We serve adult learners with our flexible programs with day, evening and online course options to start or complete your college degree. If you are beyond four years of high school graduation or GED completion, the Adult Degree Program is ready and waiting to help you succeed.
Life may not always move in a straight line. We know that stepping into the classroom is a big decision. Whether you want to finish or start a college degree program, with more than 30 years of experience creating an adult-friendly educational environment that helps non-traditional students excel in the classroom. We are a military-friendly school honoring the Yellow Ribbon program for military veterans.
We know you are already juggling a lot in your life—work, family and now school. That is why we have resources to help you be successful. From our career development program and academic support services to personal librarian program and a commuter lounge in the newly renovated library, we have resources that support adults in the classroom and on campus.
Learn the numbers that make our Adult Degree Program great.
years we’ve been serving adult learners
We have been enrolling students like you for more than 30 years, since 1982. With flexible options that include day, evening and online classes with admissions professionals who truly understand your challenges, we will make sure you get to the next level.
When you return to classroom, you won’t feel out of place. Adult students represent more than a third of Wilson’s total undergraduate student population.
majors you can complete exclusively through night classes
Choose from several programs that won’t cut into your work day at all: accounting, business management, early childhood education, English and communications.
Prepare for a rewarding career in education with our collaborative learning models, partnerships with local communities, and innovative educational practices. Undergraduate, graduate and certification programs also offer a focus on special education.
Receive your BSN or MSN, or combine either with your existing RN. With a focus on active learning, the latest innovations in nursing education and partnerships with healthcare providers, our programs give you the experience you need to become the most effective and caring nurse possible.
A quiet voice in the back of her mind kept nagging at Marybeth Richards: Wasn’t it time for her to go back to school and get that college degree?
After one long discussion about finances with her husband—which ended with them asking each other, “Where do we go from here?”—she sat in her living room holding her baby daughter and watching her two older children play. “And that quiet voice suddenly got really loud.”
The program is incredibly flexible so that it can take into account family life, kids, jobs.
Wilson College and Harrisburg Area Community College recently signed an expanded agreement allowing HACC associate degree graduates to seamlessly enter Wilson, bringing all of their credits earned with a grade of C or better with them.
The Wilson College Master of Special Education program has received approval of an autism endorsement curriculum from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, a credential that will benefit teachers and others who work with people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Rain forced the 148th annual Wilson College commencement ceremony indoors on May 13, but that didn’t dampen the mood of the assembled graduates, guests and speakers, thanks in large part to the address delivered by comedian and author Jane Condon.