Villanova University offers three fully online bachelor’s degree programs specifically designed for working professionals who have some college experience, as well as one post-baccalaureate certificate for professionals who have already earned a bachelor's degree.
BA or BIS, with a major in Leadership
In this unique program offered online, on-campus and hybrid, you will delve into a variety of critical business areas, including managing change, organizational behavior, ethical leadership and management principles, which will help prepare you for career entry and advancement in many of today’s top industries.
BIS, with a major in General Studies
This program offered online, on-campus and in a hybrid format integrates applied studies (e.g., communications, management, computer science, and leadership) with arts and sciences. By exploring this broad spectrum of subjects, you will develop the critical thinking skills to succeed in both the private and public sector, including the military and government.
BA or BIS, with a major in Public Service and Administration
Offered online or in a hybrid format, the Public Service and Administration major expertly equips graduates for a career in public administration. The program focuses coursework on strategic planning, public policy and budgeting, leadership ethics, organizational effectiveness, and more. If you have a desire to spur positive organizational change, this degree is for you.
BIS with a major in Organizational Development and Management
Offered online or in a hybrid format, the Organizational Development and Management prepares you to be a strategic, ethical, effective, and innovative leader in corporations and communities. In your coursework, you will identify and analyze the impacts of individual and group behavior on organizational processes and outcomes, as well as analyze decision-making processes required in complex business organizations. This degree also delivers the tools, techniques, and methodologies of process improvement.
BIS with a major in Entrepreneurship
Offered online or in a hybrid format, the Entrepreneurship major prepares students to expand their knowledge, develop their skills, and convert their ideas into tangible products and organizations that can positively impact society and promote the common good. Guided by the values of curiosity, resiliency, collaboration, and creativity, this major is focused on helping students develop a habit of mind oriented towards innovation and entrepreneurship that is applicable to both work and life.
BIS with a major in Human Resource Management
Offered online or in a hybrid format, and available as a major and minor within the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies is a Human Resource Management program of study. Created in partnership between the College of Professional Studies and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Master's in Human Resource Development program, this major provides a framework for the application of human resource principles that can be applied in a broad range of organizational settings.
Offered online, on campus and in a hybrid format, the Leadership Certificate is designed for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in business or liberal arts who wish to acquire a formal background in leadership.