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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.
Engaging, relevant online learning experiences designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.
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.
'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.
Research at Jefferson
Including more than 1,000 active studies across Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, Jefferson's research enterprise is robust and growing. Featured on CBS This Morning eariler this year, our researchers studied whether brain implants can improve mobility in just one of many stories covered by our 2021 Research Magazine.
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.
Executive Search for New CEO
The Board of Trustees of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health announced the selection of Egon Zehnder, a global management consulting and executive search firm, to lead the national search to find the next CEO of Jefferson.
Malawi Health & Design Collaborative
Solving Malawi’s unique public infrastructure challenges requires nimble but resilient, multi-institutional collaborations imbued with deep local knowledge and inspired by global opportunity. Learn more about the team of academics, architects and health professionals committed to strengthening Malawi’s health and education infrastructure through rigorous evidence-based research and design.
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.
'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.'
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.
New Applications of Art Therapy
In these uncertain times, many are looking for new and different ways to relieve stress, and art therapy is gaining traction as a tool for improving mental health. Dr. Rachel Brandoff, assistant professor and coordinator of the art therapy concentration in the Department of Counseling and Behavioral Health, believes art therapy should be applied in healthcare settings to achieve optimal health outcomes and well-being.