College of Professional Studies

The College of Professional Studies (CPS) provides a rigorous Villanova education for working professionals, career changers and lifelong learners. A place for continual learning and growth, CPS offers an array of programs that are on campus and online, that are flexible, and driven by industry trends and focused on applied skills.

Continue on your journey with CPS by selecting below the type of education you’re looking for at this time:

  • Perseverance and Grit - Congratulations, Kelly Grentz

    This year marked Villanova University’s 174th annual Commencement. We are proud of all graduates, including our CPS students who received their degrees on Saturday, May 20 as well as our very own, Kelly Grentz, Director of Communication for CPS, who graduated with her MBA degree. read more

  • Congratulations, CPS Class of 2017!

    This weekend marks Villanova University’s 174th Commencement. The College of Professional Studies is proud of our students who accomplished their goals and our graduating this weekend. read more

  • 2017 CPS Awards Ceremony

    On Friday, May 5, the College of Professional Studies (CPS) hosted the second annual Awards Ceremony. Students and their families, as well as Villanova University President Father Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD, Dean Deborah Tyksinski, PhD and faculty and staff, came together to celebrate the success of CPS students during the 2016-2017 academic year. read more

  • The “Sticktoitiveness” of the Adult Student from One Adult Student to Another

    Let’s face it. In most cases, the road to earning your degree as a young adult in a traditional undergraduate program is fraught with a lot fewer challenges than trying to complete a degree as an adult. read more

  • Building on Success: A Bright Future for Paralegals

    Building on Success: A Bright Future for Paralegals

    Villanova University College of Professional Studies has been producing high-performing paralegal certificate program graduates for over 30 years, and the future is only getting brighter... read more

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