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Fuel your passion and jumpstart your academic or professional career in the STEM fields with a master's degree or graduate certificate from Villanova University! Villanova offers rigorous, flexible and relevant programs to help you take your next step in your career. Scroll through our programs in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Applied Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Software Engineering and Health Informatics to discover where your passion will lead you!


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Applied Statistics

In today's data-driven world, the need for talented statisticians has never been higher. To that end, we've built our Master of Science in Applied Statistics around a core of essential courses and specialized electives.

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Mathematics plays an essential part in every area of modern technology. Choose from a flexible Master of Arts in Mathematics or a number of practical graduate certificates to advance your career!

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When you join our Biology Department, you join a community of scholarship and research in numerous biological fields. Choose from an MA or MS in Biology, as well as number of graduate certificates.

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Whether you are looking to advance to a top PhD program or working to move up in the region's robust chemical and pharmaceutical industries, our Master of Science in Chemistry will prepare you for success.

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Environmental Science

Understand the complex interactions between people and the environment through our Master's in Environmental Science. Our program will enable you to both identify environmental issues and design solutions.

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Computer Science

Prepare for a career as a computing professional through our Master's in Computer Science. You will gain expertise in applied and basic computing through courses in computer systems, theory, languages and algorithms.

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Software Engineering

Gain the practical knowledge and experience needed to specify, design, develop and maintain today's software systems with our rigorous, flexible and relevant Master of Science in Software Engineering.

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Health Informatics - Online Certificate

Demand for computing professionals in the health care industry has never been higher - and job prospects have never been better. Launch your career with our new fully online Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics.