Penn LPS Coronavirus COVID-19 Update
The College of Liberal and Professional Studies staff is working remotely to comply with University protocols as we navigate the COVID-19 virus. Penn is committed to maintaining a safe campus and workplace for faculty, students, staff, and visitors. While we are not onsite, we are still available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. by phone and online in case you need support: (215) 898-7326 or

Visit, the University's dedicated coronavirus COVID-19 web page, for the latest updates.
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Programs & Offerings

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The College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) offers transformative educational experiences for students and organizations seeking new paths and possibilities. Each of our certificate, degree and non-degree programs draws on Penn's wealth of academic resources and global connections to help you reach your goals.

To fit your schedule and your unique pursuits, LPS programs and offerings are designed to be flexible and customizable. As you consider the course of study that best suits you, our dedicated program staff and advisors are here to guide and support you, from your first visit to your final class and beyond.

If you are an international student, high school student, Penn alumnus or Penn employee, please visit our Students section to learn more about course options and application procedures.

Undergraduate Programs

Learn about available coursework at the undergraduate level, including the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts programs.

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Graduate Programs

Find professional master's programs in subjects that range from positive psychology to geosciences.

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Post-Baccalaureate Programs

Prepare for graduate study, expand your professional knowledge or explore an area of personal interest with Penn's resources and support.

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Penn LPS Online

Skills to enhance personal or professional expertise, offering fully online certificates with flexible and accelerated schedules, high impact learning and the experience and knowledge that employers value.

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Penn Summer

LPS offers summer courses online, on campus and abroad. Get started on your summer plans here.

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High School Program: Young Scholars

Our innovative high school courses give young scholars a true Ivy League experience.

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English Language Programs

Penn's English Language Programs help you refine and develop your English language skills while immersing yourself in US culture.

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Professional & Organizational Development

Customized arts and sciences offerings for businesses, professional teams and organizational leaders taught, developed and led by esteemed members of Penn's faculty.

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LPS News

  • Restoring the Delaware River for recreational use
    Two students from the master's programs in earth and environmental science are researching how to make the Delaware safe for swimming as part of a project by the Water Center at Penn. View Story
  • In a health crisis, past and current Penn Pre-Health Programs students pitch in
    Volunteer groups organized by Penn Pre-Health students raise funds and coordinate donations for workers on the front lines of COVID-19. View Story


College of Liberal and Professional Studies Office

3440 Market Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

(215) 898-7326
(215) 573-2053


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Penn LPS

The lifelong learning division of Penn Arts & Sciences

3440 Market Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

(215) 898-7326