School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Get the skills that get the job.

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences offers diverse four-year degree programs that develop both intellect and practical skills for employment. Our students are tomorrow’s historians, writers, communicators, educators, and critical thinkers, exploring and reflecting on our society and the larger world beyond.

Highly accomplished School of Humanities and Social Sciences faculty members are scholars with international reputations for research, award-winning writers, and skilled teachers with years of practical professional experiences. 

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Bachelor's Degrees

Our four-year degrees can prepare you for any number of careers or be the starting point for graduate or professional education.

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Master’s Degree in Applied Clinical Psychology

The Master of Arts in Applied Clinical Psychology is a research-based degree with practical applications—and employment flexibility.

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Visit Us

The best way to learn about a college campus is to visit it—even virtually. We offer many opportunities for you to visit Penn State Behrend, including online info sessions and appointments and a 360-degree virtual tour of campus.