Graduate Liberal Arts and Sciences

Remote Operations

Graduate Studies will be working remotely as the University responds to the global outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Staff members can still be contacted via all regular communication channels. Applications to our graduate programs will continue to be processed and reviewed. Learn more about the University's action plan.

Please sign up for one of our upcoming Virtual Information Sessions to learn more about our graduate programs and the admission process.


Summer Courses Online

In Summer 2020, all courses—including those originally scheduled to be held in person and on campus—will now be offered online. This plan was developed in consultation with the Deans and faculty leadership. Read more about Summer 2020 online courses.


Graduate Studies Overview

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Villanova University is an ideal place to pursue your graduate education. Program offerings in the humanities, social sciences, mathematics and sciences include more than 20 master's degrees, more than 40 graduate certificates, and PhD programs in Philosophy and Theology.

Visit Villanova to learn more about what Graduate Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer you! Schedule a campus tour, attend an on-campus open house or join us for an online information session.

Objectives: The graduate programs seek to integrate general education, cultural improvement, and professional excellence. The aims of these programs are:

  • To extend and deepen knowledge by scholarly research;
  • To assist those who wish to secure specialized training in order to improve their occupational competency;
  • To supply the need of advanced training for special purposes, especially in the fields of teaching and other human services;
  • To offer the graduate students the opportunity to join with the faculty of the University in the common pursuit of learning wherein the students are encouraged to develop according to their individual capacities and to learn to live and work together in a community of scholars.

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