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About

EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Software Testing and Verification MicroMasters Program in collaboration with University System of Maryland - USMx and UMUC. Learn methods and techniques to test and verify software to advance your career as a software tester or software developer.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Software touches just about everything in our world today. Today’s consumers expect intuitive and reliable technology, and in an increasingly crowded marketplace small missteps can trigger dissatisfaction and abandonment. 

Software testing addresses weaknesses in software development while building scalable development processes to ensure a best-in-class user experience. Learn the skills needed to excel as a Software Tester or Quality Assurance Engineer.

In this Software Testing and Verification MicroMasters Program from EdX in partnership with University System of Maryland - USMx and UMUC you will gain essential knowledge about software testing concepts and techniques and learn by delving into various software test cases and how they are documented. You will also learn how to plan, execute and manage software testing as well as software quality techniques for formal verification, which is used in mission critical projects.

This program will be of benefit to Software Testers, Developers and Quality Assurance Engineers. It will provide career-changers with the skills to get an entry-level job in Software Testing and help advance Software Developers skills in unit testing.

Job Outlook

  • Career prospects for people with similar training include UX designer, web developer, software developer, information technology manager, data scientist, consultant, and research analyst. 
  • It is estimated that there are 233,000 Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers and there will be 37,000 additional job openings for Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers (source: O*Net Online)
  • Software Quality Assurance Engineer is ranked as one of the happiest jobs in America by Forbes (source: forbes.com)

What You'll Learn:

  • Software testing essential techniques and concepts
  • Develop different types of software test cases
  • Document test cases and the results of executing the test
  • Manage software defects
  • Conduct formal software verification

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Software Testing Fundamentals
  • Software Testing Management
  • Formal Software Verification

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    747 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 747 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    747 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 747 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.

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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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