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Widener Online Degree Programs

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Widener University's online programs are in the spotlight!

Our online programs ranked 10th on a list of the best online colleges and universities in Pennsylvania based on program strength and affordability. Find out more.

Widener University’s Graduate Studies and Extended Learning offers degree and certificate programs in various formats designed specifically for busy working professionals. Below is a list of programs that are currently offered entirely online. 

If your program of choice is not listed, it may still be feasible to complete your degree or professional certificate program with very minimal traditional classroom participation.

Please contact or 610-499-4282 to discuss flexible format delivery methods and schedules of other Graduate Studies and Extended Learning programs.  

For more details on the degree programs that are guaranteed to be delivered entirely online, click directly on each program title below. 

Master of Business Administration

Widener’s AACSB-accreditedMBA program provides a unique, fully integrative approach for aspiring business leaders to gain the relevant knowledge, skills, and competencies they need to succeed in today’s business environment. The online program has the same great courses and professors as the on-campus program. You may choose to concentrate in Health Care Management, Business Process Innovation, or choose a general MBA. Online courses are offered in an accelerated 7-week format. 

Master of Social Work

Our social work programs have been designed to meet the educational and lifestyle needs of most students seeking graduate training in social work. Our faculty members are dedicated to social justice and creating positive and meaningful change in their communities. Students learn to recognize that many issues presented by clients are a result of exposure to trauma in their families and communities, and are trained to intervene effectively with clients and to advocate for universal human rights.


Our RN-to-BSN online program is dedicated to preparing leaders in the nursing profession. Our exceptional faculty members create a learning environment that fosters relationships and connects curricula to societal health issues through diverse community engagement. Licensed RNs can earn their BSN in as little as one calendar year.

Master of Education in Educational Foundations

The master's program in educational foundations is designed for educators in K–12 or individuals working in higher education who are looking to increase and improve their overall knowledge of the education field. Graduates may go on to become leaders in the classroom or advance in their professional field when a master’s degree is required. Faculty focus on enhancing student learning. Teachers can improve their classroom effectiveness, and the program provides rich opportunities for team building and problem solving.

Master of Education in Instructional Technology

The master of education in instructional technology is designed specifically for people who want to focus their professional development on the foundations and theories of instructional technology. Graduate students concentrate their education on the complexities and subtleties of instructional technology in the ever-changing world of education. An accelerated one-year degree program is also available to online students.

Master of Education in Allied Health Education

The master’s program in allied health education is designed for allied health and related health professionals who wish to teach in colleges or schools housing allied health programs, hospital-based programs, and community health related fields. The program prepares students for expanded roles in teaching and educational administration related to the allied health professions and is perfect for practicing allied health professionals with a bachelor degree in an allied health field, graduates with chemistry or biology degrees that may want to teach in allied health programs, corporate trainers and program developers, community health center personnel, healthcare personnel needing a master’s degree to rise in the supervisory ranks, etc.