BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- EdifyOnline, an education technology company, announced today that it has signed a multi-year contract with MITx, an open online course program offered through Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to deliver online education programs that are sustainable and scalable.
"EdifyOnline is pleased to partner with MIT through MITx. This multi-year relationship with MITx will lead to substantial efficiency gains, technological improvements and cost savings for all higher educational institutions in the future," said founder Anil Agarwal.
"Partnering with a progressive and cutting-edge leader in the educational space, like MIT, is a significant milestone for EdifyOnline, and we look forward to working together," echoed co-founder Vik Agarwal, a graduate of Birmingham-Southern College.
MITx courses are offered through the edX platform which works with over 100 educational institutions including Harvard University, Cornell University and the University of Oxford. The edX platform operates on an open-source, scalable software offering massive open online courses (MOOCs) that are free to enroll in and provide a flexible and affordable way to advance a career and learn new skills.