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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
    21
  • Arts
    41
  • Design and Applied Arts
    4
  • Film and Video Studies
    54
  • Graphic Design
    18
  • Music Performance
    1
  • Theatre Design
    14
  • Visual Arts
    36

Business

Graduates
  • Accounting
    419
  • Advertising
    350
  • Agricultural Business
    88
  • Business
    2
  • Finance
    457
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
    242
  • Labor and Industrial Relations
    86
  • Management Sciences and Information Systems
    111
  • Marketing
    288
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
    132
  • Small Business Management
    24

Education

Graduates
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
    11
  • Art Teacher Education
    8
  • Child Development
    1
  • Early Childhood Education
    170
  • Educational Administration
    27
  • Education Studies and Research
    6
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
    12
  • High School Education
    70
  • Music Teacher Education
    27
  • Special Education and Teaching
    21

Health Professions

Graduates
  • Athletic Training
    17
  • Communication Disorders
    139
  • Food and Nutrition Studies
    111
  • Food Science
    53
  • Health Care Management
    117
  • Health Service Preparatory Studies
    51
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
    281
  • Nursing
    144
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
    100
  • Rehabilitation and Therapy
    100

Humanities

Graduates
  • African American Studies
    17
  • Anthropology and Archaeology
    38
  • Art History
    23
  • Chinese Language and Literature
    11
  • Communications
    284
  • Economics
    457
  • English
    103
  • French Language and Literature
    24
  • Geography
    36
  • German Language and Literature
    8
  • History
    73
  • Human Development
    114
  • International Relations and National Security Studies
    133
  • International Studies
    2
  • Italian Language and Literature
    1
  • Japanese Language and Literature
    4
  • Journalism
    341
  • Latin American Studies
    1
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
    30
  • Literature
    7
  • Music History and Literature
    28
  • Philosophy
    33
  • Political Science and Government
    130
  • Psychology
    387
  • Religious Studies
    3
  • Russian and Eastern European Languages and Literature
    4
  • Sociology
    62
  • Spanish Language and Literature
    71
  • Women's Studies
    4

Protective Services

Graduates
  • Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
    228
  • Forensic Science and Technology
    25
  • Homeland Security
    143

Science, Technology, and Math

Graduates
  • Aerospace Engineering
    107
  • Agricultural Engineering
    39
  • Agriculture
    8
  • Animal Sciences and Husbandry
    101
  • Architectural Engineering
    96
  • Architecture
    39
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
    15
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
    44
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    73
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
    78
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
    134
  • Biological Sciences
    265
  • Biology
    263
  • Chemical Engineering
    160
  • Chemistry
    43
  • Civil Engineering
    179
  • Computer and Information Studies
    113
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
    22
  • Computer Engineering
    65
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    190
  • Engineering
    65
  • Engineering Science
    38
  • Environmental Engineering
    28
  • Environmental Studies
    34
  • Forestry
    21
  • Geology and Earth Science
    156
  • Horticultural
    2
  • Industrial Engineering
    178
  • Information Studies
    554
  • Landscape Architecture
    28
  • Materials Science
    66
  • Mathematics & Statistics
    184
  • Mechanical Engineering
    385
  • Microbiology
    15
  • Mining and Mineral Engineering
    5
  • Natural Resources Conservation
    89
  • Nuclear Engineering
    90
  • Petroleum Engineering
    175
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
    11
  • Physics
    51
  • Plant Science
    26
  • Pre-Medicine Studies
    17
  • Turf and Turfgrass Management
    24
  • Veterinary Sciences
    27

Trades and Personal Services

Graduates
  • Agricultural Mechanics and Machinery
    7
  • Biology Laboratory Technician
    22
  • Business Support Services
    127
  • Landscaping and Groundskeeping
    21
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