You join a program on edX.org simply by enrolling in any course that is part of that program -- there's no application.
Program credentials offered on edX.org
You can browse all of our available programs in the course catalog. For more information about the catalog search, please read Can you help me choose a course?
After you enroll in a course that is part of a program credential, that program on your Programs dashboard here.
Click the name of any program for more details and the option to Enroll Now in any related courses, or upgrade all remaining courses.
To complete a program you must earn a verified certificate in each of the individual courses. After you earn a verified certificate in each course, you automatically receive your program certificate.
For additional information, see How do I take all the courses in a program?
Boot Camps and Executive Education courses
Some edX courses are hosted on our partner sites. It is expected that Boot Camps, Executive Education courses, and some degree programs will redirect you off edX.org. You will also enroll and submit payment outside of edX.org for these courses.
To explore Executive Education courses, please visit our university partner login page on GetSmarter.
Explore Boot Camps by subject and choose by geographical area to take advantage of local employer recognition and career services. To enroll in a boot camp, select your program of interest and complete the form. You will be contacted by an admissions counselor, who can answer any questions and help you with the process.