Skip to content ↓

In the Media

Media Outlet:
Publication Date:

In an article for Forbes, Andrew Raupp highlights a pilot program debuted by MIT last year that allows students the option to receive a tamper-free version of their diploma digitally using Bitcoin’s blockchain technology. Raupp writes that, “Unlike a paper diploma, which could be easily lost or falsified, blockchain ensures that this important piece of data is never lost.”

Related News

Using MIT's new digital diploma system, employers and schools can quickly verify that a graduate's degree is legitimate by using a link or uploading the student’s file. The verification process confirms that the information on the student’s record matches a receipt stored on the blockchain.

Digital Diploma debuts at MIT

Using Bitcoin's blockchain technology, the Institute has become one of the first universities to issue recipient-owned virtual credentials.