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Academics

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Uncommon experiences lead to unbelievable opportunities.

Here, you'll have access to a broader array of academic programs in the classroom and the field with expert faculty who’ll know your name and work closely with you in a friendly, inclusive environment. You’ll add even greater value to your degree by exploring new minors, taking specialized courses in your major and exploring other interests with expanded options in general education courses – all to help you create the personalized college experience of your choice.

Current Academic Programs

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

Expanded Academic Programs: More Opportunity, 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 powerhouse 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.

Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Business Intelligence
  • Economics
    - Business
    - Political
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
    -  Personal Financial Planning
  • Information Technology and Analytics
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Professional Sales and Marketing
  • Research and Analytics in Marketing
  • Sport Management
    - International Sport Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technical Leadership

Graduate Degree Programs

  • Accountancy
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Healthcare Management
  • Information Technology
  • Instructional Design and Technology
    - Instructional Technology Specialist
    - Learning Experience Designer
  • Sport Management
    - International Sports Management

Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Communication Studies
    - Interpersonal Communication
    - Leadership and Public Advocacy
    - Organizational Communication  
  • Criminal Justice
    - Conservation Law Enforcement 
  • English
    - Creative Writing
    - Literature and Society
    - Professional Writing 
  • History
    - Cultural Heritage Management 
  • Languages and Cultures
    - Arabic Studies
    - Chinese
    - French
    - Russian and Eastern European Studies
    - Spanish
    - Spanish (Heritage Language Learners) 
  • Media and Journalism
    - Emergent Media
    - Journalism
    - Media Production
    - Public Relations/Strategic Communication 
  • Music
    - Music Business
    - Music Education K-12
    - Music Performance
    - Music Technology
  • Political Science
    - International Security
    - Pre-Law
  • Psychology
  • Sociology 
  • Theatre Arts
    - Design/Technology
    - Integrated Theater
    - Performance  
  • Visual Arts (BA)
    - 2 Dimensional Art
    - 3 Dimensional Art
    - Drawing
    - Fabric Design
    - Graphic Design
    - Painting
    - Photography
    - Printmaking
    - Sculpture

 

Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • American Sign Language (ASL)/English Interpreting
  • Early Childhood Education
    - Grades PreK-4
  • Middle Level Education (4-8)
    - Language Arts 
    - Mathematics 
    - Science 
    - Social Studies 
  • Secondary and K-12 Education
    - Biology
    - Chemistry
    - Earth and Space Science
    - English 
    - General Science
    - Health and Physical Education (PK-12)
    - Mathematics 
    - Physics
    - Social Studies 
    - Spanish (PK-12)
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
    - Spec. Ed/Deaf and Hard of Hearing (N to 12)
    - Spec. Ed/Early Childhood Dual (PK-12 / PK-4)
     

Graduate Degree Programs

  • Counseling
    - Clinical Mental Health Counseling
    - School Counseling
  • Educator Professional Development
  • Educational Leadership
    - College Student Affairs
    - PK-12 School Leadership
    - Supervision
  • Reading
  • Social Work (MSW)
  • Special Education

 

Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • Exercise Science
  • Health Sciences 
    - Applied Health Studies
    - General/Pre-Professional
    - Medical Genomics & Counseling
    - Medical Lab Science
    - Pre-Accelerated 2nd Degree Nursing
    - Pre-Pharmacy
    - Pre-Physical Therapy
    - Pre-Physician Assistant
    - Public Health and Community Education
  • Healthcare Professions
  • Medical Imaging
  • Nursing (ASN, BSN, RN-to-BSN)
  • Nutrition 
    - Nutrition and Dietetics
    - Sports Nutrition 
  • Radiologic Technology 
  • Respiratory Care
  • Speech Pathology and Audiology

Graduate Degree Programs

  • Audiology (Au.D.)
  • Athletic Training 
  • Exercise Science
  • Nursing Practice (DNP)
    - Nursing Practice CRNA
  • Nursing (MSN)
    - Nurse Administration w/ MBA option
    - Nurse Practitioner: Primary Care Adult Gerontology; Primary Care Family Practice 
  • Public Health 
    -School Nursing 
  • Physician Assistant 
  • Speech-Language Pathology 
  • Sport Science 
  • Sport Psychology

 

Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • Applied Computer Science
    - Data Science
    - Information Systems
    - Networking
  • Biology
    - Biomedical
    - Cell & Molecular
    - Ecology, Conservation, Environment
    - Fisheries
    - General Biology
    - Marine
    - Medical Laboratory Science
    - Natural History
    - Pre-Medical/Pre-Professional Pathways  
  • Chemistry
    - Biochemistry
    - Forensic Science
    - General Chemistry
    - Pre-Medical/Pre-Professional Pathways 
  • Computer Science 
  • Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity 
  • Electronics Engineering Technology 
  • Engineering Physics
  • Environmental, Geographical and Geological Sciences
    - Environmental Geoscience
    - Geoarchaeology
    - Geography and GIS
    - Geography and Planning
    - Geology 
  • Mathematics
    - Data Analytics
    - Statistics
  • Radiation Science
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Recreation Management
    - Adventure Leadership and Outdoor Recreation
    - Cultural Heritage Management
  • Safety Management

Graduate Degree Program

  • Biology
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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

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
  • 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 health care facilities within our region.