Penn State Hazleton
For more than 150 years, Penn State has been a leader in teaching, research and outreach to students and communities across Pennsylvania and around the world. Since 1934, Penn State Hazleton has been an integral part of greater Hazleton and northeastern Pennsylvania by extending the mission of the University.
Located near the crossroads of Interstates 80 and 81, Penn State Hazleton offers baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees and minors, as well as credit and non-credit certificates in a wide variety of disciplines to traditional, adult and veteran learners. Students have the opportunity to earn one of the most recognized degrees in the world by starting one of 275 Penn State majors and transitioning to another Penn State campus to complete their degree or by attending the campus for all four years.
Penn State Hazleton’s bachelor’s degree programs include Business with management/marketing or individualized option, Computer Science, Corporate Communication, Criminal Justice (B.A./B.S.), Engineering with an alternative energy and power generation track, Health Policy and Administration, Information Technology, Multidisciplinary Studies, Project and Supply Chain Management, Psychology (B.A./B.S.), and Rehabilitation and Human Services.
Associate degree programs include Medical Laboratory Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Business, Information Sciences and Technology, and Multidisciplinary Studies.
Co-curricular opportunities available to enrich the academic experience include university and campus honors programs, undergraduate research with faculty experts, student living options, the Student Success Center, and the Math Dimension. These are just some of the resources designed to support and encourage student success.
Through the Office of Continuing Education, a range of healthcare certificate programs can provide students with a pathway to a new career. Programs include practical nursing, nurse aide, phlebotomy technician, and clinical medical assisting. Additionally, Continuing Education offers workforce and professional development programs to help area employees with a career change, advance in their current positions, or expand their skills.
The Hazleton LaunchBox, located in downtown Hazleton, provides entrepreneurs and innovators coworking space, accelerator programs, mentorship, and business startup support to make their concept a sustainable reality.
With approximately 600 students from 20 states and 10 countries, the average class size is 21.
Penn State’s connection with students continues after earning one of the most respected degrees in the world when students join the ranks of a global network of more than 750,000 proud Penn State alumni.