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Professional Degree Programs

Fast track your career goals and maximize your growth potential

Grainger Engineering professional master’s degrees prepare students for careers in industry through coursework that encourages technical depth and professional development. The goal is to develop professional engineers who enter the workforce with industry-relevant experience and skills. 

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Professional Development Components

Learn your options to complete the professional development component of your degree program.

How Industry Partners can connect with professionally-oriented students

Learn how to connect with our professionally-oriented students through capstone projects and internships.

Unique "Micro-Urban" Community

Urbana-Champaign is on an accelerated development track, emerging as a leading example of a "micro-urban" community—a population center of less than 250,000 with a set of highly desirable attributes commonly found in larger cities. Our vibrant arts/culture/nightlife scene, internationally diverse population, strong technology base, and commitment to societal issues coupled with a world-class university make this an ideal place to live, study, and work.

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