Waynesburg University

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Waynesburg University, a private Christian university in southwestern Pennsylvania, provides a valuable, personal, and hands-on educational experience that prepares undergraduate and graduate students for lives of purpose. 

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Graduate Programs

Master of Arts in Counseling (60 credits)

• Addictions Counseling
• Clinical Mental Health

PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision (54 Credits)

Master of Arts in Criminal Investigation (30 credits)

Master of Arts in Criminal Investigation/Master of Business Administration (Dual Degree—54 Credits)

Master of Business Administration (36 credits)

• MBA—Applied Business 
• MBA—Energy Management
• MBA—Finance
• MBA—Health Systems Administration
• MBA—HR/Leadership
• MBA—Market Development
• MBA—Project Management

Master of Arts in Teaching (36 credits)
• Secondary Education Certification

Master of Education in Special Education and Special Education Certification
(36 credits)

• Special Education Certification only (30 credits)

Master of Education (30 credits)
• Autism
• Autism Spectrum Disorders Endorsement (12 credits)
• Curriculum and Instruction
• Online Teaching

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
• MSN—Dual Nursing Administration/Nursing Education (48 credits)
• MSN—Nursing Administration (36 credits)
• MSN—Nursing Education (36 credits)
• MSN—Nursing Informatics (39 credits)
• MSN—Nursing Informatics Post-master Certificate (24 credits)

Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration (Dual Degree—54 credits)

Doctor of Nursing Practice (36 credits)

Professional Programs:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

• RN to BSN (27–39 credits) 

Waynesburg’s mission of making connections between faith, learning, and serving helps build the foundation for students to transform their communities and the world.

Graduate and professional studies
Waynesburg University has emerged as a leader in adult education in the western Pennsylvania region with a focus on quality academic programs that are designed to serve the working professional. Conveniently spread across the Pittsburgh region, with off-campus centers in Cranberry, Monroeville, and Southpointe, Waynesburg offers graduate programs in Business, Criminal Investigation, Counseling, Education, and Nursing.

All programs are offered full or part time. In-person classes meet one night a week for four hours, with rolling start dates throughout the year.

The Master of Business Administration and Master of Education in Instructional Technology programs are both available 100% online.

Each program is taught by experienced industry professionals, including financial consultants and certified public accountants, forensic experts, health care administrators, human resource specialists, lawyers, and licensed counselors.

Our programs
Master of Business Administration—Accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), Waynesburg’s MBA degree is offered 100% online or in a classroom environment. The flexible courses provide a real-world overview of business organization and enterprise by developing and refining your business knowledge and skills in areas such as accounting, economics, finance, management information systems, marketing, organizational behavior, and statistics.

Master of Arts in Criminal Investigation—Waynesburg’s unique preparatory program is designed to allow criminal justice professionals the opportunity to hone investigative skills while advancing leadership potential in law enforcement. The program provides a real-world overview of advanced criminal investigation and crime scene management.

Master of Arts in Counseling—Waynesburg’s counselor education program has become nationally acclaimed and accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) of the American Counseling Association (ACA). The program offers two specialized tracks: ClinicalMental Health Counseling and Addiction Counseling. Waynesburg’s program prepares professional counselors who are caring, competent, and committed to helping others.

PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision—Waynesburg’s acclaimed doctoral counselor program prepares individuals for employment as counselor educators in colleges and universities, as well as leaders in addictions counseling, clinical mental health counseling, or school counseling. The program provides students with the information and skills required to create new knowledge, lead organizations, and carry out scholarly research.

Advanced Nursing Programs—Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Waynesburg’s advanced nursing programs feature the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees. Each program is designed specifically to meet the needs of working professionals who are motivated to meet personal educational goals and have a desire to enhance their career options. The curriculum is structured in a user-friendly format that allows nurses to balance work and family responsibilities with their academics.



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58 Graduate Programs Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Athletic Training                
BSN to MSN Programs              
Community Counseling              
Counseling & Therapy              
Counseling Psychology PhD                
Criminal Justice              
Curriculum & Instruction                
Educational Leadership                
Educational Technology                
Evening MBA Programs              
Executive MBA Programs              
General MBA              
MBA - Finance              
MBA - Financial Planning              
MBA - Health Care              
MBA - Human Resources              
MBA - Leadership              
MBA - Marketing              
MBA - Project Management              
Marriage/Family Counseling              
Nurse Administration            
Nurse Education              
Nursing Informatics              
Post-Secondary Education            
Special Education            
Substance Abuse Counseling              
Teacher Certification            


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Student Body

604 students

175 full-time

429 part-time




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