Graduate & Adult Education

Beginning Your Application

Welcome! We are excited you’re here and ready to begin the next important step in your educational journey with Alvernia.

To get started, please select the link below in the left hand column that corresponds to the appropriate Alvernia program application. Selecting the correct link is important to ensure the proper admission requirements are reflected in the application. The online application includes instructions to guide you through the process. We strongly recommend using either Firefox or Chrome browsers when completing the online application. Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our office at 610-796-5187.

Have You Submitted or Started Your Online Application?

You may check the progress of your application by logging onto Alvernia’s Self-Service Center. Please do not click on the online application links below once you have submitted/started your application.

If you have not yet submitted/started an application, please select the specific program’s online application link below to get started.



Bachelor's Degrees
  • Accounting
  • Behavioral Health
  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Criminal Justice Administration
    with Behavioral Health minor
  • Early Childhood Education
    (Grades Pre K-4)
  • Early Childhood Education (PreK-4) with Special Education (PreK-8)
  • Finance
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Healthcare Science
  • Human Resource Management
  • Liberal Studies
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • RN to BSN
  • Social Work
Associate of Science Degree
  • Business
Credit Certificate Programs
  • Behavioral Health


Master of Education Degrees
  • Educational Leadership
  • Urban Education
  • Special Education
Master of Education with Graduate
Education Certifications
  • M.Ed. with Special Education Certification (Grades Pre K-8 and 7-12)
  • M.Ed. with Principal Certification
  • M.Ed. with Secondary Education Certification (Grades 7-12)
English as a Second Language Program Specialist
Secondary Education Certification (Grades 7-12)
Special Education Certification (Grades Pre-K-8 and 7-12)
Certificate in Disabilities and Inclusive Communities
Principal Certification
Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling
Master of Arts in Leadership for Sustainable Communities

Master of Business Administration

Executive Healthcare MBA

Masters in Organizational Leadership  
Certificate in Organizational Leadership
Master of Science in Nursing
Certificate in Nursing Leadership
Entry-Level Master of Science in Occupational Therapy  
Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership/Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility Certification
  • Corporate, Educational, or Community Leadership Ph.D. concentrations
  • Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility Certification
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Applicants interested in applying for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Alvernia University will need to apply through PTCAS.  The application will be available as of July 1st.
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Post-Baccalaureate

  • Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner

graduate & adult education

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