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Villanova University School of Business

Villanova, PA
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Office of Graduate and Executive Programs

Villanova School of Business, 1074 Bartley Hall

Villanova, PA 19085

United States

Phone: 610-519-4336

Fax: 610-519-6273


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Academic Experience Rating: 89
Concentrations: Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, Finance, Information Systems/Information Technology, International Business, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, Leadership/Management, Marketing, Real Estate
Centers of Research: The VSB Applied Finance Lab is a state-of-the art financial research and teaching center that creates a dynamic bridge between business theory and business practice. The lab integrates technology into the learning experience—including a simulated trading room. It hosts 20 Bloomberg terminals, access to TraderEX, WRDS, and many other resources. The VSB Technology Center is a state-of-the-art instructional and study space containing classroom and collaboration resources that include digital flat screens with touchscreen capability, HD cameras for video recording, live streaming and teleconferencing, and wireless video connections to every screen. A control panel enables the presenter to display images or sources on the six screens located around the room, including full connectivity with smartphones and tablets. In addition, Falvey Library offers online access and live librarian support for thousands of top business-related databases, books and journals.
Part Time Program: Yes
Evening Program: Yes
Executive MBA Program Offered: Yes
Other Advanced Degrees Offered: • Flex Track MBA: 3 years, on average • Fast Track MBA (Villanova Campus or Center City Philadelphia Campus): 24 months • Online MBA: 24 months • Executive MBA: 21 months • Master of Accountancy: 8-16 months • Master of Science in Finance: 12 months • Master of Science in Church Management: 2 to 4 years • Master of Science in Analytics: 20 months (five semesters)
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: The Villanova School of Business and the Villanova School of Law offers the JD/MBA: 24-36 months. In addition, VSB offers MAC to MBA and MSF to MBA programs.
Study Abroad Options: Varies by year; destinations may include Argentina, Brazil, Chile, South Africa, China, Costa Rica, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Poland, Malaysia and Vietnam.
Other Programs: The Villanova School of Business offers an executive education one to three day programs in a variety of areas as well as a two weeken Mini MBA program. We also offer a Post-MBA Certificate program, designed for working professionals who have already earned an MBA and wish to broaden and deepen their skills and knowledge.
Academic Calendar: Semester
Online Course Catalog: http://www.gradbusiness.villanova.edu
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Total Faculty: 74%
Full-Time Faculty: 74%
Part-Time Faculty: 26%
Female Faculty: 26%
Faculty Specialty: Global Leadership: http://www.villanova.edu/business/excellence/leadershipcenter/
Faculty Specialty: Marketing and Public Policy: http://www.villanova.edu/business/excellence/marketing/
Faculty Specialty: Church Management & Business Ethics: http://www.villanova.edu/business/excellence/churchmgmt/
Faculty Specialty: Applied Finance Lab: https://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/business/about/finlab.html
Faculty Specialty: Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship: http://www.villanova.edu/business/excellence/entrepreneur/
Faculty Specialty: Real Estate: http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/business/centers/realestate.html
Faculty Speciality: Business Analytics: http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/business/centers/businessanalytics.html
MBA Flexibility: Villanova Campus or Center City Philadelphia Campus, Online: http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/business/graduate/mba.html
The MBA Fellows Program (Stipend and Tuition Waiver): https://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/business/graduate/mba/flextrack/fellowships.html
MBA Specialization Tracks: Finance, Health Care Management, International Business, MIS, Marketing, Real Estate and Strategic Management: http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/business/graduate/currentstudents/mba/curriculum/specializations.html
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Academic Services Offered
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:No
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Description:The Center for Multicultural Affairs at Villanova University serves Villanova students at all program levels. The center seeks to ensure the academic and social success of all students, particularly those underrepresented at Villanova in terms of race, ethnicity and family income. It accomplishes its mission through advocacy, diversity education, programming, and promoting organizational awareness and change.
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:The Villanova School of Business has a graduate chapter of the national Women in Business organization.
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:The International Student Services Office at Villanova University serves international students at all program levels. The office provides assistance with: immigration rights and responsibilities; educational, social, and personal counseling; cultural adjustment issues; and campus and community activities.
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Description:Villanova University's Gay-Straight Coalition is a group of students, faculty, and staff working together to build upon the Augustinian concept of community. In particular, the coalition seeks to foster understanding of sexual orientation within a Catholic Judeo-Christian environment. The coalition is open to students at all program levels.
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