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  • The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at Penn State offers M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. The academic programs are developed by the individual students in consultation with their graduate faculty committees. Although academic work in most areas of... more >

  • This program helps students prepare for careers in college teaching, administration, research, public school art teaching, and art supervision. more >

  • The M.Eng. degree is a non-thesis professional masterÆs degree. The M.Eng. more >

  • Dual-title degrees grounded both in Women's Studies and a given discipline will acknowledge and foster scholarly work across disciplines. A dual-title degree program will increase the intellectual rigor and breadth of graduate work through immersion of... more >

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  • Graduate work is offered in the following areas: Ancient, Byzantine, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Modern, Contemporary, American, African, and Asian art and architectural history. more >

  • The Comparative and International Education dual-title degree program option is administered by the Committee on Comparative and International Education. The committee maintains program definition, identifies courses appropriate to option, develops and... more >

  • The master's program is designed to train students in general anthropology. The doctoral program is structured to train students in the following areas of specialization: ethnology (with subspecialization in social anthropology, demographic anthropology... more >

  • The Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering emphasizes the practical application of electrical sciences and technology to the needs of society. The program is designed to prepare students for industry, teaching, and research careers. more >

  • The Master of Science in Information Sciences and Technology is an interdisciplinary degree program focusing on theoretical, application-oriented, and educational issues. Graduates will serve society as managers, researchers and teachers focused on the... more >

  • The objectives of the Mining Engineering program are to train students in the methodology of research and expand the student's knowledge in selected subjects related to research as well as to the entire field of mining engineering. more >

  • Broad-ranging graduate program that trains doctoral students for independent research and teaching in the molecular and cellular aspects of biology. more >

  • The Department of Geosciences offers M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs that provide students with a broad background in any of the major areas of geological sciences and intensive research experiences culminating in the preparation of a formal thesis. The... more >

  • The aim of the inter-college program in Materials is to provide an opportunity for the student interested in the structure, properties, and behavior of solid materials to obtain an integrated program of courses encompassing both the necessary fundamenta... more >

  • Graduate programs in Comparative Literature are designed to permit advanced study in several departments along with integrative courses in the Department of Comparative Literature. Both the M.A. and the Ph.D. combine a core of comparative literature req... more >

  • The Department of Horticulture offers Master of Agriculture (M.Agr.), Master of Science (M.S.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Horticulture. Students may specialize in genetics, plant breeding, molecular biology, plant physiology, plant nut... more >

  • Graduate Programs' goal is to prepare students for careers as professors at top research universities worldwide. more >

  • The program offers a systematic approach to understanding the globalization of information technologies and the convergence of electronic media and te... more >

  • The graduate program in Sociology offers advanced education for students who intend to pursue academic careers in sociology or who aspire to nonacademic research positions. more >

  • The purpose of the Adult Education program is to increase the knowledge and competence of those who work with adult learners. Course work, reading assignments, projects, internships, informal discussions, and the dissertation all provide opportunities f... more >

  • Students may specialize in animal care and management, breeding and genetics, growth and development, lactational biology, nutrition, or reproductive biology. Well-equipped research laboratories and various agricultural animals, as well as small-animal... more >

  • The doctoral program in Psychobiology offers a flexible program designed to provide students with a broad theoretical and empirical background in trad... more >

  • Graduate instruction and research opportunities are available in theoretical, experimental, and observational astronomy and astrophysics. more >

  • Operations research is the analysis--usually involving mathematical treatment--of a process, problem, or operation to determine its purpose and effectiveness and to gain maximum efficiency. Students electing this option through participating programs ea... more >

  • Graduate instruction and research opportunities are available in atomic and molecular physics, laser physics, experimental and theoretical condensed matter and materials physics, surface physics, low-temperature physics, statistical physics, acoustics,... more >