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, OCTOBER 17, 2017, FROM 5-7 P.M. AT THE CONNELLY CENTER, AND WE WILL WAIVE YOUR APPLICATION FEE.
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.
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.
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) Degrees, including:
Media & Technology*
*Minor also available
Majors Offered in Collaboration With Other Colleges
Computer Science (BS)
General Arts (BA)
Combined Bachelor's/Master's Degrees:
B.I.S/M.S. in Human Resource Development
B.I.S/M.S. in Software Engineering
Information Systems (undergraduate)
Pre-Health Professions Science
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.
Alcohol and Drug Counseling
Certified Internal Auditor Program
Certified Management Accountant
English as a Second Language
Supply Chain Management
Sustainability Facility Management