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GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES

 

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at is an ideal place to pursue your graduate education. Program offerings in the humanities, social sciences, mathematics and sciences include more than 20 master's degrees, more than 40 graduate certificates, and PhD programs in Philosophy and Theology. While many of our programs are fully on-campus, online and hybrid options are available in some programs. Take the next step in your career with a graduate degree or certificate from Villanova!

YOUR PASSION. YOUR FUTURE.

Visit Villanova to learn more about what Graduate Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer you! Schedule a campus tour, attend an open house or join us for an online information session.

The graduate programs seek to integrate general education, cultural improvement, and professional excellence. The aims of these programs are:

  • To extend and deepen knowledge by scholarly research;
  • To assist those who wish to secure specialized training in order to improve their occupational competency;
  • To supply the need of advanced training for special purposes, especially in the fields of teaching and other human services;
  • To offer the graduate students the opportunity to join with the faculty of the University in the common pursuit of learning wherein the students are encouraged to develop according to their individual capacities and to learn to live and work together in a community of scholars.

Office of Graduate Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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The Office of Graduate Studies offers a multitude of ways to get acquainted with Villanova! From personal tours to events such as Open House and virtual information sessions, we have options to fit your schedule. Plan your visit today!

NEWS AND EVENTS

Villanova Theatre alumna Taahira Davis 鈥23 MA in front of Shakespeare's home

Prestigious Oxford Summer Program Lays Groundwork for Villanova Theatre Graduate鈥檚 Acting Career

This past summer, Villanova Theatre alumna Taahira Davis 鈥23 MA participated in the prestigious British American Drama Academy (BADA) Midsummer Program at the historic Magdalen College at the University of Oxford. The BADA program runs in association with the David Geffen School of Drama at Yale University. The program is designed for committed actors and focuses on classical theatre craft with an emphasis on Shakespeare. Its faculty consists of leading British theatre practitioners and faculty from top American graduate programs.

MARCH 8, 2024

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Villanova MPA students Allie Garrett, Julia Alves, Nika Kirillova and Ana Valentina Wey competed in the New York region at Metropolitan College of New York.

Ethical Leadership Drives MPA Students鈥 Success at NASPAA Simulation Competition

The mission of the 澳门二分彩 Master of Public Administration program is to provide graduates the knowledge, values, skills and practices to be ethical, intelligent, inclusive and creative leaders in the field of public service. These qualities were on display at the 2024 Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) Student Simulation Competition this March as five Villanova MPA students competed in the regional competitions, with one student taking home a first-place finish in the Virginia region at Old Dominion University.

APRIL 30, 2024

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From left: Eddie Ester, PhD, '06 MS; Charles Folk, PhD; Joshua Hicks, PhD, '03 MS; Deborah Kendzierski, PhD; Pamela Blewitt, PhD; Page Anderson, PhD, '93 MS; Thomas Toppino, PhD; and Amy Moors, PhD, '09 MS

Psychology Colloquium Highlights Diverse Careers and Research Interests of Graduate Program Alumni

On April 5, the 澳门二分彩 Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences hosted a special colloquium that featured presentations from four alumni from the master's program in Psychology. This daylong event in a packed Dougherty Hall East Lounge showcased the diverse research interests of successful alumni and was made more notable by the presence of each presenter's faculty thesis mentors, all of whom are recently retired or are retiring this year.

APRIL 25, 2024

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Villanova 2024 3MT winners Lorina Holterhoff, Claire Jones and Yen Leng Chong

Biology, Environmental Science Students Take Top Spots at Villanova Three Minute Thesis Competition

Villanova graduate Biology student Claire Jones took first place, and graduate Environmental Science student Lorina Holterhoff took second place at the University's Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT) on March 15 in the Mullen Center for the Performing Arts. Jones, whose presentation 鈥淗ow do chickadees communicate about the presence and absence of food?,鈥 was rated the highest by a panel of faculty judges, advances to the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools regional 3MT competition on April 26.

MARCH 25, 2024

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AT A GLANCE

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PHD PROGRAMS IN PHILOSOPHY AND THEOLOGY

  

24

MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMS

     

43

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

  

25

SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS AWARDED EACH YEAR

  

60+

STUDENTS PRESENT AT ACADEMIC CONFERENCES EACH YEAR

  

1,300+

GRADUATE STUDENTS IN THE COLLEGE

  

GRADUATE RESOURCES