Advanced technology, alternative business models and the rise in entrepreneurship are redefining the way we do business and creating new and innovative platforms for global commerce. Alvernia University’s Header School of Business programs put students at the forefront and prepare them to excel in the workforce of the future.

Combining classroom and experiential learning, business education at Alvernia provides the foundations for careers in accounting, finance, marketing, human resources and specialized areas of management. Students learn from accomplished practitioners who not only have years of experience in their respective fields but also research and publish on the latest business trends. Every program emphasizes ethical business practices in the spirit of the university’s rich Franciscan tradition.


The Header School of Business faculty has solid academic qualifications and years of business experience to provide students with expert instruction on the most current trends and practices in the business world. Students learn from professors who currently practice, publish and impart contemporary and cutting-edge practices. Courses are renewed constantly as knowledge gained through faculty research enters classrooms to enrich the experience of students.

Header School of Business Programs

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Header School of Business College of Distinction
Header School earns national distinction
Alvernia’s Header School of Business earned a national endorsement from Colleges of Distinction (COD).
Students at CollegeTowne
Header Scholars Program
The Header Family Foundation Scholars Program aims to support students who demonstrate financial need.
Trading Lab Bloomberg Terminal
Trading Lab with Bloomberg Terminal
Alvernia's Header School of Business brings the real world into the classroom with a resource used by leading business and financial professionals worldwide, the essential computer software used in the financial sector.

Unlimited Career Paths

Alvernia's College of Business, Communication, and Leadership develops high performers who are prepared to make a positive difference. Our interns and graduates are in high demand and are making an impact at globally recognized brands such as Amazon, Ernst & Young, the Hershey Company, Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg's, Penske and Bank of America. Other recognizable organizations include:

  • Black and Decker
  • Citizens Bank
  • EnerSys
  • Enterprise Car Rental
  • FirstEnergy Corporation
  • First Union
  • Fulton Bank
  • Mail Shark
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nestle
  • NFL
  • Penske Corporation
  • Philadelphia Eagles
  • Philadelphia Phillies
  • Prudential
  • Sherwin-Williams
  • Tower Health
  • U.S. Department of Finance
  • U.S. Department of Treasury
  • UGI Energy Services
  • University of Houston
  • University of Pennsylvania Health Care System
  • Vanguard
  • Wells Fargo


Dr. Tufan Tiglioglu
Chair of Business Department

For more information about Alvernia’s business programs, contact the Admissions Office at 1-888-ALVERNIA or 610-796-8269 or email admissions@alvernia.edu.