Staff Profile

Yacob Abdi, Program Manager for PDC programs.

Yacob Abdi, MS

Program Manager, Professional Development Programs

Yacob Abdi serves as a Program Manager for the Medical Writing and Editing, Regulatory Writing, and Clinical Trials Management & Regulatory Compliance certificate programs.

Prior to joining the University, Yacob taught and served in different capacities at various higher-learning institutions for twenty years. Yacob's teaching experience includes fifteen years at the Illinois Institute of Art and, since 2016, at Wilbur Wright College.

Yacob has a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Chicago. He also holds an AAS in Computer Networking and Systems Administration and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.