Graduate Studies

Graduate schools are the place where high-potential people come together with talented faculty and develop the competencies to address the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Debra W. Stewart, president, Council of Graduate Schools

A graduate student is in a presentationGraduate education provides the key to our nation’s ability to thrive. On a personal level, a graduate degree affords individuals with greater earning and employment potential.

With more than 30 master’s and doctoral degrees, Penn State Harrisburg brings you Penn State’s worldwide reputation for academic excellence.

  • Nationally accredited programs
  • Award-winning faculty 
  • Full- and part-time study options; on campus and online courses
  • A strong research-focus

Basic Information

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Graduate Studies - Hours of Operation
  Opens Closes
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.



Room: W102 (located in the Olmsted Building )


Sponsored by the Office of Graduate Studies
3:00 pm — 6:00 pm
Capital Union Building (CUB), Penn State Harrisburg

This orientation is for all new graduate students starting fall 2017. Please meet at lion in the Olmsted Building at 3 p.m. if you would like a tour of the campus. The program will begin at 4 p.m. and will include a light dinner/networking period. 

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Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies
Administrative Support Assistant