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 City

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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    Special Education Studies

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Special Education. The program offers courses that focus on training in working with students with disabilities, visual or hearing impairments, along with courses on early intervention.

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    Accounting

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    Athletic Training

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

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    Child Development

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the physical, intellectual, and emotional development of children. 

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    Child Life

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on child psychology; parenting theory; cognition and brain development; and child life assessment. 

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    Data Analytics

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Data Analytics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

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    Education

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Educational Counseling

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Applied Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on applications of psychology, and principles of counseling and therapy.

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    Educational Leadership

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Educational Administration.The program offers courses that focus on building strong leadership skills to prepare students to become effective and successful school administrators, teachers and counselors.

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    Finance

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

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    Gerontology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of social policy; health; aging; and care giving. 

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    Health Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Administration. The program offers courses that focus on studying the administration of public health systems, management, health care systems, and hospital networks.

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    Health Services Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Administration. The program offers courses that focus on studying the administration of public health systems, management, health care systems, and hospital networks.

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    Information Technology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing systems; computer hardware and software components; algorithms, databases, and telecommunications; user tactics; application testing; and human interface design.

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    International Business

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

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    Management and Leadership

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that focus on the study of organizational planning; the dynamics of leadership; team building; conflict resolution and mediation; communication; and other management skills.

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    Marketing

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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    Marriage and Family Therapy

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Applied Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on applications of psychology, and principles of counseling and therapy.

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    MBA

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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    MBA for Experienced Professionals

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

    The program is fit for professionals with at least three years of experience who want to progress towards leadership positions in their careers.

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    Physician Assistant Practice

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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    Public Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Public Affairs. The program offers courses that focus on the study of government relations; media communications; issue management; corporate social responsibility; information dissemination; and strategic communications.

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    Public Health

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Public Health. The program offers courses that focus on the study of public health biology and management, behavioral sciences, biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental science, and communications and informatics.

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    School Psychology and Pupil Personnel Services

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on educational psychology; human development; learning disabilities and neurology; program planning and evaluation; and counseling. 

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    Social Justice Higher Education Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Social Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on the professional knowledge, skills, and abilities needed in a wide range of student affairs setting.

    The program offers a counseling concentration.

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    Supply Chain Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Supply Chain Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of acquisitions and purchasing; inventory control; storage and handling; manufacturing; logistics planning; shipping and delivery management; transportation; quality control; resource estimation and allocation; and budgeting.

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    Teaching

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities; diagnosing learning disabilities; developing individual education plans; teaching and supervising special education students; special education counseling; and applicable laws and policies.

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Rankings

  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 159
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 337
  • 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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    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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    The Office of Diversity and Inclusivity at the University of La Verne supports diversity and social justice throughout university life.

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