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School of Business

Avila University’s School of Business prepares both undergraduate and master’s degree students to stay ahead in an ever-changing marketplace. Located in Whitfield Center.

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School of Education

Avila’s School of Education has been preparing teachers since 1940! The School of Education has a strong tradition of preparing reflective teachers who impact the changing world. Located in Foyle Hall.

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School of Visual & Communications Arts

Avila’s School of Visual and Communication Arts teaches students how to creatively navigate, perceive, and represent the world around them. Located in Dallavis Hall.

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School for Innovative Professional & Graduate Studies

A progressive and innovative approach to adult education in Kansas City, with degree programs specifically designed for the unique needs of working adults, parents, and caregivers. Located in Carondelet Hall.

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Avila University’s College of Innovative and Professional Studies hosts many of the institution’s most popular undergraduate majors, including Business Administration, Elementary and Education, Psychology, and Strategic Communications for the adult learner. Designed for busy, working adults, the CIPGS’s undergraduate programs are delivered in an 8-week online accelerated format.

The College is also home to all of the university’s graduate programs, except for Counseling Psychology. These programs are online and courses are taught in an 8-week accelerated format. Led by Dean Andy Jett, Ed.D., the College of Innovative Professional and Graduate Studies office is located inside Foyle Hall.

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