IEEE Prism on the Georgia Tech Online MS in CS Program

August 7, 2017 at 7:00 am 1 comment

Nice piece in IEEE Prism about Georgia Tech’s On-line (Udacity MOOC-based) MS in CS degree.  I like how they emphasized that the program really discovered an un-met demand for graduate education.

Only after students began enrolling in OMS CS did researchers discover another unprecedented element of this massive online course. As economist Joshua Goodman of Harvard University tells Prism, he and his co-investigators found “large demand among mid-career [professionals], particularly mid-career Americans . . . for high-quality continuing education.” Indeed, demand is so robust that the program appears capable of boosting the overall production of computer science degrees in this country.Whether the new credential can fortify experienced professionals against the widespread threat of replacement by younger and cheaper workers remains an open question. For the thousands who have enrolled so far, however, the answer clearly is yes.

Source: Course Correction

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  • 1. mgozaydin  |  August 7, 2017 at 8:40 am

    What Georgia. Tech did is fantastic. Great.revolution. Top university provides a master degree at 80%. Reduced price. There is no second yet. GT is an example to all mankind for greatness.

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