Chart your course to reach your educational and professional goals.

The College of Professional Studies offers a variety of pathways to enrich your life, enhance your value in the workplace and pursue new careers. Join a diverse community of adult learners who desire a transformative and flexible educational experience.

Bachelor's Degrees, Associate's Degree & Certificates

Explore undergraduate degrees and credit-bearing certificates that prepare students to make an impact in the workplace.

Individual Courses,
High School & Visiting Students

Take an individual course, enroll in our high school program, or take courses as a visiting student.


Professional Education

Discover 30+ industry-demanded non-credit programs and courses that enable professionals to build expertise in a subject area and/or prepare to earn a certification.

Corporate Training

Deliver customized, strategic workforce education and professional development solutions to your organization.


Summer Sessions

Make the most of your summer at Villanova. Open to current VU students, visitors and special courses for high school students.

Senior Citizen Personal Enrichment

Individuals age 65+ can enroll in select undergraduate classes.



Addiction Studies Individual Courses

creativity and coping

There is a critical need for substance abuse and addictions counselors! Become a part of the solution through Villanova's Addiction Studies program with 13 courses that can be applied to a variety of Pennsylvania Certification Board (PCB) certifications.


VIISTA — Villanova Interdisciplinary Immigration Studies Training for Advocates


A new, 100% online interdisciplinary educational program that trains students to become immigrant advocates ready to serve migrants and refugees. Applications are being accepted for Fall 2020.


SHRM Exam Prep

shrm exam prep

Prep for the SHRM-CP/SCP with expert Villanova instructors who help their students pass the SHRM certification exams at a higher rate than the national average. Multiple course locations and dates, and hybrid formats are being offered this fall.