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Newly Approved Degree Programs

PASSHE Universities continue to develop new and innovative undergraduate and graduate programs to meet the interests of students as well as the changing needs of the workforce.
















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 Undergraduate Programs

Clarion – Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The new degree is designed to prepare graduates to become licensed registered nurses, providing comprehensive direct and indirect nursing care.

 Reorganized Programs

Clarion – Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Human Resource Management

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Human Resource Management works to establish the terms and conditions of employment and the employer-employee relationship.  It also establishes the rules for interaction at the workplace and society.

Bloomsburg – Bachelor of Science in Digital Forensics

Bloomsburg University's digital forensics program prepares students for careers as digital forensic specialists who can work with law enforcement, homeland security agencies, law firms and private companies.

California – Master of Business Administration

The Cal U Master of Business Administration degree directly addresses the needs of today's progressive businesses.  This advanced degree is offered on a full- or part-time basis and can be completed in 12 months at either main campus or the Southpointe Center in Canonsburg, PA.   All courses are evening and/or online making it easier to fit into your busy lifestyle.

 Graduate Programs

Bloomsburg – Doctor of Nursing Practice

Working in partnership with Geisinger Health System, Bloomsburg will offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree that will provide the only aligned pathway from a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist program to the DNP. The new program will help address the healthcare needs in the north central and northeastern regions of the state.

Clarion and Edinboro – Doctor of Nursing Practice

Clarion and Edinboro Universities will jointly offer a new Doctor of Nursing Practice degree that will help meet the need for advanced care nurses in rural northwestern and midwestern Pennsylvania. Building upon their joint Master of Science in Nursing degree program, the doctoral program will prepare graduates to serve as primary care providers as well as clinical nursing faculty.

Lock Haven – Master of Health Science

The new Master of Health Science degree program at Lock Haven University will prepare graduates for leadership and management positions in a variety of healthcare settings, especially hospitals, community health centers and nonprofit health and human services settings, including the Susquehanna Healthcare System and the American Cancer Society.

They will be able to assess the health needs of populations, plan and evaluate health education and promotion programs, and promote and apply relevant research findings to contribute to the effective delivery and management of health education and healthcare. The program will be delivered online and via interactive videoconferencing.