U of I launches master's program through College of Engineering in Chicago

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois' flagship university is trying to appeal to those who want to keep learning in Chicago.

The University of Illinois just launched a master's program in the city through its College of Engineering.

Rashid Bashir, dean of the Grainger College of Engineering, joined ABC7 Chicago to talk more about it Tuesday morning.

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Bashir said the program is a great milestone and a way to bring more tech talent to the area.

Full-time students can finish the program in about a year to a year and a half. It will likely take about twice as long for part-time students, Bashir said.
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