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Earn university credit on edX

Flexible, affordable options to advance your academic career and change your life.

Start to make your dreams of a university degree a reality with affordable and flexible credit programs on edX. Our unique partnerships give you a low-risk and convenient way to earn credit on your schedule. Whether you're a high school student looking to jump start your university career or an adult learner hoping to earn a degree for the first time, edX credit-eligible courses can be your path to a brighter future.

Learn More About Popular edX Credit Programs

We partner with a variety of institutions to offer credit-eligible courses. Please read below to learn more about how earning credit works through each of these partners.

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MicroMasters® Programs

MicroMasters programs are a series of graduate level courses from top universities designed to advance your career. They provide deep learning in a specific career field and are recognized by employers for their real job relevance. Students may apply to the university offering credit for the MicroMasters certificate and, if accepted, can pursue an accelerated and less expensive Master’s Degree.

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MicroBachelors® Programs

MicroBachelors programs are the first credit-backed, stackable credentials for adults with some or no college experience looking to progress their careers. Created by top universities and influenced by fortune 1000 companies, edX’s MicroBachelors programs provide the option for pursuing a bachelor’s degree, while built to focus on immediate job-relevant skills. With these programs, learners can become job-ready today and credentialed along the way.

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Global Freshman Academy

Begin your freshman year online with edX and Arizona State University in the Global Freshman Academy. This first of its kind collaboration offers full freshman university courses for credit. The Global Freshman Academy is open to everyone, everywhere and offers a cost-effective way to earn university credit. Enroll in fantastic first-year courses like *English Composition, College Algebra and Problem Solving, and Human Origins. *

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Charter Oak State College

Make your hard work count for credit. Earn transferrable credit for work in selected edX courses through Charter Oak State College, Connecticut's public online college. This unique partnership will award students who successfully pass edX member courses third party credit and an official transcript to record their online learning accomplishments.

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