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Villanova University prepares students to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them.
Ranked among the top national universities according to U.S. News & World Report
Classes are taught by faculty who are active practitioners in their fields and use real-world scenarios for student’s practical application
Weekly live virtual classes provide real-time feedback and encourage peer-to-peer learning that can help expand professional networks
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Lean Six Sigma
Inclusion and Diversity Strategy
Learn to improve quality and enhance bottom-line results, while gaining the knowledge and skills to lead projects and apply Lean and Six Sigma tools to address business problems.
Students will study cultural competence, equity, & social justice along with how to measure the effectiveness of inclusion and diversity initiatives in their organization.
The Inclusion & Diversity Strategy Graduate Certificate prepares students to support and lead strategic inclusion and diversity efforts in a variety of organizational settings.
Courses can help prepare you for Villanova certifications such as Six Sigma Green Belt, Lean Sensei, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt or Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.
Gain knowledge of values, roles, skills and practices that can help you prepare to become an ethical, intelligent, inclusive and creative leader in public service.
Gain the project management technical skills to execute successful projects, and the soft skills to communicate effectively, manage conflict and gain project support.
Ideal students include professionals with a few years of experience in the public, nonprofit, military or private sectors who aspire to gain the knowledge and skills required to excel within a public service role.
The PMP® Exam Preparation course, an elective option, can help prepare you for the PMP® or CAPM® certification exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Courses are taught by Villanova University faculty who are active practitioners in their fields and bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience to the online classroom. Interactive virtual classes encourage peer-to-peer learning and can help students expand their professional networks.
Villanova University’s College of Professional Studies offers many certificate programs that give you the opportunity to earn or prepare for industry-recognized certifications. Earning a certification offers you the chance to enhance your resume and validate your knowledge of the core concepts of the associated field of study.
What Online Students and Faculty Are Saying
The personal connections, mentorship and depth of learning beyond the classroom were the unexpected benefits from Villanova’s MPA program.”
The biggest value differentiators for the students are Villanova University’s reputation of academic excellence and the quality and experience of the instructors.”
Master of Public Administration, Class of 2019
Professor of the Practice, Villanova College of Professional Studies
Who Is Bisk?
Bisk partners with leading institutions to deliver online degree and certificate programs to learners around the world. We are not an academic institution. We provide the resources, expertise and technology to help institutions grow and students thrive. Through our online program management services, we have supported more than one million enrollments.
PMP and CAPM are registered marks of the Project Management Institute , Inc.
You serve your country with honor every day. As an institution that’s been guided by the Augustinian tradition of serving others since 1842, Villanova University invites you to become part of our community by enrolling in a degree or certificate program online. Build knowledge and skills that can help your military career – or any profession you choose to pursue beyond your time in the service – through programs that provide the flexibility your fast-changing life requires. Our programs allow you to earn a degree or complete clock hour-based certificate programs.
The U.S. Military’s tuition assistance program provides benefits for full-time, active-duty servicemembers in any branch of the military. Each service has its own criteria for eligibility, obligated service, application process and restrictions. This money is usually paid directly to the institution by the individual services. Some National Guard and Reserve units also provide tuition assistance; however, the benefits may differ from those offered by the full-time, active-duty program. If you have any questions, please contact the education coordinator within your military unit.
Villanova Military Savings
Active-duty servicemembers, Guardsmen and Reservists, veterans, spouses and dependents are eligible to receive 15% savings per non-credit certificate course, and 10% per course on degree programs (upon verification of military status).
If you are interested in furthering your education – you can use your Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits for many of Villanova’s 100% online non-credit certificate and graduate programs, based upon your individual eligibility.
VA Education Benefits
The VA offers a variety of education benefit programs. To check on the status of your application, remaining entitlement, or any other general questions, please contact the Department of Veterans Affairs educational hotline: 1-888-GI-BILL-1 (1-888-442-4551) or submit a question electronically through Ask a Question. Villanova School Certifying Officials cannot provide advisement or counseling related to veterans benefits. If you have any questions, please contact the education coordinator within your military unit.
This reduction is valid off the standard tuition fee rate of the listed courses offered by Villanova University with online administration by Bisk. This reduction is not stackable with other reductions, and you may not use this reduction in conjunction with other reductions. Reduction is based on eligibility requirements and proof of service.