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Academic Programs

Penn Highlands has played a role in empowering individuals from all corners of Pennsylvania to create meaningful change in their lives and communities. We take pride in our variety of associate degrees and certificates, strategically organized within academic pathways. This not only ensures a seamless journey for our students but also maximizes their potential for success. Discover a range of academic programs by scrolling down below, or seamlessly navigate through our innovative pathway models to find your ideal fit.

Course & Program Modalities

  • In-Person: Attendance at scheduled in-person class meetings is required. Online or virtual coursework may complement these sessions, when accessible.
  • Blended: A hybrid learning experience, combining virtual classes with scheduled meetings and 100% online coursework. Both components are necessary to complete a program. Open to all students.
  • Online: Accessible anywhere, learn 100% online at your own pace. Experience the convenience of flexible schedules and asynchronous learning, with no set meetings.

Academic Programs

ProgramTypeIn-PersonBlended100% OnlinePathway
AccountingA.A.S.Business & Communication
Behavioral Sciences A.A.Social Sciences & Criminal Justice
Bookkeeping CertificateBusiness & Communication
Business AdministrationA.S.Business & Communication
Business ManagementA.A.S.Business & Communication
Business ManagementCertificateBusiness & Communication
Computer ScienceA.S.Computer Information Sciences
Computer Technology – Cyber Security A.A.S.Computer Information Sciences
Computer Technology – IT AdministrationA.A.S.Computer Information Sciences
Computer Support Specialist CertificateComputer Information Sciences
Criminal JusticeA.A.S.Social Sciences & Criminal Justice
Criminal JusticeCertificateSocial Sciences & Criminal Justice
Culinary ArtsA.A.S.Technical Studies
Culinary ArtsCertificateTechnical Studies
CybersecurityCertificateComputer Information Sciences
Direct Support ProfessionalCertificateSocial Sciences & Criminal Justice
Early Childhood EducationA.A.Education
EntrepreneurshipA.A.S.Business & Communication
HistotechnologyA.A.S.Health Professions
Liberal Arts & SciencesA.A.Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences: BiologyA.A. (Concentration)Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences: CommunicationA.A. (Concentration)Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences: EnglishA.A. (Concentration)Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences: ExploratoryA.A. (Concentration)Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences: HistoryA.A. (Concentration)Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences: Self DesignA.A. (Concentration)Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences CertificateLiberal Arts & Sciences
Marketing ManagementA.A.S.Business & Communication
Media ProductionA.A.S.Business & Communication
Medical Assisting TechnologyA.A.S.,Health Professions
Medical Coding & BillingA.A.S.Health Professions
Paralegal Studies A.A.S.Social Sciences & Criminal Justice
PA Director CredentialCertificateEducation
ParamedicA.A.S.Health Professions
Pre-Health Professions: NursingCertificateHealth Professions
PsychologyA.A.Social Sciences & Criminal Justice
Radiologic Technology A.A.S.Health Professions
Social Service AssistantA.A.S.Social Sciences & Criminal Justice
Social WorkA.A.Social Sciences & Criminal Justice
Substance Abuse & Addiction TechnicianCertificateSocial Sciences & Criminal Justice

Need help finding a major?

The first step is to understand yourself by identifying your interests, personality, skills, and values through career assessments. By completing an assessment in Career Coach, you can start to link your interests to possible careers that may be a good fit for you. The assessment is also helpful if you are a current Penn Highlands student and want to explore changing majors or other career fields. Our career counselors can help you gather information about career choices and devise a plan to prepare for your career.

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