Master of Business Administration

Whether you want to study in the classroom or online, Alvernia’s business-savvy faculty and instructors bring real-world expertise and provide the education and insights necessary to take your career to the next level. It’s a flexible, pragmatic, ethics-driven program that can be completed in as little as one year.


You choose the instruction delivery that meets your needs. The result? You’ll receive a comprehensive education designed to open doors in the business world.



In your last semester, you will be able to put your customized skills into practice with a final project in the capstone course Executive Leadership Seminar.


Evening MBA Program

The Alvernia Evening MBA Program offers on-campus classes at our Reading, Pottsville or Pottstown locations. With six accelerated 7-week terms a year, our MBA program lets you earn your degree at a faster pace than traditional programs. Choose the course format that is right for you as your needs and schedule change. Hybrid courses meet one night a week and online courses can complement your schedule during terms where traveling to campus becomes challenging.

MBA with Healthcare Emphasis

The Alvernia MBA with Healthcare Emphasis is offered at our main campus in Reading, Pa., and is designed to provide the working professional a cross-section multidisciplinary foundation in business. As the industry continues to experience strong growth, the need for professionals with the knowledge of the structure of healthcare markets and the skills to make informed business decisions continues to expand. The Alvernia MBA with Healthcare Emphasis provides healthcare professionals with the tools to address management, analytics, finance, risk management, leadership and business strategy.

Ideal for for physicians, practitioners, dentists, DNPs, podiatrists, drug representatives or those with a medical, skilled care facility or home care background who desire to transition into roles as healthcare executives or administrators. Upon graduation, MBA with Healthcare Emphasis students will be prepared for careers as directors in healthcare facilities, leaders of group practices, owners of private practices or administrators in other executive roles.


Online MBA Program

With the convenience and flexibility of learning online, you can get your MBA when and where that works for you. It’s the same curriculum as the on-campus program and courses are offered in 7-week terms as well so students can earn their degree in as little as one year.
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Graduate with an accredited MBA degree

Alvernia University's Business Department is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.


Donald Schalk
Director of MBA Program


MBA Master of Business Administration