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800 Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA 19085
M.S. in HRD
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There are a wealth of support services available for graduate students, including: academic support services, health and wellness information, and ways to get involved listed in the additional support services link.
There are a variety of ways to get involved as a student in the HRD program and more broadly, as a graduate student at Villanova.
Here are some great opportunities for becoming active in the University and HRD community:
All students in the MS in Human Resource Development program must complete a Capstone Experience in order to complete their degree requirements: an examination (either a qualifying HR certification exam or the departmental written comprehensive exam), or an experiential project.
See below for information on qualifying examinations and the experiential project.
Degrees are conferred three times throughout the year: May, September, and December.
See below for information regarding when to apply for graduation, commencement weekend schedule, and other general graduation info.