Villanova University

Villanova University

Top-ranked Villanova University is an ideal place to continue your education and work towards a graduate degree, complete your bachelor’s degree or pursue a non-credit professional certificate.

With more than 100 degree and certificate programs available across six colleges (the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering, the College of Professional Studies, the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing, the Villanova School of Business and the Charles Widger School of Law), you can achieve your educational goals and enhance your resume.

Passionate faculty, small class sizes, personal attention and convenient scheduling – in person and online – are enhanced by competitive pricing, graduate assistantships and scholarships. Learn more at



College of Engineering
Flexibility and academic reputation are the top two reasons students choose Villanova Engineering to pursue their graduate studies. Whether you’re interested in earning your graduate degree full time, part time, on campus or online, Villanova’s College of Engineering has an option to meet your needs.

  • 9 Masters of Science Programs, including Biochemical Engineering, Cybersecurity Engineering and Sustainable Engineering
  • 15+ Graduate Certificates
  • PhD Program
  • Sustainable Enterprise Executive Education & Development Program (SEED)


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Graduate studies at Villanova starts with passion. Our students’ drive to dive deeply into their disciplines combines with the hallmarks of a Villanova education—including outstanding, committed faculty and inclusive communities of scholars—to form a foundation for success wherever their journeys take them. At Villanova, graduate students build relationships with faculty mentors in a rigorous environment, learn with classmates who share their passion, and ultimately develop into experts in their fields. Students and faculty collaborate on cutting edge research and share their work at national and international conferences and in influential academic journals. Villanova graduate students are highly respected and prepared to take the next step in their academic or professional careers.

Graduate Programs: The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers a wide array of graduate programs, including more than 20 master’s degrees, more than 40 graduate certificates and PhDs in Philosophy and Theology. In addition, individuals who are eager to explore multiple disciplines will find that many of these programs can be combined. Classes are offered in the evenings for the convenience of working adults, and students can pursue their degrees or certificates on a full- or part-time basis. Several programs are available online or in a hybrid online/on-campus format.


College of Professional Studies
The College of Professional Studies provides an academically rigorous education to high achieving adults who are balancing educational and professional aspirations with life’s commitments. High-rigor, high-touch, high-flex and high-tech, CPS offers learners of all ages an academically challenging and collegiate educational experience that is transformative. CPS offers students a variety of pathways to enrich their lives, enhance their value in the workplace and pursue new careers.

Bachelor’s Degrees and Credit Bearing Certificates: Nearly 10 majors to choose from in our degree programs plus multiple certificate options. Available on campus, online and hybrid.

Professional Education: 30+ non-credit programs and courses offered on campus, online and hybrid.

Corporate Training: Custom course development for your organization taught by expert Villanova faculty.


Fitzpatrick College of Nursing
Villanova Nursing – a National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education – innovates and educates and builds nursing science that informs practice. Graduates are ready to care, research, teach, advocate and discover in a diverse society. They enhance a powerful, compassionate alumni network whose members serve the vulnerable, think globally and lead.

Bachelor’s Degrees:

  • Traditional 4-year BSN – combines academic excellence with a global perspective, expert faculty mentoring, leadership and research opportunities plus a values-oriented experience in our community of learners
  • Second Degree Accelerated BSN (BSNExpress) – 14-month second degree track for college graduates with a bachelor’s degree in another discipline who wish to embark on a career in Nursing


  • Nursing Education offers nurses the opportunity to combine their clinical experience with preparation for teaching nursing practice.
  • Adult-Gerontology, Family and Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner prepares nurse practitioners with extensive clinical practice and role preparation for advanced practice in their specialty. We place our students with their preceptors. Graduates have the option to continue in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program.

Post-Baccalaureate Nurse Anesthesia Doctor of Nursing Practice: prepares nurses with a sound base of theoretical knowledge and clinical experience in the practice of nurse anesthesia and professional leadership

Post-Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice for Nurse Executives and APRNs: practice-focused doctoral program designed to prepare students to lead innovation in nursing practice and health care

PhD: prepares nurses as teacher-scholars for academic careers in higher education

Continuing Education in Nursing and Health Care: offers a variety of valuable, practical courses to meet clinical and administrative needs.


Villanova School of Business
The Villanova School of Business provides a world-class business education with undergraduate programs, graduate programs and executive education. Renowned faculty blend formal business training with real-world application to deliver an innovative and rigorous curriculum. By bridging theory and practice, VSB helps students to develop into creative problem solvers who become ethical, influential leaders who know how to grow, analyze and protect business value.

MBA and Specialized Masters Programs: From specialized masters in high growth areas like analytics to our part-time MBA and 19-month Executive MBA, VSB’s graduate business programs are designed to support working professionals at every stage of their career.


Villanova University Graduate Tax Program
Villanova University’s Graduate Tax Program—designed for legal, accounting and business professionals—offers students a learning experience few schools can match. Conducted jointly by the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and the Villanova School of Business, lawyers and tax professionals learn with and from each other in integrated classes that allow for in-depth, interdisciplinary examinations of tax principles and policies.

Program offerings: Master of Laws in Taxation (LLM) or Master of Taxation (MT)

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Villanova University

800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova PA 19085

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Cheryl Wert
Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 610.519.5633

Christina Katsapis
Manager, College Partnerships
Phone: 610-519-4569

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