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Sanjay Sarma: The MicroMasters Pilot Program - Democratizing Admissions, Globalizing MIT’s Reach
Dean of Digital Learning and Director of ODL, Professor Sanjay Sarma will speak on the newly announced "MicroMaster's" pilot program that allows learners worldwide to take a semester’s worth of courses in its top-ranked, one-year Supply Chain Management (SCM) master’s program completely online, then complete an MIT master’s degree by spending a single semester on campus. (from MIT News, S. Bradt)
"Inverted admission has the potential to disrupt traditional modes of access to higher education," says Sarma, one of the co-leaders of this initiative. "We’re democratizing access to a master’s program for learners worldwide." Learn more.