Stories from the Pride
As an undergraduate major, you’ll supercharge your résumé with career-building skills and experiences as early as freshmen year while receiving close support every step of the way.
All majors can pursue an accelerated (4+1) master’s degree—saving time and money while elevating expertise and employability.
Widener offers master’s, doctoral, certificate, and certification programs across many diverse fields and industries.
Whether you’re ready to start, change, or elevate your career, you’ll graduate with skills needed to be a leader in your discipline and build a network of powerful connections.
Explore associate’s and bachelor’s degrees and certificates designed for working adults. Most programs are offered 100% online and accept up to 90 transfer credits.
Whether you'd like to up your skills, pivot your career, finish your degree, or even start anew, you can count on Widener to support you throughout your academic journey and beyond.
Widener offers a selection of flexible programs delivered 100% online allowing you to earn a degree from virtually anywhere.
Degrees range from associate’s, bachelor’s, and certificate programs designed for working adults to nationally recognized master’s programs and beyond.
Find Your Program
Our programs unlock and accelerate careers by combining personalized education plans, career-ready experiences, and close faculty mentorship. Your path to a rewarding future starts here.
A Widener education is a smart investment that delivers a lifetime of value.
Career Success for Class of 2023
96% of the Class of 2023 was employed, in grad school, or in military/other service within 6 months of graduation, according to the National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE).
$113,800 Median Mid-career Salary
for Widener alumni with a bachelor’s degree, which ranks in the top 22% nationwide
$67,600 Median Starting Salary
for Widener's undergraduate Class of 2023.
National College of Distinction
Recognized for top-quality teaching, student engagement, and successful outcomes.
Top Tier University
Nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report
Our Widener University and PMC network is one big family with more than 60,000 alumni around the globe.
A Culture of Equity & Inclusion
At Widener, our community is celebrated and encouraged to share their unique perspectives.
PA College of Distinction
A leading university for faculty mentorship, a vibrant campus community, and successful outcomes.
Known for Career Prep
We prepare students for success through internships, co-op, and other experiences.
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.
96% of Grads are RNs Within 1 Year
96% of nursing graduates are practicing RNs within 1 year of graduation.
Best Master of Science in Nursing
Recognized as the best hybrid MSN program based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation.
A Top MBA in PA
Recognized among the state's elite online MBA programs.
Best MBA in Information Technology
Recognized for best hybrid program based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation.
Best for Financial Planning
Our master's degree in taxation & financial planning was rated best for financial planning based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation.
National Leader in Health Care
Ranked as one of the nation's premier online MBA programs in health care administration.
100% Employment Rate
100% of recent health care MBA graduates found employment within 90 days of graduation
Top Health Care Management Program in PA
Ranked top 5 in health care management programs in Pennsylvania.
Ranked #2 PsyD in Nation
Based on its flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation
90%+ Five-Year Graduation Rate
for PsyD students
Best PsyD/MBA Dual Degree
Based on reputation, cost, course offerings, and flexibility.
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.
Top School for Social Work in PA
Named a best college in Pennsylvania for social work
Best Online MSW Program
Our online MSW program was recognized for its affordable tuition, low student-to-teacher ratio, and high degree of flexibility.
100% Employment Rate
for our physical therapy students
97.8% Graduation Rate
for our Class of 2022 physical therapy students
100% Pass Rate
for the Ultimate National Physical Therapy Exam
Leader in Value
Ranked among the nation’s most affordable online MSW programs.
Top Online College in PA
Ranked a top online college in Pennsylvania
Top 25 in Nation
Our online bachelor's degree in organizational development & leadership was recognized as one of the 25 best programs in training and development for 2021.
Equal Opportunity, Harassment & Nondiscrimination at Widener
Widener University adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in private institutions of higher education. Widener University will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of sex, gender, pregnancy status, age, race, national origin or ethnicity, religion, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or genetic information, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any resolution process on campus or within the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies.
Career Design and Development recently launched its free, not-for-credit Careers by Design Canvas course as a one-stop resource for students and faculty to access all that Career Design & Development has to offer.
Widener University announced it has suspended its plans to observe the May 1 deadline for incoming fall 2024 students to commit their choice to attend the university.
Inspired by his stories, and a feeling that Widener was home, nursing major and ROTC cadet Meghan Rampolla ’25 has followed in her grandfather’s proud footsteps.
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Inside Track to Success
Taylor gained real-world experience early on through a dynamic 4-month co-op at a start-up robotics firm in Philadelphia.
She joined various campus groups such as the Robotics Club and Society of Women Engineers—expanding her network and support systems.
With the help of our engaged faculty mentors and Career Design and Development Office, Taylor is on track to make a lasting impact in the robotics field.
Robotics Product Developer
Aidan expanded his network and leadership skills—becoming president of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity and Interfraternity Council while also guiding new students as a C.R.E.W. leader.
Aidan worked alongside chemistry professor, Loyd Bastin, researching sustainable, environmentally-friendly green synthesis of pharmaceutical drugs.
Spreading the Word
He combined his love of podcasts and scientific research to create his podcast Under the Scope which shares the great work of the Widener research community.
PhD in Organic Chemistry
Skills to Lead
The doctor of nursing practice (DNP) program boosted Monjama's leadership role as a clinician to take on health care improvement projects.
The flexible program supported her to work full-time as a nurse practitioner which opened doors to explore interdisciplinary roles.
She was awarded the Substance Use Disorders Evidence-Based Training Award—stating steadfast faculty support set her apart from the competition.
Nurse Practitioner Specializing in Substance Use Disorders
Range of Research
While pursuing computer science, he researched issues within the fields of biology, environmental science, biochemistry, and engineering.
He built a computer server to manage 25 years of climate data research and assisted immunotherapy cancer research which inspired him to pursue oncology as his medical specialty.
Abhay earned a post-baccalaureate research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health to study among some of the nation's top scientists.