Academics

At Penn State Lehigh Valley we offer multiple pathways for you to earn your Penn State degree -- you can choose from nine bachelor's degree programs, an associate's degree program, multiple minors, and have access to the 160+ academic programs offered by Penn State. Penn State Lehigh Valley provides a Penn State education in an intimate setting that integrates individualized teaching, research, and community outreach.

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Penn State Lehigh Valley offers nine baccalaureate degrees that can be completed right here in the Lehigh Valley. Students may also begin their first two years of course work for over 160 Penn State majors here, and finish their program at another Penn State campus.

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Students that are not interested in earning their baccalaureate degree, or who are interested in pursing the second two years of their baccalaureate degree program at one of Penn State's other locations, have the option to complete the associate degree program offered at Penn State Lehigh Valley.

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Penn State Lehigh Valley students have the opportunity to supplement their baccalaureate degree with a choice of one or more valuable minor programs.

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The high school dual enrollment program allows high school students the opportunity to take college courses on campus at a 50 percent tuition reduction. The program is designed for exceptional students who wish to enroll in a maximum of eight credits per semester as a supplement to their high school level courses.

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Maximize your summer and broaden your college experience with summer courses at Penn State Lehigh Valley! An array of in class, online and hybrid courses are available. Students can stay on track for their transition to University Park, lighten their fall course load, or get ahead and graduate early. Summer courses are open to both PSU students and students from other colleges or universities.