Choose the health care degree or certificate that’s right for you!
Whether you're just starting out in health care or ready to advance your career, Penn State's health and human development–focused degrees and certificates, offered online through Penn State World Campus, can help you gain the expertise you need to succeed in your chosen profession.
Biobehavioral Health (Bachelor of Science) - The Biobehavioral Health program helps connect health to people’s lives. As a professional, you can work in a number of settings, including in the medical field, public health, private industry, and community health promotion.
Health Policy and Administration (Bachelor of Science) - The Health Policy and Administration program is designed to help you understand all aspects of health care. You can work in the health care industry, for private companies, or as a part of the government.
Human Development and Family Studies (Bachelor of Science) - The Human Development and Family Studies program is for those who want to help others. You may work as a social worker, a counselor, a human resources professional, or in the education field.
Human Development and Family Studies (Associate in Science)
Adult Development and Aging Services (Undergraduate Certificate)
Children, Youth, and Family Services (Undergraduate Certificate)
Master of Health Policy and Administration - For experienced health care professionals, the online MHA program can equip you with the knowledge and capabilities you’ll need to lead organizations dedicated to improving health and health care.
Master of Professional Studies in Nutrition Sciences - Designed for registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) who are interested in enhancing their careers and advancing their leadership skills, this unique professional master's degree can help prepare you for evidence-based advanced practice in the field of nutrition.