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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Penn State Harrisburg

Penn State Harrisburg is an undergraduate college and graduate school of the University. The Harrisburg campus enrolls more than 5,000 students and offers more than 65 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs. The college has nationally accredited programs, award-winning faculty who are accomplished teachers and scholars, and the resources of a world-class research university.

The college also offers all four years of study in 35 of its baccalaureate programs as well as the first two years of study leading to more than 160 baccalaureate majors offered throughout the University.

The college serves students from all campuses of Penn State, as well as transfer students from community colleges and other accredited colleges and universities.

Penn State Harrisburg is located on a suburban campus in Middletown, Pennsylvania, eight miles east of Harrisburg. The campus is easily accessible via major interstate routes and the Pennsylvania Turnpike's Exit 247. Harrisburg International Airport is within one mile of the campus, public transportation serves the college, and rail service affords convenient access from locations throughout the nation.

Because specific requirements of particular programs vary, students should contact the Office of Admissions, Penn State Harrisburg, 777 W. Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA 17057; 717-948-6250, or by email at Additional information about Penn State Harrisburg is available at

Note: Concerning undergraduate programs, see for courses that meet University-wide bachelor of arts degree requirements.

Note: Recommended academic plans for undergraduates provide, in table form, the courses students might schedule semester by semester as they pursue a specific undergraduate degree. Each college or campus maintains Recommended Academic Plans for its own majors/degree programs. Links to these plans are on the Division of Undergraduate Studies website at Questions concerning the Recommended Academic Plans should be directed to the college or campus involved or the Division of Undergraduate Studies.




OMID ANSARY, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

SUSANNAH GAL, Associate Dean for Research and Outreach

PETER B. IDOWU, Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies



School of Behavioral Sciences and Education — HOLLY L. ANGELIQUE, Interim Director

School of Business Administration — STEPHEN P. SCHAPPE, Director

School of Humanities — JEFFREY BECK, Director

School of Public Affairs — PATRIA de LANCER JULNES, Director

School of Science, Engineering, and Technology — RAFIC BACHNAK, Director


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