Current Students


Registration & Advisement

See below for information about registering for courses, the course schedule, and contacting your assigned academic advisor.

Spring 2018 Registration: Opens Nov. 1st


Program Curricula

See below for details regarding what courses must be completed for your individual HRD program.


Graduate Student Services

There are a wealth of support services available for graduate students, including: academic support services, health and wellness information, and ways to get involved listed in the additional support services link.


Get Involved!

There are a variety of ways to get involved as a student in the HRD program and more broadly, as a graduate student at Villanova.

Here are some great opportunities for becoming active in the University and HRD community:



Students in the MS in Human Resource Development program must complete a 3-credit internship of 120 hours in an approved position.

See below for details about internship requirements, how to obtain an internship, and what you must do in order to get credit towards your degree program for the internship.


Certification Examination Requirement

All students in the MS in Human Resource Development program must pass one of the qualifying certification examinations in order to complete their degree requirements.

See below for information on qualifying examinations and testing windows.

students graduating


Degrees are conferred three times throughout the year: May, September, and December.

See below for information regarding when to apply for graduation, commencement weekend schedule, and other general graduation info.


Job Opportunities

As a current student or alumni, access Villanova's Career Management System - Handshake - for job or internship opportunities marketed specifically toward Villanova HRD students/alumni. 

  • Handshake
  • Career Center: Job Search Info for Students

Contact Information

Campus Programs
St. Mary's Hall, Suite 119

800 Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA 19085
(p) 610-519-4582
(f) 610-519-5826

Online Program
M.S. in HRD
c/o University Alliance
Call 1-866-220-0017 or visit