Ph.D. Program

Ph.D. in Engineering

The College of Engineering offers a distinctive Ph.D. program leading to a Doctorate of Philosophy. The primary purpose of this program is to provide highly qualified scholars for academia, industry, and government. The Villanova College of Engineering Ph.D. degree emphasizes excellence, innovation, and integrity in research, scholarship, and education. The program is integral to the strategic plan of the College, congruent with the mission of Villanova University, and reflects the future of the engineering scholar and teacher in the emerging trends of the 21st century.

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Certificates available from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering include:
Computer Architecture
Electric Power Systems
High Frequency Systems
Intelligent Control Systems
Wireless and Digital Communications

Interdisciplinary Certificates
Nonlinear Dynamics and Control
Sustainable Engineering

Joint Program Certificate
Electro-Mechanical Systems