UPenn’s Wharton Taps Coinbase to Accept Crypto for Online Blockchain Course

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A brand new on-line government schooling program on the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania will settle for fee in varied cryptocurrencies through Coinbase, together with bitcoin, ether and USDC, the varsity mentioned Thursday.

The Ivy League enterprise faculty is launching the six-week “Economics of Blockchain and Digital Assets” course for “business and technology professionals seeking to learn about blockchain and digital assets through its value-driving principle: economics,” in accordance to an announcement.

The Philadelphia-based Wharton mentioned it is going to be the primary Ivy League establishment or U.S. enterprise faculty to settle for cryptocurrency from program individuals.

“We designed this program for business professionals and executives from a range of backgrounds, including traditional finance, management and tech,” mentioned this system’s educational director, Wharton professor and blockchain writer Kevin Werbach.

Wharton will associate with blockchain consulting agency Prysm Group to provide the certificates program.