Go beyond your bachelor's degree with Penn: your goals, your courses, your schedule
Enter the inspiring academic atmosphere of the Ivy League with the Post-Baccalaureate Studies (Post-Bacc) program at the University of Pennsylvania’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS). If you have completed a bachelor’s degree or higher, the Post-Bacc program welcomes students at all stages in life to take courses for graduate school preparation, career development, continuing education, or personal enrichment. With full- and part-time options as well as day, evening, and online courses, you can experience the best of Penn on your schedule. Connect with a thriving intellectual community and benefit from personalized advising as you handpick the courses you need to meet your goals:
Prepare to excel in graduate school
Complete prerequisite courses and demonstrate academic excellence at an esteemed research university.
Unlock your career potential
Stay current in your field, augment your earning power with new skills, or position yourself to pivot to a new career.
Open doors to new interests
Test the waters in exciting subjects across the University and learn more about the topics that excite or inspire you.
If you’re interested in graduate-level courses, you can apply to the LPS Nontraditional Graduate Studies Program.
If you’re looking for post-baccalaureate studies designed to prepare you for health professional school, you can apply to the Pre-Health Post-Baccalaureate Programs.