Villanova's College of Professional Studies (CPS) offers a robust suite of professional education programs and courses that are non-credit bearing. These certificate programs and individual courses provide professionals with immediately applicable skills and knowledge in areas that are highly demanded by industry.
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Time-tested and built in partnership with national organizations and/or certifying bodies, Villanova's professional education program certificates are respected by organizations throughout the Philadelphia region and across the nation. Courses are offered both on campus and online in a variety of subjects.
Students have the choice of enrolling in courses or full certificate programs, but should check any potential restrictions if they are receiving educational benefits from a government, corporation or other entity. In addition, they must meet any prerequisite requirements.
CPS students enrolling in a professional education program and/or any individual course lasting 10 weeks or longer, may participate in a payment plan. Learn more.
CPS also partners with companies across the nation to provide a robust set of training solutions. We can deliver onsite, online or hybrid programs in the same of similar topical areas as our professional education programs below, customized to your unique institutional strategy and goals. Learn more.
Enhance your resume
Professional education classes enable you to add new skills, expertise, or credentials to your resume and make you even more valuable to your employer.
Expand your professional network
Communicating and building relationships with your classmates and instructors can open new doors in your career.
Learn from industry experts
All programs are taught by instructors who have worked or who are currently working in the field, and who are able to share practical applications and real world examples of topics in the course.