Career-savvy students choose Widener.
Since 1821, Widener University has been helped busy adults just like you get the academic expertise, practical know-how and leadership skills they need to succeed in your career. We offer bachelor's and associate's degrees in:
- Allied Health
- Criminal Justice
- Liberal Studies
- Organizational Development & Leadership
- Paralegal Studies
- Professional and Applied Studies
Earn your undergraduate degree, get a professional certificate, or round out your undergraduate studies with minors in everything from applied supervision to facilities management to women's studies. Our flexible full-time, evening, weekend, accelerated, on-line and part-time formats in three convenient locations make it easy for you to learn at your own pace.
The Widener Difference
Wondering if a Widener undergraduate program is the right choice for you? We think so. Here's why:
- Our flexible enrollment options, including evening, weekend and online classes, save you time and money.
- For some majors, you can complete all of your coursework online.
- Through Widener's portfolio program [http://www.widener.edu/academics/collegesandschools/universitycollege/prospective/transfer/priorcredit/portfolio.asp] you can apply to earn credit for work experience.
- Widener offers financial aid and scholarships (up to $10,000) to non-traditional students like you.
Whether you want to earn your undergraduate degree, expand your professional skill set, or break into a new field, Widener has a program for you.
Dean Fred Akl
Professor Fred A. Akl, dean of the School of Engineering, discusses his work with NASA during the STS-63 and STS-71 space shuttle missions.
At the Health Annex
Lynn Freda, a nurse and graduate student in Widener's Family Nurse Practitioner master's program, talks about her experiences working with Dr. Shirlee Drayton-Brooks, associate professor at the School of Nursing.
Dr. Marina Barnett
Dr. Marina Barnett, associate professor in the Center for Social Work Education, talks about the leadership qualities she sees in her students. Also, Dr. Barnett gives an amazing Widener rallying cry. Check it out!
Catherine Rawlings '14
Catherine Rawlings, a junior from West Chester, Pa., talks about why she participates in the AmeriCorps Community Fellows program at Widener.
Dr. Jeannette Wyatt
Assistant Professor Jenny Wyatt discusses the work and impact of the Widener Center for Violence Prevention.
Dr. Nadine McHenry
Associate Professor Nadine McHenry talks about the importance of exposing teacher candidates to schoolchildren from different contexts.