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Online and On-Campus Programs and Courses
Welcome Federal Government Employees!
Villanova University prepares students to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them.
Villanova University offers a wide variety of online and on campus rigorous academic programs for high achieving learners balancing educational and professional aspirations with life’s commitments. Whether you’re looking to gain new professional skills or advance your career, we provide the flexible education to help you get ahead in today’s increasingly competitive global market.
Active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members and Reservists, veterans, spouses and dependents are eligible to receive 15% savings per professional certificate course (upon verification of military status). These savings only apply to the professional education certificates listed on this webpage.
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City Management Graduate Certificate
Nonprofit Management Graduate Certificate
Public Administration Graduate Certificate
Note: Graduate Certificates are also offered as a specialization to the full graduate degree.
Immigration Studies Training for Advocates
Learning Design and Technology
SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Preparation*
SHRM Essentials of Human Resources*
Supply Chain Management (CSCP)
*Denotes an in-person program/course
**Denotes a program available online or in person
Fast Facts for Federal Government Employees
ENROLLMENTS ON CAMPUS AND ONLINE
YEARS OF EDUCATING ADULT LEARNERS
TUITION REDUCTION ON GRADUATE PROGRAMS LISTED ABOVE
TUITION REDUCTION ON PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS LISTED ABOVE
FACULTY AND INDUSTRY PRACTITIONERS TEACHING
Villanova University is widely recognized as a leader in online and on campus graduate degrees and certificates, as well as professional education, with thousands of enrollments and unparalleled academic and technical support. Located on a beautiful campus in Villanova, Pennsylvania (just outside of Philadelphia), Villanova is a traditional, fully accredited university offering bachelor’s, graduate and doctoral degrees. The University has an outstanding full-time faculty of more than 650, along with hundreds of fully credentialed and experienced part-time faculty. To date, more than 125,000 alumni have graduated from Villanova.
Villanova University faculty bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience to instructional development and delivery. Their expertise and interactive teaching methods create a dynamic experience whether in person or online. For online programs, our faculty use a proven combination of “virtual classroom” collaboration tools, online instructor-led discussions and streaming video.
Professional Education Certificates
In today’s hyper-competitive job market, continuing your education and earning professional certificates and/or certifications can help put you on the road toward success. Villanova University offers a variety of dynamic, online and in person certificate programs designed to do just that. Whether you’re looking to make an impact within an organization or a community, Villanova can help you achieve your goals. Through Villanova’s many professional education offerings, you can arm yourself with new skills and advanced industry knowledge that may align with many industry-recognized certifications.
What Students Are Saying
Master of Public Administration, Class of 2019
"The personal connections, mentorship and depth of learning beyond the classroom were the unexpected benefits from Villanova’s MPA program."
MS in Human Resource Development, Class of 2019
"I don’t know if anyone ever masters HR, but I know I’m a stronger leader and a stronger HR business partner because of my experience in this program."
Certificate in Lean Six Sigma, Class of 2019
"I wanted to be able to lead improvement initiatives and help teach and guide teams to continue to improve on their own."
Master of Public Administration, Class of 2017
"My professional and personal growth confirms that I made the best choice in choosing Villanova."