Academics

Penn State Scranton offers several options for your educational experience. We offer 14 bachelor's degrees and 4 associate degrees. You also may begin your first two years of course work for over 275 Penn State majors at our campus, and finish the program at another Penn State location (2 + 2 degree plan)

No matter where you start, no matter where you finish, your degree will be a Penn State degree, one of the most respected in the country. 

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The First Two Years

Penn State Scranton offers the first two years of most baccalaureate degrees that may be completed at University Park, another Penn State campus, or at other institutions.

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Graduate Programs and Courses

Accelerated Bachelor’s/Juris Doctor Program 
The Accelerated Bachelor’s/J.D. program gives outstanding Penn State undergraduates the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree and J.D. in a compressed time frame, helping to fast-track a legal career.

Master of Science in Nursing
We offer two Nurse Practitioner options through the Penn State College of Nursing that enable baccalaureate-prepared nurses to acquire knowledge and clinical practice skills in direct care of individuals, families and aggregate populations.

Graduate Courses in Education
Penn State University is an approved provider for credit courses, noncredit programs and Act 48 development. Our offerings serve educators across the Commonwealth of PA with diverse courses ranging from workshops to in-class instruction.

Penn State Great Valley Fast Track Master of Business Administration
Students can begin their MBA education at Penn State Scranton by completing the required undergraduate courses in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Supply Chain Management, and Statistics and can obtain their MBA degree at Penn State Great Valley within one year of completing their baccalaureate degree. Students may receive exemptions for up to five foundation courses and one pre-program requirement from the Penn State Great Valley MBA curriculum.

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Minors

While a student pursues a baccalaureate degree, the addition of a minor can expand the educational experience.  A minor program may consist of course work in a single area or from several disciplines.

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Academic Support

Take advantage of the academic support resources available to help you achieve your academic potential during your time at Penn State Scranton.