Graduate Admissions

Lock Haven University offers several master's degree programs, many of which are available 100% online.  Each program has their own specific application requirements and admission criteria.  Follow the links below to learn about our programs.

We encourage you to contact the Graduate Admissions Office at or 570-484-2027 with any questions.

  Act Sci

Actuarial Science - 100% online delivery

Actuaries are highly educated business executives who specialize in the evaluation of insurance and financial risk.  Census data suggests that this field has a 0% unemployment rate.  This program is the only online Professional Science Master's degree in Actuarial Science in the country.



Alternative Education - 100% online delivery

Build the critical skills and knowledge base necessary to effectively work with the growing population of at-risk youth.




Athletic Training

Athletic trainers are highly specialized healthcare providers who work in a wide variety of settings. 70% of current ATCs hold a master's degree. A new accreditation requirement has been announced that requires certified athletic training education to occur at the master's level. 



Clinical Mental Health Counseling - 100% online delivery

Designed to prepare students for licensure as a professional counselor. Specialize in counseling military/veterans and their families; children and adolescents, or general clinical mental health counseling.

The CMHC program also welcomes individuals interested in taking courses to apply for their state license or for continuing education.  Individuals interested in doing this need to have successfully completed a masters degree in counseling with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  If you are interested in this option, please contact the program director, Dr. Kristin Vincenzes ( for further information.  



Health Science - 100% online delivery

Graduates will be prepared for roles as department directors, hospital administrators, laboratory/clinic managers, directors of healthcare policy, and health educators.




Physician Assistant 

The demand for Physician Assistants throughout the United States is extremely high and is expected to remain very strong in the future.  Our nationally ranked program is highly competitive.  



Sport Science - 100% online delivery

With two track options, students are able to pursue the direction they are most passionate about.  Specialize in Sport and Exercise Psychology or Sport Administration to prepare for your sport-related career.




Teaching and Learning - 100% online delivery

Graduate study in Teaching and Learning prepares students by developing their skills to become educational change agents and enhancing their effectiveness as teacher leaders by increasing their skills and knowledge of assessment, classroom management, instructional design, reflective practice and learning processes.






































For the BSN in Nursing and other undergraduate professional programs,

please see undergraduate admissions.