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Graduate Studies

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

Whether you're out 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. 

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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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Launch into Flexible Courses

Consider your learning goals met. 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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Engage with Faculty Mentors and Researchers

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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Accelerate Your Career

Pursue a fast-track doctoral or master's program and prepare for rapid career growth. With a network of industry insiders and accomplished classmates by your side, you'll graduate ready to shape your field.

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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.

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
Monjama Korngor poses outside of the Chester-Crozer Medical Center building where she works.

“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."

Monjama Korngor

Monjama's Story
Jason Beiriger stands in front of Quick Center with a stethoscope around his neck

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
Jose-Luis Vasquez stands on platform in front of high school graduates in caps and gowns

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
Karina Brasil stands in front of stone wall

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

Karina's Story
Li Lock presented their findings to Widener peers and faculty.

I knew pretty quickly that I wanted to go to the program at Widener. I’d heard it was a reputable program at an accredited university, and after learning about the backgrounds of the faculty and their research interests, I knew this was the place.

Li Lock

Li's Story

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