Associate Degree in Science


Associate Degree in Science

There are different reasons why individuals choose to pursue an associate degree, either as a first step toward a bachelor’s degree, or as a goal in and of itself.

  • Perhaps you’re preparing for entry into a first career or a new career – and want the academic credential to further your potential for success.

  • Or it may be that you are undecided about the specific career you want for your future.

  • Maybe you simply enjoy the sense of satisfaction that comes from increased knowledge and personal growth.

  • The Medical Imaging (MI) Program leading to an Associate in Science degree is a cooperative degree program between The Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences (RH-SHS) and Alvernia University. Click here for additional information.

Whatever your motivation, Alvernia University's Associate of Science degree in Business, is a great way to stretch your intellect and gain practical skills. Our degree helps individuals gain real knowledge about the new global economy, through the eyes of successful professionals in the field. 

If you're interested, request more information about our 2 year associate business degree.

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Faculty Perspective

Mary Ellen Symanski, RN, B.S.N., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing

“Dedicated professionals will be available to you as you pursue your degree. These individuals will draw on years of expertise and community involvement to support your progress.”

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Student Profile

Tim Chrusch '09,

Fleetwood, PA

“I like the small class atmosphere where you have one-on-one relationships with the professors. With the current curriculum and the integration of experiential opportunities built into the class discussions, I feel prepared for future endeavors.”


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