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University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Ed Assist by Bright Horizons

Through a partnership with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, working professionals employed by companies participating in Bright Horizons EdAssist benefits may enroll in online programs and be eligible for tuition reimbursement. Contact Bright Horizons EdAssist about your eligibility for tuition reimbursement.

Steps to Receive the Partnership Benefit:

  • View our course list and select courses.
  • Verify that your selection qualifies for reimbursement by your employer. Contact Bright Horizons EdAssist for information about your employer’s policy.
  • Please note: Additional employment verification may be necessary after enrollment.
  • Log into your Tuition Assistance Portal and use the live chat feature or submit a support ticket for assistance or additional information.

College of Education

The College of Education (COE) at Illinois offers adult learners with diverse backgrounds a valuable investment in their future through its online programs. Learn from world-class faculty, leading researchers, and passionate educators; and learn with peers who come with rich experiences. Education at Illinois Online Programs is top-ranked nationally in terms of quality and affordability and is backed by a university with a superb reputation for technological innovation and access to learning resources. Join a network of Education alumni around the globe who are shaping the future of education.

Online Certificate of Specialization

Instructional Design MasterTrack® Certificate

$2,384 | 8 Credit Hours | 4-7 Months

Launch your instructional design career in 4-7 months with a fully online two-course graduate certificate. The Instructional Design MasterTrack® Certificate program provides professionals engaged in instructional design and those aspiring to enter the field with much sought-after skills to solve real-world learning and performance challenges in various work settings. Master key concepts in instructional and training system design and learning technologies and learn to integrate technology in today’s learning environments. Graduate credits earned can be applied toward qualifying degree programs.

Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science’s fully online program provides busy professionals the opportunity to complete a degree online while they continue to meet their current life and career obligations. Learn about new statistical and computational methods that are transforming business and society from the Illinois faculty who are pioneering them. Students are advised and assessed by Illinois faculty and teaching assistants on the more rigorous set of assignments, projects, and exams required for required to earn a degree from a #5 ranked degree program.

Online Master’s Degrees

Master of Computer Science (MCS)

$21,440 | 32 Credit Hours | 12-60 Months

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Master of Computer Science (MCS) program is designed to give you hands-on, applicable experience. Make plans to advance your career with a fully online Master of Computer Science degree. The program offers carefully curated content and experiences that will elevate your future-forward leadership capacity in fields such as globalization, innovation, and shaping the digital future.

Master of Computer Science in Data Science (MCS-DS) track

$21, 440 | 32 Credit Hours | 12-60 Months

Earning your master’s degree with the pioneering University of Illinois faculty is an ideal way to launch and advance a successful data science career. Illinois Computer Science offers a specialized track of courses that satisfy the MCS degree requirements, but with coursework that focuses on data science — the art of extracting new knowledge and finding meaningful information in a massive sea of data.

Gies College of Business

Gies College of Business’ fully online programs deliver an impact that is real and tangible. Through our flexible, highly engaging online classes, you’ll learn from world-renowned faculty and industry experts and enjoy the quality education you expect from a respected, highly ranked public university. Fellow students also bring insights from a variety industries and cultures in real time.

Online Master’s Degrees

Master of Business Administration (iMBA)

$23,904 | 72 Credit Hours | 24-60 Months

The Gies Business online MBA offers a highly engaging, flexible, fully online MBA experience, for under $24,000 all-in. The program’s flexibility allows you to earn an MBA without quitting your job, and its affordability means you’ll enjoy an ROI that is unmatched. With students in more than 90 countries, you’ll have access to an incredible network that is unparalleled in depth, breadth, and expertise. You will learn from the top faculty at the University of Illinois, and you’ll experience the program side by side with a diverse group of peers – CEOs, lawyers, doctors, and entrepreneurs from around the world.

Master of Science in Accountancy (iMSA)

$20,984 – $27,200 | 32 Credit Hours | 18-60 Months

No matter the depth of your accounting background, the Gies Business online master’s in accounting can make you a versatile business professional. With an iMSA, you’ll be immersed in a leading-edge curriculum infused with data analytics that top employers demand. You’ll learn the communication, critical-thinking, and leadership skills that will set you apart.

Master of Science in Management (iMSM)

$11,952 | 36 Credit Hours | 12-60 Months

Whether you want to switch your career or grow where you are, the online master’s in management is designed to help professionals like you – at any career stage – reach their goals. Our iMSM program offers not only flexible learning from any location and time zone, but also a highly engaging curriculum that will give you an advantage in any field.