Master of Market Research


The master of market research program at Elmhurst College welcomes applications from students who hold an undergraduate degree in marketing or a related field. Students applying to the master of market research program must have completed the following course prerequisites: principles of marketing or basic marketing and statistics. Prerequisites can be met as part of the student’s undergraduate coursework or transferred from another college or university. Applicants must also have at least two years of professional business experience.

How to Apply
To apply for admission to the master of market research, submit the following to the School for Professional Studies at Elmhurst College:

  • The graduate application for admission. You may apply online, download the application (PDF), request an application by email or call (630) 617-3400 or (800) 697-1871.
  • Official transcripts from all graduate and undergraduate institutions you have attended.
  • Recommendations from three persons who can comment on the quality of your communication skills and on your ability to successfully complete graduate study.
  • A 1,000-word statement of purpose, describing the personal and professional goals that you intend to meet by completing a graduate program.
  • Your current résumé.

Additional Requirements for International Students
International students must also submit:

  • Official transcripts, in English, with a course-by-course evaluation of those transcripts by a foreign credentials evaluation agency.
  • Proof of English proficiency, as evidenced by a minimum score of 550 on the paper-based or a minimum score of 213 on the computer-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
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