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.

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Our 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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Jefferson Curriculum

'Creativity Core' Fosters Lifelong Learning

A key component of Jefferson’s new Creativity Core Curriculum, creative-making workshops—where students can attempt to master new skills ranging from juggling and acrobatics, to improv, crochet, magic, yoga and playwriting—help prepare students for the longevity of their careers. Starting in spring 2022, the workshops will go international with partners in Rome, London and Paris.

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The Value of a Jefferson Degree

Jefferson undergrads have again achieved over a 96% employment and grad school success rate — while a new report found a 100% employment and grad school success rate among College of Architecture & the Built Environment, College of Health Professions, College of Humanities & Sciences and College of Life Sciences programs. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized Jefferson among "10 National Universities Where Grads Are Paid Well."

Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA

Stephen K. Klasko Announces Retirement Plans

Eight years after being named President of Thomas Jefferson University and CEO of Jefferson Health, Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, will retire from his position, effective December 31, 2021. “I am so proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish at Jefferson,"  Klasko said. "Our unique four-pillar model of academics, clinical, innovation and philanthropy helped transform the organization into the innovative, entrepreneurial model we have today."

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Updates on Our 2021 Semesters

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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Research 2021 Magazine

Including more than 1,000 active studies across Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, and a 60% increase in clinical trials over the past five years, Jefferson's research enterprise is robust and growing. Our recently published Research 2021 magazine offers a glimpse of how we work hard to bring people, ideas and resources together in new ways.

Farai Simoyi

An Avant-Garde Approach to Fashion

Take a free-spirited early childhood in Zimbabwe, add formative years in the foothills of West Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains, infuse it with a 20-something New York City-that-never-sleeps attitude, throw in a dash of grown-up concern about sustainability ... “And you get Bohemian Appalachian cutting-edge designs by Farai Simoyi.” Meet Farai Simoyi, Program Director and Professor of Fashion Design.

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'Pollinator Project' Receives Grant

The College of Architecture and the Built Environment’s Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Lab for Urban and Social Innovation recently received a grant —from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation — for its 'Philadelphia Pollinator Project.'

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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.