About this Specialization

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This specialization introduces blockchain, a revolutionary technology that enables peer-to-peer transfer of digital assets without any intermediaries, and is predicted to be just as impactful as the Internet. More specifically, it prepares learners to program on the Ethereum blockchain. The four courses provide learners with (i) an understanding and working knowledge of foundational blockchain concepts, (ii) a skill set for designing and implementing smart contracts, (iii) methods for developing decentralized applications on the blockchain, and (iv) information about the ongoing specific industry-wide blockchain frameworks. The specialization covers a range of essential topics, from the cryptographic underpinnings of blockchain technology to enabling decentralized applications on a private Ethereum blockchain platform. It is ideal for programmers and designers involved in developing and implementing blockchain applications, and anyone who is interested in understanding its potential.
Learner Career Outcomes
56%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
20%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 4 months to complete
Suggested 4 hours/week
English
Learner Career Outcomes
56%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
20%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 4 months to complete
Suggested 4 hours/week
English

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Blockchain Basics

4.6
stars
4,613 ratings
1,147 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Smart Contracts

4.6
stars
1,542 ratings
287 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Decentralized Applications (Dapps)

4.6
stars
808 ratings
122 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Blockchain Platforms

4.6
stars
754 ratings
130 reviews

Offered by

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University at Buffalo

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The State University of New York

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