Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies
On the inside track, you're never alone. From day one, our faculty and staff will serve as your academic advocates. Feel their support as you embark on a career-shaping degree.
It's never too late to develop new skills, gain academic knowledge, or advance in your career. But taking that first step toward a degree can sometimes be challenging.
That's why the Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies at Widener University supports students in all aspects of the process. We'll help you choose a program that puts you on the path toward achieving your personal career goals–quickly and affordably.
Thanks to a wide selection of degree programs that are fully online, you’ll find time to invest in your education (and everything else in your life). And you’ll learn from faculty who invest in your success—providing individualized mentorship, continual feedback, and career guidance that will benefit you long after graduation.
You’ll go further than you ever imagined.
Explore Degree Programs for Adults
We offer flexible, online undergraduate and graduate programs in addition to in-person health care-related programs.
Adult & Continuing Studies
How We Help You Complete Your Degree
Designed for working adults, our adult & continuing studies programs are offered 100% online and accept up to 90 credits.
Our flexible online programs are designed for working professionals ready to advance in their career.
Our stackable certificate option enables you to achieve a degree by saying yes to one affordable certificate at a time.
In the McRae family, Widener is the mom-approved choice for not one daughter – but two. Credit the family vibe they felt on their first visit.
From dual enrollment to the new Pride Scholars Accelerated College Program, the university offers numerous opportunities for high school students to jumpstart their college and professional careers, saving them time and money.
In the current economic climate, many people are turning to graduate school as a way to succeed in a rapidly changing world.
Career Fast Track
To be successful in today's competitive job market, you need an insider advantage. At Widener, you'll have a personal academic advisor who will keep you on track with your coursework. And our programs are career focused - meaning you'll emerge with the knowledge, skills, and experiences that will take your career to the next level.
Our Network. Your Opportunity.
Our faculty are industry insiders who understand what it takes to advance in your field and can help you build a network of connections to reach your personal and professional goals.
- Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- City of Philadelphia
- Comcast Corporation
- Crozer-Keystone Health System
- Monroe Energy
- Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA)
- Temple University Health System
- Wawa, Inc.
Widener will host a series of five commencement ceremonies under a tent on Memorial Field the week of May 9. See the full schedule here.
Meeting Your Professional Development Needs
There are always reasons to continue to develop professionally - to tackle a new project at work, earn a promotion or receive certification in a specialized skill, stay current with industry trends and practices, or just keep your skills sharp.
Professional Development and Continuing Education
From individual noncredit professional development programs and continuing education courses to organization-wide trainings, we can help you and your team advance to the next level.
Employer Partnerships Offering Discounted Tuition
Have you checked your employer's benefits lately? We partner with a number of organizations and corporations to offer discounted tuition and other incentives to their employees. Don't see your company? Ask them to contact us to build a relationship.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is designed for mature adults with an interest in intellectual development, cultural stimulation, and social interaction.
Contact us to learn how you can embark on your Widener journey.