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Academic Programs

Academic Program Information for Students Enrolled in the CU Curriculum*

Prospective students, students enrolled in Fall 2023 and beyond, and those who have opted into the CU Curriculum can access the Degree Maps Directory. *Students who entered prior to Fall 2023 should refer to Degree Works to find their program requirements and their progress towards completion. For more information about our legacy department and programs, see the "Expanded Academic Offerings" section below.

Expanded Academic Offerings

More opportunities with greater value

A college is a family of educators and students dedicated to a specific discipline and area of knowledge. A university is a family of colleges, committed to building knowledge across disciplines. Here, our innovative and accredited academic programs are the sum of five distinct colleges: the Zeigler College of Business, and the Colleges of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities; Education and Human Studies; Health Professions; and Science and Technology.

Below is a comprehensive list of all programs offered at CU grouped by college. If a campus location name is listed after a program, it is offered at that location. Unlinked areas are currently under development.

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Graduate Degree Programs

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Graduate Degree Programs

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Graduate Degree Programs

  • Applied Exercise Physiology — Bloomsburg
  • Athletic Training — Lock Haven 
  • Audiology (Au.D.) — Bloomsburg
  • Nursing Practice (DNP) — Bloomsburg
    - Nursing Practice: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
  • Nursing (MSN) — Bloomsburg
    - Nurse Administration
    - Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Adult Gerontology
    - Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Family Practice
    - Nursing Informatics
    - Public Health
    - Public Health-School Health
  • Public Health — Bloomsburg 
    - School Nursing 
  • Physician Assistant — Lock Haven
  • Speech-Language Pathology — Bloomsburg 
  • Sport and Performance Psychology — Bloomsburg | Lock Haven | Mansfield

Undergraduate Degree Programs

* Available as a 2+2 program at Lock Haven and Mansfield

Graduate Degree Program

Commonwealth University graduate degree programs can be your pathway to professional career growth. Choose to study on any of our locations or enjoy the flexibility and convenience of our online graduate degrees.

Graduate Programs

Academic Program Information for Students Enrolled Prior to Fall 2023

Students who were enrolled at Bloomsburg, Lock Haven or Mansfield prior to Fall of 2023 and have not opted into the CU Curriculum will need to refer to Degree Works (the University’s advisement and degree audit system) to review program requirements and their progress towards degree completion.

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Uncommon experiences lead to unbelievable opportunities.

Through Commonwealth University, you'll have access to a broader array of academic programs in the classroom and the field with personable and industry-knowledgeable faculty who’ll know your name and work closely with you in a friendly, inclusive environment at either of our locations in Bloomsburg, Lock Haven, and Mansfield.

You’ll add even greater value to your degree by exploring some of our new majors and many new minors, taking specialized courses in your chosen major, and discovering other interests with expanded options in general education courses — all to help you create the personalized college experience to land you a job before graduation and open doors to graduate school.

Academic Programs

Our top-ranked, accredited programs help you prepare for in-demand careers in fast-growing fields.

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Powered by Professional U

Bloomsburg, Lock Haven, and Mansfield each have a career center and alumni association. Bring them together, and we have a uniquely powerful combination! Professional U combines your academic curriculum with unparalleled access to undergraduate research, internships, clinical and field experiences, and studying abroad. We'll help you develop your interests and skills, build your resume, polish your interview skills, and equip you with the confidence to succeed in the career you're dreaming about.

Explore pathways to further your education

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We'll help you maximize your time to complete your undergrad degree while preparing for your next step whether that's a job in your chosen field, grad school, medical school, law school, or other pre-professional preparation in fields such as:

  • Pre-Chiropractic
  • Pre-Dental
  • Pre-Genetic Counseling
  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medical (DO and MD)
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Pre-Podiatry
  • Pre-Veterinary

We also partner with several schools to offer accelerated programs to help you complete your climb faster, saving you time AND money so you can jumpstart your career. These include:

  • University of Pittsburgh Law School 
  • Fairleigh Dickinson and Temple University Pharmacy Schools
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Widener University Physical Therapy (DPT)
  • Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

New Academic Opportunities

Innovative Technology
While traditional, in-person instruction will continue to be available at all campuses, new technology-enabled classrooms allow real-time collaborative learning that expands the academic offerings available to you. This innovative learning environment brings you and fellow students together in a real classroom, at the same time, connected with classmates on other campuses to engage in real-time learning with our expert faculty.

Artist, Musician, or Scientist-in-Residence
Aligned with faculty expertise, you’ll explore new techniques and develop new skills with special access to state-of-the-art studio and lab settings.

Criminal Justice
Enroll in the Police Academy through the Criminal Justice program and spend six months in the PA Municipal Police Academy as part of your degree program or add an EMT-national certification.

Environmental, Geographical, and Geological Science (EGGS) Field Camp
Expanded offerings to explore the unique natural landscapes and differences of our campus locations.

Nursing and Physician Assistant Programs
Increased clinical settings or clinical rotation opportunities at healthcare facilities within our region.

Early College

Get a head-start on your college career through Commonwealth University’s Early College program with options at Bloomsburg, Lock Haven, and Mansfield. Students may take up to 12 credits per semester. Summer and winter session courses, up to 6 credits in each session. Courses may be taken on campus, online, or through Mansfield’s approved districts as concurrent enrollment in a secondary environment.