Corporate Relations

Professional Education


As new knowledge is developed or workforce responsibilities change, it becomes increasingly important to keep the workforce current in the latest technologies and techniques. Part of Illinois's mission as a land grant institution is to extend our offerings of continuing and professional education to the community at large.

Every year, Illinois welcomes business leaders to campus as they enter one of the over 100 professional and graduate programs we offer. For those unable to relocate to campus, Illinois is a leader in distance education and offers a number of professional programs online in a wide variety of disciplines, from information systems to agricultural education. Whether on-campus or online, our flexible professional education opportunities draw on some of the most accomplished, award-winning faculty in the nation.

In addition to advanced professional degrees and certificates, Illinois offers opportunities off-campus, including courses that develop executive leadership skills and training in the latest software packages. The Office of Corporate Relations can help you find the program best suited to your professional education needs, or work with you to develop a program tailored specifically to your company.