The John and Karen Arnold School of Nursing
Alvernia's new 55,000-square-foot facility boasts a state-of-the-art simulation center and expanded lab space.



DPT physical therapy students
About the College of Health Sciences
Read our mission and vision statements, and discover the Franciscan values that comprise the foundation of an Alvernia education.
Physician Associate
Our Faculty
Our faculty members are educationally, clinically and experientially qualified and committed to academic excellence.
Partnership with BCHC
Alvernia, BCHC expand healthcare access in downtown Reading
The university and Berks Community Health Center are developing a state-of-the-art community-based health center at the former American House property.
Nursing space
Dean Patricia Reger's Message
During your time with us, you will be mentored by faculty and staff who will assist you as you navigate the transition from student to healthcare provider. Your success is our commitment.