School of Science

Science careers start here.

What’s the formula for academic success? Access to the faculty and research facilities of a global university + learning in smaller-sized classes = the Penn State Behrend School of Science.

Our students are given a hands-on, practical science education guided by experienced faculty. They also have opportunities to conduct substantive research experiences not typically offered at the undergraduate level.

Three Penn State Behrend students learn from a professor in a science lab.

Bachelor's Degrees

Pursue one of our four-year degrees to prepare for a career in the sciences or as a foundation for graduate or professional education.

Two students learn pre-medical skills from a faculty member at Penn State Behrend.

Specialized Areas of Study and Other Programs

Tailor your degree—with a minor, certificate, or pre-professional program—to meet your unique career goals.

The Yahn Planetarium at Penn State Behrend is one of many outreach programs offered by the college.

Research and Outreach Programs

The School of Science at Penn State Behrend facilitates a number of educational outreach programs that engage the community and provide valuable experiences for students.

Students walk by the Lion Shrine at Penn State Behrend

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.