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  • Graduate Studies & Extended Learning

    • Kapelski Learning Center, Room 120
    • tel: 610-499-4282
    • fax: 610-499-4369


Graduate and Professional Programs

Widener University’s graduate and professional programs are highly regarded with select programs ranking among the top in the nation. Widener has been graduating prominent leaders in a multitude of diverse academic disciplines since 1966. 

Professional career-oriented students are attracted to Widener’s challenging and competitive graduate programs through our world-renown faculty and their commitment to academic excellence. Students experience engaging classroom interaction that is personalized and inclusive of a diverse and highly qualified student body with hands-on experiential learning opportunities. Students also recognize the value in attaining financial assistance, accessing state-of-the-art facilities, and creating customized dual degrees with professional certificate options.  

Attend as a full or part-time student with the possibility of evening, weekend, accelerated, and online course schedules at three locations - the main campus in Chester, PA, Delaware Law School in Wilmington, DE, or the Widener Commonwealth Law School  campus in Harrisburg, PA; some programs are entirely online. 

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Graduate and Professional Programs Offered at Widener University

Customized Degree Programs

Students seeking a specialized career or academic goal are able to customize a dual degree and/or certificate program.These tailor-made programs are especially popular in high-growth fields such as environmental engineering, gerontology, health care management, instructional technology, and teaching. For example, pair an MBA with an advanced degree in engineering, clinical psychology, or law

Students can also choose to either enhance their degree, or earn a professional credential (without the lengthier commitment required to earn a graduate degree) by enrolling in one of our certificate programs offered through the College of Arts & Sciences or available directly through a graduate degree discipline. Click on the graduate program of interest above to determine if a certificate program is available.


Learn More and Apply

To learn more about your program of interest, arrange a campus visit or telephone appointment by contacting or 610-499-4282. Ready to apply now? Simply complete this online application form to begin the graduate admissions process.  

Join the ranks of countless prominent Widener University graduate students today, and you too will become a confident and empowered leader throughout your professional organization, community, and career!

Graduate students share their experiences and how Widener has prepared them for a successful career.