For-credit certificates are ideal for adults who have already earned an undergraduate degree*, and want to increase their knowledge in a specific area, such as accountancy or business administration.
Villanova University offers a variety of certificate programs. We manage some of these certificates directly through the College of Professional Studies (CPS)—Part Time Studies, while others, are offered through individual schools.
Certificates offered through CPS include:
Villanova’s College of Professional Studies offers a thirty-six credit Certificate in Accountancy through Villanova's School of Business. The Accountancy Certificate allows those with bachelor's degrees in liberal arts or other non-business majors to acquire accounting expertise. read more
Villanova’s College of Professional Studies offers a certificate in Information Systems designed to help you acquire information technology and technology management skills through a broad selection of coursework. (The Information Systems Certificate does not require an undergraduate degree.) read more
Villanova has designed the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Leadership Studies for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in business or liberal arts who wish to acquire a formal background in leadership. This program caters to individuals interested in securing careers in management as well as those who work in small businesses or are self-employed. read more
Villanova has designed the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Pre-Health Professions Science to provide a fundamental science education to students preparing to enroll in a health professional school or pursue a career in the health profession. read more
In addition to the above certificate programs, you may want to explore some of the following options: