STEM-Designated Programs

STEM-Designated Programs

Penn State Great Valley offers several STEM-designated master's degrees. Classified by the Department of Homeland Security, these degrees allow international students to qualify for a 24-month Optional Practical Training (OPT) work permit extension in addition to the 12-month post completion work permit. A STEM-designated degree from Penn State Great Valley allows 36 months total of OPT compared to 12 months for non-STEM degrees.

The following Penn State Great Valley master's degrees are STEM-designated programs: