UIUC Announces Second Degree Program on Coursera

March 31, 2016

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is adding a second degree program made up of stackable courses offered by massive open online course provider Coursera. On Wednesday, the university announced its new master of computer science in data science program, a $19,200, 32-credit-hour degree broken down into MOOCs, each lasting four to six weeks, coupled with "high-engagement" online courses. In addition to offering a master's degree, the program awards certificates to learners who complete a handful of the courses. UIUC also offers an online M.B.A. program through Coursera.

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