Why Choose Widener University?

At Widener University, we proudly cultivate challenging and culturally diverse learning environments where academics, leadership, and service come first. Our curricula are connected to societal issues and challenge students to take social responsibility for their role in today's global society.

Founded in 1821 in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener is nationally recognized for our commitment to civic engagement, service, and social responsibility. The university has been included on the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction every year since its inception in 2006.

It is our goal to develop true leaders who inspire positive change throughout our community.

When you graduate with an online degree from Widener, you are fully prepared with the professional experience, knowledge, and drive to advance your career and lead in your field.

We offer the following online degrees in our flexible, innovative format:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Registered Nurse-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)

No matter the program or profession, a Widener education emphasize hands-on learning in small classes, meaningful service-learning projects, and relevant, on-the-job experience.

Financial Aid at Widener University

Financial aid, including federal loans and grants, is available for Widener University online students to help pay for education expenses. Employer tuition reimbursement arrangements can also be made for qualified students with employer documentation.

You can apply for financial aid with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Widener University code is 003313.

Programs taught in:
  • English (US)

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MBA

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The online MBA from Widener University focuses on long-term career success in leadership roles with a balanced curriculum of theory, practice, and professional developmen ... [+]

Online MBA

Take your career to the next level, at your own pace, with the relevant knowledge and vital skills to lead in today's global business environment. Widener's online MBA focuses on long-term career success in leadership roles with a balanced curriculum of theory, practice, and professional development courses.

Fast Facts 33 credit hours Total estimated tuition: $33,132 AACSB accredited 100% online course delivery Choose from three-course tracks Complete your MBA in 18-24 months Comprehensive Concentrations

Widener University’s online MBA program provides you with the choice of a customizable general business administration track or the option to concentrate your studies in two growing areas of business.... [-]

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Today's global marketplace is creating a need for business professionals with the skills to improve and adjust processes to keep up with changing market conditions and ne ... [+]

Online MBA

Take your career to the next level, at your own pace, with the relevant knowledge and vital skills to lead in today's global business environment. Widener's online MBA focuses on long-term career success in leadership roles with a balanced curriculum of theory, practice, and professional development courses.

Fast Facts 33 credit hours Total estimated tuition: $33,132 AACSB accredited 100% online course delivery Choose from three-course tracks Complete your MBA in 18-24 months MBA — Business Process Management

Our business process management concentration provides the cross-functional perspectives needed in today’s organizations. It prepares you for the Certified Business Process Professional certification governed by the Association of Business Process Management Professionals.... [-]

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Take your career to the next level with the relevant knowledge and vital skills to lead in today's global business environment. Widener's online Health Care Management MB ... [+]

Online MBA

Take your career to the next level, at your own pace, with the relevant knowledge and vital skills to lead in today's global business environment. Widener's online MBA focuses on long-term career success in leadership roles with a balanced curriculum of theory, practice, and professional development courses.

Fast Facts 33 credit hours Total estimated tuition: $33,132 AACSB accredited 100% online course delivery Choose from three-course tracks Complete your MBA in 18-24 months MBA — Health Care Management

Our health care management concentration prepares you for careers in the health care industry and in health-related industries like insurance and pharmaceuticals.

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Master

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Widener University's AACSB and CCB Accredited online Dual Master of Jurisprudence in Corporate and Business Law/Master of Business Administration (MJ/MBA) provides you wi ... [+]

Widener offers a dual Master of Jurisprudence in Corporate and Business Law/Master of Business Administration. In this dual degree program, you’ll get outstanding instruction from experienced practitioners who work in the heart of corporate and business law, compliance, and administration. This leading-edge program can give you a strategic advantage in pursuing an accelerated course of joint study and both degrees can be completed in as little as two and one-half years.

The online Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) in Corporate and Business Law offers rigorous, graduate-level training in legal analysis and regulatory compliance in a corporate, business, nonprofit, or government environment. The program offers concentrations in Regulatory Analysis & Compliance and Global Compliance & Ethics.... [-]

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Widener University's online Hybrid Dual MSW/MEd in Human Sexuality Studies is the only dual-degree program offering Clinical Social Work and a Human Sexuality focus. Our ... [+]

Widener University's online Hybrid Dual Master of Social Work (MSW)/Master of Education in Human Sexuality Studies (MEd) is the only dual-degree program offering Clinical Social Work and a Human Sexuality focus, allowing you to pursue graduate education in both areas. Our program prepares social workers who are comfortable discussing sexuality in their social work practice, to also be qualified to work in areas that focus explicitly on sexuality.

The MSW program is CSWE-Accredited and can be completed 100% online at your own convenience while the MEd in Human Sexuality degree offers convenient weekend classes. Earn two degrees in 3 years by taking courses in both programs, at the same time. ... [-]

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Widener University's online Master of Social Work (MSW) is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). It prepares you to improve both your life and the li ... [+]

Widener University's online Master of Social Work (MSW) is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Through its trauma-focused curriculum, it will help you understand the impact trauma - a leading factor in mental health, substance abuse, and other social-emotional issues - has on the quality of life. Widener's MSW program prepares you to improve both your life and the lives of others through clinical social work and social justice.

At Widener, we develop social workers whose influences are seen, heard, and known throughout the field and community. You'll benefit from personal support in a nurturing and inspirational learning environment and graduate prepared to sit for the Licensed Social Worker (LSW) exam.... [-]

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Widener University's online Master of Social Work (MSW) is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). It prepares you to improve both your life and the li ... [+]

Widener University's online Master of Social Work (MSW) is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Through its trauma-focused curriculum, it will help you understand the impact trauma - a leading factor in mental health, substance abuse, and other social-emotional issues - has on the quality of life. Widener's MSW program prepares you to improve both your life and the lives of others through clinical social work and social justice.

At Widener, we develop social workers whose influences are seen, heard, and known throughout the field and community. You'll benefit from personal support in a nurturing and inspirational learning environment and graduate prepared to sit for the Licensed Social Worker (LSW) exam.... [-]

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