University of La Verne

University of La Verne (ULV) is a private university located in La Verne, California, United State. Through its four major colleges, the school offers a wide range of master’s degree programs.
  • Average Tuition USD 13,700
  • Acceptance Rate 48%
  • Students 8,159
  • Total Annual Cost USD 30,300
  • Intakes Fall, Spring
  • Application Deadline rolling
  • Campus Setting Urban

School Description

University of La Verne (ULV) master’s degree programs are anchored on engendering community engagement, scholarly accomplishments, and professionalism. Through its dedicated colleges, the school offers 19 masters degree programs in disciplines such as leadership and management, social justice, higher education administration, arts in teaching, educational counseling, child development, etc. Class sizes are small, which was optimized for individualized support for students. La Verne runs a hybrid academic system that combines high-quality regional campus education with the innovative and convenient online learning to make learning flexible. Notable La Verne alumni include Keisha Grant - news anchor on NBC's affiliate WVIT in Connecticut; Steve Ortmayer - assistant head coach of the University of Kentucky's football team; Richard G. Landis - former Chairman of Del Monte Corporation.
  • 01La Verne is recognized by the U.S News as a Tier 1 university in the “America’s Best Colleges” ranking 2017.
  • 02La Verne is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Master Programs

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    Accounting

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    The Mission of the Master of Science in Accounting (MACC) is to help students meet some of the requirements for the Certified Public Accountant licensure. Also, the MaCC aims to develop ethical and culturally competent professionals in the accounting field.

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    Advanced Teaching Skills M.Ed.

    This program is designed to provide classroom teachers the opportunity to develop greater understanding of student needs and characteristics, curriculum and instructional decision-making, and collaborative peer interaction.

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    Child Development

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    This program is intended for those professionals and supervisors in the field of child development who wish to increase their understanding of the physical, intellectual, social and emotional development of children. It emphasizes the study of children and the theories and issues concerned with growth and development in early childhood.

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    Child Life

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    This program prepares individuals for careers working with children from birth through adolescence, who are medically fragile, hospitalized, or placed in community healthcare facilities because of illness, injury, or specialty needs. While working with other healthcare professionals providing medical care, the child life specialist helps child and adolescent minimize anxiety, maintain relationships with their families, and retain their independence and self-esteem.

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    Concentrations for Master of Business Administration .: Accounting

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    Concentrations for the M.B.A. and M.B.A., Experienced Professionals: In addition to the concentrations listed below, students may pursue any of the concentrations listed under the M.S., Management and Leadership.

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    Concentrations for Master of Business Administration .: Finance

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    Concentrations for the M.B.A. and M.B.A., Experienced Professionals: In addition to the concentrations listed below, students may pursue any of the concentrations listed under the M.S., Management and Leadership.

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    Concentrations for Master of Business Administration .: Health Services Management

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    Concentrations for the M.B.A. and M.B.A., Experienced Professionals: In addition to the concentrations listed below, students may pursue any of the concentrations listed under the M.S., Management and Leadership.

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    Concentrations for Master of Business Administration .: Information Technology

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    Concentrations for the M.B.A. and M.B.A., Experienced Professionals: In addition to the concentrations listed below, students may pursue any of the concentrations listed under the M.S., Management and Leadership.

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    Concentrations for Master of Business Administration .: International Business

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    Concentrations for the M.B.A. and M.B.A., Experienced Professionals: In addition to the concentrations listed below, students may pursue any of the concentrations listed under the M.S., Management and Leadership.

  • 1950 3rd St, La Verne, CA 91750, United States

    Concentrations for Master of Business Administration .: Management and Leadership

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    Concentrations for the M.B.A. and M.B.A., Experienced Professionals: In addition to the concentrations listed below, students may pursue any of the concentrations listed under the M.S., Management and Leadership.

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    Concentrations for Master of Business Administration .: Marketing

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    Concentrations for the M.B.A. and M.B.A., Experienced Professionals: In addition to the concentrations listed below, students may pursue any of the concentrations listed under the M.S., Management and Leadership.

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    Concentrations for Master of Business Administration .: Supply Chain Management

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    Concentrations for the M.B.A. and M.B.A., Experienced Professionals: In addition to the concentrations listed below, students may pursue any of the concentrations listed under the M.S., Management and Leadership.

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    Concentrations for Master of Gerontology : Business Administration Concentration

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    The Master of Science in Gerontology curriculum integrates theory with real-world application. Students in the MS Gerontology program have the opportunity to complete a concentration in an area that is most relevant for their career goals and interests. The MSG Program consists of twelve courses, for a total of 36 semester hours. Each course is offered on a ten-week term basis.

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    Concentrations for Master of Gerontology : Health Services Management Concentration

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    The Health Services Management concentration is designed for professionals and managers in hospitals, long-term care facilities, senior living facilities, home health agencies, hospices, and other health care providers who wish to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for effective management of health services organizations providing services for the elderly.

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    Education (Special Emphasis) M.Ed.

    USD 21,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed for students wishing to develop their own programs to meet special needs. It is practical in nature and culminates in a project or paper structured to help teachers improve their instructional and leadership abilities.

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    Educational Counseling

    USD 21,300 Tuition Fee

    This program prepares qualified students to become professional school counselors in grades K-12. It has been approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to recommend qualified candidates for the Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Counseling, including the Intern Credential. The M.S. in Educational Counseling also qualifies candidates to serve as Community College Counselors.

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    Educational Leadership M.Ed.

    USD 21,300 Tuition Fee

    The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing has approved this program for granting administrative credentials. Students who successfully complete the program requirements can obtain the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential and/or a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership.

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    Finance

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    The mission of the M.S. Finance (MFIN) will provide students with a broad understanding of financial economics, and the ability to examine and solve complex finance problems.

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    Gerontology

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    The graduate program in Gerontology is multidisciplinary and views the training of gerontology professionals from an integrative and developmental perspective.

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    Leadership and Management

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    This program emphasizes the human dimensions of management. It is applicable where skills in change management, leadership, and group dynamics are demanded for professional effectiveness. The core classes develop an essential managerial knowledge base; students then customize the balance of the coursework with either electives from one focused concentration or a more generalized program of study, selecting electives from any of the three concentrations.

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    Marriage Family Therapy (MFT)

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    The MFT program trains students to become therapists to meet the psychological needs of families, couples, and children in a changing society. It combines theoretical training with practical experiences to prepare students for professional counseling careers emphasizing the best practices Recovery Model. General systems theory provides the theoretical foundation for the MFT program, and students are exposed to a range of theoretical orientations that reflect a systems perspective.

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    Master of Business Administration

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    The M.B.A. provides a strong foundation in the traditional areas of business administration, the interrelationships among the various functional business disciplines, and a broad exposure to the contemporary skills of management. Emphasis is on the development of skills necessary to manage in a critical, rational, and effective manner within the complex global environment. The program does not require work experience or an undergraduate degree in business administration.

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    Master of Business Administration for Experienced Professionals .

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    The Master of Business Administration for Experienced Professionals is designed to develop effective future business leaders. The program is designed primarily for adult professionals with a minimum of three years of full time professional work experience. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution. The curriculum integrates management theory with real-world applications.

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    Master of Health Administration M.H.A.

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    The Masters in Health Administration (MHA) is designed to provide the key competencies and specialized knowledge required of health services professionals to manage effectively. Key competencies are developed in the core courses; specialized knowledge and understanding are developed in the concentrations.

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    Master of Public Administration M.P.A

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    The mission of the M.P.A. program is to offer an innovative and practical curriculum that stresses intellectual and theoretical foundations to professionals preparing to take on socially responsible roles in public leadership and service. The mission is achieved through a curriculum that emphasizes management of organizational resources, the changing context of public administration, and analytic and decision-making capacity. Students also gain an understanding of the practice of public administration in diverse public organizations and of the ethical dimensions of public service.

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    Physician Assistant Practice

    USD 22,950 Tuition Fee

    The program trains and educates students to become health care providers who perform physical examinations, diagnose and treat illness, order and interpret laboratory and radiological tests, perform clinical procedures, assist in surgical cases, provide patient education and counseling and “round” in hospital and nursing home settings. All states and the District of Columbia allow PAs to practice, prescribe, transmit and administer prescription medications.

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    Reading M.Ed.

    USD 31,710 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed for professional educators who wish to increase their effectiveness in areas of literacy as classroom teachers, reading specialists, or administrators. The program may be taken concurrently with the California Commission-approved program leading to the Reading and Language Arts Specialist Credential.

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    School Psychology

    USD 31,710 Tuition Fee

    This program offers training in counseling and psychology to prepare school psychologists to work with age groups from infancy through adolescence. It has been approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to recommend qualified candidates for the Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Psychology, including the Intern Credential.

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    Special Education: Mild/Moderate Professional Emphasis

    USD 31,710 Tuition Fee

    The Mild-Moderate Education Specialist Credential program is designed for those interested in teaching and advocating for learners with mild/moderate special educational needs, in particular but not exclusive to students with specific learning disabilities, emotional and or behavioral disorders, mild intellectual and or developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, traumatic brain injury, other health impairments, and those K-12 learners who are struggling in school.

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Rankings

  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 159
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 373
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 465

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • GRE Not required
  • GMAT Not required

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    ULV provides master’s degree students with scholarships opportunities including graduate assistantships, emergency loan program, and the Federal and private Loan scheme.

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    Established in 1891

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