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A master’s-level computer science degree, delivered via MOOCs

Summary: Massive open online courses will soon deliver an advanced comp-sci degree at a very, very low price, courtesy of Georgia Tech, Udacity and AT&T.

The disruption of the economics of higher education is providing new opportunities to refresh and expand IT skills at little or no cost. It couldn’t come at a better time for professionals worried about falling behind, or for organizations scrambling to find skills for a deeper move into the digital realm. The Georgia Institute of Technology, College of Computing, has said that it will be offering the first Online Master of Science degree in computer science (OMS CS) that can be earned completely through the massive open online course (MOOC) format. The degree will be provided via the Udacity MOOC platform, with support from AT&T.

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