Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce

Kanbar College offers an innovative and transdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning that provides students with the skills and knowledge to think creatively, brainstorm out-of-the-box ideas and work collaboratively to discover innovative solutions to complex problems. Through an integrated core curriculum, students gain the added value of expertise in related fields, as well as deep discipline-specific knowledge. The program retains the core learning of each major while forging new collaborations between designers, engineers and business practices.

Accounting at Thomas Jefferson University is ACSBP-accredited and prepares for careers in public accounting, corporate accounting and similar positions in government and non-profit settings. The program enables students to earn their MBA with one additional year of study, including an opportunity to successfully complete the CPA examination as a part of the program. This five-year MBA/CPA program includes a scholarship to the preeminent national Becker CPA Examination Review Course, which can be taken during your last year of study.

Hear from Ray Poteau, CPA, Professor of Accounting

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Animation and Digital Media at Thomas Jefferson University is nationally recognized for developing skilled animators and designers with the necessary talent, creativity and skillsets to meet the ever-changing communication needs of a growing marketplace. Create and exhibit short animated films; gain experience animating in 2D, 3D and for emergent digital media like Augmented and Virtual Reality; and score top internships at companies like Comcast, the Philadelphia Flyers, QVC or MindTV.

Hear from Mike Leonard, MA.Ed., MS.Ed., IDSA, Dean, School of Design & Engineering

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Engineering at Thomas Jefferson University is ABET-accredited and develops engineering design, prototype and analysis capabilities with access to modern computer-aided design and simulation tools. Develop critical skills working in teams and managing interdisciplinary groups, get a broad appreciation for the business, user experience and systems thinking associated with the development of engineering products and services, and have the opportunity to pursue a concentration in industrial and systems, textile or biopharmaceutical process development disciplines.

Hear from Mike Leonard, MA.Ed., MS.Ed., IDSA, Dean, School of Design & Engineering

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Fashion Design at Thomas Jefferson University is internationally recognized. The program treats students as professionals from day one. Design collections for the Annual Fashion Show which attracts an audience of 2,000 industry insiders, and collaborate with companies like Isaac Mizrahi, Target and Free People. Prepare with a global view of the industry, though the semester-long New York Immersion course where you will work with NYC design professionals, and study abroad or take short course in Rome, Paris, Japan, Florence and Milan.

Hear from Mike Leonard, MA.Ed., MS.Ed., IDSA, Dean, School of Design & Engineering

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Fashion Merchandising and Management at Thomas Jefferson University is internationally recognized for educating professionals who understand the full scope of the fashion industry, providing opportunities in buying, merchandising, planning, allocation, product development, branding, sourcing and production. The ACSBP-accredited program prepares students through industry-connected, collaborative projects and coursework, like the semester-long New York City immersion experience.

Hear from Nioka Wyatt, Program Director, Fashion Merchandising and Management Program, Associate Professor

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Finance at Thomas Jefferson University is ACSBP-accredited, providing a real-world curriculum focused on application to finance industry practice. Immerse yourself in our quantitative emphasis on data analytics and financial modeling, and take an active role in overseeing the Student Managed Investment Fund. The program enables students to earn their MBA with one additional year of study.

Hear from Tim Mooney, PhD, Assistant Professor of Finance

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Graphic Design at Thomas Jefferson University teaches students to produce transformative design work through a creative process fueled by human-centered investigation and collaboration. Utilize research, people, context and strategy when designing a variety of mediums. Work collaboratively, and use typography, space, layout, illustration, photography, color and technology to create impactful communications. Learn from prominent design professionals at annual workshops, lectures and guest critiques, focusing on specialized areas like Information Design, Package Design, Design for Social Innovation, Virtual and Augmented Reality and more.

Hear from Mike Leonard, MA.Ed., MS.Ed., IDSA, Dean, School of Design & Engineering

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Industrial Design at Thomas Jefferson University provides an open, collaborative studio environment where you will learn to make drawings and 3D models, build prototypes and incorporate real user feedback with a sustainable approach to product and process design. Collaborate on global design teams on real projects for clients like Philips, Rubbermaid and Knoll. Explore unique concentrations in health/medical design, lighting, furniture, soft goods/active sports and more.

Hear from Mike Leonard, MA.Ed., MS.Ed., IDSA, Dean, School of Design & Engineering

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International Business at Thomas Jefferson University is ACSBP-accredited, and explores the global aspects of accounting, finance, management and marketing. Appreciate the value of data analytics and data visualization, and benefit from real-world education through extensive study abroad opportunities in China, Italy, Spain or Vietnam.  The program offers the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree in three years, or earn an MBA in one additional year of study.

Hear from Lloyd Russow, PhD, Associate Dean, School of Business; Professor of International Business and Marketing

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Management at Thomas Jefferson University is ACSBP-accredited. Gain broad exposure to business topics in a flexible program--add a minor, study abroad and complete an internship. You will collaborate on projects with students across the University and across the globe, and have opportunities to network with faculty and alumni based locally and abroad. This program can be completed in three years, or can lead to an MBA with one additional year of study.

Hear from Cathy Rusinko, PhD, Professor of Management

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Marketing at Thomas Jefferson University is ACSBP-accredited. Focus on interdisciplinary, project-based coursework that provides a deep understanding of marketing in real-world scenarios. Learn from expert faculty with advanced degrees, certifications and professional experience, and network with professionals through the School of Business Advisory Board. This program can be completed in three years, or can lead to an MBA with one additional year of study.

Hear from Chae Mi Lim, PhD, Associate Professor of Marketing

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Mechanical Engineering at Thomas Jefferson University is ABET-accredited and develops engineering design, prototype and analysis capabilities with access to modern computer-aided design and simulation tools. Additional up-to-date coursework reflects actual industry demand in mechatronics, system dynamics, numerical methods, and design for manufacturability. Develop critical skills working in teams and managing interdisciplinary groups, and get a broad appreciation for the business, user experience and systems thinking associated with the development of engineering products and services.

Hear from Mike Leonard, MA.Ed., MS.Ed., IDSA, Dean, School of Design & Engineering

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Textile Design at Thomas Jefferson University prepares creative and passionate students who are makers, problem solvers, creators, solutions seekers and innovators. With dynamic maker spaces in the Fashion & Textiles Futures Center and historical archives at The Design Center at Jefferson students have can draw inspiration from textile history while using the technologies of tomorrow. Collaborate across disciplines on projects for companies like Under Armour and Sunbrella, study abroad in Scotland, New Zealand, England, Italy, Japan and build your network of industry leaders through design symposia and immersive field trips to artisan studios, textile innovators and centers of global design.

Hear from Mike Leonard, MA.Ed., MS.Ed., IDSA, Dean, School of Design & Engineering

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Textile Product Science at Thomas Jefferson University provides specialized coursework in sports and high performance materials, product safety and materials evaluation, textile conservation and forensics, and sustainability. Learn to design equipment and clothing materials that enhance human performance, test material performance in high-tech labs, and understand the intricacies of the global textile marketplace. Compete in research competitions sponsored by industry professional organizations at national and international levels, and have the opportunity to challenge yourself with graduate-level textile engineering courses.

Hear from Mike Leonard, MA.Ed., MS.Ed., IDSA, Dean, School of Design & Engineering

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