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Jump-start your education, your career, your future with a Penn State certificate program!

A certificate program is a sequence of classes that provides you with core competencies in a specific area. Because certificate programs focus on a particular skill set, students are able to earn this Penn State credential in a relatively short time. Penn State York offers a variety certificates, delivered in formats that meet the needs of busy working adults.


Credit Certificate Programs

Penn State York now offers a variety of undergraduate credit certificate programs, ranging from six to ten courses each, designed to meet the immediate educational needs of many working adults. With courses offered during the day or evening, or through independent learning, these credit certificates allow students the flexibility to “step-up” to certain Penn State degree programs. Credit certificate programs are excellent for working adults who want to further their education at a manageable pace or those seeking improved skills for a current or future career.

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Noncredit Certificate Programs and Courses

Penn State York Continuing Education is committed to working with the community to offer programs, courses, or training opportunities that contribute to keeping our community an area that will thrive and be competitive in today's economic climate. Our workforce development educational opportunities are specifically developed with the working adult in mind.

Contact Annie Haines at azh2@psu.edu or 717-771-4197.

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