It's About Tradition

John F. Kennedy University is an accredited nonprofit institution that has been preparing working adults to advance their careers and communities since 1965. Offering a variety of innovative, affordable degree programs, we make it possible for lifelong learners from various walks of life to realize personal and professional growth.

Accredited Nonprofit
JFK University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), and the College of Law is accredited by The Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California.
Real-World Experience
Get out of the classroom and into the community. Our degree programs give you the opportunity to enrich your education through service-based learning, hands-on fieldwork, and internship experiences.
Flexible Ways to Learn
Earn your degree on campus in the Bay Area or at your own pace with on-demand online courses, powered by FlexCourse℠. Choose from bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, plus certificate and continuing education programs.

Campus Programs

John F. Kennedy University offers a range of master’s and doctoral degree programs designed to give you the education to make a difference in your life, your family’s lives, and in your community. Our Bay Area campuses are conveniently located in Pleasant Hill and San Jose and feature classroom, library, and computer facilities.

On-Demand Online Programs

JFKu Online offers affordable on-demand online degree programs powered by FlexCourse™, our innovative online learning platform. Get unlimited access to online courses for one affordable flat rate per year, and earn your degree as fast as you want, on your own time. Choose from associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in a variety of career fields.

Meet Your Community

"I've found a really good school that supports my goals of making the world a better place, The best way to make a change, is getting a good education."
- MARK, STUDENT, COLLEGE OF LAW
"I love the fact that, in the psychology field, I can support someone who may not have had support before."
- KIMYA, STUDENT, COLLEGE OF PSYCHOLOGY
"I've always wanted to be an attorney since I was very young, to serve as a role model for my community."
- DANIEL, STUDENT, COLLEGE OF LAW
"I've always wanted to work with youth. Through my education, I can help them to become successful, confident contributors to our community."
- AKASIA, STUDENT, COLLEGE OF PSYCHOLOGY

Accreditations/Approvals

WSCUC
The WASC Senior College And University Commission
CalBar
The Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California
APA
American Psychology Association
ABA
American Bar Association
BBS
California Board of Behavioral Science
IACBE
International Accreditation Council for Business Education
SOC
Member of – Service members Opportunity Colleges
HSI
Hispanic Serving Institute

Contact us to learn more about earning your degree at John F. Kennedy