Our Programs

High-Performance Building Summer ProgramInstructor with a group of students outside in front of a high performance building
High-Performance Building Summer Program - This immersive, 3-week summer program for first- and second-year Penn State students helps them learn how high-performance building design and construction principles contribute to a more sustainable, efficient, and healthier built environment.
City Semester PittsburghCity Semester students at Phipps
City Semester Pittsburgh - City Semester Pittsburgh is a unique learning experience for Penn State students of all majors and backgrounds who would like spend a semester learning about sustainability in Pittsburgh's urban setting.
National Green Infrastructure Certification ProgramStudents looking over open grass lot
National Green Infrastructure Certification Program - NGICP is a 35-hour program taught by the Franco Harris Pittsburgh Center at Penn State to educate local practitioners on the ecological and economic benefits and challenges of installing and maintaining successful green infrastructure in the region.
Engaged Scholarship
Engaged Scholarship - Engaged Scholarship is out-of-classroom, real-world learning, projects, and research that students undertake, often in service of their local community.

Other Penn State Programs in Pittsburgh

Readiness Institute at Penn StateGroup of students at the Readiness Institute at Penn State
Readiness Institute at Penn State - The Readiness Institute enables education, industry, and community partners to coordinate, collaborate, and create experiences for learners to achieve community and future readiness.
Penn State Extension — Allegheny CountyThree 4H kids holding a large plate of fruit
Penn State Extension — Allegheny County - Penn State Extension delivers science-based information about agronomy, animal systems, food safety, home gardening, and more. Extension includes Allegheny County 4-H, Master Gardener, and Master Watershed Steward programs.
Career Services — Western RegionTwo women sitting at a table reviewing a resume
Career Services — Western Region - Penn State Career Services offers a comprehensive array of programs and services that support and facilitate career development for all students.
Penn State Admissions — PittsburghLion Shrine at a Penn State campus
Penn State Admissions — Pittsburgh - Penn State’s local admissions resource helps students successfully navigate the transition from high school to college.

Penn State Campuses

Map showing Penn State campus locationsPenn State has campuses located in twenty-four communities across Pennsylvania, including four in the Pittsburgh area, that give students the opportunities to live and learn in an environment that suits them best.

Campus Locations