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Graduate Students

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Redefine the Possible...

A liberal arts and sciences graduate degree can open doors to a wide array of long-term career opportunities.  The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) is home to more than 1,100 masters and doctoral students in over 40 different programs.  We are dedicated to helping graduate students align their personal interests, passions, and talents with their over-arching professional goals.

Pursuing a liberal arts and sciences graduate degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago offers you a chance to continually practice the very skills that create our society’s most effective and successful leaders.  LAS graduate students participate in research-rich advanced study while learning to communicate effectively, navigate and solve complex problems, build valuable relationships, and thrive in diverse participatory environments.   Here you will explore today's most intriguing theories alongside dedicated faculty and join a dynamic and respected academic network.