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Avila’s majors are 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. 

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Charlene Gould, Ph.D.
Dean

School of Humanities
Amy Milakovic, Ph.D.
Chair

English
   Literature
   Writing
History
Religious Studies & Philosophy
   Philosophy
   Religious Studies

Minor: 
Women's and Gender Studies

School of Performing Arts
Amity Bryson, DMA
Chair


Music

   Piano
   Voice 
Theatre
   Acting
   Directing/Producing
   Musical Theatre
   Theatre Design and Technology 

Minor: 
Dance 

School of Psychology
Marcia Pasqualini, Ph.D.
Chair

Psychology
   Mental Health
   Research 

Graduate Psychology 

School of Social Sciences
Francis Origanti, Ph.D.
Chair

Criminology & Justice Studies
Social Work
Master of Social (MSW)

Minor: 
Pre-law

College of Professional Schools

Nicole Esquibel, M.F.A.
Interim Dean

School of Business
Wendy Acker, Ph.D.
Chair
Director of Graduate Business Development

Accounting 
      Corporate Accounting
      Public Accounting
Business Administration
Finance
International Business
Management
Marketing

Minors: Business Administration
Economics, Management
Marketing

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

School of Education
Stacy Keith, Ed.D.
Chair

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) 
 

Graduate Education 

School of Visual and Communication Arts
Nicole Esquibel, MFA
Chair


Art + Design 
    Art Education K-12
    Art Therapy 
    Graphic Design
Communication
   Advertising/Public Relations
   Film and Digital Media
   Healthcare Communication
   Sports Communication

Minors: 
Advertising/Public Relations
Film & Digital Media
Graphic Design
Studio Art

Advantage Institute for Professional Studies

Business Administration
Healthcare Management
Hospitality Management
Human Resources
Psychology

Graduate Management - Project Management
Graduate Organizational Development Psychology

 

   

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