Our students value the study and practice of theology and ministry and seek to enrich their personal, professional and intellectual lives in the midst of likeminded women and men. Some have recently completed an undergraduate or a graduate degree in theological or non-theological fields of inquiry. Others are professionals interested in a career change. Some wish to earn a certificate, others a terminal master's degree. Some pursue further academic work, again others seek a career in secondary school education or ministerial leadership.
Graduate students in theology may use the university’s wide range of resources, facilities and organizations that support and enhance students’ academic success and extracurricular experience at Villanova. The Villanova ID or “Wildcard” is all that is needed for access to these services.
As a student at Villanova University, and then as an alumnus or alumnae, you have access to the university’s wide range of resources, facilities and organizations, assistance with applying for research support and fellowships, professional guidance from an award-winning Career Center, and membership in a vast network of Villanovans across the nation and around the globe.
Our graduates are admitted to leading doctoral programs in the U.S. and in Europe, including:
Our employment record reflects the quality of our students and faculty. Our graduates are
Villanova University is located in a suburban town less than twelve miles from the city of Philadelphia. The campus is easily accessible by train, car, or regional public transportation. The region is home to nearly 90 colleges, universities and other higher-education institutions, with a full-time student population of over 230,000. New York City and Washington, DC are only a few hours away.