Academics at Penn State Mont Alto

Penn State is an internationally recognized comprehensive university, offering more than 275 undergraduate majors, plus hundreds of possibilities for double majors, minors, options, and other ways to tailor your education to your interests.

Penn State Mont Alto can offer you the best of both worlds, a small campus atmosphere with all the opportunities of a major research institution. Students at Mont Alto have many different academic goals. Some choose to start one of over 160 degree programs here and then complete their program at another Penn State campus, while other pursue both two- and four-year programs that can be completed right at Mont Alto. Whatever academic goals you may have, Mont Alto can provide you with many options to help you achieve those goals!

Are you uncertain which major is best for you? The Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) is the perfect home for students who wish to explore the university’s academic opportunities before committing to a program of study. DUS students are connected with a professional academic adviser who assists in navigating the degree programs, resources, and offerings of the University. The Division of Undergraduate Studies facilitates student exploration, engagement, and academic success by delivering exemplary academic advising, guiding institutional policy and procedure, and promoting the scholarship of advising.

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Start here. Stay here.

Would you like to start with an Associate degree, then transition to a Bachelor's degree? Consider planning a creative path by starting at Penn State Mont Alto and then following up with a second program here. Your second Penn State degree can complement your first! 

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2 + 2 Plan

As a student, you can spend your first two years at one campus, then transition to another campus to finish your degree.  We call it the 2 + 2 Plan, and it's the most common path to a Penn State degree.

Penn State Mont Alto plays a vital role in serving the educational needs of its community. Do you need to complete certifications for your current job? Are you considering a career change that requires new skill sets? Is your company interested in providing your employees opportunities to grow? We can help you overcome the challenges that prevent you from continuing along your career path.

The Records Office provides invaluable services to assist students with official registration activities.  Visit this page to find information about academic calendars, course schedules, course bulletins, course registration, graduation, and transcripts.