In order to successfully complete the MITx MicroMasters Program in Data, Economics, and Development Policy (DEDP) and earn the DEDP MicroMasters Program Credential, a learner must earn the MicroMasters Course Certificates for five DEDP courses according to the following requirements:
Earn the Course Certificates for all three DEDP Core Courses
Earn the Course Certificates for two elective courses
From the four elective course options, learners must take at least one Advanced Elective.
- Introductory Electives
- 14.009x Good Economics for Hard Times
- 14.73x The Challenges of Global Poverty
- Advanced Electives
Learners may take as many Introductory Electives as they wish, but a maximum of one Introductory Elective will count towards the Program Credential.
How to Earn a DEDP Course Certificate
In order to pass a DEDP MicroMasters Course and earn a MicroMasters Course Certificate, a learner must do all of the following:
- Enroll in a session of the course
- Upgrade that course session to the Verified (Paid) track by submitting payment before the Payment Deadline
- Complete coursework and the Comprehensive Review (or import a Cumulative Course Score from a previous course session)
- Sit for the course’s Proctored Exam (or import a Proctored Exam Score from a previous course session)
- Earn an Overall Course Score of at least 50%
How to Earn the DEDP Program Credential
Once you have earned all five required DEDP Course Certificates, you will automatically be awarded the MicroMasters Program Credential in Data, Economics, and Development Policy!
For more details about how course scores are calculated and certificates are awarded, please refer to the FAQ article How do I earn the Course Certificate for a DEDP MicroMasters course?