Undergraduate Degrees

College of Professional Studies (CPS) undergraduate degree programs meet the needs of adults who previously earned college credit and now want to complete an undergraduate degree program. Programs can be completed part-time, on-campus, and online, providing adult learners with the flexible options that accomodate many other life obligations. A popular option among CPS students, Fast Forward classes are accelerated 7 week courses that allow students to complete requirements at a faster pace. CPS also offers students seeking graduate school admission the ability to take individual courses needed for pre-requisites. There are also a select few combined BIS/MS programs, which allow students to complete a bachelor’s and master’s degree at an accelerated pace.

With more than 10 programs to choose from—on campus and online—as well as convenient day and evening courses to fit your schedule, CPS can meet your needs.

Choose Your Program Area of Interest:

  • Administration and Management - NEW MAJOR!

    The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Administration and Management provides students with the essential knowledge, understanding, and tools needed to become a successful administration and management professional in a variety of fields. read more

  • Computer Science

    Villanova has designed the Bachelors of Science in Computer Science to prepare academically, individuals seeking careers in software development. Villanova’s computer science program emphasizes the theory, abstraction and application of computing. read more

  • English

    The department offers a wide selection of courses from traditional survey courses to courses on contemporary writers, film, and creative writing. English course are well suited to help students become better readers, writers and analytical thinkers. read more

  • General Studies — Available Online and On Campus

    A Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in General Studies provides the flexibility to select courses where you have strong academic interest. The General Studies curriculum requires only 45 core credits allowing you to select 33 additional credits in your major and 42 free elective credits to satisfy degree requirements. read more

  • History

    The History Department offers more than 60 courses in different academic fields and areas of personal interest. Villanova history courses span cultures and decades, from ancient Egypt to modern America. History illuminates the laboratory of human experience and provides the background necessary to understand social movements, literature and religion. read more

  • Information Systems

    Villanova’s BIS in Information Systems emphasizes the application of computing technology in today's workplace. We designed this major to satisfy the demand for business professionals with a combination of technical and business skills. read more

  • Leadership Studies — Available Online and On Campus

    Leadership is a highly sought-after trait in every organization no matter what the industry and, in many cases, a trait that is difficult to find. CPS offers both an undergraduate Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) in Leadership Studies as well as a post graduate certificate in Leadership Studies to transform professionals—our adult students—into leaders that their organizations value, trust, and respect. read more

  • Media and Technology

    As a Villanova Media & Technology major, you will learn the communication and technology competencies, to begin, advance or modernize your communication or technical career and how to use technology to market and sell. read more

  • Public Service and Administration - Online

    An interdisciplinary program that prepares students to be responsibly engaged citizens, government managers, and community leaders working in the “new public sector.” read more



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New Technology Programs

A variety of technology programs are under development at CPS.