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Prospective Students

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Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies extends the resources and reputation of one of the nation’s leading research universities to the greater Philadelphia area. In addition to master's degrees, graduate certificates, and professional development courses, we also offer exceptional conference planning services.

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We offer eight master’s degrees and ten graduate certificates in addition to non-credit professional development programs relevant to today’s workplace. Designed to meet the demands of work, family, and life in general, our courses are offered in a flexible, seven-week format.

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Join us at an upcoming Open House or Information Night to learn more about our programs and network with students, faculty, and alumni. You can also sit in on a graduate class, meet and discuss your program of interest with an Academic Program Manager in a one-on-one appointment, or attend one of our many community events.

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With our online application, it's easy to apply to a master's degree or graduate certificate. Make sure you review your program of interest's admission requirements prior to starting the application process.