School of Graduate and Professional Studies

At DelVal, our approach to graduate studies is rooted in our practitioner-based teaching model. Students in all graduate programs are taught by diverse professionals and academics with years of industry experience in a variety of modalities, including online, face-to-face and hybrid.

The DelVal difference:

  • Practitioner-based learning ensures the application of theories and content knowledge
  • Flexible course delivery allows you to complete your degree your way
  • Competitive tuition allows you to maximize your future return on investment
  • Small classes provide an individualized approach to your educational needs and  development of your professional networks
  • Accelerated and 4+1 options encourage a shorter time to degree completion

Continuing and Professional Studies

At Delaware Valley University, we believe in providing opportunities for lifelong learning. Whether you want to complete your bachelor's degree part time, gain skills to advance your career, or take a few credit or non-credit classes for professional or personal enrichment, DelVal has something for you! We offer a wide variety of courses for lifelong learning. Senior citizens enjoy peer-taught courses in our Center for Learning in Retirement. What will you learn about next? Explore CPS at DelVal!

Explore Our Graduate Programs

Agribusiness Management (M.S.)

At DelVal, we will fully prepare you for senior management positions in the food and agriculture industries.

Business Administration (M.B.A)

Providing you with the most flexible and student-focused MBA program in the area. Take courses on campus, online, or a combination of both. ACBSP accredited.

Counseling Psychology (M.A.)

With small classes taught by current practitioners, you will have the opportunity to concentrate in social justice or child and adolescent counseling for a deeper dive into your areas of interest. Our MPCAC-accredited program features a state-of-the-art counseling laboratory and a 100 percent internship placement rate, providing students with the skills to pass the National Counselor Exam (NCE) and immediately enter into the job market.

Criminal Justice (M.A.)

From advanced criminology and problems in contemporary corrections to crisis communication and security threats, obtaining a master’s in criminal justice can provide you with the knowledge and leadership skills to be an informed and deliberate leader in the criminal justice system. Courses are offered 100% online with full or part-time options for maximum flexibility.

Education (Certifications)

Choose from programs leading to Pennsylvania certifications in educational leadership (principal), curriculum and instruction, supervisor of special education, Autism, STEM, Online Teaching and Social and Emotional Learning (winter 2021).

Education (M.S.)

Preparing you to expand your instructional skills or advance your career path as a knowledgeable and skilled educational leader. Our accelerated model is designed for working adults who strive to grow professionally in K-12 schools. Choose from degrees in educational leadership, special education, and teaching and learning.

Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)

Preparing you to advance your career path as a knowledgeable and skilled leader in any field. Our weekend executive model is designed for working adults who strive to grow professionally in higher education, K-12 schools, or in other organizations. Our programs include leadership, technology, and human resources specializations.

Healthcare Administration (MHA)

A one-of-a-kind experience built in collaboration with our partners at Doylestown Health that is designed to provide students with the information and skills they need to lead in today’s integrated, fast-paced and complex healthcare landscape. Our fully online program provides you with the flexibility of full or part-time options, complemented by a one-of-a-kind Executive Immersion Experience that provides unparalleled access and networking opportunities in a variety of healthcare specialties.

Management and Organizational Leadership (M.A.)

A versatile, affordable, fully online and accelerated master’s degree that explores the skills to manage and lead teams in any organization, at any point in your career. Learn about yourself as a leader and how to get the most out of those you lead.

Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS)

Students in the Master of Physician Assistant Studies program at DelVal can expect to complete clinical experiences in a variety of clinical settings. The majority of rotations occur with regional health service partners who aim to provide an educational experience that includes a comprehensive, compassionate and patient-centered approach to care. Students and regional partners benefit from the potential for a core clinical network model. The program’s dedication to the Greater Delaware Valley region provides a strong pipeline for future employment opportunities.

Speech Language Pathology (M.S.)

DelVal’s SLP master’s program is one of the only graduate-level, 100% online speech-language pathology degrees in the country. At DelVal, you’ll benefit from small class sizes. The SLP program has a 4:1 student-faculty ratio. Through externships in clinical settings, you’ll gain hands-on experience in and outside of private clinics that will prepare you to be a speech-language pathologist in both medical and school settings. Whether you’re pursuing a profession in a clinical, research, or educational setting, our speech-language pathology degree program can help prepare you for success in your future. Our program can prepare you for the next move in your career or for admission to a doctoral program.