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Graduate & Law Degree Programs

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 or law 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.

$113,800 Median Mid-career Salary

for Widener alumni with a bachelor’s degree, which ranks in the top 22% nationwide

Recognized for Advancing Nursing Education

Only school nationwide to be named 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 School for Social Work in PA

Named a best college in Pennsylvania for social work

Top Online MBA in Health Care Management

Ranked top 10 online MBA program in health care management nationwide.

Ranked 11 out of 50

On the list of Editors' Choice 50 Best Accredited PsyD Programs for 2022

Student Perspectives

After I graduated, Widener Law Commonwealth remained committed to me and my success by supporting me through my bar studies. The professors have given me lots of opportunities to experience various fields within this profession.
Courtney King
Courtney King '22

Student Perspectives

As a first-generation law student, Delaware Law was the perfect fit for me. The education was rigorous yet practical, setting me on a path to a successful career as a commercial litigator, Asst. U.S. Attorney, and now as a member of the federal judiciary.
Judge Scott W. Reid
U.S. Magistrate & '02 Graduate
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Student Perspectives

I loved having the opportunity to do research, but also having the opportunity to research with a large medical device company—that’s something you don’t see quite often.
Shaylyn Westmoreland
Class of 2023 and 2024
Graduate | Biomedical Engineering
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Student Perspectives

You're able to focus on both nursing leadership and take classes in the School of Business to learn about important business aspects.
Lauren Thomas
Class of 2024
Graduate | MSN - Executive Nurse Leadership
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Student Perspectives

From when I first learned about Widener, not only did I love the academics, but I loved the plethora of opportunities for extracurricular activities.
Gabrielle Rainey
Class of 2018 and 2022
Graduate | Criminal Justice
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Student Perspectives

Widener gave me the skill set and education I needed to become the sex doctor I always dreamt of being. I am excited to see where the program goes, and the many more brilliant people who come from it.
Carli Blau
Class of 2017 & 2023
Human sexuality studies graduate Carli Blau poses with her graduation cap that says "Doctor Blau" along with the Pride Ride driver