Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

400 E. Second Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301


Undergraduate: 8,253
Graduate: 671
Total Headcount: 8,924

PA’s first professional sales and marketing degree program ready to grow

Bloomsburg University has been granted approval by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in professional sales and marketing effective immediately, becoming the only one of its kind in Pennsylvania.

“There is a need within Pennsylvania that this program will address,” said Monica Favia, chair of the Department of Marketing and Professional Sales. “The addition of the major along with BU’s membership in the University Sales Center Alliance represents a distinctive advantage for Bloomsburg University and its students. This fall the first three students will graduate with the major.”


 Points of Pride

Bloomsburg University’s digital forensics program is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.

Bloomsburg University’s nursing program is ranked No. 1 in Pennsylvania, according to

​Bloomsburg University’s American Sign Language program is one of only two in the eastern United States.

Bloomsburg University is the first in the nation and among the few to offer an undergraduate program in accounting fraud examination.

​Bloomsburg University’s professional sales education program is considered one of the nation’s best, according to Sale’s Education Foundation.

 Notable Alumni

​Danny Litwhiler ’38 - major league baseball player who invented Diamond Grit and Jugs radar gun

​Mark Schweiker ’75 - 44th governor of Pennsylvania

​Andie Summers ’96 - morning show host on Philadelphia’s country music station, 92.5 XTU

​Jimmi Simpson ’98 - Broadway, TV and film actor

​Jahri Evans ’07 - offensive guard with New Orleans Saints


Bashar W. Hanna, Ph.D.

Bashar W. Hanna, Ph.D.

​Bashar W. Hanna, Ph.D., was named the 19th president of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in July 2017. Dr. Hanna was a professor of biology and formerly vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown. Learn more.