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 100% online  certificate programs, Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree and Master of Science in Human Resource Development (MSHRD). Villanova’s newly online Bachelor of Arts in Media & Technology, Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies and Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in General Studies are tailored to the unique needs of working professionals. Villanova is proud to also make its RN to BSN program available with 100% online courses**. All of these programs enable you to download MP4 video lectures and view them anywhere using your mobile device!

NEW! Professional Certificate Program!  Be one of the FIRST to earn our Professional Certificate in:

Lean Project Management -Improve the quality of your projects by incorporating the waste reduction benefits of Lean! This program shares the secrets to leading improvement initiatives that can result in greater return on investment, sales, customer and employee satisfaction, market share and speed-to-market- and it garners you valuable professional development credentials. 

No university offers a broader selection of not-for-credit* 100% online courses from today's most in-demand professional disciplines. 

Choose from 13 disciplines including programs such as Lean Six Sigma, Project Management, IS Security, Leadership and many more. What’s more, many of the master certificate programs offer the option of focused study in areas such as healthcare, financial services and information technology. 

As a leader in professional education online, Villanova's three-course master certificate programs help you develop today's most sought-after skills. Learn more about the following disciplines:

Project Management
Six Sigma
Business and Law of Sports
Business Process Mgmt
Contract Management
IS Security
Business Analysis
Software Testing
IT Service Management/ITIL®
Business Intelligence
Human Resources
ROI Methodology
Leadership

Villanova University is leveraging proven e-learning technology to bring you world-class degree programs in some of today's most dynamic fields. Focused on the adult learner, Villanova continues to expand its online degree program offerings to provide professionals everywhere access to superior education from the same acclaimed professors who teach on campus - and earn the same degree as Villanova's ground-based students. 

NEWLY ONLINE! The College of Professional Studies – the first new college added to Villanova University in 50 years – builds on Villanova’s tradition of providing academically superior, comprehensive online education programs to the adult learner. Three newly online bachelor’s degrees – Bachelor of Arts in Media & Technology, Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies and Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in General Studies – optimized for working professionals will give you the skills and knowledge, as well as a respected degree, to position yourself for career advancement.

Villanova's College of Nursing is proud to offer its renowned Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN program) online. Nursing students can earn the same respected credential offered on campus with 100% online courses** through the College of Nursing undergraduate program - 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.

Our graduate degree programs are respected throughout the nation for their comprehensive curriculum, accomplished faculty and successful graduates. The Master of Science in Human Resource Development (MSHRD) program was established more than 30 years ago, and our Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). Applications for enrollment are now being accepted.

**All BSN courses are conducted 100% online. Clinical experience must be completed at the student's place of employment or another nearby health facility.