Continuing & Professional Studies

We offer a variety of degree options for students in an array of disciplines to meet educational objectives: graduate; bachelors; associates; and certificates.

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 Matt Dane Baker, PA-C, DHSc

Matt Dane Baker Named University’s Provost

Interim University President Susan C. Aldridge announced that Matt Dane Baker, PA-C, DHSc, has been appointed Provost of Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Baker, in addition to his role as Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, has been serving as the University’s Interim Provost since July 1, 2022. 

Helping Students Become More Empathetic Global Citizens

For the past five years, one important tie has consistently brought together students from different disciplines: the annual, student-led JeffX Global Health Conference. Launched in 2019, the conference was established to promote collaboration and communication among students of various academic backgrounds, while fostering broad interest in an array of global-health topics.

Fulbright Scholars Discover Their Passions at Jefferson

Fulbright, created in 1946 by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, includes more than a dozen unique exchange programs, including the Fulbright Foreign Student Program, which awards international young professionals merit-based grants to complete graduate studies at U.S. universities.  We spoke with two current Fulbright Foreign Student Program scholars at Jefferson to learn more about their experiences.

Pre-Med Students Organize TEDx Event

From breaking the stigma surrounding mental health in Asian Americans to exploring machine learning as a tool to aid designers, the second TEDx JeffersonU provided a platform for members of the University community and beyond to share ideas. Organized by pre-medical studies students Isha Akolia and Priya Modi, the May 6 event centered on the theme “Redefine Possible.”

East Falls Campus DEC exterior with students
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Visit Thomas Jefferson University

Our Philadelphia campuses are tradition-breakers and beautiful places to learn. We cross the city and the suburbs. From our vibrant Center City campus to our East Falls grounds and beyond, each location offers a unique learning environment.

Screenshot from Dare to Ask, Dare to Answer campaign video

Redefine Possible

To redefine humanly possible, we dare to ask the bold questions. But asking tough questions isn’t enough–we need to answer them. By converging people, ideas and perspectives, we find innovative solutions for real-world problems. We focus on our craft to drive progress and growth in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion & textiles, health, medicine, nursing, science and social science.

New students walking on the East Falls campus at Convocation 2022

The Success of an Historic Merger

In 2017, two esteemed universities came together to create a model for professional education and prepare students for the future of work — Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University. Demonstrated successes since include increased enrollment, better value, increased funded research, enhanced rankings, and an impressive 97% job or graduate school success rate.

Dr. Daniel A. Monti

Podcast: Dr. Daniel Monti & Pat Croce Discuss Mind, Body, Spirit

In this episode of The Nexus Podcast, we speak with Dr. Monti about brain health, stress and immune health, mindfulness-based interventions and advanced mind-body strategies for specialized populations. Says Croce: “Once you know who you truly are, not only does the mind become a weapon for healing, but instead of it abusing you, you use it to expand your health, to expand the harmony between you and others."

New Thomas Jefferson University graduates
School of Design & Engineering

Watch the 2023 Fashion Design Film

In addition to a nearly hour-long feature — the third annual Fashion Design Film — we're thrilled to also present our 29 individual designers' videos showcasing the work of our graduating seniors in Fashion Design. Over the course of their four-year journey, our seniors have exemplified what it means to set goals, strive for excellence, and turn dreams into reality.

Faith Higgins' art therapy show artwork
College of Health Professions

Community & Trauma Counseling's Annual Art Therapy Show

Along with our Community & Trauma Counseling program, Jefferson's Art Therapy concentration recently launched their annual online art show — with artwork inspired by personal growth and clinical learning. 

Craig Griffen, RA, LEED AP
College of Architecture & the Built Environment

An Aggressive Advocate for Passive Construction

Craig Griffen, RA, LEED AP, professor of architecture in the College of Architecture & the Built Environment, focuses his research on applying passive energy strategies to the design of suburban and urban housing in ways that are more attractive and economical for today’s consumers.

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Fashion Students’ Collections Shine at New York Fashion Week

Two Jefferson fashion design students were invited to showcase their work at the Designers’ Premier show as part of New York Fashion Week in February.