1855
University Park, PA

School Details

Pennsylvania State University is a land-grant university founded in 1855 as the Farmer’s High School of Pennsylvania. Today, it is one of America’s largest and most comprehensive campuses, awarding bachelor's degrees, post-baccalaureate certificates, post master's certificates, master's degrees and doctoral degrees. The main campus of Pennsylvania State University is located in State College, Pennsylvania, and its World Campus houses distance education programs. Penn State’s mission is “Our research, scholarship, and creative activity promote human and economic development, global understanding, and progress in professional practice through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions”. 

There are 14 academic colleges within Pennsylvania State University and each offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate degrees on multiple campuses and online.

  • College of Agricultural Sciences
  • College of Arts and Architecture
  • Smeal College of Business
  • College of Communications
  • College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Health and Human Development
  • College of Information Sciences and Technology
  • College of the Liberal Arts
  • College of Nursing
  • Eberly College of Science

 

Accreditation & Licensing

Pennsylvania State University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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Art & Liberal Arts

Associate of Arts in Letters, Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Political Science Bachelor of Arts in Digital Journalism & Media Bachelor of Arts in History Bachelor of Arts in International Politics Bachelor of Arts in Letters, Arts & Sciences Bachelor of Design in Digital Media Design Certificate in Digital Arts

Business

Associate in Science in Labor & Human Resources Associate of Science in Business Administration Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Organizational & Professional Communication Bachelor of Arts in Economics Bachelor of Arts in Labor & Human Resources Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership Bachelor of Science in Accounting Bachelor of Science in Business Bachelor of Science in Economics Bachelor of Science in Finance Bachelor of Science in Labor & Human Resources Bachelor of Science in Marketing Bachelor of Science in Recreation, Park & Tourism Management / Commercial Recreation & Tourism Management Certificate in ERP Certificate with SAP Certificate in Financial Planning Certificate in Labor Studies & Human Resources Certificate in Organizational Communication Graduate Certificate in Accounting Graduate Certificate in Accounting Foundations Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics Graduate Certificate in Community & Economic Development Graduate Certificate in Corporate Innovation & Entrepreneurship Graduate Certificate in International Human Resources & Employment Relations Graduate Certificate in Marketing Analytics Graduate Certificate in Organizational Development & Change Analytics Graduate Certificate in Organizational Development & Change Consulting Skills Graduate Certificate in Organizational Development & Change Essentials Graduate Certificate in Organizational Development & Change Occupational Safety & Health Graduate Certificate in Organizational Development & Change Operational Excellence Graduate Certificate in Project Management Graduate Certificate in Public Budgeting & Financial Management Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management Master in Marketing Analytics and Insights Master of Business Administration / Accounting Foundations Master of Business Administration / Advanced Accounting Master of Business Administration / Business Analytics Master of Business Administration / Business Architecture Master of Business Administration / Business Sustainability Strategy Master of Business Administration / Community & Economic Development Master of Business Administration / Corporate Innovation & Entrepreneurship Master of Business Administration / Finance Master of Business Administration / General Management Master of Business Administration / Homeland Security Master of Business Administration / Human Resource Management Master of Business Administration / International Affairs Master of Business Administration / Management Consulting Master of Business Administration / Marketing Analytics Master of Business Administration / Negotiation & Influence Master of Business Administration / Project Management Master of Business Administration / Public Administration Master of Business Administration / Strategic Leadership Master of Business Administration / Supply Chain Management Master of Corporate Innovation & Entrepreneurship Master of Finance Master of Professional Accounting Master of Professional Studies in Community & Economic Development Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources & Employment Relations Master of Professional Studies in Organizational Development & Change Master of Professional Studies in Strategic Communications Master of Professional Studies in the Psychology of Leadership Master of Project Management Master of Public Administration Master of Strategic Management & Executive Leadership Master of Supply Chain Management Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Fundraising Leadership

Computer Science & IT

Associate of Science in Information Science & Technology Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences & Technology Certificate in Information Sciences & Technology Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Architecture Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Information & Security Technology Architecture Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence Analytics Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence Applications Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Programming & Web Map Development Master of Geographic Information Systems Master of Professional Studies in Data Analytics Master of Professional Studies in Enterprise Architecture & Business Tranformation Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Associate in Science in Criminal Justice Bachelor of Arts in Law & Society Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity Analytics & Operations Bachelor of Science in Security & Risk Analysis / Information & Cyber Security Certificate in Security & Risk Analysis Graduate Certificate in Counterterrorism Graduate Certificate in Cyber Threat Analytics & Prevention Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate in Public Health Preparedness Master of Professional Studies in Criminal Justice Policy & Administration Master of Professional Studies in Cybersecurity Analytics & Operations Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security / Agricultural Biosecurity & Food Defense Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security / Counterterrorism Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security / Cyber Threat Analytics & Prevention Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security / Geospatial Intelligence Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security / Information Security & Forensics Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security / Public Health Preparedness

Education

Graduate Certificate in Children's Literature Graduate Certificate in Institutional Research Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction Master of Education in Educational Leadership / Teacher Leadership Master of Education in Higher Education Master of Education in Learning, Design & Technology Master of Education in Lifelong Learning & Adult Education Master of Education in Special Education Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Adult Basic Education Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Distance Education Postbaccalaureate Certificate in E-Learning Design Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Educating Individuals with Autism Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Educational Technology Integration Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Family Literacy Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Teaching & Learning Online in K–12 Settings

Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering Graduate Certificate in Human Factors Engineering & Ergonomics Master of Engineering in Additive Manufacturing & Design Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering Master of Engineering in Nuclear Engineering Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering Master of Engineering Management Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Master of Software Engineering

Healthcare

Bachelor of Science in Biobehavioral Health Bachelor of Science in Health Policy & Administration Certificate in Adult Development and Aging Services Graduate Certificate in Hospital & Health System Preparedness Master of Business Administration / Health Care Business Master of Health Administration / Health Policy & Administration Master of Professional Studies in Nutritional Sciences

Math & Science

Associate of Science in Turfgrass Science & Management Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Energy & Sustainability Policy Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management Bachelor of Science in Turfgrass Science Certificate in Turfgrass Management, Advanced Certificate in Turfgrass Management, Basic Certificate in Weather Forecasting Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Biosecurity & Food Defense Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics Graduate Certificate in Remote Sensing & Earth Observation Graduate Certificate in Solar Energy Graduate Certificate in Weather & Climate Analytics Master of Applied Statistics Master of Professional Studies in Ecosystem Management & Administration Master of Professional Studies in Geodesign Master of Professional Studies in Renewable Energy & Sustainability Systems Master of Professional Studies in Turfgrass Management

Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Certificate in Nursing Forensics Certificate in Nursing Informatics Certificate in Nursing Management Doctor of Nursing Practice Graduate Certificate in Nurse Administrator Graduate Certificate in Nurse Educator Master of Science in Nursing

Psychology & Human Services

Associate in Science in Human Development & Family Studies Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Bachelor of Science in Human Development & Family Studies Bachelor of Science in Psychology Certificate in Children, Youth, and Family Services Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis