The next level is around the corner.

Every one of our graduate programs will connect you with the professionals and the network that can make all the difference in your career. This is graduate school on your terms, built around your schedule and priorities.

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Median salary increase

Median annual earnings of $50,281 for someone with a bachelor's degree climb to $73,100 for advanced-degree holders. (Source: Kiplinger)

Master of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders

Designed for students with CSD bachelor’s degrees, this program offers a remarkable multicultural/multilingual emphasis to reach your full career potential as a speech-language pathologist in schools, hospitals, clinics, private practice and more.

M.S. in Computer Information Technology

Our STEM-designated program prepares you with computer, networking, programming and data mining skills needed by employers to fill roles across many industries—all with great growth and income potential. Study online or on campus.

M.S. in Data Science

Apply data to make a difference. Learn something new in every online class and utilize concepts right away. You’ll understand more than the data: You’ll learn to manage it, present it, describe it and turn it into action.

MAT in Early Childhood Education

Designed for candidates seeking initial Illinois licensure in early childhood education, this full-time, two-year interdisciplinary program will prepare you to make a dramatic difference in the lives of young children with and without disabilities and their families.

M.Ed. in Early Childhood Special Education

Our innovative, interdisciplinary program is the only Chicago-area program that blends early childhood and special education. It will prepare you to tremendously impact young children with disabilities at a critical time in their lives.

M.S.Ed. in Special Education

This program is designed for licensed teachers in early childhood, elementary, secondary, middle school and K-12 specialty areas, including special education, and emphasizes teacher leadership enabling you to make an impact within your school community and the profession.

M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership

Focusing on teaching as a catalyst for change, this program gives pre-K to high school teachers—in early childhood, elementary, secondary, special education and K-12 specialty areas—the knowledge and skills to positively transform today’s classrooms.

M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Make the workplace better. As a specialist of human behavior, you’ll reach across functions and disciplines, solving problems in human resources, administration, management, sales—wherever people come together for work.

M.S. in Geographic Information Systems

Develop in-demand specialized GIS skills. This program will give you in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience to achieve career success in a high-growth industry. You’ll have 24/7 access to a suite of powerful ESRI ArcGIS software via the cloud.

Part-time MBA

An MBA your way! Our MBA program, available on campus or online, gives you the analytical and critical skills to be a confident leader. Elmhurst offers a flexible curriculum with 11 areas of specialization to prepare you for today’s business world.

Full-time MBA

You've earned your bachelor’s degree: Now get the confidence, skills and knowledge you need to get ahead of your peers. Taught by full-time faculty and industry experts, our one-year, full-time MBA program is an excellent value that will help advance you to the next level.

Master of Science in Nursing

Designed to prepare professional nurses for success in current and emerging health care systems, this program will help you build on your baccalaureate degree in one of three areas of specialization: Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse Educator or Nurse Administrator.

Master’s Entry in Nursing Practice

Nursing is a booming field with a projected job growth rate of 15% through 2026. For those who earned a bachelor’s degree in other areas, our full-time, two-year program prepares you to sit for your Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) certification. Our program is ranked No. 1 in Illinois in NCLEX-RN exam pass rates.

Master of Occupational Therapy

The job outlook for occupational therapists has never been better. Designed for students who are new to OT, our degree program integrates service learning, field experience and collaborative research on campus. You’ll complete the program in 24 months and be fully prepared for a career in OT.

Master of Project Management

Our program gives you all of the skills and knowledge required to manage complex projects in a wide range of fields and occupations in an ever-changing business world. You’ll be equipped to deliver projects on time, on budget and to specification.

Master of Public Health

Make an impact in people’s lives. Our online Master of Public Health program prepares you to take on complex health challenges that affect people living in your community and around the globe. Open the door to career possibilities in health care, research, public policy and more.

M.S. in Supply Chain Management

Highly trained supply chain managers are greatly needed and in short supply. The first of its kind in the Chicago area, this program gives you the much sought-after know-how in designing, planning and operating well-run supply chains.

Graduate Certificate in Application Development

Utilizing existing application development courses from our CIT master’s degree, this five-course program includes project management and organizational behavior courses—all geared toward helping you succeed in the app development field.

Graduate Certificate in Network Administration

Four courses from our CIT master’s program and one course in project management combine in this program to give you the skills and hands-on training for career success in computer networks.

Graduate Certificate Geographic Information Systems

Offered entirely online, and using six existing courses from the Master of Science in GIS, this program features an e-portfolio experience and research symposium and ensures that you’re trained and ready for GIS career success.

Graduate Certificate in Data Science

Using five existing courses from our Master’s in Data Science program, this program gives you the training and knowledge to go far in the data science field. And it’s convenient for working professionals—it can be completed entirely online.

Graduate Certificate in Human Geography for AP®

The demand for AP® Human Geography exams is growing rapidly. Designed for secondary educators, this program focuses on teaching spatial concepts, themes, skills and perspectives—helping you become a highly effective AP® Human Geography teacher.

Graduate Certificate in Marketing and Consumer Insights

The demand for market research analysts is expected to grow rapidly, and this program will give you the hands-on experience to become a genuine asset to businesses in the field—as a researcher, an analyst and a decision maker.

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

This certificate is four courses to give you the skills and techniques needed to manage projects effectively in the busy, dynamic world of business.

Certificate in Enterprise Optimization

Ideal for project management professionals who want to learn to harness the power of enterprise-level data, this entirely online five-course program will teach you to optimize quality, reduce risk and create economic value for an organization.

Elmhurst Management Program

Critical and strategic thinkers go on to great things in the corporate environment. This bachelor's degree program integrates rigorous preparation and our liberal arts tradition to give you the competitive advantage to excel.

Information Technology

Ideal for students pursuing a first bachelor’s or those in career transition and pursuing a second bachelor’s, this program will prepare you for career success in the IT industry.

Applied Psychology

This program will give you the knowledge and skills required to enter—and reach career success in—a variety of fields, including psychology and human services, in settings ranging from clinics to schools to small businesses.

Master of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders

Designed for students with CSD bachelor’s degrees, this program offers a remarkable multicultural/multilingual emphasis to reach your full career potential as a speech-language pathologist in schools, hospitals, clinics, private practice and more.

M.S. in Computer Information Technology

Our STEM-designated program prepares you with computer, networking, programming and data mining skills needed by employers to fill roles across many industries—all with great growth and income potential. Study online or on campus.

M.S. in Data Science

Apply data to make a difference. Learn something new in every online class and utilize concepts right away. You’ll understand more than the data: You’ll learn to manage it, present it, describe it and turn it into action.

MAT in Early Childhood Education

Designed for candidates seeking initial Illinois licensure in early childhood education, this full-time, two-year interdisciplinary program will prepare you to make a dramatic difference in the lives of young children with and without disabilities and their families.

M.Ed. in Early Childhood Special Education

Our innovative, interdisciplinary program is the only Chicago-area program that blends early childhood and special education. It will prepare you to tremendously impact young children with disabilities at a critical time in their lives.

M.S.Ed. in Special Education

This program is designed for licensed teachers in early childhood, elementary, secondary, middle school and K-12 specialty areas, including special education, and emphasizes teacher leadership enabling you to make an impact within your school community and the profession.

M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership

Focusing on teaching as a catalyst for change, this program gives pre-K to high school teachers—in early childhood, elementary, secondary, special education and K-12 specialty areas—the knowledge and skills to positively transform today’s classrooms.

M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Make the workplace better. As a specialist of human behavior, you’ll reach across functions and disciplines, solving problems in human resources, administration, management, sales—wherever people come together for work.

M.S. in Geographic Information Systems

Develop in-demand specialized GIS skills. This program will give you in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience to achieve career success in a high-growth industry. You’ll have 24/7 access to a suite of powerful ESRI ArcGIS software via the cloud.

Part-time MBA

An MBA your way! Our MBA program, available on campus or online, gives you the analytical and critical skills to be a confident leader. Elmhurst offers a flexible curriculum with 11 areas of specialization to prepare you for today’s business world.

Full-time MBA

You've earned your bachelor’s degree: Now get the confidence, skills and knowledge you need to get ahead of your peers. Taught by full-time faculty and industry experts, our one-year, full-time MBA program is an excellent value that will help advance you to the next level.

Master of Science in Nursing

Designed to prepare professional nurses for success in current and emerging health care systems, this program will help you build on your baccalaureate degree in one of three areas of specialization: Clinical Nurse Leader, Nurse Educator or Nurse Administrator.

Master’s Entry in Nursing Practice

Nursing is a booming field with a projected job growth rate of 15% through 2026. For those who earned a bachelor’s degree in other areas, our full-time, two-year program prepares you to sit for your Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) certification. Our program is ranked No. 1 in Illinois in NCLEX-RN exam pass rates.

Master of Occupational Therapy

The job outlook for occupational therapists has never been better. Designed for students who are new to OT, our degree program integrates service learning, field experience and collaborative research on campus. You’ll complete the program in 24 months and be fully prepared for a career in OT.

Master of Project Management

Our program gives you all of the skills and knowledge required to manage complex projects in a wide range of fields and occupations in an ever-changing business world. You’ll be equipped to deliver projects on time, on budget and to specification.

Master of Public Health

Make an impact in people’s lives. Our online Master of Public Health program prepares you to take on complex health challenges that affect people living in your community and around the globe. Open the door to career possibilities in health care, research, public policy and more.

M.S. in Supply Chain Management

Highly trained supply chain managers are greatly needed and in short supply. The first of its kind in the Chicago area, this program gives you the much sought-after know-how in designing, planning and operating well-run supply chains.

Graduate Certificate in Application Development

Utilizing existing application development courses from our CIT master’s degree, this five-course program includes project management and organizational behavior courses—all geared toward helping you succeed in the app development field.

Graduate Certificate in Network Administration

Four courses from our CIT master’s program and one course in project management combine in this program to give you the skills and hands-on training for career success in computer networks.

Graduate Certificate Geographic Information Systems

Offered entirely online, and using six existing courses from the Master of Science in GIS, this program features an e-portfolio experience and research symposium and ensures that you’re trained and ready for GIS career success.

Graduate Certificate in Data Science

Using five existing courses from our Master’s in Data Science program, this program gives you the training and knowledge to go far in the data science field. And it’s convenient for working professionals—it can be completed entirely online.

Graduate Certificate in Human Geography for AP®

The demand for AP® Human Geography exams is growing rapidly. Designed for secondary educators, this program focuses on teaching spatial concepts, themes, skills and perspectives—helping you become a highly effective AP® Human Geography teacher.

Graduate Certificate in Marketing and Consumer Insights

The demand for market research analysts is expected to grow rapidly, and this program will give you the hands-on experience to become a genuine asset to businesses in the field—as a researcher, an analyst and a decision maker.

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

This certificate is four courses to give you the skills and techniques needed to manage projects effectively in the busy, dynamic world of business.

Certificate in Enterprise Optimization

Ideal for project management professionals who want to learn to harness the power of enterprise-level data, this entirely online five-course program will teach you to optimize quality, reduce risk and create economic value for an organization.

Elmhurst Management Program

Critical and strategic thinkers go on to great things in the corporate environment. This bachelor's degree program integrates rigorous preparation and our liberal arts tradition to give you the competitive advantage to excel.

Information Technology

Ideal for students pursuing a first bachelor’s or those in career transition and pursuing a second bachelor’s, this program will prepare you for career success in the IT industry.

Applied Psychology

This program will give you the knowledge and skills required to enter—and reach career success in—a variety of fields, including psychology and human services, in settings ranging from clinics to schools to small businesses.

Your journey continues at Elmhurst University

Career acceleration comes standard.

Within our beautiful campus setting, you’ll find rigorous and relevant academic programs led by expert mentors. With flexible schedules to fit your life. And everything is just minutes away from career-defining professional opportunities in a world-class city.

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