Microsoft introduces Data Science Degree for professionals

Microsoft has introduced a Professional Degree (MPD) program that will offer employer-endorsed, university caliber curriculum for professionals at any stage of their career. The program is an initiative taken by Microsoft, that claims to offer professionals with real-world knowledge and hands-on experience to grow their skills in critical fields. It is built on Azure, a secured cloud platform that provides Learning as a Service to the customers. The preliminary offering of the course will be focused on Data Science Degree Program available on edX.org that is a non-profit learning destination. According to Microsoft, the program is first of its kind that has the ability to offer Learning-as-a-Service as there is still a gap in the field of data science. Thus, it has designed its experimental curriculum to deliver the critical…


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