Get ready to unleash your inner Husky!

This is an exciting time for you. You’re about to discover just who you are, and Bloomsburg University gives you the opportunities to explore all of your interests. Since 1839, BU has had a tradition of academic excellence. A network of more than 70,000 alumni for internship and career connections will help you go from high school senior to workforce ready in just four years.

Our friendly campus community here at Bloomsburg University is ready to welcome you. You will experience customizable core classes, student research and collaboration with your professors as well as volunteering in the community. With 56 majors and 58 minors, students achieve personal and professional success through experiential opportunities that complement classroom education. We have the technology and hands-on learning that will help you stand out. With more than 250 student clubs and organizations, there’s something for everyone. Through all of these experiences, you’ll be comfortable enough to dig into the ideas that fascinate you, take up new activities like rock climbing or dance, and launch your career – all at the same time!

One thing that sets us apart is Professional U. At BU, your many experiences, connecting you with alumni, employers and opportunities integrate the academic experience with professional experience in “real world” settings. We focus on preparing and inspiring students to become confident leaders through one professional experience per year per student.

Why Bloomsburg University?

Bloomsburg University offers a personalized and friendly learning environment that facilitates the transition for International students to a new educational system and culture. To help our international students acclimate, we offer:

  • A peer mentoring program to help you adjust to university life in the US
  • Academic and ESL support
  • Admitted students are eligible for a 50% out-of-state tuition waiver based on financial need
  • Internship and experiential experience opportunities
  • Research grant opportunities
  • Career Prep Boot Camp prepares you for the world

Recognitions and Distinctions

Bloomsburg University is known for the following recognitions and distinctions, and the list keeps growing!

National and Regional Recognitions:

  • Top Universities In The Northern Region - U.S. News & World Report
  • #5 among Four-Year Colleges in Pennsylvania - Schools.com. The ranking focuses on affordability, flexibility and student services using the most recent government data to evaluate colleges and universities across the state.

Academic Program Distinctions:

  • The nursing program rated #1 in PA and #60 in the US - CollegeAtlas.org
  • Digital Forensics program is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.
  • Member - NCAA Department of Defense Concussion Assessment, Research and Education Consortium.
  • Top North American Schools - Sales Education Foundation’s (SEF) listing of the best universities offering professional sales education 2017
  • Ranked as One of the 25 Best Bachelor's Degrees in Special Education for 2017 - Best Education Degrees, the leading guide to educational careers and colleges.
  • One of the Top Ten Schools in PA for criminal justice majors - Zippia.com

BU is a great place to be you.

A great place to become you.

Programs taught in:
  • English

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Bloomsburg University's art studio and art history undergraduate degree programs provide a solid foundation for future activity in the discipline, whether it be employmen ... [+]

Art History, Art Studio (B.A.)

Bloomsburg University's art studio and art history undergraduate degree programs provide a solid foundation for future activity in the discipline, whether it be employment or advanced study at the graduate level.

Art Studio (B.A.)

Art Studio majors undertake interdisciplinary coursework and also concentrated study in one or more of the following areas: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Fabric Design, Printmaking, Photography, Graphic Print/Book Design, and Graphic Web/Interactive Design. Majors may pursue varied career paths including Graphic Design, Art Therapy, Graduate Study, and Education.

Art History (B.A.)

Art History majors explore artistic production through time and across diverse cultures. Majors may select from varied Art History courses intended to enable an in-depth understanding of areas of scholarly interest. Majors may pursue careers as scholars, educators, curators, or as museum or gallery conservators.... [-]

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This bachelor's degree program balances a broad knowledge of the liberal arts and natural sciences with the professional and theoretical preparation needed by today's med ... [+]

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Bloomsburg University's mass communications program prepares students to work as professionals in public relations, journalism, telecommunications or in emerging media technologies.

This bachelor's degree program balances a broad knowledge of the liberal arts and natural sciences with the professional and theoretical preparation needed by today's media professionals. Internships are necessary to complete the student's professional training, along with experience with four campus media:

The Voice, the nationally-recognized weekly student newspaper BUTV, student-produced television programming BUNow, Bloomsburg University's student-run, online news portal WBUQ-FM, a student-managed radio station with call-in and music programs ... [-]
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Bloomsburg University's B.S.B.A. in Information and Technology Management (ITM) program prepares students to effectively plan, design, select, implement, use, and adminis ... [+]

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Bloomsburg University's B.S.B.A. in Information and Technology Management (ITM) program prepares students to effectively plan, design, select, implement, use, and administer emerging information and communication technologies. Its curriculum interconnects from curriculums offered by Computer Science and Management of Information Systems degree programs.

ITM provides students with emerging technology skills and integrates those skills with business knowledge. ITM discipline-specific courses build upon the learning goals in the AACSB accredited curriculum.

ITM Program Learning Outcomes Students demonstrate knowledge regarding facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories used in the ITM field to analyze complex business situations and develop solutions. Students demonstrate knowledge of key business issues such as budgeting, management, marketing and project management. Students demonstrate the ability to apply, analyze and integrate important terminology within the business environment. Students apply skills through internships and real-world case studies designed to enhance and enrich the educational experience. ... [-]
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The university and its Zeigler College of Business offer degree programs accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Zeigler College of Busin ... [+]

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The Department of Management and International Business offers:

a major - B.S.B.A. in Management The management minor and supply chain track an MBA at the graduate level

The university and its Zeigler College of Business offer degree programs accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Zeigler College of Business was granted accreditation by AACSB at both the undergrad and MBA levels. The program is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Management and International Business Mission

The Department of Management and International Business provides undergraduate and graduate students majoring and minoring in business with management education that enhances their career potential. With an emphasis on teaching, advising, continuous improvement in the curriculum and applied research activity, we prepare our graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the public and private sectors.... [-]

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Marketing concentration students study the process by which organizations satisfy consumer wants and needs in a contemporary society. Primary marketing activities such as ... [+]

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Marketing concentration students study the process by which organizations satisfy consumer wants and needs in a contemporary society. Primary marketing activities such as product planning, distribution, pricing, and promotion are analyzed based on market research and consumer behavior.

The marketing concentration gains written and verbal communication skills through class discussion, presentations, case analysis and research projects that develop critical thinking skills. Internships are offered year-round in a variety of business settings; practical experience opportunities are highly recommended. A dedicated core of faculty support students through their applied, on-going research efforts that provides up-to-date course coverage.... [-]

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Bloomsburg University's SCM program, within the Department of Innovation, Technology, and Supply Chain Management, is designed using competency models from leading profes ... [+]

Overview Are you interested in ... Leading problem-solving and improvement efforts? Coordinating decisions across a firm? Identifying ways to increase effectiveness and efficiency? Prioritizing, organizing and executing projects? Managing a firm's operations? Then SCM is in your future!

Bloomsburg University's SCM program, within the Department of Innovation, Technology, and Supply Chain Management, is designed using competency models from leading professional organizations. Recognizing the interdisciplinary nature of SCM, the program draws expertise from all business disciplines — accounting, finance, information technology management, management, and marketing — and integrates content through collaborative course design and delivery.... [-]

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Bloomsburg University's Bachelor of Science in Biology program provides a rigorous background in biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. The program meets the needs ... [+]

Biology (B.S.)

Bloomsburg University's Bachelor of Science in Biology program provides a rigorous background in biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. The program meets the needs of students who plan to enter graduate or professional school in the natural sciences and of those seeking employment in the private sector and government agencies. Biology (B.S.) students may choose to specialize, electing an option in environmental biology, molecular biology, or pre-medical sciences (pre-med).

Biology (B.S)

This degree provides a strong background in the biological sciences and the chemistry, physics, and math working biologists need. The biology requirements and electives allow students to explore the many sub-disciplines in biology and provide a broad preparation for graduate study and employment.... [-]

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Bloomsburg University's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in chemistry with options in biochemistry, chemistry ed ... [+]

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Bloomsburg University's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in chemistry with options in biochemistry, chemistry education, and nanotechnology.

The American Chemical Society (ACS) and the American Society of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB) recognize BU’s program as one that meets its standards for undergraduate education in chemistry and biochemistry. Many students graduate with certification from the AC and/or ASBMB.

Chemistry graduates have repeatedly demonstrated the quality of their preparation at BU by the high level of performance in graduate chemistry programs, professional programs such as medicine, secondary school teaching, and in the many chemically related industrial firms. BU's biochemistry option is an excellent choice for those interested in a career in medicine or veterinary school and as a stepping-stone into forensic chemistry.... [-]

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Bloomsburg University's Department of Mathematical and Digital Sciences offers an ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. The curriculum covers co ... [+]

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Bloomsburg University's Department of Mathematical and Digital Sciences offers an ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. The curriculum covers core areas of computer science with an emphasis on the design, analysis, and production of complex and reliable software systems.

Graduates are prepared to pursue an advanced degree or be professionally employed in the computing field, communicate and collaborate effectively in a team environment, adapt to new technologies and assume leadership responsibilities. We also offer a minor in Computer Science, consisting of the first three core courses for majors and three CS electives.

Fast growing careers

Software engineering is among the fastest growing careers! Software developers are the creative minds behind computer programs. Some develop applications that allow people to do specific computing tasks and others develop the underlying systems that run the devices or control networks.... [-]

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Bloomsburg University offers the only digital forensics bachelor's degree in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and is Pennsylvania's Center for Digital Fo ... [+]

Overview Want to investigate crimes, stop cyber criminals? Like computers? Solving puzzles?

With the increasing use of computers to commit crimes and growing demand for computer-based data in civil proceedings, a need has rapidly developed for forensic experts to extract useful information from computer evidence.

Bloomsburg University offers the only digital forensics bachelor's degree in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and is Pennsylvania's Center for Digital Forensics. Bloomsburg graduates are working in law enforcement, homeland security agencies, law firms and private companies.

At BU, digital forensics majors will:

Examine computers and smartphones Recover deleted pictures, documents, and internet activity Explore hidden areas on hard disks Trace network activity to find weaknesses and compromises Test the security of computer systems and networks Determine system and network vulnerabilities Discover ways to protect systems and data from hackers Respond to cyber breaches Center of Academic Excellence ... [-]
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Bloomsburg University's Department of Economics offers students three tracks — Economics, Business Economics, and Political Economics — to master principles of economics, ... [+]

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Bloomsburg University's Department of Economics offers students three tracks — Economics, Business Economics, and Political Economics — to master principles of economics, develop analytical skills and interpret economic phenomena.

The diverse curriculum is taught by faculty members holding doctorate degrees from various prestigious institutions who are active in diverse research areas and committed to providing attention to individual student's needs and preparing them for careers in banking, government agencies, and finance, as well as for further study and research in graduate schools.

A program with meaning

The Economics Department in the College of Liberal Arts adheres to the mission of Bloomsburg University — a co-educational institution, serving students of diverse backgrounds from Pennsylvania, its surrounding states, and foreign countries.... [-]

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Bloomsburg University’s bachelor of science degree program in Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) teaches students to work with the latest high-tech equipment and pr ... [+]

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Bloomsburg University’s bachelor of science degree program in Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) teaches students to work with the latest high-tech equipment and prepare for in-demand rewarding careers in industry.

High technology components make up the computers, cell phones, and other devices that are used daily. Electronics engineering technologists concentrate on applied design using current engineering practices and program management.

The day-to-day problem-solvers in the electronics manufacturing industry, technologists differ from technicians, who specialize in assembly, troubleshooting, and repair.

Engineering technologists identify and solve problems with a hands-on approach based on sound theoretical concepts. Bloomsburg's curriculum reflects that practical approach.... [-]

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Environmental Geoscience is a blend of geography and geology that prepares students for graduate school or careers focusing on water and the environment, such as water re ... [+]

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From our perch on the hill, Bloomsburg University's Department of Environmental, Geographical, and Geological Sciences (EGGS) looks out over the town of Bloomsburg and the beautiful Appalachian Valley and Ridge. We take advantage of our location as much as possible by getting students outside to use the local area as our classroom.

The EGGS curriculum builds on the department’s strengths in planning, environmental and economic geography, traditional hard rock geology, and environmental geoscience. Students in our all-undergraduate department also have the opportunity to prepare for careers or graduate school by getting experience outside the classroom with ongoing research projects, volunteering in the community, and our established geography and planning internship program.... [-]

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Students in this program can pursue a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree through a curriculum that provides a thorough background in the theoretical and re ... [+]

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Students in this program can pursue a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree through a curriculum that provides a thorough background in the theoretical and real-world applications of mathematics.

The curriculum and instructional strategies are designed to encourage and promote critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and the articulation of mathematical ideas. Students can also pursue minors in mathematics and statistics.

A future in mathematics

Among career paths chosen by mathematics majors are:

actuarial science statistical analysis operations research analysis software engineering industrial engineering numerical analysis systems analysis decision analysis and teaching. Mathematics Degree Checklists Mathematics (B.A.) Mathematics (B.S.) Schedule of Mathematics Course Offerings Statistics (B.A.) Collaborative research gets published in Mathematics Magazine ... [-]
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With large laboratories and state of the art equipment, all of our programs feature extensive experiments and opportunities to participate in research and practical proje ... [+]

Overview

Bloomsburg University’s Department of Physics and Engineering Technology offers a hands-on approach to undergraduate programs in:

Physics Health Physics (Radiation Safety) Electronics Engineering Technology Secondary Education: Physics

We also offer a cooperative 3+2 engineering science program at Penn State University.

Research and Practical Projects

With large laboratories and state of the art equipment, all of our programs feature extensive experiments and opportunities to participate in research and practical projects. From designing “smart boxes” for tracking materials in hospitals to investigating quantum mechanical properties of atoms at temperatures near absolute zero, our students are active in cutting-edge research and design.... [-]

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Bloomsburg University's Department of Psychology features an undergraduate and minor program with all courses taught by faculty possessing terminal Ph.D. degrees in psych ... [+]

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Bloomsburg University's Department of Psychology features an undergraduate and minor program with all courses taught by faculty possessing terminal Ph.D. degrees in psychology, nearly all with a doctorate in their specialty.

Psychology majors study all key discipline areas from statistics to experimental methodology and applications to advanced theory, as well as independent research, practicum, and teaching assistantships.

By majoring in psychology, the scientific study of mental functions and behaviors, you are prepared for the challenges you will encounter as a worker, family member and concerned citizen in this global world. At BU, you are provided with the workplace skills needed in this information-driven age; a solid academic background for advanced study in a wide range of fields; and the knowledge, skills, and values to succeed in the workforce and thrive in everyday life.... [-]

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