Atl_Spelman_College_entrSpelman college was added to the list as the only HBCU of 25 colleges and universities partnering with Harvard University School of Business HBX CORe CORe program. The HBX CORe is an online program designed to teach the fundamentals of business to undergraduate students and early- to mid-career professionals via the highly engaging and interactive HBX online platform designed by Harvard Business School. HBX CORe consists of three courses: Business Analytics, Economics for Managers, and Financial Accounting. Launched in summer 2014, it has program start dates throughout the year and has enrolled more than 8,500 individuals to date.

In speaking about his experience with HBX CORe, Harvard Law student Rick Corbett said, “HBX was invaluable and essential education. The information provided, the quality of presentation, and the high-level engagement among students surpassed my expectations.”