Staff Profile

Yacob Abdi, Program Manager for PDC programs.

Yacob Abdi, MS

Program Manager, Professional Development Programs

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

Before joining the University, Yacob served in various capacities and taught at different higher-learning institutions for over twenty years. He taught at the Illinois Institute of Art for fifteen years and has been teaching at Wilbur Wright College since 2016.

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