edX is an American massive open online course provider created by Harvard and MIT. It hosts online university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines to a worldwide student body, including some courses at no charge. It also conducts research into learning based on how people use its platform. edX is a nonprofit organization and runs on the free Open edX open-source software platform. On June 29th 2021, it was announced that edX had been purchased by the educational technology company 2U.
More than 150 schools, nonprofit organizations, and corporations offer or plan to offer courses on the edX website. As of 20 July 2020, there are 3,000 courses available for its 33 million registered students.
Highest paying job titles at edX include Data Engineer, Product Design Manager, and Software Development Manager