John F. Kennedy University




About Us

Helping you get to where you want to be.

With nationally recognized programs, John F. Kennedy University offers innovative and flexible higher education opportunities to enable you to achieve success in your professional and personal goals.

Founded in 1964, JFK University is a fully accredited, nonprofit private university in the San Francisco Bay area and a member of the National University System. The University offers undergraduate-completion programs, graduate and doctorate degrees, and certificates in the fields of psychology, law, management, liberal arts, holistic studies, and museum studies.

You will find the faculty and staff at JFK University committed to supporting you throughout your academic experience and beyond. Our collaborative learning environment will challenge you to expand your intellect and prepare you to contribute to your profession and community. Our class schedule is flexible to fit in with today's busy lifestyles, with classes held late afternoons, early evenings, and weekends at our San Jose, Pleasant Hill, and Berkeley locations.

At John F. Kennedy University, we believe in a practical learning approach, so a field component is integrated into many of our programs. Graduate psychology students get first-hand experience in providing counseling services at one of the University’s three community counseling centers. Second- and third-year law students have the opportunity to work as certified legal interns at on-site legal clinics. Students enjoy unique program outcomes through our dynamic, hands-on internships offered in our Sport Psychology and Museum Studies programs.

We invite you to change your future...start today in a degree or certificate program at John F. Kennedy University.