Graduation is May 17th!

From ceremony details to tickets and regalia, get all the information you need to be prepared for the big day.

Check out the fall 2015 courses to find the classes you need — and the one you want — to start getting ahead for the upcoming semester.

Check out the fall 2015 courses to find the classes you need — and the one you want — to start getting ahead for the upcoming semester.

This could change everything

The career you’ve imagined. The challenge you crave. The professional master’s degrees that put it in reach.

The College of Liberal and Professional Studies

The College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) is housed in the School of Arts and Sciences at Penn. LPS offers just the kind of innovative liberal studies programs that highly motivated students like you seek. You'll find degree and nondegree options at the undergraduate, post-baccalaureate and graduate levels, as well as international and summer opportunities.

New to the LPS website? Streamline your visit and start here:

LPS Academic Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate

Discover world-class, innovative, part-time undergraduate degree programs at Penn.

Graduate & Professional Programs

Graduate & Professional

Pursue graduate and post-baccalaureate study in any one of several Ivy League programs.

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Penn Summer

Study on Penn's campus, travel the world through Penn Summer Abroad or take a course online.

LPS News

  • Read about Master of Philosophy in Liberal Arts candidate and Penn employee Chris Mustazza who’s digitizing an archive of celebrated American poets reading their own work. Poems read by Gertrude Stein and Vachel Lindsay are included in the collection. More >
  • Read about how Alex Warwood (MES ’13) leads an inspiring team of Philly teens to keep our water clean. More >

Contact Us

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lps@sas.upenn.edu

(215) 898-7326

Walk-In Wednesday

Staff from Penn’s LPS programs are here to answer your questions face-to-face every Wednesday. Walk right in >

Program Highlights

  • Our program offers hands-on experience in the environmental field of your choice and the chance to tailor a course of study that meets your unique goals.
  • We offer summertime courses and programs on campus, online or around the world for any student interested in a challenging academic experience.
  • Organizational Dynamics offers new frameworks and approaches to today’s business leaders, bringing you new perspectives from which to solve great corporate challenges.
  • In partnering with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, students can earn their Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree while studying at two of Philadelphia’s most prestigious institutions.
  • Our post-baccalaureate program offers you preparation in Greek and Latin to help you plan for graduate-level work in classics, archaeology, ancient history or related fields.
  • The Master of Liberal Arts allows you to set your own course. Create your own curriculum, explore a unique academic interest and bolster your credentials.
  • The transformative field of positive psychology was born at Penn. You’ll study with our world-renowned faculty and train in both the theory and rigorous scientific application of its principles.
  • Our program places you at the heart of one of the world’s top medical research universities, creating a wealth of opportunities for research and practical experience.
  • Our programs provide specialized preparation for future medical, dental, veterinary and nursing school applicants from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds.
  • International undergraduates enrolled at universities around the globe can come to Penn and build their credentials for graduate study and refine their communication skills.
  • Earn an Ivy League undergraduate degree from one of the finest universities in the world – and be provided with the support, resources and flexibility you deserve to ensure your success.
  • Our Applied Geosciences program unites world-class academic training in the sciences with hands-on experience in the field and prepares you for professional certifications.
  • Our program connects you with a top research university and industry partnerships, and accelerates your career by expanding your expertise and enhancing your research experiences.
  • Penn’s Post-Baccalaureate Studies allows you to experience Penn courses outside of a degree program.