Villanova University Online Programs

Today’s competitive workplace requires more than casual knowledge to succeed. True leaders must demonstrate mastery of their profession and an ongoing commitment to career development. Recession-proof yourself and get the skills you need with Villanova University’s comprehensive and convenient online certificate programs.

No university offers a broader selection of online courses from the most in-demand business disciplines. Led by award-winning professors who are experts in their fields, our certificate programs prepare you to earn industry-recognized certification, which can increase your salary by 16%!


Project Management

Project management is one of the business world’s most in-demand skill sets. It’s also among the fastest growing professional disciplines in North America. That’s because even the smallest project can benefit from project management processes such as planning, time and cost management, scope management, human resource management and communications management.


Six Sigma Certificate

Learn to improve processes and enhance results, while gaining valuable skills and credentials that can be applied immediately on the job. Combining the valuable techniques of Six Sigma and Lean into one comprehensive program, the Master Certificate in Six Sigma helps professionals produce extraordinary results for their organizations.


Contract Management

In today's increasingly competitive and fast-paced business environment, contract management plays a vital role in every organization. It's a critical discipline employed by both buyers and sellers who must manage customer and supplier expectations and relationships, control risk and cost, and contribute to organizational profitability and success. Villanova's contract management master certificates prepare you for industry certification, which can boost your income by 16 percent!


Business Analysis

Mounting pressure to improve business performance has driven professionals to understand all aspects of their company's operations. Now more than ever, it is essential to have an effective information system in place in order to ensure timely delivery of cost-effective products. Villanova University's online Business Analysis certificate program helps professionals determine business requirements that drive IT-related projects.


Information Systems Security

The protection of information systems is becoming increasingly complex, and demand for new and improved services in both the public and private sectors is intense. As enterprises re-invent their infrastructure to meet the demand, cyber-security threats pose a real danger. Villanova's IS Security certificate programs help professionals gain vital skills that can be used immediately to safeguard against security threats within critical information infrastructures.


Software Testing

Villanova University’s Software Testing program helps IT professionals, or those who want to transition into the software testing part of the IT field, become highly productive and effective testing professionals, managers and leaders. This program prepares professionals to earn industry-recognized certification from the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®).