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Advance your career with a master's degree from Elmira College.
Designed for both recent college graduates and working professionals, the graduate programs at Elmira College set the stage for your future. Most courses are offered online or through a hybrid of online and on-campus learning. Graduate degrees at Elmira can be completed in 12-15 months.
If you're not ready to pursue a graduate degree but still want to increase your knowledge and improve your skills, you can earn an advanced certificate or take courses through non-degree study.
Students in the advanced certificate program need to complete only 15 credits with a minimum GPA of 3.0 to receive certification. And if you decide to continue your graduate studies and pursue a master’s degree, the credits may be carried over.
Elmira offers the opportunity to take graduate-level classes without pursuing a degree or certificate. If you decide to earn a graduate degree, the credits earned in non-degree study will apply toward your chosen master’s program.
Elmira College offers a Master of Science in Education and a Master of Science in Management.
The Office of Continuing Education and Graduate Studies offers several options for non-credit professional development courses and certificates.
We’ve gathered some of the questions we hear the most so you can get the answers right away.
Does Elmira offer flexible class schedules for working students?
Yes! Many of our graduate classes and non-credit professional certifications can be attended at night and on weekends, as well as online.
What is the cost?
Currently, each graduate course is $700 per credit, and if you choose to audit a course, the price is $350 per credit. Professional certifications will vary per course of study.
What financial aid is available?
Elmira College encourages you to apply for financial aid, even if you think you may not qualify. We have an experienced admission staff who can help you find the best path for you. In addition, there are a limited number of Graduate Assistantships available.
Are scholarships available at Elmira?
We work with students to find any scholarships that may pertain to them and their course of study. Our staff can also work with any employers who may help with financial assistance if you are a working professional.