Developing High Performers. Inspiring Action. Delivering Value.

Because You Matter
Developing high-performers is central to everything we do at the College of Business, Communication, and Leadership.

 

 

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Business
Alvernia’s business programs put students at the forefront and prepare them to excel in the workforce of the future.
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Communication
Alvernia's new studio and lab spaces help students prepare for the needs of the 21st-century marketplace.
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Leadership
Alvernia's leadership and ethics programs are enhanced by community engagement and service opportunities.
 
Business Programs

Associate 

Associate of Science Degree in Business 

Baccalaureate 

Accounting 

Economics 

Finance 

Healthcare Administration 

Human Resource Management 

Marketing 

Management 

Sport Management 

Masters

MBA - Masters of Business Administration 

Minors

Business

Entrepreneurship

Communication Programs

Baccalaureate

Communication
Digital Media Marketing

Minors

Cultural Studies
Health Communication
Sports Media

Leadership Programs

Doctorates

Leadership

Masters

Leadership

Minors

Community Engagement
Leadership Studies

Certificates

Project Management

Graduate and Adult Education Programs

Accelerated Adult

Communication

Finance

Healthcare Administration

Human Resource Management

Management

Marketing

Doctorates

Leadership

Graduate Certificates

Leadership

Masters

Business administration

Leadership

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Centers of Excellence
Centers of excellence affiliated with the CBCL help to achieve Franciscan initiatives.
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About the CBCL
The College of Business, Communication and Leadership provides a welcoming, inclusive, and vibrant academic community.
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Our Campuses
Alvernia offers community-based campuses in Reading, Philadelphia and Pottsville.

 

Because You Matter

Developing High Performers. Inspiring Action. Delivering Value.

Dean Travis Berger's Message
Because You Matter is much more than a simple slogan. It embodies our core Franciscan values and holds our students, faculty, staff, alums and guests accountable for sustaining and nurturing our welcoming, inclusive and vibrant academic community.

 

Hallmarks of Our Learner Experience

 

Learn more about our alumni and students

David Ruppert '21
Alumni Spotlight: Business
David Ruppert '21 faced challenges while transitioning from his military career to university life. But once he found his footing, he reached out to support and inspire others.
Junior Bernard
Alumni Spotlight: Communication
Junior Bernard '14 has had a winding journey post-graduation. And yet Bernard, who grew up in poverty in Haiti, believes God is at work in his life and has placed him exactly where he should be.
Abby Wells Alvernia University Fulbrigh Scholar
Alumni Spotlight: Leadership
Abby Wells '19, the first Alvernia doctoral graduate to earn the United States-Israel Educational Foundation Fulbright Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, spent nearly two years in Israel doing research.
Terrence Watts
Student Spotlight: Business
Terrence Watts, an Accelerated Adult learner at Alvernia's Philadelphia Campus, wants to change the culture of the workforce.
Yesenia Maldonado
Student Spotlight: Communication
Dean's list student Yesenia Maldonado recognizes the critical part media plays in influencing and disseminating news around the globe.
Jay Leamy
Student Spotlight: Leadership
Ph.D. candidate Jay Leamy Jr. believes the Franciscan core values of learning, loving and serving are the foundation of leadership.