Graduate Programs

School of Adult & Continuing Education

The School of Adult & Continuing Education offers select graduate programs to meet the needs of those living in a highly technological and global society. Designed to be student-centered and focused on enhancing the education of traditional and non-traditional adult learners, our distinct Master’s degree program offerings also meet the needs of those interested or employed in the business, human services, and education professions.

Why Choose Lincoln University’s School of Adult and Continuing Education at University City?

For the Adult-Learner

Accelerated and traditional programs that are geared toward the adult-learner.

Convenient Location

Located in Philadelphia, positioned on the “Avenue of Technology,” our University City location is conveniently accessible to Philadelphia’s Center City and beyond with easy access to public transportation via Amtrak’s 30th Street Station as well as regional transportation options.

Fits Your Schedule

Classes are taught on Saturdays and during the evenings in state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories by dedicated and skilled faculty with academic and professional qualifications in their course disciplines.


Lincoln University offers reasonable and competitive tuition for students, along with federal financial aid, grants, and military benefits.

Reimagine the Legacy

Offers a student-centered environment that cultivates students by affording a platform to empower, promote, and refine scholarly skills to realization and leadership in a global and ever-changing world.

Are you ready to take the first step?

  How to Apply

We strongly encourage applicants to apply prior to the priority deadline for admission consideration and financial support; however, we review applications on a rolling admissions basis. Again, we strongly encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

  • Fall Priority Deadline: August 1st
  • Spring Priority Deadline: November 15th

Graduate Admission

  • Submit an online application.
  • Transcripts: Submit official transcripts for all accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. 
  • Personal Statement:  Please reference the academic program for more information.
  • Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.
  • Additional requirements may be required based on the academic program; please reference the academic program for more information.

International Admissions

Please see the ‘How to Apply’ page for information relative to International Admissions.

Important Notes

  • Only completed application packets will be evaluated and reviewed for an admission decision.
  • The Admissions Committee reserves the right to request an admission interview and additional supplemental documentation during the evaluation process.


Please contact us at 215-590-8200 or

You are strongly encouraged to upload your supplemental documents to your student portal. You may also email documents to or mail to:

Lincoln University
School of Adult and Continuing Education
Attention: Office of Admissions
3020 Market Street, Fourth Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Please contact us!

Office of Admissions
3020 Market Street, Fourth Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104 Phone: 215-590-8200
Fax: 215-387-3859

Morgan M. Shaw

Assistant Director
Office: 215-590-8239

Orilan Codrington

Office: 215-590-8234

Aleyah Farmbry

Program Assistant
Office: 215-590-8232