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Graduate Admissions

You focus on a degree. We focus on you.

At Alverno College, we believe our job is to build on your experience – to help unlock your full potential. We understand that you want a graduate program to equip you with skills that apply to your career and your life – today and every day.

You lead a busy life. Your time is precious. That’s why we offer master’s degrees in Business, Nursing, Education and Community Psychology in a convenient, every-other-weekend schedule, eight weekends a semester.

It’s learning that lasts. It’s learning that you can use.

Master of Arts in Education

Our MA concentrates on teaching, learning and assessment. It is designed for licensed teachers in K-12 schools, technical and community college teachers, those wishing to become teachers, and business professionals working in, or planning to work in, instructional design, training, human resource or organizational development in business, government and not-for-profit agencies. We offer a number of specializations.

Master of Business Administration

Real-world situations and cross-functional coursework – as well as the highly experiential teaching methods in our MBA program – are designed to sharpen and enhance your abilities to lead, manage, create and compete in today’s and tomorrow’s global marketplace.

Master of Science in Community Psychology

Our MSCP degree emphasizes health and community involvement in prevention, intervention and treatment of mental health issues. Students learn to use a complex network of resources in addressing psychological needs.

Master of Science in Nursing

A focus on integrated, experiential and reflective learning differentiates our MSN degree.  It is specifically designed for baccalaureate-prepared licensed registered nurses wishing to become a Family Nurse Practitioner or a Clinical Nurse Specialist who wishes to put advanced theory into practice.