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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Engaging, relevant online learning experiences designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

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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.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The health and safety of the Jefferson community are of the utmost importance to us. As we continue to closely monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on our students, faculty and staff, our dedicated site contains updates to the Jefferson community and general information about COVID-19. 

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Jefferson Rises in U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings

Jefferson’s jump in the rankings is the largest among private institutions and the fourth highest overall among National Universities. The University’s Peer Assessment Score also improved. “Increases of that magnitude are both significant and rare,” says University President Dr. Mark L. Tykocinski of the Peer Assessment Score. “They reflect the significance of our strategic plan goals, the pioneering quality of Jefferson’s academic and research programs, and our ongoing efforts to build the University’s nationwide visibility.”

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Stories of 2022

22 Memorable University Moments

From student, faculty and alumni successes to groundbreaking research, we’ve experienced quite a memorable 2022. Here, we recap the year with 22 special moments. 

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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.

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JeffSolves Brings Medicine and Design Together to Improve Patient Care

Since its inception in 2016, the JeffSolves MedTech program has paired Kanbar College of Design, Engineering & Commerce and Sidney Kimmel Medical College students to develop innovative solutions to healthcare problems. In 2022, for the first time, multidisciplinary student teams partnered directly with Jefferson Health nursing departments to identify — and help fix — issues these frontline workers face.

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Dare to Ask, Dare to Answer

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.

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College of Pharmacy

Pharmacy Students Pivot to Today’s Health Crises, Including the Pandemic and Opioids

When the pandemic hit in 2020, many Jefferson programs made adjustments to allow students to aid in relief efforts. Among them was the Jefferson College of Pharmacy doctor of pharmacy program.

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College of Architecture & the Built Environment

Creating Better Healthcare Facilities with Sustainable Design

Design of a space can measurably improve patient outcomes, staff morale and visitor experience; research has linked the absence of windows in critical or intensive care with high rates of anxiety, depression and delirium relative to rates for similar units with windows. Director of the MS in Sustainable Design Program, Robert Fryer, MA, sees wellness and sustainability as inextricably linked. 

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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.