RIT is delighted to introduce free and reduced-cost RITx offerings as part of our partnership with edX, the leading nonprofit online learning platform founded by Harvard and MIT in May 2010. Fueled by industry demand and available around the globe, these unique RITx programs and offerings provide critical, career-advancing skills.
If you’re thinking about pursuing an online degree program but have never taken an online course, RITx offerings are a great way to experience online learning for free to make sure it’s for you.
With RITx, you may audit any offering for free just to learn something new. Or, once you’ve started an offering, you have the option to pay a fee to upgrade to earn a verified certificate of completion to showcase your efforts. Whether you are looking to test out a single offering or pursue a program, RITx has a variety of options to choose from.
The XSeries Certificate program is a series of offerings that provide a deep understanding of an area of study and serves as a great career exploration tool.
The Professional Certificate program is a series of competency-focused offerings designed to enhance professional skills and boost your resume.
The MicroMasters program is a series of career-focused, master’s-level online offerings recognized by employers and higher education institutions resulting in an edX credential with a pathway to credit at RIT.
Upon successful completion of the MicroMasters program, you will be prepared to advance in the workforce, or build on your work by applying to RIT. Admitted students will be awarded credit for their MicroMasters certificate toward select master’s degree programs at RIT, resulting in an accelerated graduate degree.
The best way to experience the benefits of this innovative online learning platform is to try it out! It’s easy and free to enroll. Take a look at the offerings featured here and get started today.