Graduate Admissions Requirements
We’re here to help you get where you want to go. That’s why Alvernia University has made applying to a graduate certification program a little easier for busy educators like you.
Application to Alvernia University is on a rolling admissions basis, which means that we are constantly accepting and reviewing applications. Following are the admission requirements for the graduate certification programs at Alvernia University. Contact us today about starting your certification program. Or click here for Academic Information
Graduate Certification Programs
Dual Master of Education with Certification
Our commitment to offer quality student services extends to the ease of applying for admission, with our supportive Ph.D. staff available to assist you throughout the process.
Application to Alvernia University is on a rolling admissions basis, which means that we are constantly accepting and reviewing applications. We prefer that you submit your application as early as possible. A new cohort of Ph.D. students begins each fall semester. After receiving your completed application, we make every effort to notify you of your admissions decision within three to five weeks before the fall semester.
Should you have questions about the application or Alvernia's Ph.D. admission process, please contact the Ph.D. Admissions Office. Following are the admission requirements for the three areas of concentration within the Ph.D. in Leadership Program. Or click here for Academic Information
Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership
With several degree and certification programs, Alvernia University will help you get where you want to go, whether you’ve set your career sights higher or want to move in a new direction. Not sure which program is right for you? Make an appointment with a graduate coordinator today. We’ll help you figure out which program is a match for your goals and interests.
Why Choose Alvernia?
Students choose Alvernia University for a variety of reasons, including
easy-to-get-to locations, campus-wide technology, degrees with
prestige, flexible payment plans, and financial aid programs.
Offices of the Graduate & Adult Education Division
Reading Office of Graduate & Adult Education Admissions
Mon - Thurs 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fri 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Office of Graduate & Adult Education Admissions
Mon - Thurs 8:30 am – 8:00 p.m.
Fri 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sat 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Schuylkill Office of Graduate & Adult Education Admissions
Mon - Thurs 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Fri - Sat, By Appointment
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Facts & Figures
It's simple: our engaging, dynamic faculty members are the heart of Alvernia.
- 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio
- More than two-thirds of our professors hold the highest degree in their field
- Most classes are 20 students or fewer
- 785 graduate students and growing
- Accredited doctoral in leadership program