Penn State Mont Alto offers seven associate degree programs.
This program is designed to help students earn a degree while simultaneously balancing real life, family, and work.
- Courses are available during the day, during the evening, and online.
- If you choose to do so, you can complete the entire program in the evening.
- The Associate degree program sets up seamless transition to the 4-year baccalaureate degree program.
Earn your associate forest technology degree at the nation's first public forest academy. Forest technicians are trained to perform fieldwork in forest management, tree care, and wildlife management. They conduct forest inventories, gather research data, mark timber, and supervise timber sales.
Human Development and Family Studies
You like working with children, teens, families, and adults. Human Development and Family Studies is an interdisciplinary program that combines the study of psychology, biology, sociology, medicine, anthropology, history, social work, and philosophy.
Information Sciences and Technology
The Information Sciences and Technology Associate degree program at Penn State Mont Alto fosters communications and interpersonal and group interaction skills through appropriate collaborative and active learning projects and experiences.
The program is structured to prepare graduates for immediate and continuing employment opportunities in the broad disciplines of information science and technology:
- application programmers
- associate systems designers
- network managers
- Web designers and administrators
- information systems support specialists
You should consider an associate degree in Multidisciplinary Studies if you want the flexibility to create an individualized major. With such options, students can anticipate tomorrow’s needs and stay one or two steps ahead of the curve.
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA’s) work in numerous practice settings, guided by the supervision of occupational therapists. Across the lifespan, individuals engage in meaningful occupations. Learning, playing, working, resting, and caring for self and others are among the occupations of life. By choosing a career in occupational therapy, you will make a difference in people’s lives.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs) work as part of a team providing physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist. PTAs implement interventions outlined in the physical therapist’s plan of care, collect data related to interventions and modify selected interventions to progress patients to meet their individual goals.