Life Care Planning Certificate


  • Center City Campus
  • College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Degree Earned

  • Certificate

Program Length

12 months

Program Type

  • Online


An entry level (bachelors, masters or clinical doctorate) professional degree in health, education or related field


Name: Center for Outcomes & Measurement

Contact Admissions

Contact Number(s):


  • Interim Associate Dean of Research
  • Director, Center for Outcomes and Measurement
  • Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy

901 Walnut Street
Suite 642
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Frequently Asked Questions

Tuition is assessed per credit at the graduate level. Please visit the Center City Campus Registrar’s tuition page to view the current fees. Use the drop-down menu to choose Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences to view current per credit tuition rate. University technology and library fees are assessed each semester. Advanced Education Grants may also be available.

Thomas Jefferson University alumni receive a 25% tuition discount. Employers may have funds budgeted to pay for tuition, either as tuition reimbursement programs or continuing education funds. Get more information about how to pay tuition and a monthly payment program.

Yes. A complete certificate is 12 credits, all of which will transfer into our PP-OTD program. Courses are taught at the graduate level and may be transferred to another institution.

Classes are 100% online and there are synchronous classes (approximately 3-4 per course) and asynchronous activities.

The Program is designed for part-time study so that practicing therapists can complete the certificate while maintaining employment and personal obligations. Students can expect to spend three hours a week in an online class and additional time reading and completing assignments.

Professional Development Units (PDU) for these courses are available through your professional organization.

The curriculum allows for a dynamic interactive learning environment using the latest technology for distance learning, which allows access to a variety of experts on specific topic areas.

Our resources, including library collections, services and technology, are easy to navigate online. The instructor will guide you through this process.