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  • Center for Extended Learning

    • Widener University
    • Kapelski Learning Center, Room 120
    • Chester, PA  19013-5792
    • tel: 610-499-4282
    • fax: 610-499-4369

Professional Studies, Extended Learning

Why Widener?

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BLOC Credit

  • Begin at a sophomore or junior level
  • 30-45 credits awarded for graduates of approved IBEW programs
  • Transfer-friendly to those with an associate in applied science degree

Online Classroom

  • Many courses are offered in online and hybrid formats
  • Minor options are available for those completing a bachelor's degree
  • Find flexible course options that fit your schedule
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Personalized Experience

  • Flexibility within the major allows students to take classes of interest to them
  • Survey a variety of courses or study one subject are in-depth
  • Advisors help map out goals and course plan (see Courses and Requirements)
  • Small class sizes
  • Perry Artese '12
  • John DeFoe '12
Perry Artese '12

Perry Artese


The flexibility of class format, schedule, and the ability to attend throughout the year made Widener an easy decision.

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John DeFoe '12

John DeFeo 


I view the adult learner as someone involved in a marathon; it may be a long distance in front of you, but each step brings you closer to the finish line!

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Widener University’s Center for Extended Learning is accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education(MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 267-284-5000.