Lebanon Valley College - Master's Degree

Lebanon Valley College (LVC), located in the heart of Annville in Lebanon County, east of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, offers 36 undergraduate and self-designed majors as well as a range of minors, concentrations, and pre-professional options, and graduate degree programs in athletic training, business administration, music education, physical therapy, and science education.

  • Average Tuition USD 49,730

School Description

Lebanon Valley College (LVC) was founded in 1866 as a private coeducational institution on the site of the Annville Academy. LVC was founded through a resolution of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ and current affiliation with the United Methodist Church is evident in many of its traditions and events. Lebanon Valley College became a four-year institution by 1883.

Today the College has 1,608 full-time undergraduate students, 113 part-time undergraduates, 197 graduate students, and 108 full-time faculty. The College offers a four-year program of study in the liberal arts; a five-year master program in athletic training and a six-year doctor of physical therapy program. LVC is located in beautiful rural town of Annville, Pennsylvania, just eight miles east of Hershey. LVC’s students reside traditional dormitories, suites, and apartment-style facilities spread across its 27 residence halls. The University also has a library with more than 216,000 items and a state-of-the-art science facility. LVC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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  • 101 College Ave, Annville, PA 17003, United States

    Athletic Training

    USD 43,320 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the rules and techniques of participation and skill building in competitive physical activities, as well as non-competitive physical fitness programs. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

  • 101 College Ave, Annville, PA 17003, United States

    Business Administration

    USD 43,320 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • 101 College Ave, Annville, PA 17003, United States

    Music Education

    USD 43,320 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the introductory study and appreciation of music and the performing arts. Includes instruction in music, dance, and other performing arts media.

  • 101 College Ave, Annville, PA 17003, United States

    Physical Therapy

    USD 43,320 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to alleviate physical and functional impairments and limitations caused by injury or disease through the design and implementation of therapeutic interventions to promote fitness and health. Includes instruction in functional anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, neuroscience, pathological physiology, analysis of dysfunction, movement dynamics, physical growth process, management of musculoskeletal disorders, clinical evaluation and measurement, client assessment and supervision, care plan development and documentation, physical therapy modalities, rehabilitation psychology, physical therapy administration, and professional standards and ethics.

  • 101 College Ave, Annville, PA 17003, United States

    Science Education

    USD 43,320 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

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    Forbes (USA) 352

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum incoming GMAT 650
  • Minimum ACT 21

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    Lebanon Valley College was named the ‘Best Northeastern College’ by The Princeton Review for the thirteenth year in a row.

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          • Testimony
            1965-1969, BS, Music Education

            The biggest influence on my wonderful career as a high school band director, college professor and professional musician was the education that I received at Lebanon Valley College and in particular to Dr. James Thurmond and Professor Frank Stachow, among others. I also cherish the fond memories I have of my circle of friends. (We were called "the mafia") We get together every few years and fondly recall our experiences as though they just happened. As the commercial says, "Priceless!"

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            1988-1992, BA, English

            LVC was an unlikely choice for me, coming from a family where both my parents and 3 out of 4 siblings graduated from Ivy League schools. LVC gave me an education that was more valuable outside the classroom than I could have ever imagined. When I moved to NYC right after college I was prepared to collaborate and communicate with all types of people. LVC provides a quality education, both in and out of the classroom. Having the College on my resume has never limited me in the 20+ years I have spent in NYC. It has only opened doors.

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            2002-2006, B.S., Spanish

            I knew Lebanon Valley College was the right place for me from my first visit to the campus. As a native of New York State, I had never heard of it. I had found the school on the college board website. LVC was definitely the right choice. The faculty are caring, but push you to perform your best. The music program is outstanding and welcoming to non-music majors, something that was very important to me. I also found an amazing community of friends in the activities at Miller Chapel, many of which I am still in contact with today. I enjoyed the area so much, I came back to make central PA my permanent home in July of 2013. My call to ministry was fostered by both the chaplains who worked at LVC during my four years there. I am pleased to be able to give back to the Central PA community in my current role as the Director of Children's Ministries at the Carlisle United Methodist Church.