Non-Degree Program Admissions
Harrisburg University offers a wide variety of non-degree programs, from high school enrichment and dual enrollment to professional development and continuing education. Learn more about each one, and see how to apply below.
Is Your Degree on Hold? Engage Online.
If you’re stepping back from your degree plans but still want to pick up training that will complement your degree program, Harrisburg University’s Engage Online courses may be the perfect fit.
HU has a full catalog of STEM offerings that will tempt you with unique credit-bearing courses ranging from data sciences to entrepreneurship. Take one or more 14-week online courses with up to six different start dates throughout the year.
Of course, some offerings require similar prerequisite courses to begin. There’s no obligation to continue or to meet minimum program requirements. Get more information by contacting our admissions team.
Explore new and exciting STEM opportunities for youth and young adults! Our new youth Exploration Programs include traditional summer camps and afterschool programming as well as virtual offerings of exciting STEM topics. The Certification Programs are offered to youth and young adults to delve deeper into STEM topics and provide enhanced learning with college credits and certifications.
Dual Enrollment Admissions
Earn college credits while still in high school through our Dual Enrollment program. You’ll be introduced to the college environment where you can explore majors and get a head start on a Bachelor of Science degree. There is no application deadline.
To apply for dual enrollment:
- Complete the online application.
- Submit an official high school transcript showing a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale.
- Successfully complete the placement exam administered by the University, as required.
- Submit consent forms from high school counselling/ principal’s office and parent or legal guardian.
- If your native language is not English, submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOFEL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
Continuing Education and Professional Development
Our professional development options include training programs, courses, certifications, seminars, conferences and community forums. Many are free of charge and open to the general public.
Register for programs and get more information on our Professional Education site.
More to Explore
Early College Program
Eligible high school students can attend Harrisburg University full-time through our early college program.
The HU Experience
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