Graduate Admissions

Graduate Admission Requirements
Take your career to the next level.
Broaden your knowledge.
Gain a sense of accomplishment.

Whatever motivates you to earn a master’s degree, you’ll find that the rewards are exceptional. Alvernia University has offered master's degrees for more than 10 years — delivering the programs you need to achieve your goals. Whether you want to take your career to the next level, pursue a new field, or simply broaden your interests and knowledge, Alvernia University has the graduate programs you need to reach your goals.

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 programs at Alvernia University. Contact us today about starting your degree program. Or click here for Academic Information.

Graduate Degree Programs

Master in Business Administration
Master of Education
Master of Arts in Community Counseling

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies for Community Leadership
Master of Science in Nursing

Online Graduate Degree Programs

Master in Business Administration Online

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Infinite Possibilities.
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.

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We make it easy to become part of the Alvernia community by using a rolling admissions process, which means that we continually accept and review applications. This process allows for more flexibility to ensure that you start classes according to your schedule. We offer multiple start terms during the year. For even more convenience, you can begin taking courses while completing the application process.

You're here to get ahead, we're here to help. Visit our admissions website to get started today or contact our knowledgeable admissions coordinators for more information at

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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

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