Master in Business Administration (MBA)

Contact Us 

Kelly Burr, M.Ed
Coordinator of Graduate Admissions & Student Services
School of Graduate and Adult Education

   540 Upland Avenue
   Reading, PA 19611
   Phone: 610-796-8296
   Fax: 610-796-8367
   kelly.burr@alvernia.edu

Cynthia Mensch
Director, Alvernia University
Schuylkill Center

   1544 Route 61 Hwy S.
   Suite 6190
   Pottsville, PA 17901
   570.385.2382
   cynthia.mensch@alvernia.edu

Alvernia University
Philadelphia Center

   1355 West Cheltenham Avenue
   Melrose Park, PA 19027
   215.635.4734
   philadelphia@alvernia.edu

MBA Brochure


 
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An MBA from Alvernia opens doors to careers wih a variety of companies throughout the region and the nation.

 


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Scott Ballantyne has been named the new chair for the business department. In this role, he has two initiatives to take the expertise in the university’s undergraduate and MBA programs into the community.
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Government office improves efficiency while staying personal — under leadership of Alvernia MBA grad.
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New Cohort for Alvernia University’s Online MBA in Philadelphia and Surrounding Areas.
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Whether you want to study in the classroom or online, Alvernia’s business-savvy faculty and instructors will provide the education and insights necessary to take your career to the next level. Our online MBA program in Reading, Pottsville and Philadelphia enables those in Eastern Pennsylvania to combine studying for an advanced degree with the demands of a job and family.

The faculty and instructors bring real-world expertise. You choose the instruction delivery that meets your needs. It’s a flexible, pragmatic and ethics-driven program. The result? You’ll receive a comprehensive education designed to open doors in the business world.

Whether you study online or in the classroom, you will be able to put your customized skills into practice during your last semester with a final project in the capstone course Executive Leadership Seminar.

 

onCampus MBA Programs in Reading, Pottsville, Philadelphia

On-Campus MBA Program
Attend classes on our Reading campus or one of our satellite locations. With three semesters a year, our MBA program lets you earn your degree at a faster pace than traditional programs. Most students take two classes per semester, and you can finish your MBA within two to three years.
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Online MBA Programs in Reading, Pottsville, Philadelphia, Kutztown, Allentown, Harrisburg and Lancaster

Online MBA Program
Do you travel for your job? Or, do you work long, hours? If yes, the Online MBA program could be a great way for you to earn an advanced degree since the virtual setting allows students to attend class from any location. It’s the same curriculum as the on-campus program and courses are offered in 7-week modules so students can focus on one course at a time. > Learn More


Graduate with an accredited MBA degree
Alvernia University's Business Department is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

 

Contact MBA Admissions:

610.796.5187

Alvernia locations in Reading, Pottsville, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Business professionals from Harrisburg, Lancaster, Allentown, Reading, Kutztown, Philadelphia and the suburbs surrounding these cities attend classes for their MBA either in the classroom or online.


Everything MBA Blog





School’s Out: Job Strategies for MBA Students and Grads

April 10, 2014 4:02:56 PM EDT
As summer break and graduation approaches, MBA students are thinking about what they’ll be doing outside of class. While the end goal might be the same for all students — get a job that utilizes newly acquired business skills — full-time MBA students and those currently employed need to use different strategies to climb the [...] Read more

Meet the MBA faculty: Scott Ballantyne

March 26, 2014 8:48:49 AM EDT
Scott Ballantyne, department chair of the Alvernia MBA program, has years of financial and management experience both in the public and private sector. Ballantyne, who has taught many classes in the MBA program, now mainly focuses on the capstone course — MBA 680 Executive Leadership Seminar. “In MBA 680, the class is a project completion [...] Read more



Where Alumni Work



  • Enersys
  • First Energy
  • Godiva
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Merck & Co.
  • Penske Logistics
  • Reading Hospital
    and Medical Center
  • Sovereign Bank
  • TE Connectivity
  • Teleflex Medical
  • UGI Utilities
  • Valspar
  • The Vanguard Group
  • VF Outlets
  • Walt Disney Company
  • Worley Parsons
An MBA from Alvernia opens doors to careers wih a variety of companies throughout the region and the nation.