Villanova University

Villanova University’s Professional Education Online offers many dynamic, online professional certificate programs that can make an impact in your career. Programs like Project Management, Six Sigma and Leadership can give you a competitive advantage in today’s global marketplace.


College of Professional Studies
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Vasey Hall, Room 104
Villanova, PA 19085


  • Contract Management (Certificate)
  • Finance & Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager (Certificate)
  • Human Resource Management (Certificate)
  • Lean Master Black Belt (Graduate Certificate)
  • Lean Six Sigma (Graduate Certificate)
  • Project Management (Certificate)
  • Six Sigma (Certificate)
  • Strategic Organizational Leadership (Certificate)

Villanova University provides students with the chance to gain the knowledge and skills needed to move up in the workplace. Based near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the school runs a series of online business-oriented degree and certificate programs.

Learners located near VU’s main campus can receive a Master’s degree in person, although the certificates and professional courses are only available online. No matter the subject, the non-profit private research school’s faculty teaches the courses.

Programs & Courses


  • Human Resources
  • Marketing

Computer and Information Technology

  • Computer Systems Technician
  • Cyber Security

Campus Locations

Villanova Professional Education Programs 800 E. Lancaster Ave, Villanova, PA 19085

Financial Aid Services

There are several ways for students to pay for courses, depending on the program. For learners enrolled in one of the Master’s degree programs at VU, federal and private loans are options. Corporate tuition assistance and cash are the only payment methods for certificates. The school offers discounts to companies that wish to have large groups register for certain classes.

Student Services

Support staff help students with every step of the process, from enrollment through graduation. Also, the school has a blog with plenty of resources on related subjects. VU even offers time management tips that learners may find helpful.

Career Services

Students living near VU’s campus may visit the school’s fully-staffed career center. Employers contact them for information on top prospects, recruiting recent graduates. Professional development events take place several times a year.

Veteran and Military Services

The university also offers discounted tuition to active-duty military, veterans, and spouses. VU also accepts VA education benefits for both the Master’s program and the graduate certificates.

Alumni Services

The college’s campus has an alumni association. The group plans reunions and other events. Graduates serve as VU ambassadors, reaching out to future students. In addition, company partners give alums price cuts on things like hotel stays and insurance.