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Elon’s graduate programs offer stimulating intellectual communities built on close interaction with faculty, academic engagement with peers and a university environment fully committed to inquiry and research. The nine graduate programs and their respective schools have received national accreditation and are recognized as academically rigorous programs at an affordable cost.

9Graduate Programs
826Graduate & Professional Students
50%Students Study Abroad

Elon Graduate Degree Programs

Business (MBA)

Haya Ajjan poses with students in a common area of Sankey Hall.Aspire to lead with an Elon MBA. Designed for working professionals in the area, Elon’s part-time MBA program can be customized to meet your specific needs. Earn your degree in as little as 21 months or set your own pace. Classes are held in the evenings from 6-9pm.


Learn more about the MBA program.

Program Start Deadline
Fall April 15
Spring Dec. 15 (Sept 15 International)


Business Analytics (M.S.)

Elon MSBA Faculty teaching in an Elon business classroomUnleash your data potential. Elon’s full-time, accelerated Master’s in Business Analytics program prepares you to be a change-maker in business through the management and analysis of data. Enroll in September and complete your degree in less than one year.

Learn more about the M.S. in Business Analytics program.

Program Start Priority Deadline
Fall April 15
Spring December 15 (Sept 15 International)
Summer January 15

Accounting (M.S.)

a picture of the center for financial literacy at Elon University

Be CPA ready. Elon’s full-time, accelerated master’s program is ideal for recent graduates. Complete your master’s degree in one year as you work toward completing the CPA Exam and achieving your professional goals.

Learn more about the M.S. in Accounting program.

Program Start Priority Deadline
Fall April 15
Spring December 15 (September 15 International)
Summer January 15

Interactive Media (M.A.)

interactive media hallway at Elon UniversityNext Enrollment Term: Fall 2026 The Interactive Media graduate program is currently conducting a market research study examining new concentrations, curriculum revisions, and new methods of delivery to meet and support the needs of today’s students. The program expects to enroll its next cohort in fall 2026, with applications opening Sept. 1, 2025. If you would like to stay informed about this graduate program’s development, please join our mailing list.

Learn more about the M.A. Interactive Media program.

Master of Education in Innovation (M.Ed.)

Elon MHE alum in a classroomElon’s 30-hour Master of Education in Innovation (M.Ed.) program is a part-time, distance education program designed for teachers who are active educators in the k-12 setting. Courses are delivered online in the summer, spring and fall semesters.

Learn more about the Master of Education in Innovation (M.Ed.)

Program Start Priority Deadline
Summer (June) April 15

Master of Arts in Higher Education (MHE)

Elon faculty Randy Williams teaching in a class of MHE studentsElon’s Master of Arts in Higher Education (MHE) is designed to prepare highly effective professionals for roles as administrators, educators and mentors in a variety of college and university settings. In a cohort structure, students will experience a curriculum linked together by a series of educationally enriching activities and relationships. Students will be full-time in this two-year, 36-hour program that incorporates study abroad, internships, a two-year paid apprenticeship and capstone project.

Learn more about the Master of Arts in Higher Education (MHE)

Program Start Priority Deadline
Fall (August) January 10

Physician Assistant Studies (PA)

Elon PA student practicing intubation on a mannequinElon’s 24-month, full-time program prepares graduates to think critically and act skillfully to meet expanding health care needs in local and global communities.

Learn more about the PA program.

Program Start CASPA Application Cycle
January 2025 2023-2024*
January 2026 2025-2026
January 2027 2026-2027

Physical Therapy (DPT)

virtual and mixed reality in an Elon physical therapy labElon’s three-year, full-time Doctor of Physical Therapy program emphasizes a patient-centered approach to the profession. The program immerses students in science and research while teaching them the value of respect and communication.

Learn more about the DPT program.


Program Start Priority Deadline
January 2025 August 15, 2023

Law (J.D.)

An Elon law courtroom classroom full of elon law grad studentsBuilding a legacy of leadership in the law and a national model of engaged learning in legal education, located in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Learn more about the School of Law.

Program Start Deadline
Fall July 15


Non-Degree Certificates, Courses and Professional and Continuing Studies opportunities at Elon

The new Healthcare Analytics (HCA) Certificate is now available in fall 2024. The Elon HCA is housed in the AACSB-accredited Martha and Spencer Love School of Business at Elon University. This graduate certificate is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and offers options to transfer courses into either the Elon MBA or MSBA. Learn more about the Graduate Healthcare Analytics Certificate

Not ready for a degree program? Quickly gain in-demand workforce skills to apply to your career through 30+ short courses and certificates offered online by Elon Professional and Continuing Studies.

Undergraduate Admissions

Elon offers 70+ undergraduate majors leading to the bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts or bachelor of science. Learn more about undergraduate enrollment at Elon.