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.

Jefferson Online

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

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.

How Engineering Students Work With Jefferson Health to Improve Processes

At Jefferson, engineering students engage in real-world problem-solving at the undergraduate level. Partnering with Jefferson Health’s performance excellence team, industrial and systems engineering students work in teams to tackle existing issues within the hospital system and create solutions that deliver tangible results.

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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.

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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The health and safety of the Jefferson community are of the utmost importance to us. Our dedicated site contains updates to the Jefferson community and general information about COVID-19. 

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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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Kanbar College of Design Engineering & Commerce

Five Students Named Fashion Scholarship Fund Scholars

Once again, Jefferson fashion design students earned one of the industry’s biggest honors. The prestigious Fashion Scholarship Fund (FSF)—a leading fashion-oriented education and workforce development nonprofit organization—named five University students Class of 2023 Scholars.

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College of Pharmacy

Pharmacy Students Pivot to Today’s Health Crises, Including the Pandemic & 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.

Peng Du, PhD
College of Architecture & the Built Environment

Designing Cities for Future Generations

A particularly important part of addressing global warming and improving sustainability is our focus on city ecosystems and the need to examine them. Peng Du, PhD, director of Jefferson’s Urban Design and Geodesign programs, and his colleagues are exploring how to use data-driven and simulation-based tools to address climate change, urban population, public health and resource depletion.

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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.