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Penn State Majors

Discover the majors and programs offered by Penn State and the types of degrees awarded.

Arts

Graduates
  • Acting
    19
  • Arts
    62
  • Design and Applied Arts
    15
  • Film and Video Studies
    44
  • Graphic Design
    15
  • Music Performance
    3
  • Theatre Design
    12
  • Visual Arts
    33

Business

Graduates
  • Accounting
    363
  • Actuarial Science
    3
  • Advertising
    335
  • Agricultural Business
    57
  • Business
    2
  • Finance
    405
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
    225
  • Labor and Industrial Relations
    68
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
    1
  • Management Sciences and Information Systems
    86
  • Marketing
    282
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
    138

Education

Graduates
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
    16
  • Art Teacher Education
    10
  • Early Childhood Education
    173
  • Educational Administration
    39
  • Education Studies and Research
    14
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
    9
  • High School Education
    105
  • Music Teacher Education
    23
  • Special Education and Teaching
    19

Health Professions

Graduates
  • Athletic Training
    19
  • Communication Disorders
    154
  • Food and Nutrition Studies
    127
  • Food Science
    47
  • Health Care Management
    125
  • Health Service Preparatory Studies
    55
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
    309
  • Nursing
    118
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
    102
  • Rehabilitation and Therapy
    102

Humanities

Graduates
  • African American Studies
    13
  • Anthropology and Archaeology
    41
  • Art History
    19
  • Chinese Language and Literature
    5
  • Communications
    292
  • Economics
    433
  • English
    117
  • French Language and Literature
    32
  • Geography
    39
  • German Language and Literature
    12
  • History
    101
  • Human Development
    139
  • International Relations and National Security Studies
    163
  • International Studies
    2
  • Italian Language and Literature
    4
  • Japanese Language and Literature
    7
  • Journalism
    347
  • Latin American Studies
    3
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
    18
  • Literature
    11
  • Music History and Literature
    22
  • Philosophy
    29
  • Political Science and Government
    141
  • Psychology
    432
  • Religious Studies
    1
  • Russian and Eastern European Languages and Literature
    3
  • Sociology
    64
  • Spanish Language and Literature
    81
  • Women's Studies
    4

Protective Services

Graduates
  • Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
    258
  • Forensic Science and Technology
    29
  • Homeland Security
    148

Science, Technology, and Math

Graduates
  • Aerospace Engineering
    91
  • Agricultural Engineering
    27
  • Agriculture
    1
  • Animal Sciences and Husbandry
    109
  • Architectural Engineering
    79
  • Architecture
    54
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
    20
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
    46
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    58
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
    68
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
    144
  • Biological Sciences
    263
  • Biology
    289
  • Chemical Engineering
    147
  • Chemistry
    47
  • Civil Engineering
    159
  • Computer and Information Studies
    85
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
    73
  • Computer Engineering
    43
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    178
  • Engineering
    69
  • Engineering Science
    33
  • Environmental Engineering
    29
  • Environmental Studies
    30
  • Forestry
    17
  • Geology and Earth Science
    183
  • Horticultural
    10
  • Industrial Engineering
    185
  • Information Studies
    530
  • Landscape Architecture
    30
  • Materials Science
    49
  • Mathematics & Statistics
    192
  • Mechanical Engineering
    330
  • Microbiology
    13
  • Mining and Mineral Engineering
    7
  • Natural Resources Conservation
    91
  • Nuclear Engineering
    65
  • Petroleum Engineering
    137
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
    16
  • Physics
    42
  • Plant Science
    17
  • Pre-Medicine Studies
    22
  • Turf and Turfgrass Management
    29
  • Veterinary Sciences
    23

Trades and Personal Services

Graduates
  • Agricultural Mechanics and Machinery
    15
  • Biology Laboratory Technician
    35
  • Business Support Services
    108
  • Data Processing
    1
  • Landscaping and Groundskeeping
    18
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