Tradition. Academic Excellence. Online Convenience.
Ranked the #1 Regional University in the North by U.S. News & World Report for more than 20 years, Villanova University offers 100% online certificate programs, master’s degree and undergraduate programs.
Villanova University - accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, AACSB International. The College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission of the Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)& the Master of Public Administration program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).
The Nation’s Largest Provider of Online Executive Education
Villanova empowers professionals with essential skills and in-depth knowledge through convenient, video-based e-learning.
Master Certificate Programs Online
Villanova’s three-course, not for credit* master certificate programs help you develop today’s most sought-after skills and prepare for industry-recognized certifications.
Villanova’s certificate programs include highly desired disciplines such as Six Sigma, Project Management, Contract Management, and many more!
Graduate Degree Programs Online
Villanova University offers acclaimed graduate degrees 100% online. Learn from the same esteemed professors and earn the same degree as Villanova’s campus-based students.
- Master of Public Administration (MPA)
- Master of Science in Human Resource Development (MSHRD)
Whether you’re managing a municipal department, serving in the military or are looking to move into the public domain, an MPA degree can help take your career to new heights. Enroll in Villanova’s 100% online MPA program!
Villanova’s master's degree in HR Development provides you with advanced knowledge in core human resource competencies that can lead to many employment and advancement opportunities. Earn your industry-recognized Master's Degree in HR Development at your pace, on your schedule, 100% online
Undergraduate RN to BSN Degree Program Online
Position yourself for greater advancement with a BSN degree from Villanova University’s College of Nursing – designated a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing. *All courses are conducted 100% online. Clinical experiences must be completed at the student’s place of employment or another nearby health facility.
*The university’s online certificate courses are not part of a formal degree program, and as such do not earn credit hours from Villanova.
Have You Heard?
Just to give you an idea of how Villanova University’s students feel about the online certificate programs and degree programs, here’s what they have to say:
“I am the new production planner and quality trainer for Service Wire Co. My boss told me that the Villanova program is really what put me above the other candidates!”
– Darrell Ashworth, Service Wire Co.
“I found the combination of the streaming video and workbook to be just what I needed to maintain focus. The lectures were easy to understand and the presentation well done by the teaching staff.”
– William J. Conrad, The Boeing Company
“Villanova has allowed me to come into my own as a professional and leader in the field of nursing. I knew that obtaining my BSN would open doors but I never expected so many, so soon.”
– Hanna Eldredge, Villanova RN to BSN student
“I learned far more than I expected. The educators were excellent and the format of the program was excellent as well. The materials that were provided will be a lasting resource for me.”
– Jane DeLue, Deluxe Corporation
“Attending Villanova for my master’s degree (in HRD) was one of the best professional decisions I ever made. I found the program rigorous and rewarding. The faculty offered current and comprehensive industry knowledge. The core curriculum was grounded in the business of human resources … The course designs complemented the subject matter, and there was an appropriate balance of individual and group projects. The support of both faculty and students contributed to my success in the program. I highly recommend Villanova’s (HRD) program.””
– Mary Gill, Lippincott, Williams &Wilkins
“I passed the PMP® exam! My PMP Exam Prep class did a great job helping me prepare. I may use other classes in the future to earn the PDUs (professional development units) needed to maintain my certification, as well as to possibly get another certification.”
– David Pilch, MA, PMP, Arlington, VA
Now it’s your turn to empower yourself with prestigious new credentials from #1 Ranked Villanova University!