Villanova University

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Liberal Studies


Villanova University

800 E. Lancaster Avenue

Villanova, PA 19085

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Certificates: American Studies; Ancient Worlds; Peace and Justice Studies; Great Books, M.A. - Liberal Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

In Graduate Liberal Studies, you are free to investigate what truly interests you by tracing your own path through the humanities and social sciences. Through our program, you will develop multiple important skills for the modern workplace, including critical thinking and writing, adaptability, synthesis, and the ability to connect ideas and disciplines. Working with faculty mentors, you will create an individualized curriculum that combines foundational LST courses with other graduate courses in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Within Liberal Studies, there are also several graduate certificates available, including • American Studies • Ancient Worlds • Peace and Justice Studies • Great Books These certificates provide more structure if you prefer to follow a more defined path through a particular interdisciplinary subject area. An exciting world of interdisciplinary exploration awaits you – start the exploration today!


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

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 15- Certificate

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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