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    Majors and Certificates

    Lackawanna College offers a variety of associate degree and certificate programs for its students in Scranton, Hawley, Hazleton, Towanda, and at the School of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Environmental Education Center.

    We’re currently enrolling students interested in the first-ever bachelor’s degrees offered in College history.

    Bachelor’s Degrees

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    Associate Degrees


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    Specialized Certificates

    Lackawanna College also offers a wide variety of specialty certificate programming including:

    Conservation and Natural Resource Officer
    EMS Academy
    Massage Therapist
    Police Academy/ACT 120

    Additionally, the College offers nearly 20 Workforce Development training programs through the Office of Continuing Education’s Training Institute.

    Core Curriculum

    All Lackawanna College students are required to complete the Core Curriculum, which ranges from 18 to 27 credits depending on the degree program. The following courses fulfill our Core Curriculum requirements:

    College Writing (3 credits)

    Effective Speaking (3 credits)

    College Algebra, Math of Finance or Math Reasoning*, or Intro to Statistics and Data Analysis (3 credits)

    Computer Information Systems or Core Curriculum elective (3 credits)

    Humanities elective (3 credits)
    (Literature, Philosophy, Fine Arts, or Business Communications*)

    Social Science elective (3 credits)
    (Intro to Psychology, World History, Economics, or Intro to Sociology)

    Natural Science or Laboratory Science elective (3 credits)

    Diversity/Global Studies elective (3 credits)
    (Cultural Anthropology, Foreign Language, American Minority Groups, Multiculturalism, or Sport in American Society)

    Philosophy or Ethics elective (3 credits)

    *For Business Majors