MACC Info Session

Discover Alvernia's Master of Arts in Community Counseling (MACC)

Alvernia’s Master of Arts in Community Counseling (MACC) program prepares you for a career in a variety of clinical settings, including mental health centers, drug and alcohol treatment programs, correctional institutions, healthcare, social service agencies and private practices.

The Alvernia Advantage:

  • 51-credit program with expert faculty members practicing in their field
  • Small class sizes, accessibility to faculty and evening classes for the working adult
  • Placement at competitive internship sites, including Caron Treatment Centers, the Reading Hospital Center for Mental Health and Berks Counseling Center
  • Opportunity to take the National Counselor Examination on-site at Alvernia in the final semester of your coursework

We invite you to learn about Alvernia University firsthand. Attend one of our September 22nd MACC Information Session to get more information.

Upcoming Session:

  • Monday, September 22, 2014 - (5:30 pm – 7:00 pm)
    Location: School of Graduate and Adult Education
                  Alvernia University Upland Center, Room 227
                  540 Upland Avenue
                  Reading, PA 19611

Start Date: 9/22/2014 5:30 pm
End Date: 9/22/2014 7:00 pm
Location: Alvernia University Upland Center, Rm. 227. 540 Upland Avenue, Reading, PA 19611
Price: Free
Sponsor: School of Graduate and Adult Education
Contact: If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at or 610-796-8228.
  • History: Established as a private four-year liberal arts college in 1958, Alvernia celebrated its 50th year by being awarded university status in 2008.
  • Heritage: Founded by the Bernardine Sisters, a Catholic religious order, the university embraces the Franciscan core values of service, humility, collegiality, contemplation and peacemaking.
  • Motto: “To Learn, To Love, To Serve”
  • Campus: The main campus in Reading is 121 acres, with two satellite campuses in Philadelphia and Pottsville (Schuylkill County).
  • Location: Our residential campus is situated three miles from center-city Reading, in the scenic Blue Mountain area of Eastern Pennsylvania.
  • Enrollment: 3,000 students attend Alvernia including 1,500 traditional undergraduates, 600 continuing education students, and 780 graduate students. Over 77% of first-year students live on campus.
  • Faculty: Our professors are accomplished scholars, experts in their fields, and supportive mentors. The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1. Most classes are 20 students or fewer.
  • Athletics: NCAA Division III, member of the Commonwealth Conference of the Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation and member of Eastern College Athletic Conference, 8 men’s and 10 women’s intercollegiate sports.

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