Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University


Sharon Harris
Director of Student Services


Be Real-World Ready with a degree from Philadelphia University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies.


The value of a degree can be measured by the benefits it brings — enhanced earnings and career opportunities, qualifications for master’s degree programs, and the personal satisfaction that comes with such an outstanding achievement. Philadelphia University’s Accelerated BS Degree Completion Program for adult learners can put you firmly on the path to gaining these benefits by earning your degree in less time than you think. Balancing career and family responsibilities is important to adult learners. In this program, the emphasis is on your academic and personal success and the limitless possibilities the future will offer. This program accommodates a wide variety of interests and offers comprehensive preparation for many career options.

BS Degree

  • Accounting
  • Behavioral and Health Services
  • Business Management
  • Health Sciences
  • Health Services Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Technology
  • Law Enforcement Leadership
  • Leadership in Emergency Services
  • Leadership in Homeland Security
  • Organizational Leadership

Student Services Available for Adult Learners

Advising is available during the day and evening via phone, email, or in-person appointments. The library maintains evening and weekend hours. Tutoring services and career counseling are also available.

Modes of Class Delivery

This program is an accelerated program, where classes meet in a traditional classroom setting one evening or one afternoon per week or one Saturday morning per week. A few online courses are offered per term. Classes are offered at the University’s Main Campus in East Falls, at the Bucks County Campus in Trevose and at the Delaware County Campus in Media.

Delivery Schedule

  • Monday–Thursday afternoon (1 to 5 p.m.) and evening (6 to 10:00 p.m.)
  • Saturday mornings (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.)