Alvernia University

School of Graduate & Adult Education

Master in Business Administration


400 Saint Bernardine Street

Reading, PA 19607

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Alvernia University offers the Master in Business Administration program at our two convenient locations - Main Campus and Schuylkill Center - and online.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Earning an MBA degree at Alvernia University is as much about the future as it is about the present. We provide an education in business that won’t grow outdated in a constantly changing economy. Our flexible, pragmatic and ethics-driven program gives you a comprehensive approach to the fundamentals of business administration and the new developments every business professional needs to thrive. Get your degree on time and on target. With three semesters a year, our MBA program lets you earn your degree at a faster pace than traditional programs. Most students take two classes per semester, and you can finish your MBA within two to three years. There are several class formats and time slots that you can choose from to help fit your busy lifestyle. If coming to a campus just doesn't fit into your schedule, we now offer our Master in Business Administration degree online. The online delivery of our MBA program gives you the same comprehensive approach to the fundamentals of business administration and the new developments every business professional need to thrive. The Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree curriculum can range from 36 to 45 credits (12–15 classes), depending on your academic background. With 24-33 credits of foundation courses, you will build the necessary background for your study in interdisciplinary courses, concentration class and a final project, your Capstone. Personalized learning and attention. You'll develop a course of study that fits into your individual needs and interests based on our flexible course formats - online, blended, and classroom. Also, our small class sizes helps ensure you’ll receive personalized learning and attention. And our cooperative culture emphasizes working with other students to achieve objectives — a powerful and necessary skill in today’s complex, fast-paced business environment. You’ll also put your skills into practice during your last semester with a personalized final project in a course we call Executive Leadership Seminar. Learn from business-savvy faculty and instructors. Our faculty members and instructors have real-world expertise as impressive as their academic backgrounds. Trained in adult learning and committed to furthering your education, they continually refine what they teach to reflect what’s really happening in the world.


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

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36 to 45 credits (12

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): Tuition: $600/credit Tuition (MBA Online only): $7 USD

Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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