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
- Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility
- Principal Certification
- Early Childhood (Grades Pre K-4) Teaching Certification
- Secondary (Grades 7-12) Teaching Certification
- Special Education Certification
- School Nurse Certification - Post Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Dual Master of Education with Certification
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 ProgramsMaster 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 ProgramsMaster in Business Administration Online
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
- Community Leadership
- Corporate Leadership
- Educational Leadership
- Ph.D. with Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility
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.
At Alvernia, we’re ready when you are.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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