Villanova's College of Professional Studies (CPS) offers a robust suite of non-credit professional programs that provide professionals with immediately applicable skills and knowledge in areas that are highly demanded by industry.
Time-tested and built in partnership with national organizations and/or certifying bodies, a non-credit professional program certificate from Villanova is respected by organizations throughout the greater Philadelphia region and beyond. Courses are offered on the Villanova campus and at other convenient locations, as well as corporate sites upon request.
Enhance your resume. Professional education classes enable you to add new skills, expertise, or credentials to your resume and make you even more valuable to your employer. They can also provide career-changers a solid foundation of knowledge to successfully transition into a new industry.
Expand your professional network! Communicating and building relationships with your classmates and instructors can open new doors in your career.
Learn from experienced industry experts. All programs are taught by instructors who have worked or currently work in the field, and who are able to share with you practical applications and real world examples of topics in the course.
Certification as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) is an advanced certificate for those currently working in the counseling field. Earning CADC enhances a counselor's knowledge base by learning targeted counseling techniques for substance abusers. read more
A comprehensive overview of the technical areas of automation from both a systems and security perspective. read more
The IMA’s Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Certificate Program offered by Villanova University College of Professional Studies (CPS) addresses the needs of managerial finance and accounting professionals as they meet the challenges of the new corporate accounting environment. read more
Drones have exploded in popularity over the past few years, and drone usage in business is exponentially growing. The Business of Drones will focus on the value of drone use in commercial drone operations. read more
Villanova University's English as a Second Language program was established to assist those for whom English is a second language. The goals of the program are to increase English language fluency and individual confidence in listening, speaking and writing. read more
The must-have credential for all facility management professionals and industry suppliers. Course teaches the core topics of facility management. Enhance your knowledge, gain recognition and earn a competitive advantage. read more
The Villanova University Principles of Fundraising certificate provides students with the tools and data driven solutions for their development needs. Through this course students develop a portfolio of strategies and skills to implement goal setting, strategic outreach and communication with donors. read more
For more than 20 years, Villanova University has met the needs of HR professionals in various stages of their careers and developed the region's premier center of excellence for Human Resource study and certification. read more
Our ABA-approved, flexible full-time day or part-time evening program options provide students with the education to pursue their professional goals. Experienced instructors, along with an extensive network of regional law offices and a thriving alumni network, ensures student success upon completion of the program. read more
Villanova University’s PayTrain Level 1 and PayTrain Level 2 courses are designed to increase your payroll knowledge. read more
Through the Villanova University Project Management programs students learn the tools and techniques to breakdown an overwhelming work load into manageable elements resulting in measurable growth, economic value added and employee satisfaction and retention. read more
The Recovery Specialist (CRS) certificate program is ideal for individuals who are interested in becoming peer professionals trained to help others move through the recovery process. read more
Today's businesses are heavily investing in quality improvement initiatives so that they can be leaner and more cost efficient. Waste has been a significant issue in the past for many industries, and methods like Six Sigma have dramatically reduced waste and increased output. read more
Establish yourself as a globally recognized supply chain expert by earning the Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designation. Ensure you're prepared with Villanova University's Supply Chain Management course, designed for CSCP credential candidates. Expand your knowledge and practical approaches to global end-to-end supply chain that are critical for career success. read more
For all FM and like-minded professionals with an interest in advancing the practice of sustainability throughout the building life cycle. Gain recognition for your expertise in sustainable FM practices while impacting your organization's triple bottom line. Enhance your capability with sustainability FM knowledge and practices. read more
A variety of technology programs are under development at CPS.