Develop the skills you need to advance your career and inspire the lives of those around you — including yourself.

The inspired Master's degree programs at Avila University are designed to take you beyond the lecture to improve your professional opportunities. Network with your professional peers and professors alike. Discuss. Collaborate. Go deeper. A master’s degree is not only necessary for many careers but it can also help you stand out from professional colleagues. Open your opportunities to:

  • Increasing your salary potential by advancing your career
  • Expanding your professional expertise and knowledge in the workplace
  • Networking with local business leaders and entrepreneurs and gain real-world experience


25% Discount for Displaced Workers Enrolling in any Graduate Program

Now available to all workers who are displaced, laid-off, or furloughed. This 25% off of tuition discount is available to your spouse or partner as well. Apply within six months of separation from your employer and enroll in Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 classes to qualify.



Master’s in Business Administration
Master’s in Counseling Psychology
Master’s in Education
Master’s in Management (Project Management)
Master’s in Organizational Development (Coaching Certification, Executive Leadership, Strategic Human Resources)
Master’s in Psychology (Research, Mental Health and General concentrations)
Master's in Kinesiology
Master's in Social Work (in partnership with Saint Louis University)



Professionals looking for a specialized certification in a shorter time frame can enroll in Avila’s Graduate certificate programs. Graduate certificates add credentials for your current career. Certificate emphases are the same as the degree emphasis and can therefore be applied to a future graduate degree.


School of Business

Choose from:

Finance, Health Care Administration, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing and Accounting

School of Professional Studies

Choose from:

Graduate Organizational Development Certificate: Leadership Coaching, Executive Leadership, Strategic Human Resources

Graduate Management Certificate: Project Management

School of Education

Choose from:

Teacher Certification or Advanced Teacher Certification

Graduate Education Certificate: Special Education

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Choose from:

Graduate Psychology Certificate: Child & Adolescent Counseling, Couples & Family Counseling

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