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 160 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 Administration of Justice, Business with accounting, management/marketing or individualized options, Corporate Communication, Engineering with a focus on alternative energy and power generation, Information Sciences and Technology, Psychology, Rehabilitation and Human Services, and Letters, Arts, and Sciences. Coming in fall 2018 is a new program – Project and Supply Chain Management.

Associate degree programs include Medical Laboratory Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Business, Information Sciences and Technology, and Letters, Arts, and Sciences.



Opportunities available to enrich the academic experience include campus honors program, undergraduate research with faculty experts, student living options, the Teaching and Learning Resource Center and the Math Dimension. These are just some of the resources designed to support and encourage student success.

With approximately 900 students from 20 states and 10 countries, the average class size is 24.

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 670,000 proud Penn State alumni.

For more information about Penn State Hazleton, please call (570) 450-3000 or visit

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