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From MicroMasters to Online Master's Degrees

Online learning provider edX announced plans to launch nine low-cost, large-scale, fully online master’s programs from seven universities. The programs -- which range from high-demand majors such as cybersecurity, data science, and analytics -- will range in price from around $9,000 to $22,000 and offer students a significant discount over equivalent campus-based degree programs.

Workplace Change Spurs Growth of Adult Learning

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people hold an average of 12 jobs in their lifetime. Our workforce changes as industries change and adapt to new technologies. People continually enhance their skills, advance their careers and transition into new roles.

Advancing Manufacturing Leadership

Today's manufacturing leaders are tasked with coaching, leading, and inspiring their teams to achieve organizational goals. While many of these leaders have the technical background required for the role, many feel they need to expand upon their soft skills to become an effective leader in their organization.

Imagining the University of the Future

Dean Nelson Baker of Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE) participated in a Georgia Tech-led discussion in Washington D.C. about the need for higher education to adapt to meet the changing demands of students and employers. Provost Rafael L. Bras led a panel, which included leaders from edX, the Association of American Universities, the American Council on Education, and Huron’s higher education Strategy and Operations group.

Peachtree Corners Reinvigorating Aging Technology Park

The City of Peachtree Corners is reviving the Gwinnett County Technology Park, a flourishing center of the tech industry in the 1970's, to create an “innovation hub” for its business community. The planning began in 2012 with one of the first efforts in 2016 being the introduction of Prototype Prime, a hardware and software startup incubator and co-working space. The incubator is responsible for attracting new companies to the area and providing a collaborative community in the city.

Keeping Systems Online

The story was originally featured in UK-based NorthAmOil on September 6, 2018.

OMS Cybersecurity Program Director Featured on WABE

In an interview on WABE 90.1, Raheem Beyah, Ph.D., executive director of the recently launched Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity (OMS Cybersecurity), discusses the global risk of cyberattacks and the dire need for qualified cybersecurity professionals. Find out why cybersecurity is an interdisciplinary problem and how this unique new degree can help to address it. Fast forward to 21:40 to listen to the interview

Georgia Tech Creates a Cybersecurity Master's Degree for Less Than $10,000

ATLANTA – August 9, 2018 - The Georgia Institute of Technology has announced a new online cybersecurity master’s degree that will be offered for less than $10,000 and delivered in collaboration with edX. The Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity (OMS Cybersecurity) is designed to address a severe global workforce shortage in the field. According to the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study, the shortage is expected to reach 1.8 million people by 2022.  

Flipping the Script on Flipped-Classroom Syllabi

In this article in Inside Higher Education, published on August 8, 2018, Yakut Gazi, associate dean of learning systems at GTPE, shares her view about flipped classrooms.

New Language App Helps with Business Communication

Georgia Tech’s Language Institute, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Universities (C21U), has launched a new app aimed at helping non-native English speakers improve professional communication for successful business interactions.