COLLEGEdata
C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   A C A D E M I C S
 
Alvernia University
Reading, PA
Academic Calendar System Semester
Summer Session Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin  
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Undergraduate Majors

Accounting

Athletic Training/Trainer

Biochemistry

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other

Biological and Physical Sciences

Biology Teacher Education

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Business Administration and Management, General

Business/Commerce, General

Chemistry Teacher Education

Chemistry, General

Chemistry, Other

Communication, General

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs

English Language and Literature, General

English/Language Arts Teacher Education

Forensic Science and Technology

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

History, General

Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Mathematics Teacher Education

Mathematics, General

Philosophy

Political Science and Government, General

Psychology, General

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Religion/Religious Studies

Social Studies Teacher Education

Social Work

Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

COLLEGEdata
C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   A C A D E M I C S   -   2
 
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION - continued
Most Popular Disciplines Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs Occupational therapy
Special Programs Accelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships, Washington semester
Study Abroad Offered
Online Degrees Not reported
CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Computer Required
Foreign Language Required
Math/Science Required for all students
ADVANCED PLACEMENT
International Baccalaureate Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing Available through AP examinations
COLLEGEdata
C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   A C A D E M I C S   -   3
 
FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION
Full-Time Faculty 107
Part-Time Faculty 230
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree 72%
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 26% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size 2-9 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 50% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 41% of discussion sections/labs
ACADEMIC RESOURCES
Libraries
Library Available on Campus Yes
Holdings 143,809
Computing
Computer Ownership Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus 424
Internet/E-mail Access Not reported
ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES
Remedial Instruction Offered
Tutoring Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access
COLLEGEdata
C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   A C A D E M I C S   -   4
 
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION
Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Occupational Technology
Master's Programs of Study

Business Administration and Management--General

Education--General

Family Nurse Practitioner Studies

Gerontological Nursing

Liberal Studies

Nursing Education

Nursing and Healthcare Administration

Nursing--General

Occupational Therapy

Social Psychology

Urban Education

COLLEGEdata
C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   A C A D E M I C S   -   5
 
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION - continued
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Nursing Practice
Doctoral Programs of Study

Family Nurse Practitioner Studies

Gerontological Nursing

Nursing Education

Nursing and Healthcare Administration

Nursing--General

Organizational Management