York College of Pennsylvania
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Influencing a company’s financial future — accountants play a key role in the success of global enterprises.
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Post Master's Certificate
Take a step toward a career in gerontology
Advertising and Digital Marketing
In the modern business world, technology is constantly evolving as well as the methods necessary to reach consumers.
Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Use evidence to support changes in practice to improve patient outcomes
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Primary Care
Provide care in ambulatory and long-term care settings
Hands-on lab activities, conducting research, gathering field samples — just a typical semester for the always-active, always-involved Biological Sciences student.
A jack-of-all-trades major with serious growth potential in business. Business Administration is your key to getting in a managerial position.
Collecting and analyzing data to figure out how an organization can leverage the information to work smarter and more efficiently.
Improving. Creating. Uncovering. A degree in chemistry unlocks a wealth of career possibilities centered around problem-solving.
A promising, rewarding career where you can do anything from designing a skyscraper to creating the design for a sports stadium or suspension bridge.
Everything from electronic consumer products to computer hardware needs computer engineers to make it work — there’s job demand everywhere you look.
Blending the theoretical with the practical, you’ll be well-versed in the why and the how of computer science.
Be a resourceful, technology-savvy problem solver with a strong understanding of how people think. It’s an attractive combination to enter a career in law enforcement, the judicial system, or corrections.
Explore the growing field of cyber security management, where criminology, criminal justice, and computer science meet.
Doctor of Nursing Practice (Nurse Anesthetist)
Administer anesthesia and increase your career potential in this in-demand role.
Early Elementary Education (PreK-4)
Shaping the future with compassionate, knowledgeable teachers — we approach teaching you the same way we want you to approach teaching elementary students.
Early Elementary/Special Education
A teacher who can help young students flourish — especially those with special needs.
Get equipped with the necessary skills to understand economic developments within our industrialized society.
Electronics-savvy improvisers, inventors, and builders — come help develop the next generation of consumer gadgets and utility services.
Blend the problem-solving expertise of engineering with the business acumen of management in this compelling major.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
From your very first semester at York College, you'll begin developing a business. Innovators welcome.
Film and Media Arts
Love movies? Want to learn more about them, including how to make your own? Look no further.
Go beyond the numbers to learn how to make sound financial decisions, from the stock market to financial planning.
Challenging. Fulfilling. Boundless. Use a degree in fine arts to explore your potential as a professional artist.
So much more than "CSI," a career in Forensic Chemistry puts you in real-life situations gathering evidence, working with medical examiners and analyzing data to work in some of the most exciting industries.
Are you fascinated by design? Do you appreciate or strive to create visual statements? Whether your goal is to work in print or digital media, York College's Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in graphic design may be the right fit for you.
Study the past to understand the future. History majors are among the best at analyzing, critical thinking, and seeing connections — all valuable job skills.
York College's location in the heart of Pennsylvania's tourist area sets our innovative Hospitality Management major apart.
Human Resource Management
Enhance your leadership capabilities and people skills by concentrating in human resource management.
If helping others is at the core of everything you want out of a career, a degree in human services is the perfect choice - and at York College, you'll get your chance to help people early and often.
Information Technology Management
Transform your interest in working with computers into a career with vast potential.
Integrated Marketing Communication
Imagine the possibilities... a career within the next step of the evolution of public relations, marketing, and advertising.
Intelligence Analysis: Regional and Global Studies
Dive into the growing field of intelligence analysis, where international relations, foreign policy, and national security intertwine.
Make an impact on the global marketplace with a degree in International Business.
Taking on the idea of globalization head on, with life-changing study abroad experiences at your fingertips.
Leadership and Organizational Dynamics
Be prepared to address complex organizational issues and lead a team with a business concentration in leadership and organizational dynamics.
Literary and Textual Studies
Analyze. Critique. Explore. Create. At York College, English majors experience our written and spoken language from all angles.
Analyze and research markets, help launch and price products and develop promotional campaigns.
If you like learning by doing — getting on air, producing segments, writing news copy— you’ve found the right place.
Master of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communication
Transcend your profession through creativity, research, and strategy via a panoramic cross-platform, consumer-driven, marketing communication skill set.
Master of Business Administration
Surround yourself with emerging and established professionals in an MBA program that is dedicated to meeting your career goals right away.
If you’re looking for a career that requires you to be thoughtful, creative and analytical, then you’ll find just what you want in the field of Mathematics. Clear thinking and problem-solving agility will be indispensable assets.
From day one, you'll be doing hands-on projects. Seeing your ideas come to life is just part of the program.
What's the meaning behind medicine? That question is at the core of the medical humanities program.
Medical Laboratory Science
Earn a degree that can allow you to work anywhere in the world. Use your clinical science knowledge and hands-on experience to change the way we see medicine.
Middle Level Education
Specialize in one of four content areas in this major for future teachers in grades 4-8
Middle Level Education/Special Education
Pushing growing middle school students to excel, including those with special needs.
Music production, business, and promotion at your fingertips, from working on a student record company to multi-track audio production technique.
Music Education (K-12)
Help the next generation fall in love with music just like you did, with student teaching experience and a full range of vocal, instrumental, and general music knowledge at your disposal.
Accelerate your passion for music. Challenge yourself through strong music studies emphasizing performance, within the context of a liberal arts curriculum.
Music Production & Entrepreneurship
Prepare to work in the fast-paced world of publishing, recording and concert industries.
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Get involved in a sought-after career where you’ll help prepare radioactive medicine and use specialized instrumentation to improve the health of others.
Accelerated Second-Degree BSN
This is a 15-month program for students who have already earned a bachelor's degree in another field and wish to pursue a career in nursing.
Nursing (RN to BSN)
Take your career to the next level. Our program is designed for Registered Nurses who want to pursue their bachelor’s in science through York College’s affordable part-time or full-time program.
Develop and lead educational programs for hospital nursing staff, schools of nursing, and more.
Cultivate your spirit for helping those in need through York College’s Nursing major. We challenge our nursing students to improve current methods of practice while working in state-of-the-art labs and learning through hands-on experience.
Anyone can ask “Why?” But philosophy majors can respond with clear viewpoints, sound arguments, plus the ability to handle complex decision-making. It’s no wonder employers seek out philosophy graduates.
Philosophy and Business
Combine an interest in business with complex decision-making in the philosophy and business program.
A foundation for informed citizenship and political literacy. A platform for advancing your career — no matter where you want to take it.
Prepare for a career in helping others by studying human behavior and thinking. Take advantage of intensive study in a program that emphasizes student-driven research.
Be the powerful communicator who tells the story of a company or organization that makes the world take notice.
From entry level jobs to advanced positions, radiography represents a huge opportunity to get involved in diagnostic medicine.
Recreation and Leisure Administration
Helping individuals, families and organizations make the most of time away from work
Respiratory Care practitioners are active in patient care. With a physician’s supervision, you’ll be at the heart of diagnosis, treatment, management, and preventative care in patients with cardiopulmonary problems.
Secondary Education (7-12), Biology
Get active right away in a major that explores science as a student and as an educator.
Secondary Education (7-12), General Science
Get active right away in a major that explores science as a student and as an educator.
Secondary Education (7-12), Mathematics
The partnership of a strong teaching technique base with a thorough knowledge of mathematics theory.
Secondary Education (7-12), Social Studies
Challenge yourself to think on a global scale — and have your students do likewise.
Social Enterprise and Not-for-Profit Management
Find meaningful ways to serve others and make a difference while making a living.
Discover how social forces shape human behavior — and how you can turn that commitment to understand the challenges of society into a career helping others.
If you’re looking for a way to propel your business career to the next level and excel in markets worldwide, look no further.
Spanish Education (K-12)
Vive inmerso en la cultura hispana mientras te preparas para una carrera como maestro de español
Alcanza un nivel alto de proficiencia, tanto en el idioma español como en la cultura hispana.
Supply Chain Operations Management
York College's proximity to major manufacturers makes us a prime location to study supply chain operations — it’s in our backyard.
Expand your capabilities with technology in the classroom with a degree program catered to your busy schedule.
May 23After career as homicide detective, York College grad turns to life of magic
George Ripley '95 started doing magic tricks when he was looking for relief from the pressures of his job with the police department.
May 21ACTS co-founder leaves legacy of social justice and an army of allies at York College
Jalen Lee ’19 co-founded ACTS, a group committed to social justice and giving others the tools they need to become allies.
May 14‘I’m just here for her.’ York College alum shares advice and mistakes with mentee
Ivy Buchan ’04 runs her own successful business. Now, she’s part of a mentorship program that pairs York College alumni with current students — to share her successes, and mistakes with her mentee, Hayley Althoff ’19.