ABOUT THE COLLEGE

Mission

The College of Professional Studies (CPS) provides an academically rigorous education to high achieving adults who are balancing educational and professional aspirations with life’s commitments.  

Grounded in the Augustinian mission and core values of Veritas, Unitas, and Caritas, CPS celebrates the diversity and creativity of all members of our academic community, and seeks to inspire global citizenship, professional excellence, and lifelong learning.

CPS embodies Villanova’s enduring commitment to provide access to academic excellence, and offers premier, relevant, and innovative programs, taught by an engaging faculty of scholars and practitioners.

Vision

  • We strive to provide a purposeful, transformative, and results-driven education for students at all stages of their lives.
  • We are committed to a supportive and collaborative educational experience. We want our students to feel empowered and emboldened.
  • We will be a preeminent hub for innovative professional programming.
  • Our curriculum is designed to be focused, responsive, and nimble, drawing inspiration from evolving workforce and career trends.

 

 

AT A GLANCE

4

DEGREES

5

CERTIFICATES

200+

FACULTY AND INDUSTRY PRACTITIONERS

30+

PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS/COURSES

10,000+

ENROLLMENTS ON CAMPUS AND ONLINE

100+

YEARS OF EDUCATING ADULT LEARNERS