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Top Programs of 2018

Earlier this year, Georgia Tech unveiled its roadmap for the future of higher education. The report presented a bold vision of the university of tomorrow that commits to lifetime education. In 2018, more than 26,000 non-traditional learners were enrolled in our professional development programs to pursue new skills, build expertise, and explore new topics.

Teaching at Tech

There’s more to an online course than meets the eye. Engaging adult learners across the globe takes more than simply recording lectures and making them available online. At Georgia Tech, a world of creativity and expertise lies behind every course in its renowned online master’s degrees-at-scale, which are currently offered in computer science, analytics, and cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity is Everyone's Business

In Fall 2018, the White House outlined a National Cybersecurity Strategy for the nation, calling upon seven industries to assist the fight against cybercrime. Nearly every industry is named because cybersecurity is no longer just a computer programmer’s problem; it’s everyone’s business.

Passing the Baton to the Next Generation of Leaders

Back in the early 1980s, Robert Thomas saw higher education as his path to enhance his leadership competencies in the family business. Now, as professor of the practice in the Scheller College of Business in Georgia Tech’s Institute of Leadership and Entrepreneurship, he passes these skills on to the next generation of industry leaders.

How to Beat the Odds

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I men’s basketball tournament is one of the most exciting parts of the year for United States sports fans, thanks in part to the annual contest to predict which teams will successfully progress through the tournament.

Industry Trends: Safety and Health

Workplace safety for employees has increasingly gained widespread attention and concern due to the heavy safety and health risks it poses for workers. In 2016, workplace fatalities in the U.S. increased by 7 percent over the previous year, according to the Census of 2016 Fatal Occupational Injuries report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It is also the third year in a row the number has increased, representing the highest number of fatalities since 2008.

Hot New Programs We Love

The beginning of a new year is a great time to create and refine your personal and professional resolutions (even if you’ve already let one slip). And while you don’t have to wait to usher in a new year to refocus or set new goals, sometimes it’s the spark you need to bring you growth and success all year long.

Here at GTPE, we closely monitor the latest industry trends to ensure we bring you the best for your lifelong learning. One of the hottest tech trends we are most excited about this year is CYBERSECURITY.

Top 10 Reasons to Keep Learning

If you have a passion for learning, you’re not alone. According to a study by the Pew Research Center, most adults see themselves as lifelong learners. Whether for personal or professional reasons, 73 percent of those surveyed consider learning to be a lifelong pursuit. Of the working adults surveyed, 63 percent indicated that they had taken some form of professional development in the previous year.

2017: The Year of the MOOC

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are taking the education world by storm. These flexible online courses are allowing thousands around the world to develop professional competencies on their own schedules, without breaking the bank. In addition to walking away with the self-satisfaction of a newly acquired skill, MOOCs are also a killer addition to any resume.

Here were your top 10 go-to Georgia Tech MOOCs this year:

Top Courses You Loved in 2017

More than 26,000 professionals come to GTPE each year to receive their continuing education and the options have never been better – or more affordable. Whether you want to pick up new technical skills or earn a certification for a promotion, online courses offer a great budget-friendly alternative to the conventional degree.

Check out which of our professional development courses you loved the most this year:

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