Graduate Programs

Whether you’re looking to get ahead in your current job, boost your earning potential, or change careers, a master’s degree from Penn State Behrend can get you there.

Why Penn State Behrend? Our programs are designed to help professionals become leaders in their field. And because it’s a Penn State degree, you know it will be recognized—and respected—around the globe. 

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What Can I Study?

Penn State Behrend offers five master’s programs (two of which can be completed in Pittsburgh!) and several graduate certificates. 

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How Do I Apply?

Admissions to our master’s degree programs are granted jointly by The Graduate School of Penn State and the program’s academic school at Behrend. Academic pre-requisites vary by program, but all applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a comparable postsecondary degree. You can learn about pre-requisites and application deadlines on each program’s page.

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Can I Afford Graduate School?

As a graduate student, you face unique challenges when it comes to paying tuition. That’s why we offer resources—including scholarships, assistantships, loans, and tuition reimbursement options—to help you fund your master’s education. 

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How Can I Learn More?

We understand you have questions. Don’t worry—we’re here to help. There are many ways to get in touch with our Graduate Admissions team, who can answer your questions.