What They’re Known For
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, it is Widener’s goal to help fully prepare you with the professional experience, knowledge, and drive to enhance your career and lead in your field.
We offer the following online degrees in our flexible, innovative format:
- Master of business administration (MBA)
- Masters in social work (MSW)
- Bachelor of science in nursing (RN-to-BSN)
Widener Leadership in the World
Equip yourself with the education, experience, and support network to help you take your career—and even your society—to new heights. At Widener University, we ensure that our graduates are seen, heard, and known in our community and the world. Recognized for an unparalleled academic environment, innovative approaches to learning, active scholarship, and engaged, personal attention, Widener is helping to prepare students for careers and responsible citizenship in our global society.
Join Our Legacy of Leadership
At Widener University, academics, leadership, and service come first. Our students are challenged to connect curricula to societal issues and to take responsibility for their role in today’s global society.
No matter the program or profession, a Widener education emphasizes hands-on learning in small classes, meaningful service-learning projects, and relevant, on-the-job experience.