Dr. Gary M. Lawler
Penn State Hazleton Chancellor
Welcome to Penn State Hazleton! Thanks very much for visiting our website.
Penn State Hazleton is a friendly, welcoming, student-centered campus of about 1,200 students. Penn State Hazleton is an integral part of Penn State University - a university with an international reputation. A Penn State education opens many doors to intellectual, personal, and professional development; career opportunities; and further lifelong education. The Penn State Hazleton experience includes classes that are generally small, along with a faculty and staff that take great pride in giving students individual attention. Our faculty include award-winning teachers and scholars who care a great deal about their discipline, are committed to teaching and learning, and focus on the educational experience they provide students.
Penn State Hazleton offers opportunities for residential or commuter students, traditional or adult returning students, and degree and non-credit offerings. Most of our students complete their baccalaureate degrees at the University Park campus or at one of Penn State's other campuses after completing two years at Hazleton. Students who choose to stay at Hazleton are offered a range of options including seven associate degrees and six baccalaureate degrees.
Through our Continuing Education Office, we offer credit and non-credit programs for individuals preparing for the workplace or for those who wish to improve their workplace skills. We also provide access to education and training for business, industry, and government in the greater Hazleton area. Our Continuing Education office also provides access to a wide variety of other Penn State resources, including industrial research, technology transfer, available technologies, and cooperative extension services.
In each of our roles - undergraduate education, research, lifelong learning, and community service - the Hazleton campus seeks to make a difference. We are proud of Penn State Hazleton.
Explore our website, call us (570-450-3000), or schedule a campus visit. Become part of the Penn State Hazleton community! Let us help you to make a difference in your future.
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