You can confirm whether your course belongs to one of our program credentials both before you enroll on the course enrollment page, and after you enroll on your dashboards.
On the course enrollment page under About > At a glance, if the course belongs to a program will be indicated after Associated programs.
On the Learner Home (course dashboard), if the course you've enrolled in belongs to a program, it will be indicated under the course below Related Programs.
If you've enrolled in a course that belongs to a program, some programs will be listed on the Programs dashboard. Click the Program Details page to view which program course(s) you've enrolled in.
Comparison: Course vs Program
|What's the difference?
|Course on edX.org
|Program (MicroBachelors, MicroMasters, Professional Certificate or XSeries)
|Verified Certificate of Achievement
|Yes - one for each course in the program
|Find them in the edX course catalog
|No, if the course doesn't belong to any program
|Yes - after you've earned a certificate in at least one course in the program
|Discount for bundled purchase
|Yes - Read more: Options for purchasing a program
|Program Credential Certificate
|Yes - after completing all required courses
|Eligible for Financial Assistance
|Yes - with a few exceptions.
|Yes - with a few exceptions. Read how to apply for Financial Assistance in a program here.