Professional Studies

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

 

ATTEND THE OPEN HOUSE ON TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2018, FROM 5-7 P.M. AT THE CONNELLY CENTER, AND WE WILL WAIVE YOUR APPLICATION FEE.

Schedule of Events:

  • 5-5:30 p.m.: Walk-in registration, Connelly Center, Villanova Room Lobby
  • 5-7 p.m.: Meet with representatives from Villanova's Office of Financial Assistance and International Student Services, Connelly Center, Villanova Room
  • 5-7 p.m.: Opportunity to speak individually or in a small group with a CPS team member, St. David's Room

 

Attendees will be able to meet one-on-one with a CPS staff member who will answer questions and discuss details about our programs. Food and refreshments will be available.  

Undergraduate Degrees and Certificates

Created for adults who want to complete an undergraduate bachelor's degree program, CPS has a variety of programs and flexible options to help you achieve your academic goals. CPS also offers students seeking graduate school admission the ability to take individual courses needed as 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.

  • Rigorous academics with flexible course options, including evenings and weekends
  • FastForward classes help you accelerate your degree completion
  • Competitive pricing!

 

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) Degrees, including:

Administration and Management - NEW this Fall!
General Studies - on campus and online
Information Systems*
Leadership Studies*
Media & Technology*

*Minor also available

 

Online Degrees

BA in Leadership Studies
BA in Public Service and Administration
BIS in General Studies 

 

Majors Offered in Collaboration With Other Colleges

Computer Science
Environmental Science
Comprehensive Sciences
English
General Arts
* Additional majors available through CLAS. Ask a CPS staff member. 

 

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-Graduate and Undergraduate

Accountancy
Information Systems (undergraduate)
Leadership Studies
Pre-Health Professions Science

Non-Credit Professional Programs

Designed with professionals in mind, our non-credit programs 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.

 

Programs Offered:

Alcohol and Drug Counseling
Certified Management Accountant
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English as a Second Language
Facility Management 
Fundraising
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Human Resources
Paralegal Program
Payroll
Project Management
Recovery Specialist
Six Sigma
Supply Chain Management
Sustainability Facility Management

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