Graduate Studies at Peirce College

Peirce College
Philadelphia, PA


Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Private
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $50
  • Financial Aid Available

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Degrees Offered

Organizational Leadership & Management
Healthcare Administration
Higher Education Leadership
Operations Management
Nonprofit Leadership

Our Program

Peirce College is the only Minority Serving Institution dedicated exclusively to serving adults in Pennsylvania.

Peirce College’s graduate programs prepare students for leadership positions across the nonprofit spectrum. We offer degrees in Organizational Leadership & Management, Healthcare Administration, and Higher Education Leadership. We also offer graduate certificates in Nonprofit Leadership, Operations Management, and Higher Education Leadership. Our programs feature a blend of coursework, research and practical experience to propel graduates forward in their careers.

Plus, our master's degree programs hold true to our mission of serving the needs of adult learners seeking advancement through educational opportunities. We offer courses both online and on campus in Center City Philadelphia (but are exclusively online during the pandemic).


  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $50


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Student Body

  • Total Students

    pound 1,750 Students
  • Female

    female 71% Female
  • Male

    male 29% Male


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What Our Students Say

  • “The educators at Peirce are experienced, providing insight to the curriculum and challenging us to learn. And there are many seasoned professionals in my classes. Having folks that have been in the workplace 10-plus years really adds maturity to the discussions."

    Steve Amster, Master of Science in Organizational Leadership & Management ‘16

Tuition & Financial Aid

Additional Information

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