Since 1842, Villanova University’s Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition has been the cornerstone of an academic community in which students learn to think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others. There are more than 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students in the University’s six colleges—the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Villanova School of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing, the College of Professional Studies and the Villanova University School of Law. As students grow intellectually, Villanova helps prepare them to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them.
Villanova University is consistently ranked among the best in the nation:
Master of Business Administration
In today’s rapidly evolving global economy, the most successful leaders have the ability to look beyond the boundaries of traditional business models. They can draw valuable conclusions from the past and anticipate the needs of the future. The Villanova School of Business has a long-standing history of teaching students how to apply important skills like these in their organizations.
Keeping pace with the way innovations in technology are changing the way business education can be delivered, the Villanova School of Business now offers our Master of Business Administration program – with the same curriculum, taught by the same faculty - in a convenient and flexible online format. Students from anywhere in the world can now take part in the Villanova educational experience.
As an online MBA student in the Villanova School of Business, you will become part of a distinguished and supportive learning community. Our programs are designed to provide a high-quality and high-touch educational journey that fosters both your intellectual and personal growth. Our goal is to shape the next generation of executives and entrepreneurs: ethical business leaders who can think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others.
Students may choose from the following specializations:
Choose the Villanova MBA program and you can do more than expand your essential business knowledge. You can cultivate the professional acumen and ethical decision-making skills to become a responsible and respected leader within your organization and community.
*Villanova University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required.
Master of Laws in Taxation
The nation’s tax code is complex and always changing. In fact, there have been approximately 4,680 changes to the U.S. tax code since 2001—an average of more than one per day.* As a result, an overwhelming majority of corporations and individuals turn to highly experienced tax attorneys, accountants and financial professionals for help. For more than 30 years, Villanova University has combined the resources of its schools of Law and Business to offer these professionals a rigorous and comprehensive graduate program in taxation, which is now also available online.
Our philosophy is simple: deliver cutting-edge taxation education and hands-on learning opportunities to help prepare the next generation of fiscal leaders and tax experts. For this reason, our LLM and MT programs provide an in-depth examination of taxation—broadening and sharpening your understanding of tax law and procedure. Even further, our renowned tax faculty is continually updating the programs’ rigorous and well-rounded curricula to ensure that what you learn is immediately applicable to current challenges and opportunities.
Additionally, these advanced programs stress real-world education and professional responsibility in tax practice. The innovative online format provides you with a wide variety of practical learning experiences that allow you to apply your knowledge in a meaningful way. This type of immersive learning could help you acquire the specialized expertise and practical experience to thrive as a tax professional.
The course requirements for the attorney’s Master of Laws (LLM) degree and the accountant’s Master of Taxation (MT) degree are very similar. Many of the courses produce a unique blend of professionals from each discipline. This type of diversity generates meaningful discussions and rich interaction among your cohorts—heightening your learning potential.
Choose Villanova for your online LLM or MT and develop the advanced technical, ethical, legal and research skills to operate effectively as a tax professional and industry leader in a wide variety of settings—from government and private corporations to international organizations and academia.
*National Taxpayer Advocate’s 2012 Annual Report to Congress
To be eligible for these programs, students must provide the following materials:
Master of Science in Analytics
Mobile devices, social networking sites, transactional data, sensor systems, cloud computing—these are some of the innovations changing the face and pace of business while generating a vast and continuous stream of valuable data. The key for organizations is to find individuals with the advanced analytical skills needed to transform this data into actionable intelligence.
The Villanova School of Business’ Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) online program recognizes that the urgency to interpret and utilize data to drive competitive advantage shows no sign of decreasing. That’s why the curriculum of our MSA degree blends technical and business skills to help prepare you for lasting success in the field of business analytics.
Designed by our internationally recognized faculty of leaders in business, analytics, computer science, mathematics and statistics, everything about Villanova’s online Master of Science in Analytics is applied and scalable to provide high-level business analytics training for working professionals from a variety of backgrounds. The MSA curriculum is continually updated to respond to industry and employer needs to help ensure that what you learn is immediately applicable to the current challenges and opportunities facing organizations in the global business world.
The era of data is upon us, and with it comes a wide array of new opportunities. In fact, according to recent research from McKinsey & Co., organizations in the US are facing a shortage of nearly 200,000 professionals with deep analytics skills—making this the perfect time to move into this exciting field.
Choose Villanova to define a clear path for your career and for the future of business.
Master of Taxation
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