MIT Professional Education provides a gateway to MIT expertise and knowledge for science and engineering professionals around the world. Through MIT Professional Education programs taught by renowned faculty from across the Institute, technical professionals have the opportunity to gain crucial and timely knowledge in specialized fields, to advance their careers, boost their organizational performance, and help make a difference in the world.MIT Professional Education offers a range of education programs:SHORT PROGRAMShttp://web.mit.edu/professional/short-programs/Taking place primarily in the summer, Short Programs offer more than 50 intensive courses, each lasting one-to-five days, addressing a wide range of technical and technical management topics. DIGITAL PROGRAMShttp://web.mit.edu/professional/digital-programs/Digital Programs deliver online programs on important industry topics to professionals around the world, utilizing the online education platform, edX, developed jointly by MIT and Harvard University. ADVANCED STUDY PROGRAMhttp://web.mit.edu/professional/advanced-study/Designed for professionals who wish to obtain in-depth knowledge in topics of their choice, the Advanced Study Program (ASP) offers qualified students the ability to attend regular, full semester MIT courses, without having to enroll in a degree program. CUSTOM PROGRAMShttp://web.mit.edu/professional/custom-programs/Designed to meet company-specific training needs, Custom Programs vary from an engagement of a single day to a year-long sequence of sessions - on MIT campus or at a company location. INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMShttp://web.mit.edu/professional/international-programs/International Programs address professional and corporate education needs outside the United States through specialized, market relevant courses, 2-5 days long, held at international locations.