Wharton School of Business accepts encrypted payment for blockchain course tuition

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The Wharton School of Business is one of the premier business schools in the United States. accept Bitcoin (Bitcoin) And other forms of cryptocurrency to pay tuition, Bloomberg reports. However, the adoption is limited to the new online blockchain and digital asset plan scheduled to be launched in January.

title Blockchain and digital asset economics, The six-week course costs US$3,800, and the university is expected to attract thousands of students each year. The Wharton School of Business will use Coinbase Commerce, the e-commerce platform of the American crypto exchange, to accept encrypted payments.

The Wharton School of Business is currently offering encryption and blockchain introductory courses through the online education platform Coursera, which is part of a broader course on financial technology or fintech.

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This business school received generous funding earlier this year Bitcoin gift of $5 millionIn May, an anonymous benefactor donated US$5 million, roughly equivalent to 118 BTC. According to reports, the Wharton School of Business immediately converted the donation into legal currency, which will be worth more than 7 million U.S. dollars at today’s Bitcoin price.

As reported by Cointelegraph, the World Economic Forum recently Blockchain and digital asset projects At the Wharton School of Business. The project is led by Professor Kevin Werbach and aims to solve the business and regulatory issues of distributed ledger technology.