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Career Inside Track

Start your career long before you graduate, gaining relevant experience, learning from industry insiders, and developing skills and connections that will launch and accelerate your professional path.

Pride Perspectives

Hear from our students about the advantages they've had by being on the inside track.

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
Samantha Peisino, holding her phone, sits outside of courthouse in Delaware County

Our criminal justice system has so many wrongs, I want to stop those wrongs.

Samantha Peisino

Samantha's Story
Kelly Quinn in an office at the Philadelphia Parking Authority

I’ve lifted myself up. I went from dropout to summa cum laude. It’s a complete 180.

Kelly Quinn

Kelly's Story
Annamarie Burns holds leadership certificate with two other people

I knew I needed professors who cared about me and my future to get the most out of my college education, and this ultimately led me to attend Widener.

Annamarie Burns

Annamarie'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 range of backgrounds of the faculty and their research interests, I knew this was the place

Li Lock

Li's Story

Leading. Edge.

Our powerhouse programs give you the edge.

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Region's 1st Undergraduate Robotics Engineering Major

Widener offers Pennsylvania’s first undergraduate robotics major, and one of very few nationwide.

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Renowned in the Region

Our School of Nursing was ranked 16th in the Mid-Atlantic region and 8th in Pennsylvania among private colleges.

Top 10

We're ranked among the 10 best colleges in the country for engineering.

2020 Best Law Schools

Delaware Law School and Widener Law Commonwealth nationally ranked by the Princeton Review.

Top 5

Ranked as a top school for health care management in Pennsylvania.

Top 10

Pennsylvania college for social work

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A Top MBA in PA

Recognized among the state's elite online MBA programs.

Ranked 11 out of 50

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

Flexible Career Paths

Life is not a one-size-fits-all situation. Your interests and aspirations are as unique as you are. They evolve as the world does. (The world evolves constantly.) 

This is why we design our programs with flexibility in mind, offering a wide variety of ready-made dual and combined degree paths that let you explore more than one interest while preparing for specialized careers. We also make it easy to change your mind mid-stream as new plans and goals arise.  

Our curriculum is nimble. Professors are empowered to adapt their teaching and lessons to reflect emerging issues and technologies—in their programs and in the industries you are preparing to enter. 

Everything here is aimed at preparing you to thrive in the world—not as it is today, but as it will be when it's your time to lead.

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Centers of Excellence

Nationally regarded for the quality of our leading  programs, we are steering the conversation and setting standards through inventive approaches, unflinching quality, and proven results.