Academics

Penn State Schuylkill offers several options for your education and enrichment, where you can begin any one of over 275 Penn State majors, or you can stay at the Schuylkill campus to earn your degree. We offer 13 baccalaureate and four associate degree programs, as well as 11 academic minors and 10 certificate programs.

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Associate Degrees at Penn State Schuylkill

You can earn your associate's degree in any of the following majors, many of which feed into bachelor degree programs offered on our campus:

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Undergraduate Certificate Programs

Penn State Schuylkill offers a variety of undergraduate certificate programs to complement students' degrees and offer further specialization. Many of these programs do not require students to be enrolled in a degree program and can be completed as non-degree certificates. These certificates include:

  • Behavioral Health and Counseling Psychology
  • Child Development
  • Crime, Psychology, and Public Policy
  • Enterprise Resource Planning with SAP
  • Foundations of Business
  • Health Science Professions
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Introduction to Business Management
  • Introduction to Corporate Communication
  • Nursing Forensics
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing Management
  • Premedical Sciences
  • Security and Risk Analysis
  • Sports Administration
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2+2 Degree Plan

At Penn State, students have the opportunity to start any one of the University's 275+ majors at one campus and finish their degree program at another, including University Park. This is the 2+2 degree plan and, with more than half of our students choosing this path each year, it's the most common path to a Penn State degree. Learn more!

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Special Programs

Learn about opportunities for international study and other programs available on campus. 

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Academic Support

Penn State Schuylkill provides a host of learning and technology resources to help students thrive in the classroom. From academic advising to tutoring and career development, Penn State Schuylkill's academic support team is here to help you succeed.