Graduate Student Admissions

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Graduate Admission, Blasco Hall, Lower Level
11901 Wornall Road / Kansas City, MO 64145 / 816.501.2400


E: admission@avila.edu

Graduate at the Speed of Life

 Whatever your reasons — to improve your financial situation, to find a new career, to advance your understanding, knowledge, and skills, for the benefit of your family — the Master’s programs and graduate certificates at Avila University are designed to meet you where you are in life. Here you’ll find professors with a true mentorship mentality and the professional networks that will stay with you long after you’ve graduated. Flexible course scheduling. Small class sizes. Accelerated 8-week course terms. Competitive tuition, financial aid, and a limited number of scholarships are available. Avila University’s Master’s degrees and graduate certificates are designed and delivered so that working adults, parents, and caregivers can succeed.

Avila offers eight Masters: MBA, Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Education, Management, Organizational Development, Kinesiology, and in partnership with Saint Louis University, Social Work.

There are also graduate-level professional certificate opportunities in Executive Leadership Development, Workplace Instructional Design, Project Management, Strategic Human Resources, Inclusion & Belonging, Change Management, and Leadership Coaching. An Initial Teacher Certification is also available.

*Avila University partners with Bright Horizons to provide employers with significant tuition discounts. Check with your employer if you’re eligible for EdAssist discounts.

Graduate Certificate Programs

Workplace Instructional DesignInclusion & BelongingChange Management
Project ManagementLeadership CoachingStrategic Human Resources
Executive Leadership Development
Avila University offers seven graduate-level certificate programs that can be taken alone or as part of a Master’s degree.

Upcoming Information Events

RSVP for our next Grad Psychology & Counseling Psychology Event

RSVP for our next MSOD & Master in Management Event

RSVP for our next Master in Kinesiology Event

Choose from Eight Available Masters at Avila

Psychology, M.S.
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Psychology, M.S.
Choose from three concentrations: General Psychology, Mental Health, or Research
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Counseling Psychology, M.S.
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Counseling Psychology, M.S.
Choose from four concentrations: Child and Adolescent, Couples & Families, Psychological Assessment, or Research
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MBA
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MBA
Choose from nine concentrations.
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Education, M.A.
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Education, M.A.
Choose your MAEd in: Literacy, Curriculum & Instruction, TESL (K-12 ELL), or TESL (adult education or teach abroad) Initial teacher certification is also available.
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Kinesiology, M.S.
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Kinesiology, M.S.
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Management, M.A.
Management, M.A.
Choose from four concentrations: Strategic HR, Project Management, Workplace Instructional Design, or Executive Leadership
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Organizational Development (MSOD)
Organizational Development (MSOD)
Choose from four concentrations: Strategic HR, Leadership Coaching, Executive Leadership, or Workplace Instructional Design
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Social Work, MSW
Social Work, MSW
This program is in partnership with Saint Louis University
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Questions? Contact our Graduate Admissions Advisors.

We understand. Our Admission Advisors have been working students just like you and are empathic guides. We’re here to help.

Ryan Meyer

Adult & Grad Admission Representative Phone 816-501-2955
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Caroline Riley

Graduate Admissions Representative Phone 816-501-2483

Cory Roup

Assistant Director of Graduate Education Phone 816.501.2464
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