Online Degrees and Programs

CPS Online Programs

Created for the adult whose busy life requires a flexible schedule, CPS offers undergraduate degree completion programs and professional non-credit certificates in different modalities. There are degree options on-campus, in hybrid formats and entirely online. Professional non-credit certificates are offered on-campus, online and can be customized for corporations to meet their unique needs.

Designed for the busiest of professionals, the 100% online programs can be completed from anywhere in the world where there is access to the internet. Ideal for those with careers requiring consistent travel or for those with multiple competing priorities on their time, these programs provide the most flexible learning experience. All degrees and certificates are developed and taught by Villanova faculty, several of whom teach in our on-campus programs, which helps to ensure the same high quality education and academic excellence is maintained across all modalities.

Online Non-Credit Professional Certificate Programs

Villanova University offers innovative, fully online, non-credit certificate programs for working professionals. Led by industry practitioners who are experts in their fields, many of our certificate programs help to prepare you to earn professional certifications.

Inclusive of live, virtual weekly sessions, our instructors weave current events and real world examples into the classroom experience in real-time. Our student population is representative of a wide range of industries and includes leaders from top organizations providing an excellent opportunity to learn from and network with your peers.


Online Bachelor's Degrees

Villanova University offers three fully online bachelor’s degree programs specifically designed for working professionals who have some college experience.

BA, with a major in Leadership Studies

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, with a major in Public Service and Administration

Exclusively online, 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. 


*To be eligible to apply to any of these programs, you must have successfully completed a minimum of 15 college credits from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning. 



Contact Information

Villanova University
College of Professional Studies
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Vasey Hall, Room 104
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610-519-4300
Fax:     610-519-7910

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