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Graduate Degree Programs

Our graduate degree programs will help you go further than you ever imagined—whether you're ready to start, change, or elevate your career.

Supporting Your Graduate Studies

By pursuing a graduate degree at Widener, you'll become the priority of renowned faculty who savor the chance to support you. Here, you'll tap into powerful industry connections and build a network that will follow you long after you graduate.

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Graduate Degrees with Your Priorities in Mind

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Programs Taught By Faculty Mentors and Industry Leaders

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 Options to Support a Busy Schedule

Here, you'll discover graduate studies that support your personal life, work, and school goals. Many graduate programs offer the flexibility to study part-time or full-time, on evenings or weekends, and in the format that works for you: in-person, online, or hybrid.

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Timelines that Expedite Career Success

Finish your degree faster by pursuing a graduate program that offers an accelerated pathway to a master's or doctorate. 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 Graduate Degree 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 in Graduate Studies

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

$104,000 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 30 in Nation

Our School of Nursing is proud to rank #28 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 2022

Pride Perspectives

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

Janaeyah Reid '24

I think what is transformative about Widener’s program is that it teaches you not just the theories and methods, but also how to apply them.

Janaeyah Reid

Janaeyah's Story
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“It has been a wonderful experience so far because of the support I received.”

Randy LeBar

Randy's Story
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I think that knowledge about sex education and human sexuality genuinely saves lives, so you shouldn’t try to hide it from people.

Tatyannah King

Tatyannah's Story
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Widener has stood up to its reviews -- it’s an exceptional school. The educational experience is priceless.

Erin Waters

Erin's Story
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I’ve had one of the best experiences in education that I could have ever imagined.

Nichole Butler

Nichole's Story
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I was recently named Director of the Year for excellence in marketing. Widener's pillar of leadership emboldens me. There’s a home for me at Widener and having a seat and getting involved teaches networking and time management.

Ryan Raiker

Ryan's Story