Adult Learning and Continuing Education
While getting a degree may be the catalyst you need to get ahead in life, it can be difficult for adults to find the time to attend classes while juggling a family and a career. Don't stop your life! Alvernia University has the flexibility you want and the degree you need to move ahead in a demanding world.
Alvernia offers flexible scheduling with weekend and night classes, personal attention from a caring and supportive faculty, and convenient locations.
We are the area’s leader in adult education, helping thousands of working adults realize their professional goals and offering convenience and excellence in adult continuing education since 1985. Whatever your goals and dreams, they are attainable. Our faculty and staff are here to help you every step of the way with getting your degree.
In addition, all of our for credit / degree programs are approved by the Department of Education of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
Adult Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Programs
Alvernia’s undergraduate Adult Education programs are offered in an online and/or hybrid format and cannot accommodate a F-1 student visa at this time. International students looking to enroll in our online programs from their home country will need to have a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year U.S. bachelor's degree. This degree must be from an officially recognized degree-granting institution in the country in which it operates. Students must also submit proof of English proficiency. Information about admissions requirements for graduate programs can be found on the Admissions Adult Education Page-International Applicants page.