Welcome to Elmhurst

A Letter from the Dean

Timothy Ricordati, dean of the School for Professional Studies, provides an introduction to the School and its programs for nontraditional students.

Welcome to Elmhurst!

Whether you're pursuing graduate studies or an undergraduate degree-completion program, the School for Professional Studies at Elmhurst will open the door to a wealth of opportunities.

Certificate Programs
Wherever you are in your career, a certificate in your field can help you reach your goals. The School for Professional Studies at Elmhurst offers a wide range of certificate programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Graduate Programs
From the Elmhurst MBA to a master’s in supply chain management to a leadership-focused MSN, our dynamic graduate programs will hone your leadership skills and prepare you for success. Courses are conveniently scheduled online or in the evenings.

Degree-Completion Programs
Designed primarily for adults, our degree-completion programs help you earn an undergraduate degree quickly, while evening and online classes accommodate your schedule. 

Elmhurst College Online Center
Online learning is a great way to earn a degree, advance your skills or explore something new. The Elmhurst College Online Center gives you maximum convenience and flexibility with a wide variety of undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs that are offered entirely online.

Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy
A full-time, post-secondary educational program for young adults with developmental disabilities, Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy (ELSA) combines academic instruction and career exploration with a focus on strategies for independent living.

Elmhurst Partners
The College provides organizations with targeted programs for employee development through Elmhurst Partners.

Student Services
Elmhurst offers an array of services to support your academic experience. The Learning Center, for instance, offers tutoring in math, reading, writing and study skills. The Niebuhr Center provides resources for students who are considering a life of service. The Center for the Health Professions supports students who are interested in health care. And the Center for Professional Excellence offers everything from career counseling to mentoring opportunities to internship placements, as well as active military and veteran student support.

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