Graduate & Adult Education

Flexible, Convenient & Affordable …

Alvernia’s School of Graduate and Adult Education gives you opportunities for learning that fits your life. We offer in-demand degrees from a highly regarded institution with plenty of academic choices and learning formats. Alvernia provides you with the degree you want to improve your life at a price you can afford, from a university that employers trust and respect. With numerous graduate programs and dozens of BA/BS degree and degree-completion programs in nearly every field, Alvernia’s School of Graduate and Adult Education can prepare you for the life and the career you want. Or discover a convenient, online degree to advance your career with one of Alvernia's online programs.

Plus, you can choose to take adult education classes where and when it’s most convenient, study at one of Alvernia’s locations, access online courses or create a blended combination of in-class and online learning. Alvernia also offers flexible scheduling with evening, weekend, and online classes in accelerated time frames available in multiple start dates. You’ll find learning at Alvernia is designed to fit into your busy life so you can continue working full-time while earning your degree.

Alvernia offers a quality education at a cost you can afford. Our tuition is competitive and we are an outstanding value. There are lots of ways Alvernia can make your tuition more affordable, too, including our popular tuition deferred payment plan, a variety of financial aid options, and tuition discounts. Wherever you want to go, Alvernia makes it easy to get ahead by going back.

Get started today … on your terms!

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.

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