Graduate Admission

Develop Your Expertise

Further your expertise and advance your career through doctoral and master’s programs, certificates, and nondegree courses at one of six campus locations or the online World Campus. Penn State graduate programs provide opportunities for cross-discipline learning and research alongside expert faculty members and mentors. Through these interdisciplinary interactions, you’ll pursue your passions, gain a robust education, and develop research solutions with global impact.


Graduate degree programs across six campus locations plus the online World Campus.


Graduate students.


Record-breaking total research expenditures (FY 2022-2023).

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Plan Your Graduate Education

Whether you’re hoping to obtain a master’s degree, a post-baccalaureate certificate, or build your resume and portfolio with nondegree courses, Penn State offers a variety of ways to participate in lifelong learning. Explore academic colleges, graduate campuses, and apply at the links below.
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Academic Colleges
Penn State Behrend
Penn State Great Valley
Penn State Harrisburg
Penn State York
World Campus