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.

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.

Podcast: Focusing Students on Sustainable Practices

More than a buzzword, sustainability has become an important part of a wide array of academic pursuits at Jefferson — including engineering students aiming to improve supply chain concerns within Jefferson Health. This episode of the Nexus Podcast features students, faculty and alumni who explain how sustainability comes into play in their areas of expertise.

Five students walking in East Falls
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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.

New Thomas Jefferson University graduates
Feature Film

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. 

Sidney Kimmel Medical College students on Match Day 2023
Sidney Kimmel Medical College

New Chapter for Medical Students

In one of the most thrilling moments on the Sidney Kimmel Medical College calendar, members of the Class of 2023 tore open their envelopes in unison to see where they would complete their residencies. University President Dr. Mark L. Tykocinski praised all the students for navigating the pandemic with poise and becoming the face of medicine in the mid-21st century.

What's New

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.

Peng Du, PhD
College of Architecture & the Built Environment

Designing Cities for the Future

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.