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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Research as Art Competition 2022

Celebrating the Beauty of Research

Jefferson’s first enterprise-wide research-art contest reveals the beauty of rarely seen parts of the natural world and opens windows to the soul. From capturing cellular landscapes to exploring expressions of grief and growth through art-therapy practice, this year’s submissions cover a wide swath of research interests. 

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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.

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.

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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.

Dr. Nicole Johnson
College of Health Professions

Community Trauma & Counseling

Dr. Nicole Johnson, director of Jefferson’s Community Trauma and Counseling Program, has worked in the counseling field for over 20 years. But before she was a licensed counselor, she was an ordained minister. Dr. Johnson shares her knowledge with some of the most impactful voices.

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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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.

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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.