About our partnerships


Earn an official certificate from a top-tier university.


Develop verifiable skills through a career-focused curriculum.


Connect to a broad network and enhance your career opportunities.

GetSmarter, a 2U, Inc. brand, partners with the world’s leading universities to select, design and deliver premium online short courses with a data-driven focus on learning gain. Technology meets academic rigor in our people-mediated model, which enables working professionals across the globe to obtain industry-relevant skills that are certified by the world’s most reputable academic institutions.

GetSmarter’s primary purpose is to improve lives through better education. As a digital education expert, we collaborate with university partners to ensure that course selection, design and delivery is customized to focus on a career-focused curriculum. This gives you the opportunity to develop university-verified skill sets that will keep you competent and confident in the work environment.

In addition to this, GetSmarter’s business insights, along with our long-standing expertise in market research and data analysis, have ensured that we develop the most relevant university courses for the modern age, in order to meet your needs for the future.

Our outcomes-based design and unique pedagogical approach are focused on helping you obtain practical results in a realistic time-frame. Thanks to this, our online university courses have achieved an outstanding completion rate of 90 percent* since our inception in 2008. The success teams at GetSmarter also offer 24/7 assistance so that you’re supported at every step of the way.

We take your future just as seriously as you do, and our personalized approach means that you’ll receive expert guidance throughout your journey, enabling you prioritize lifelong learning and thrive professionally in a rapidly changing world.

*The proportion of students across all GetSmarter courses from 2008 to May 2019 who have completed a course, regardless of grade received.

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