You may apply to enroll in up to two (2) graduate level courses without applying to a graduate program. Applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate universities attended. Unofficial transcripts from U.S. schools are acceptable for application review and may be uploaded in the online application.

  2. Course Registration Form (accessible upon starting the online application)

  3. Complete online application by hitting 'Submit' as the final step.
  1. Transcripts - Applicants must submit official university/college transcripts bearing the seal of the institution and the signature of the Registrar. These transcripts must be sent directly by mail from your Registrar's Office. Transcripts are required for all previous undergraduate (and graduate where applicable) education. Transcripts should be sent to: COE Graduate Programs Office, Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Drosdick Hall 309, Villanova, PA 19085

  2. Official TOEFL or IELTS Scores sent directly from testing centers. Photo copies are not accepted. Waived if applicant has a degree from a college/university in the U.S.

  3. Complete online application by hitting 'Submit' as the final step.


August 1 - Fall deadline for all applicants

December 1 - Spring deadline for all applicants

Important Notices for for Distance Education Students

The following includes important information for students participating in online courses, online programs and/or on-ground clinicals or practicums while physically located outside of Pennsylvania.

Read the Notices for Distance Education Students