Schools & Colleges

Schools & Colleges at Avila University


Avila’s majors are organized into seven fields of study, all integrated with our curriculum that prepares students to become lifelong learners committed to service and leadership. Scroll through the dozens of options, from finance to nursing to theatre, to find the right curriculum to fuel your passion. 

School of Business

Wendy Acker, Ph.D., Interim Dean

      Corporate Accounting
      Public Accounting
Business Administration
International Business

Minors: Business AdministrationEconomics, ManagementMarketing

School of Education

Karen Garber-Miller, Ph.D., Dean

Education Degree Programs
   Elementary Education (1-6) 
   Middle School (5-9) 
   Special Education (K-12) 
   Business Education (9-12) 
   Chemistry Education (9-12)
   Physical Education (K-12)
   Secondary Education Minor (9-12) 
   Art Education (K-12) 
   International Advocacy
      - Major and Minor 
Pre-Academic Program
   Intensive Language &
   Culture Program (ILCP/ESL)

School of Graduate Studies

Graduate Council

Graduate Education 
Graduate Management 
Graduate Organizational Development 
Graduate Psychology 
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Social (MSW)

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Charlene Gould, Ph.D., Dean

Criminology & Justice Studies
   Mental Health
Religious Studies & Philosophy
   Religious Studies
Social Work
   Musical Theatre
   Theatre Design and Technology 

Minors: Dance, Pre-law,Women's and Gender Studies


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  • Lower Tuition Rate
  • Tuition Protection
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  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • up to $1,000 Travel Award


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