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Earn Your Master Certificate, Graduate Degree or Undergraduate Degree Online!

Today's competitive workplace requires more than casual knowledge to succeed. True leaders must demonstrate mastery of their profession and a commitment to continuous improvement. Villanova University empowers working professionals to hone their expertise and advance their careers with its comprehensive and convenient certificate programs, a newly online Master of Public Administration degree and a Master of Science in Human Resource Development. Villanova is proud to now also make its RN to BSN program available online. All of these programs enable you to download MP4 video lectures and view them anywhere using your iPhone, iPod or other video-enabled mobile device!

Master Certificate Programs Online

No university offers a broader selection of not-for-credit* 100% online courses from today's most in-demand professional disciplines. From Lean Six Sigma to Leadership, Villanova's three-course master certificate programs help you develop today's most sought-after skills. As a leader in process efficiency training, Villanova introduces a new Master Certificate in Business Process Management (BPM). A natural fit in the process efficiency family of Six Sigma, project management and business analysis, BPM provides a comprehensive management approach to the processes of the entire organization. Choose from:

Graduate Degree Programs Online

In addition to its popular certificate programs, Villanova is leveraging University Alliance's proven e-learning technology to bring you world-class degree programs in some of today's most dynamic industries. Professionals everywhere can now access a superior education from the same acclaimed professors who teach on campus – and earn the same degree as Villanova's ground-based students. Applications are now being accepted for classes.

Undergraduate Degree Programs Online – NEW!

Villanova is proud to introduce a new undergraduate program online – the renowned RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing). With this newly online program, nursing students everywhere can earn the same respected credential offered on campus through our College of Nursing – designated a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing (NLN). Courses feature the same accomplished professors who teach in the ground-based classroom. Applications for enrollment are now being accepted.

Why Choose Villanova?

Discover why Villanova University is recognized worldwide as a leader in online professional education:

Top Quality

Led by award-winning professors who are experts in their fields, our certificate programs prepare you to earn industry-recognized certification, which can significantly boost your salary! Additionally, our graduate degree programs are respected throughout the nation for their comprehensive curriculum, accomplished faculty and successful graduates. The Master's in Human Resource Development program was established more than 30 years ago, and our newly online Master of Public Administration degree is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).

Unmatched Experience

We know how to develop and deliver online education better than anyone. With tens of thousands of enrollments, including leaders from top organizations, our programs have earned a reputation for excellence – making us the worldwide leader in professional education online. For over 20 years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Villanova University as the #1 Master's University in the Northern Region. We also know how to build a successful sports program. In 2009 the Wildcats football team took the national title in the Football Championship Subdivision – just one of our many impressive achievements in athletics.

The Rewards You Deserve

Earning your certificate or degree online is the surest, fastest way to gain professional expertise and valuable skills you can use right away. It's also a great way to increase your salary potential, ensure career mobility and stand out from your competition. Best of all, no classroom attendance is required! That means you can complete your coursework at home or on the road, on your own time – and still reap the many rewards you want and deserve.

Spotlight on Programs

Villanova's online certificate courses have been adopted by corporations, government agencies and the U.S. Military as a cost-effective training solution. Learn more:


Organizations have virtually unlimited customization options for corporate training programs, and can take advantage of exclusive group pricing. Call today to schedule a free needs assessment. 800-280-9895.
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Through Villanova's partnership with the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), government employees enjoy exclusive savings on master certificates and individual courses. For details, call 800-959-6138.
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Villanova is committed to helping servicemembers and veterans achieve their academic goals. To learn about exclusive military pricing, military education benefits and clock hours, call 800-983-6484.
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* The university's online certificate courses are not part of a formal degree program, and as such do not earn credit hours from Villanova.