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In today’s ever-changing job market, now more than ever, you need the skills, knowledge and credentials to help you secure your future.

For nearly 50 years, Thomas Edison State University (TESU) has helped adult learners like you earn career-relevant degrees for in-demand fields. Whether you are looking to finish your degree or pursue your graduate education, TESU can help you increase your marketability, further your career and achieve your goals. With more than 100 areas of study, flexible online course offerings and multiple start dates, TESU is here to help you advance, lead and succeed.

If you want to finish your associate or bachelor’s degree, TESU has a program that is right for you. At TESU, we value your previous experience in and out of the classroom, meaning more — more transfer credit and more savings. Your prior college coursework, military training, and hands-on experience on the job will be evaluated to help you obtain a shorter path to graduation. With one of the most generous transfer credit policies in higher education, completing your undergraduate degree can be quicker than ever.

If you are looking to enhance your resume with an advanced degree, TESU offers 100% online master’s and doctoral degrees and graduate certificates in a variety of high-demand fields. With multiple start dates and no GRE or GMAT requirement, TESU offers a variety of affordable and accredited graduate programs.

Take your next step today with Thomas Edison State University, the leader in online education.

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Why Choose Thomas Edison State University?

Since 1972, TESU has been a leader in adult education, focusing exclusively on you. We understand the importance of providing flexibility with structure, and it’s our goal to provide a learning environment that is right for you and your needs. As a result, at TESU we strive to meet our ultimate goal – helping you to achieve a degree that will lead you to career advancement.

100+ Degree Programs

100+ Degree Programs
Choose from associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, plus certificates.

Year-Round Enrollment

Year-Round Enrollment
Undergraduate courses start monthly. Graduate courses have multiple start dates per year.

Online Classes

Online Classes
Study when and where it’s convenient for you with online classes.

Military Friendly

Friendly to the Military
As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to service members and their families.

Transfer Credits

Transfer Credits
We accept eligible transfer credits – from prior education, prior learning, and military training.

Fully Accredited

Fully Accredited
Accreditation matters. TESU is accredited by the Middle States Commission and has programmatic accreditation. Learn more »

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, and doctor of nursing practice program at Thomas Edison State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.