs to edX
LEORON and edX launch six Professional Certificate programs in Arabic on business-critical topics

March 7, 2023

edX Innovation Continues with the Launch of MicroBootCamps™
New stackable credential will meet growing demand from companies and employees for flexible, on-demand, and expert-led tech training programs

March 2, 2023

edX Named to Fast Company’s 2023 List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies
Recognized for Access Partnerships, a sustainable and scalable workforce training model designed to break down barriers to education and increase diversity in technology

March 2, 2023

Setting the Standard for Innovation and Impact in Education with Access Partnerships
Discover how edX takes a collective impact approach to delivering free or substantially cost-reduced, career-relevant learning opportunities that help underserved populations in communities around the world achieve greater economic mobility.

March 1, 2023

Delft University of Technology Wins 2022 edX Prize for Innovation in Online Teaching
Free course on sustainable urban development recognized for exceptional contributions to online teaching and learning

February 16, 2023

February 14, 2023

edX Launches Professional Certificate in Cloud Solutions Architecture with AWS
edX announces an expanded relationship with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), to launch its first Professional Certificate program on edX

February 9, 2023

edX Announces Contract with UC Davis to Launch New Online Master of Management
New graduate program designed to expand access to one of the nation’s top business schools for recent college graduates in California and around the world

February 7, 2023

SMU Partners with edX to Expand Online Data Science Offerings
SMU and edX, a leading global online learning platform from 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), announce partnership expansion.

February 3, 2023

Pepperdine University Joins edX Partner Network with Plans to Launch MOOCs, Stackable Programs on edX
Expanded partnership will create flexible education pathway for career advancement and degree completion

February 3, 2023

Lehigh University to Launch its First MicroBachelors® and Professional Certificate Programs on edX
New partnership will create stackable learning pathways for learners to progress their education and career in business and data analytics

January 26, 2023

The University of Texas at Austin Launches Online Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence with edX
One of the first fully online degrees in AI, the advanced, disruptively priced program aims to help working professionals enhance their skills and credentials in a rapidly growing field

January 24, 2023

WOBI Brings Global Management Content to edX
New short-form courses feature content presented by worldwide leaders in today's most relevant management topics.

January 19, 2023

EC-Council Launches Cybersecurity Professional Certificate on edX
New program enables students and early career professionals to learn critical skills required in today’s entry-level cybersecurity field, helping address urgent cyber workforce jobs gap

January 18, 2023

One Year Later: Uniting Quality and Access to Create Exponential Impact
Discover 10 ways that 2U and edX have jointly evolved and innovated since we came together, enabling us to make an even greater impact for learners, our partners, and the world in the years to come.

January 11, 2023

Wesleyan University Joins Global edX Partner Network
Wesleyan University joins hundreds of top institutions committed to expanding access to the world’s best education.

January 10, 2023

2U and edX Celebrate 50,000 Online Degree Program Graduates
Over 50 thousand learners have graduated from 180 online degree programs offered by 36 2U and edX university partners.

December 15, 2022

Baylor University Collaborates with edX to Provide Affordable Pathway to Master of Social Work Degree
Baylor University is collaborating with edX to launch the platform's first MicroMasters® in Social Work.

December 14, 2022

American Psychological Association Joins Global edX Partner Network, Launches PsycLearn® Essentials Courses
APA's courses will promote the advancement, communication and application of psychological science and knowledge to over 46 million edX learners around the world.

December 14, 2022

UC Davis to Offer MOOCs and SEO Professional Certificate on edX
UC Davis' expansion on to edX brings its online offerings to over 46 million learners worldwide.

December 8, 2022

Russell Sage College Partners with edX to Develop Hybrid Occupational and Physical Therapy Degrees
New hybrid degrees expand access to rigorous education in high-growth, in-demand healthcare fields.

November 29, 2022

The George Washington University Joins Global edX Partner Network, Offering Its First MicroMasters® Program and Online Doctorate of Public Health Degree
New online programs create a stackable degree pathway for learners at George Washington University's top-ranked public health school.

November 21, 2022

Building the Future: How This edX Course Is Helping Architects and Engineers Harness the Power of Data
Discover how the National University of Singapore’s online course Data Science for Construction, Architecture, and Engineering—a 2021 finalist for the edX Prize—gives learners valuable tools for leveraging data to make better decisions when creating sustainable, state-of-the-art buildings for the future.

November 17, 2022

Celebrating the 2022 edX Prize Finalists for Innovation in Online Teaching
The 10 finalists represent best-in-class online learning experiences that deliver learner-centric, impactful outcomes on the edX platform.

November 15, 2022

edX Teams Up with Emeritus to Fuel International Expansion
The edX and Emeritus collaboration will provide millions of edX learners across India, Latin America, and Asia Pacific greater access to online courses from top-tier institutions worldwide at

November 10, 2022

Bridging Education Gaps: How Boot Camps Help Active-Duty Military and Veterans Succeed in Civilian Tech Careers
For members of the military, past or present, boot camps with edX can help them parlay their signature work ethic and problem-solving skills into a rewarding career in the tech industry.

November 9, 2022

edX Welcomes Qatar University With Courses Designed to Introduce Qatari Culture, Language, and History to the World
In partnership with edX, Qatar University is launching three courses that will bring Qatar's past, present, and future to the world with a global perspective.

November 8, 2022

edX and University of Wisconsin–Madison Launch Business MicroMasters® Program
edX announced the launch of a new Micromasters program, Business: Data, Insights, and Analytics, with the University of Wisconsin–Madison, now available through the Wisconsin School of Business.

November 4, 2022

University of California, Riverside Partners with edX to Launch its First Free and Open Courses
New courses will feature content in mental health, well-being and world languages

October 31, 2022

Delivering on Our Promise to Give Learners More
When edX and 2U became one company, we made a promise to 45+ million learners to satisfy their hunger for more. Today, we’re delivering: Boot camps are now fully integrated into the edX platform.

October 31, 2022

2U Announces the Launch of edX Boot Camps
Under the edX brand, 2U will continue upskilling over 10,000 boot camp learners annually in partnership with more than 50 universities worldwide

October 18, 2022

Thomas Edison State University Builds on Collaboration with edX
TESU's Critical Information Literacy is now among edX MicroBachelors® Program Offerings.

October 13, 2022

Preparing Humans to Use Tomorrow’s Technologies for Good: Inside an edX Grant-Winning Course from Arm Education
Discover how Arm Education is teaching creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving through Business Models for Technology Innovators—the first of many free online courses to be launched on edX that focus on developing essential human skills for the virtual age.

October 12, 2022

Google Cloud and edX Partner to Launch Cloud Computing Professional Certificate
The new Google Cloud professional certificate program on edX provides millions of learners access to skills needed to succeed in one of technology’s most in-demand fields.

October 11, 2022

“There’s Nothing Wrong with Being Wrong”: A TU Delft Course Is Teaching Everyone How to Learn from Failure
Discover how an edX Prize-nominated course from TU Delft, a technology-focused university in the Netherlands, is using aircraft and spacecraft design to illustrate the benefits of experimenting and making mistakes.

October 11, 2022

edX Welcomes Web3 Foundation With the Launch of Foundational Courses on Blockchain Technology and Polkadot
In partnership with edX, Web3 Foundation is launching Web3X, a series of courses on Web3, blockchain technology, and Polkadot.

October 7, 2022

56 Courses and Programs That Celebrate the Value Hispanic-Serving Institutions Offer to All Learners on edX
Discover online learning opportunities created by edX partners designated as HSIs and emerging HSIs, representing flexible pathways to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere.

October 5, 2022

UK Department for Education Pledges up to £4.8M to Fund Coding Boot Camps with edX
edX is partnering with the United Kingdom Department for Education to fund 1,200 seats for a fully online Skills Bootcamp in front-end web development.

September 22, 2022

The London School of Economics and Political Science Partners with edX to Launch Stackable Pathway to Undergraduate Degree with First MicroBachelors® Programs and MOOC
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is launching two MicroBachelors® programs and a MOOC with edX. LSE is the first university to launch a series of edX microcredentials that provide learners with a flexible, stackable pathway towards pursuing a fully online undergraduate education.

August 29, 2022

Bridging Cultures with Heart: How the University of Hong Kong Is Improving Healthcare with a Cardiac Imaging Course
Find out how the university became a finalist for the 2021 edX Prize by bringing together professional-grade video, interactive games, and more to help make cardiac computed tomography training more readily available to the global medical community.

August 29, 2022

Cognizant® Skills Accelerator Partners with edX to Expand Train-to-Hire Program
Cognizant today announced that it is partnering with edX to offer a new suite of Java courses aimed at helping jobseekers prepare for technology careers in the U.S.

August 25, 2022

“We Broke the Glass Ceiling”: How a Small College in Israel Is Making a Global Impact by Teaching Thinking on edX
Discover how Al-Qasemi Academy uses innovative technology and engaging storytelling to teach the value of independent thinking in its edX Prize-nominated course, created as an important peace project between Israel’s Jewish and Arab cultures.

August 23, 2022

What The Linux Foundation Predicts and Advises for Hiring Future Tech Talent Based on 10 Years of Open Source Job Reports
Hear from The Linux Foundation’s Clyde Seepersad as he reflects on a decade of trends in open source hiring, training, and skills development—and what he sees as the future for tech careers.

August 22, 2022

Pioneering New Ground: Creating One of the World’s First Modular, Stackable Microcredentials
Discover how edX and MIT piloted the first MicroMasters® program—bundles of career-relevant courses that can offer credit toward a master’s degree. They were revolutionary for their time and have since paved innovative pathways for learners of all kinds.

August 16, 2022

Boston University Opens Applications for New Online Master of Public Health Degree
Accessibly priced program offers flexible, high quality public health education to help create healthier, more equitable communities

July 19, 2022

edX Launches First Courses with Meta Immersive Learning
Global online learning platform will provide Spark Augmented Reality (AR) Curriculum for the Next Generation of Creators

July 17, 2022

How a New edX Access Partnership is Helping Tulsa’s Underserved Populations Move into Tech and Boost the Regional Economy
Learn how Tulsa Community College, Tulsa Innovation Labs, and edX are creating “Tulsa 2.0” with a new Cyber Skills Center—a scholarship initiative offering adult learners no-cost pathways to job-relevant skills in data analytics and cybersecurity that can lead to life-changing careers.

July 6, 2022

edX Partners With Tulsa Community College and Tulsa Innovation Labs to Help Build Tulsa’s Tech Talent Pipeline
edX establishes first community college partnership, offering full scholarships to cybersecurity and data analytics boot camps and providing high-quality tech training for adult learners

June 22, 2022

How Harvard Worked with edX to Quickly Scale an Online Mechanical Ventilation Course for Emergency COVID Response
Hear from Dr. Susan Wilcox, an associate professor at Harvard Medical School, how edX helped turn her team’s medical textbook into a multimedia-rich online course that reached overwhelmed clinicians around the globe when COVID hit. The course became a finalist for the 2021 edX Prize.

June 15, 2022

Why Infosys Values the “Three E's”—Education, Environment, and Experience—When Hiring edX Boot Camp Grads
Learn why Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, partners with edX to find boot camp graduate talent for its growing technical workforce.

June 7, 2022

From Certificate to Online Master’s: UMD’s Unique Approach to Addressing the Need for Quality Product Management Education
Learn how the University of Maryland’s success with its Professional Certificate in Product Management inspired the launch of a new, competitively priced online Master of Professional Studies in Product Management to meet both learner and industry demand.

May 17, 2022

edX and University of Maryland Launch New Online Product Management Master’s Degree
Informed by student and market demand, a first-of-its-kind, competitively priced, fully online degree program is now accepting applications

May 12, 2022

Learning at the Right Size and Right Time: 5 Organizations Embracing a Learner-Centric Approach
Learn how Ukraine’s Ministry of Education and Science, Spain’s Universitat Politècnica de València, Israel’s Campus-IL, and U.S.-based LabXchange and Starbucks Global Academy are leveraging Open edX—the open source platform that powers—to deliver great outcomes for learners across the globe.

May 3, 2022

edX Awards $1 Million to Ten Partners Developing Free Courses on Essential Human Skills for the Virtual Age
Emotional resilience, conflict management, and digital teamwork among new course topics designed to help learners navigate today’s hybrid workplace

May 3, 2022

Learn How 10 edX Grantees Will Teach the Unique, Essential Human Skills Needed for the Virtual Age
From digital teamwork to conflict management to emotional resilience, learn more about the edX grantees developing new courses to help learners navigate today’s increasingly remote and hybrid workplaces.

April 11, 2022

University of Birmingham: Closing the UK’s Digital Skills Gap and Expanding Diversity in Tech with Boot Camp Scholarships
Learn how our Access Partnership with the University of Birmingham is helping workers upskill, reskill, and break into tech careers more quickly through scholarships for women and Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) professionals in the UK.

March 28, 2022

Introducing edX Live—Uniting Leaders Across Industry to Shape the Future of Learning and Work
Introducing edX Live, a new LinkedIn Live series that will bring together influential leaders from academia and business to engage in conversation, cross-pollinate ideas, break glass, and learn from each other’s expertise how we can transform the future of learning and work for the better.

March 24, 2022

The Pivot to Learner-Centricity: Why 4 Universities Are Meeting Student Demand for Flexible, Workforce-Aligned Education
In higher education, the power dynamics have begun to shift from institutions to learners and employees. Here are examples of four international universities taking a more learner-centric approach as part of their digital transformation strategies: The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of Cambridge, MEF University, and University of Birmingham.

March 2, 2022

Why Universities and Workforce Agencies Are Activating Access Partnerships to Strengthen Regional Economies
Hear from three representatives of our Access Partnerships on how academic institutions, nonprofits, and government agencies are working together to carve more affordable career pathways for diverse learners and meet regional employers’ talent needs.

January 28, 2022

The Age of Learner-Centricity: 4 Educational Trends Opening Doors to Remarkable Opportunity
Due to the pandemic and rapid pace of technology, learners now increasingly come first in the world of education. At the dawn of this new normal, I see four significant shifts that offer meaningful, transformative opportunities for learners and universities alike.

January 19, 2022

The Power of MicroBachelors® Programs: Affordable Access to Career-Relevant Skills Now—and Credit Toward a Full Degree
What are MicroBachelors programs and why are they worth it? Learn about these modular and stackable online programs from edX that not only put in-demand skills in the hands of learners quickly, but also bear real college credit along the way.

December 14, 2021

University of Canterbury Wins 2021 edX Prize for Innovation in Online Teaching
Earth sciences course awarded top prize for innovative pedagogy including virtual field trips and culturally considerate science communication

December 10, 2021

edX Pledges $1M in Funding to Develop Courses Focused on Essential Human Skills for the Virtual Age
Ten university partners will be selected to develop courses on the edX platform in areas critical to today’s workforce

November 16, 2021

2U, Inc. and edX Complete Industry-Redefining Combination
Together, 2U and edX create one of the world’s most comprehensive free-to-degree online learning platforms, reaching over 40 million learners globally

October 28, 2021

edX is an Education Partner for Meta, formerly the Facebook company, Immersive Learning Investment
Enabling future development of the Metaverse through Spark AR curriculum

October 28, 2021

edX and the National eLearning Center of Saudi Arabia Announce Commitment to Extend Access to Learning on edX
Citizens, students, and government employees to receive access to online courses and programs for in-demand skills and certifications

October 7, 2021

edX Launches First MicroBachelors Program® with IBM
New cloud program delivers on what learners and employers want: in-demand skills development for entry-level full stack cloud developer role and industry-backed credentials that offer college credit

October 5, 2021

Celebrating the 2021 edX Prize Finalists for Innovation in Online Teaching
The 12 finalists represent best-in-class online learning experiences that deliver learner-centric, impactful outcomes

September 27, 2021

edX and The Linux Foundation Release 2021 Open Source Jobs Report
9th annual report shows the continued impact of COVID-19 on hiring and skills trends, plus trends in education and training

September 24, 2021

September 24, 2021

September 21, 2021

edX is Now a Strategic Partner of LinkedIn Learning Hub
Through this new integration, edX for Business customers can discover the right content in one place, easily access skills insights, and customize the learner experience.

August 24, 2021

Watch the Leaders of 2U and edX Share Their Vision for the Future of Online Education at ASU+GSV
Watch 2U Co-Founder and CEO Chip Paucek and edX Founder and CEO​​ ​​Anant Agarwal discuss how their industry-defining combination will change the future of education at ASU+GSV 2021.

June 29, 2021

June 29, 2021

June 29, 2021

2U, Inc. and edX to Join Together in Industry-Redefining Combination
2U to acquire substantially all edX assets, including edX brand, website, and marketplace

June 23, 2021

New Skill Badges Available on All IBM Courses on edX
Digital credentials make it easy for learners to demonstrate knowledge and skills gained to advance their careers

May 25, 2021

edX Harnesses Power of Open Source Community To Accelerate Platform Innovation and Growth
The Core Committers program, comprised of the top Open edX platform contributors, will fuel the advancement of the edX platform worldwide

May 20, 2021

edX and Penn Create Free Online Course on Understanding the Powerful Science Behind mRNA Vaccines
Taught by Dr. Drew Weissman, whose work in mRNA vaccine development helped pave the way for the first two vaccines against COVID-19 approved for use in the U.S.

May 12, 2021

edX Extends Availability of Free Online Campus Essentials Offering Into 2022
To support institutions worldwide in delivering high-quality online learning experiences and enabling student success, edX extends Online Campus Essentials, its free learning solution for colleges and universities facing resource and technology constraints in the wake of COVID-19.

May 4, 2021

Open edX 2021 Conference Puts Spotlight on the Future of Online Education
edX CEO, Anant Agarwal, and VP of Open Learning at MIT, Sanjay Sarma, will headline the 2021 Open edX Conference on May 27th, 2021

April 8, 2021

April 8, 2021

April 8, 2021

April 8, 2021

March 16, 2021

edX and RIT Launch Universal Online Credit Pathway To Break Down Barriers to Graduate Learning
Driven by learner demand, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) now accepts all edX MicroMasters® Programs towards its Master of Science in Professional Studies.

March 9, 2021

edX Named to Fast Company’s 2021 List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies
edX ranked No. 5 in the Education category for its MicroBachelors® Programs; recognized for transformative approach to skills-based, undergraduate learning for working adults

February 4, 2021

edX Joins as Learning Platform in Microsoft Viva
As part of the platform, edX will be integrated with Microsoft Teams to deliver on-demand learning opportunities in the flow of work

January 21, 2021

January 11, 2021

December 15, 2020

edX Passes 110 Million Total Global Enrollments, Up 29 Million Year-Over-Year test text
Edtech leader grew annual course enrollments 97% and new registrations 161% year over year in 2020; organization has built a global network of partners and contributors, remains only impact-focused open source learning platform.

November 23, 2020

edX expands Online Campus to bring free online learning essentials to higher education institutions
edX is pleased to introduce Online Campus Essentials, a free learning solution designed to meet the needs of colleges and universities that are facing resource and technology constraints in the wake of COVID-19.

November 13, 2020

October 26, 2020

Online Training Gaining in Importance as Open Source Field Grows in Demand
Open source technologies and talent are poised for growth, despite global economic impact of COVID-19, according to the 2020 Open Source Jobs Report

October 7, 2020

With Access for All Scholarship Campaign, edX Doubles Down on its Mission
$10M scholarship campaign eliminates cost barrier to education, starting with $1M gift from Macquarie Group Foundation.

October 2, 2020

September 8, 2020

September 8, 2020

August 21, 2020

August 19, 2020

The Secret to Seriously Successful Remote Teams Isn’t So Serious
Leading experts who have taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business combine science and humor in an edX Professional Certificate program designed to energize teams and bring joy to the virtual

July 21, 2020

edX’s MicroBachelors Program Skills Advisory Council Meets, Discusses Increased Need and Relevancy of Innovative Undergraduate Credential Program
Top voices from foundations, corporations and academic institutions convene to create impactful solutions for the future of work.

June 30, 2020

edX’s COVID-19 Response Demonstrates Momentum as Universities Address Challenge of Upcoming Semester
edX Online Campus Enables Nearly 400 Universities to Deliver Online Learning Since April, Closing Out Unprecedented Fully Remote Semester

June 30, 2020

June 10, 2020

edX Survey Reveals Americans Are Conflicted About Education Decisions in the Wake of COVID-19
Career future-proofing is a rising priority, but perceived barriers to education remain a roadblock

June 9, 2020

May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020

May 13, 2020

As Global Learning Shifts Entirely Online, edX Promotes Dr. Nina Huntemann to Vice President of Learning
Key Addition to Executive Team Will Further edX’s Vision of Modular, Stackable Learning as a Solution for Schools, Corporations and Learners.

May 11, 2020

May 7, 2020

edX Launches Global Initiative to Help Universities Address ‘New Normal’ of Fully Remote Teaching and Learning
edX creates series of online events and course catalog, offered for free, to support academic community during COVID-19 pandemic

April 5, 2020

edX and Harvard Create Free Online Course on Ventilator Use to Address Urgent Need During COVID-19 Pandemic
Designed for front-line medical professionals that require training to operate the mechanical ventilators needed to treat COVID-19 patients

March 11, 2020

March 11, 2020

January 16, 2020

January 7, 2020

edX Launches MicroBachelors™ Programs, an Innovative Undergraduate-Level Credential That Will Transform the Future of Work and Higher Education, the trusted platform for learning, today announced MicroBachelors™ Programs, the first credit-backed stackable credential, marking a significant milestone in online learning.

January 1, 2020

January 1, 2020

October 30, 2019

edX Promotes Adam Medros to President and Co-CEO, joining Founder and CEO Anant Agarwal to lead company
Founder and CEO, Agarwal, announces that Medros, formerly edX President and COO, will join him as President and co-CEO of edX, the trusted platform for learning

October 5, 2019

October 5, 2019

September 9, 2019

edX Announces Executive Team Appointments: Chief Commercial Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, Vice President of Engineering and Vice President of Product, the trusted platform for learning, today announced the appointment of four new leadership roles, signaling an exciting time of growth for the Harvard and MIT founded nonprofit.

August 14, 2019

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June 18, 2019

edX, ASU and MIT Announce Innovative Stackable Online Master of Science in Supply Chain Management
Collaboration creates world’s first stacked Master’s degree on from two top-ranked universities in the field

June 10, 2019

edX Survey Finds that Nearly Half of Consumers are not Comfortable asking their Employer to Contribute to Additional Learning Costs
Reskilling has become a clear necessity for the future of work, but it remains uncertain who is responsible for addressing this challenge

April 25, 2019

March 13, 2019

January 2, 2019

December 10, 2018

October 31, 2018

October 9, 2018

edX Launches New Master's Degrees in Partnership with Top-Ranked Universities
New online programs offer a high-quality, flexible master’s education at disruptive price points, that address today’s global skills gap

October 2, 2018

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October 17, 2016

Lumina Foundation Grants edX $900,000 to Create 30 New MicroMasters
Lumina Foundation recently awarded edX, the nonprofit online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT, a grant of $900,000 to create 30 competency-based, low-cost, open-admissions MicroMasters

October 13, 2016

Learn First, Pay Later (or Never)
MIT and 13 other schools said they would offer online graduate-level courses for free, open to all. Students who finish the program, dubbed the "MicroMasters," and pass the final exams can get certifi

September 21, 2016

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Support for edX MicroMasters Programs
Today the Baker-Polito Administration and public higher education leaders announced support for the efforts of edX, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit online learning destination founded by Harvard and M