Graduate Programs for International Students

Learn to Lead in a Global World

Our graduate programs are tailored to the demands of the marketplace and international students. This is graduate school on your terms, built around your schedule and priorities—available on campus or online in your home country.

Engage in Practical Experiences

Practical work experience, such as an internship or practicum, is an expectation of all students enrolled in graduate studies. The purpose of the internship/practicum is to help the student become familiar with the applications and practices in the field of study. All F-1 students enrolled in graduate programs are eligible for Curricular Practical Training to meet this requirement.

Master’s Programs

The following programs satisfy the requirements for F-1 VISAs:

These online programs may be completed from a student’s home country. Elmhurst College does not issue I-20’s for these 100% online programs.

*STEM Designated Program

Applying for Graduate Studies

In addition to the regular application for graduate programs, international students must submit proof of the following requirements:

OptionMinimum Requirement
ELS CourseLevel 112
TOEFL iBT79
TOEFL Computer Based213
IELTS Exam6.5 Composite
PTE Academic54
U.S. College English coursework (2 semesters)Grade of 'B' or better in Composition I/II or equivalent
Be a citizen of and attend school in one of these locationsAntigua and Barbuda, Australia, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom
Attend and complete an American International School abroadMust have passing grades in English courses through the third year at the time of application review with anticipated completion of English courses in the fourth year

If offered admission to a graduate program, international students must submit a Declaration of Finances form and the tuition prepayment (deposit) before the Form I-20 will be issued.

Support for International Students

Our dedicated International Student Services staff is here to help. We’ll support you every step of the way, from the admission process to getting a visa and finding a job.

Kim Davis

Assistant Director, CAS and International Admission
Office of Admission

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