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: C114 (located in the Olmsted Building )


4:00 pm — 6:00 pm
Student Center, Capital Union Building (CUB)

If you are a new graduate student starting fall 2016, please plan to attend this orientation to meet other new graduate students, meet the Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies, get some campus information and learn how to join the Graduate Professional Student Council (GPSC).

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Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies
Administrative Support Assistant