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Graduate Studies

You'll go further than you ever imagined with a graduate degree from Widener University.

Whether you're ready to start, change, or elevate your career, you'll become the priority of powerhouse faculty who savor the chance to support your journey. You'll experience flexible courses, tap into powerful industry connections, and build a network that will follow you long after you graduate.

Here, you'll take the inside track to a made-for-you future. Consider your learning goals met. 

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Unlock boundless career opportunities with a powerful, portable degree.

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Draw on faculty mentors, cutting-edge courses, and institutional connections as you push forward in your career.

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Rise in your career with specialized training led by industry insiders.

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Health Professions

Learn to deliver groundbreaking care with a nationally recognized education.

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Meet the demands of an ever-changing industry with a degree designed around your career goals.

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Society & Culture

Acquire the skills to inspire individuals, communities, and the culture they create.

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Courses Taught by Faculty Mentors and Researchers Leading their Fields

From day one, you'll learn from faculty who prioritize your success. So go ahead—pursue the career you've always wanted, or let your experience shape your track. Either way, you'll benefit from partnerships with professors who know how to thrive in your field.

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Flexible Learning Formats to Support a Busy Schedule

At Widener, you can study part-time or full-time, take evening or weekend courses, and pursue an in-person, online, or hybrid program. You'll uncover the elusive balance between life, work, and school.

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Accelerated Timelines to Expedite Personal Career Success

Many graduate programs offer fast-track pathways to a master's or doctoral degree to help you earn your degree faster. With your eye on the prize and a network of industry insiders and accomplished classmates by your side, you'll graduate prepared for rapid career growth. 

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Stackable Certificates to Ease Your Way into a Master's While Saving Big

Widener's stackable certificates enable you to achieve your master's or doctoral degree by saying yes to one affordable certificate at a time. Here, you'll follow a more relaxed timeline and course load while earning certificate credits at a significant cost savings.

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A Proven Track Record

Your path to a rewarding education, career, and future continues here. Explore a university recognized by national industry leaders.

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Median mid-career salary for Widener alumni with a bachelor’s degree, which ranks in the top 22% nationwide

1 of 6

schools nationwide designated as a Center of Excellence for Advancing the Science of Nursing Education.

Best Masters in Social Work 2021

Best Trauma-Focused Program

Our MSW was ranked one of the best master's in social work programs in 2022 based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation. 

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Top 50 in Nation

Our School of Nursing is proud to rank #46 out of more than 1,100 private institutions evaluated across the nation.  

Source: Nursing Schools Almanac


Top 10

Pennsylvania college for social work

Top 10

Online MBA program in healthcare management nationwide

Ranked 11 out of 50

On the list of Editors' Choice 50 Best Accredited PsyD Programs for 2020

Pride Perspectives

On the inside track, graduate students like you have turned their education into extraordinary careers. Check out their stories.

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Ultimately you have a place to come home to, and I feel that there’s a home for me at Widener.

Ryan Raiker

Ryan's Story
Jeremiah McFarland, standing outside a hospital, wearing blue scrubs

When I’m in a patient’s room, assessing and giving medications, I hear my professors’ voices from lectures. They’ve made me the best nurse I could possibly be and continue to grow into.

Jeremiah McFarland

Jeremiah's Story
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“The DNP program has helped me in my leadership role as a clinician and has also empowered me to take on future quality improvement projects."

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Monjama's Story
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Having an MBA from Widener and being exposed to health care management will allow me to help even more patients than I would in an eight-hour, in-person shift.

Jason Beiriger

Jason's Story
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What I’ve learned through the MEd program is the skills to succeed, whether it is organizational administration, coaching and developing leaders, or even the vernacular to know what is going on in the world of higher education.

Jose-Luis Vasquez

Jose-Luis's Story
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I know this was the right program for me. If someone was wondering if Widener was the right place for their MBA, I would just say go for it.

Karina Brasil

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