Beacon Education (China Online)

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The China Online Program is designed for working professionals and students who reside in China. Working in partnership with Beacon Education, Illinois Tech is leveraging the comprehensive teaching and learning platform that was designed and optimized in China to provide an outstanding educational experience. The Beacon team consists of Tsinghua University graduates whose vision is:

“The transformation of global education through a comprehensive, high-quality, and innovative online teaching and learning platform. The efficient and effective development of knowledge and skills to help learners, educators, and employers prepare for the future of work. The availability and accessibility of the world’s leading educational experiences through the power of the internet.”

Currently two programs are available to students residing in China through the China Online Program.

Please click the links below for more details:

Start your application here!

Application Requirements for Working Professionals

  • GRE scores are waived
  • TOEFL is replaced by an interview

Are you interested in starting your degree program in China online, but would like to finish your studies in the United States? Go here for more information.

If you have questions regarding admission to Illinois Tech, contact the Office of Graduate Admission at

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