Penn LPS COVID-19 Update
LPS staff are not onsite, but 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 lps@sas.upenn.edu. Visit coronavirus.upenn.edu, the University's dedicated coronavirus COVID-19 web page, for the latest updates. Penn LPS is ensuring that all students have access to the support they need. Visit our Current LPS Students page for more details.
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Degree Programs

The College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) offers transformative educational experiences for students and organizations seeking new paths and possibilities at one of the world's top research universities. Whether you are pursuing an undergraduate degree or are seeking to develop your skills and knowledge in a professional master’s degree, LPS offers Ivy League academics, hands-on learning experiences, global connections, and individualized advising to help you define and reach your goals.

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS)

Explore Penn LPS Online’s flexible bachelor’s degree—an online liberal arts education built with career enhancement in mind.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

Pursue your creative passions in a joint degree program with Penn and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.

Global Master of Public Administration (G-MPA)

Earn a multi-lingual, multi-disciplinary master's degree from anywhere in the world—in just one year.

International Master of Public Administration (I-MPA)

Earn an interdisciplinary and innovative degree anchored in the social and behavioral sciences in just one year.

Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP)

Engage in the scientific study of human thriving and resilience with leading researchers.

Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences (MBDS)

Explore the science of decision-making using real-world applications and a hands-on approach.

Master of Chemical Sciences (MCS)

Be at the forefront of the human quest to solve ever-evolving challenges in agriculture, healthcare, and the environment.

Master of Environmental Studies students in the field

Master of Environmental Studies (MES)

Tailor your degree toward your environmental interests in fields such as policy, sustainability, conservation, and remediation.

Master of Liberal Arts graduate program and Penn LPS

Master of Liberal Arts (MLA)

Select from liberal arts courses across the University to create a unique curriculum inspired by your interests and ambitions.

Fels community fosters a strong sense of camaraderie.

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Prepare for high-impact roles as public leaders and managers with focused and practical full time and executive program formats.

Master of Science in Applied Geosciences graduate program students out in the field

Master of Science in Applied Geosciences (MSAG)

Expand your knowledge, study for certification, and prepare to become a leader in your field of environmental science.

Organizational Dynamics graduate students talking in class

Master of Science in Organizational Dynamics (MSOD)

Learn innovative frameworks to take on today’s complex work environments, whether you want to transform your workplace or position yourself to take on a leadership role.

Bachelor of Arts

Current Bachelor of Arts (BA) students can get information about current tuition rates, program resources, and contacts.