Villanova's College of Professional Studies offers a robust suite of professional education programs and courses.

These non-credit bearing certificate programs and individual courses provide professionals with immediately applicable skills and knowledge in areas that are highly demanded by industry.

Built to align with national organizations and/or certifying bodies, Villanova's professional education program certificates are respected by organizations throughout the Philadelphia region and across the nation. Courses are offered both on campus and online in a variety of subjects.  

Students have the choice of enrolling in courses or full certificate programs, but should check any potential restrictions if they are receiving educational benefits from a government, corporation or other entity. In addition, they must meet any prerequisite requirements. If you are a Veteran or Military-connected student, please visit this page to learn about our flexible options and assistance.




College of Professional Studies

800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Vasey Hall, Room 103
Villanova, PA 19085

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Important Notices 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


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Enhance your resume.

Professional education classes enable you to add new skills, expertise, or credentials to your resume and make you even more valuable to your employer.

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Expand your professional network.

Communicating and building relationships with your classmates and instructors can open new doors in your career.

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Learn from industry experts.

All programs are taught by instructors who have worked or who are currently working in the field, and who are able to share practical applications and real world examples of topics in the course.