Villanova University

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Human Resource Development


800 E Lancaster Ave

Villanova, PA 19085

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Pre-Masters Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Development Post-Masters Certificate in Advanced HR Applications

Format: Online

Program Description:

The comprehensive Human Resource Development program provides students with a fundamental understanding of critical concepts in the field of Human Resources. Courses create a practical environment, permitting students opportunities to perform activities that practitioners encounter daily. Students not only increase their knowledge but also acquire specific strategic planning, analytical, and research skills. For those with no prior HR experience internship opportunities are available. The program also offers graduate assistantships and scholarships on a competitive basis. Graduates from our program have attained executive positions in Human Resources, as well as consulting and academic positions. Courses are primarily offered in the evenings. There also is the option to attend special one-credit weekend seminars. Villanova also offers a fully online program for HR professionals.


Villanova and its programs have received accreditation through the Middle States Association of Colleges and secondary Schools

International Student Requirements:

see web pages

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): see web pages USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

*Villanova University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required.

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