Why Penn LPS Online?

Flexible, accessible, and online

Adult students juggling careers and personal responsibilities can’t always accommodate an on-campus experience. Penn LPS Online is designed to bring the Penn tradition of educational excellence to all learners. Penn LPS Online certificates, courses and a degree can be completed on a schedule that fits your unique needs—without traveling to and from campus. Whether you already have a degree, some college, or a high school diploma or GED, Penn LPS Online brings the Ivy League experience to you on your schedule, wherever you are.

We made it personal

Penn LPS Online’s courses, certificates, and degree are designed to fit your personal intellectual goals. Our options provide a stimulating environment to foster creative pursuits, master essential workplace skills, or complete an accredited degree. That means you’ll find a place at Penn LPS Online, whether you want to expand your professional knowledge, fully immerse yourself in an area of personal interest, or strengthen your resume to propel your career.

Created and taught by the best

Designed and led by Ivy League faculty and practitioners who are experts in their fields, Penn LPS Online courses offer immersive, interactive experiences that bring the classroom to your computer. Coursework includes dynamic multimedia assignments and activities, quizzes and exams, writing assignments, group projects, presentations, and active online discussions with peers and instructors. It’s an intensive, highly collaborative online experience built on the Penn tradition of learning innovation.

Unlock the benefits of a Penn education

Sixty percent of employers say that the most important skills they seek in employees are written and oral communication, teamwork, ethical decision-making, critical thinking, and the ability to apply this knowledge in the complex world outside the classroom.* The University of Pennsylvania’s core values—celebrating diversity, understanding historical and cultural context, valuing evidence-based arguments, and appreciating creative and intellectual accomplishments—provide the solid foundation for our online educational experiences. At Penn LPS Online, you can pursue academic excellence while broadening your personal horizons and preparing for professional success. It’s a liberal arts education, built with career achievement in mind.


*Academic Affairs Forum of The Education Advisory Board, 2016

Explore your online options

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences
The Penn LPS Online BAAS is a liberal arts education — built with career achievement in mind.
Penn LPS Online Certificates
Choose from a variety of certificates to enhance your resume or advance your personal goals.
Penn LPS Online Courses
You can take individual courses to improve your skills or improve your life.

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