University offers business degree in China

By NICHOLAS B. SCHMIDTAssociated PressNew York (AP) The University of Illinois at Chicago offers a business degree to more than 20,000 students, the university announced Thursday.

The university says its business degree program is the largest in the world and was developed in cooperation with the Chinese government.

It has more than 15,000 enrolled students in its business school and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

The program is open to students from more than 200 countries and focuses on “a broad range of business and entrepreneurship skills,” the university said in a statement.

“Business education is a great way to get a better sense of yourself, as well as to help develop and advance your skills,” said Jennifer Kuehn, a graduate student who is working on the program.

“I am incredibly excited to start my career as a business consultant in China.”