Professional Studies

The College of Professional Studies (CPS), created to provide education to adults, offers nearly 40 different programs and is comprised of these primary areas:

  • Part-time undergraduate degrees 
  • For credit post-baccalaureate certificates 
  • Professional non-credit certificates 

 

Part-Time Undergraduate Degree Completion and Certificates

Created for adults who previously earned college credits and now want to complete an undergraduate program to earn a bachelor’s or associate’s degree, Villanova's College of Professional Studies (CPS) will assist you in achieving your academic goals. CPS also offers students seeking graduate school admission the ability to take individual courses needed for pre-requisites.

CPS offers more than 10 programs to choose from, with convenient day and evening courses to fit your schedule, as well as combined BIS/MS programs which allows students to complete a bachelor’s and master’s degree in just five years.

  • Classes offered evenings and weekends
  • FastFoward classes help you accelerate your degree completion
  • Competitive pricing!

ATTEND THE OPEN HOUSE AND WE WILL WAIVE YOUR APPLICATION FEE.

Breakout Session Schedule:

  • 5:30 pm to 5:40 pm - Welcome from Mary Bustamante, MBA, Director of Part-Time Studies
  • 5:40 pm to 6:10 pm - Part-Time Studies Degree and Certificate Program Offerings Presentation, Mary Bustamante, MBA, Director of Part-Time Studies and Brandon Dorfman, MS, Associate Director of Part-Time Studies
  • 6:10 pm to 6:30 pm - Current Part-Time Studies students panel discussion/General Q&A Session
  • 6:30 pm to 7 pm - Individual transfer credit evaluations

 

Bachelor's Degrees in:

Accountancy
Business Adminstration
Computer Science
Education
English
General Arts

 

General Studies
History
Information Systems*
Leadership Studies*
Media & Technology*

*Minor also available.

Combined Bachelor's/Master's Degrees:

B.I.S/M.S. in Human Resource Development
B.I.S/M.S. in Software Engineering

 

Certificates: Post-Baccalaureate and Undergraduate

Accountancy
Business Administration
Information Systems (undergraduate)
Leadership Studies
Pre-Health Professions Science
Secondary Teacher Certification 

Associate of Arts

 

Professional Non-Credit Certificates

Designed with professionals in mind, our non-credit certificates are perfect for adults looking to set themselves apart in their industry by acquiring new skills, or those looking to embark on a brand new career. With more than 15 course options, you can choose a certificate to improve your career marketability. And you can trust that Villanova’s programs are time-tested and respected by companies throughout the greater Philadelphia region. Courses are offered on the Villanova campus, the Philadelphia Navy Yard, and at other convenient locations throughout southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey as well as at corporate sites upon request.

                                                                                                        

ATTEND THE OPEN HOUSE AND WE WILL WAIVE YOUR APPLICATION FEE.

Breakout Session Schedule:

  • 5 pm to 5:30 pm - Meet with Continuing Studies Directors and Program administrators prior to the Paralegal presentation
  • 5:30 pm to 6 pm - Paralegal Program presentation by Sam A. DiLullo, Paralegal Program coordinator and James Kane, Jr, MS, SPHR, Director of Continuing Studies
  • 6 pm to 6:30 pm - Q&A session for all Continuing Studies certificate programs
  • 6:30 pm to 7 pm - One-on-One sit-down with Continuing Studies Directors and Program administrators.

Programs Offered:

Alcohol and Drug Counseling
Certified Internal Auditor Program
Certified Management Accountant
   Program
Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis
English as a Second Language
Facility Management Professional
   Credential
Fundraising


Human Resources: Essentials &
   Professional
Paralegal Certificate Program
Payroll
Project Management: Foundations &
   Prep for PMP Exam &
   Prep for CAPM
Supply Chain Management
Sustainability Facility Management
   Professional Credential
Treasury Management

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Part-Time Undergraduate