Professional Non-Credit Certificate Programs

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. Earn a certificate from Villanova and elevate yourself in the business world.

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.

*Online Learning

Villanova University partners with Bisk Education to offer a wide variety of online certificate programs. If you are interested in earning a certificate in an online format, visit www.villanovau.com.

 

  • Popular Villanova Professor Seamlessly Combines Business Experience with Teaching Approach

    In Rick Anthony’s professional life, he’s often called the “Connector” because of his extensive network which has benefitted hundreds of people, including many of his students. “I’ve just been on the planet a long time,” he quips. Founder and Managing Director of The Anthony Group, Inc., a management consulting firm, and founder of The Entrepreneurs Network, a venue for early stage ventures and angel investors, Anthony is also a published author, TV host and successful entrepreneur. read more

  • CPS Adjunct Faculty Member and “HR Person of the Year” Talks About the Industry and Gives Sage Advice to Professionals

    July 23, 2015 -Douglas Allen, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, an adjunct faculty member for the HR certificate programs for over 23 years, received a prestigious award at the 2015 SHRM Awards. Allen, the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Cooper Health System, was named “HR Person of the Year,” a significant and widely respected accomplishment within the human resources community. read more

  • CPS Students Teach Introductory Computer Science to Middle School Tech Club

    June 5, 2015 - As part of an independent study course, several students from the College of Professional Studies traveled to a technology club at Julia De Burgas Middle School in North Philadelphia to mentor and teach over twenty students introductory computer science skills. read more

  • Successful Launch of Online Degree

    This spring, The College of Professional Studies (CPS) welcomed our first class of online part-time undergraduate students. The inaugural class of the online undergraduate degree is an important and exciting step forward for CPS, and an opportunity for adults around the country—with commitments such as careers and families—to complete their degree through Villanova University. read more

  • Paralegal Grad Published

    April 27, 2015 - Gailynne Ferguson earned her Paralegal certificate from Villanova University in 2006, and the certification has influenced her career in a multitude of ways since that time. read more

  • CPS Founding Dean Appointed

  • Foundations and Prep for Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Begins: Villanova Location
    9/3/2015
  • Labor Day-No classes
    9/7/2015
  • Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis Begins
    9/9/2015
  • Professional Human Resource Management Begins
    9/9/2015
  • St. Thomas of Villanova Celebration
    9/10/2015 – 9/13/2015
  • Treasury Management Begins
    9/10/2015
  • Certified Internal Auditor Part 1: Internal Audit Basics Begins
    9/12/2015
  • Principles of Fundraising
    9/14/2015
  • PayTrain Mastery Begins
    9/15/2015
  • Supply Chain Management Begins
    9/15/2015
  • Certified Management Accountant Part 1: Financial Planning, Performance and Control Begins
    9/16/2015
  • Facility Management Professional Credential Begins
    9/18/2015
  • English as a Second Language Begins
    9/22/2015
  • Foundations and Prep for Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Begins: Philadelphia Navy Yard Location
    10/3/2015
  • Certified Internal Auditor Part 2: Internal Audit Practice Begins
    10/10/2015
  • Sustainability Facility Professional Credential Begins
    10/10/2015
  • Graduate & Adult Education Open House
    10/20/2015
  • Essentials of Human Resource Management Begins
    11/7/2015
  • Prep for Certified Associate in Project Management Credential Examination Begins
    11/7/2015
  • Certified Internal Auditor Part 3: Internal Audit Knowledge Begins
    11/14/2015

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