Division of Education, Human Development, and Social Sciences

Division of Education, Human Development, and Social Sciences

The Division of Education, Human Development, and Social Sciences provides innovative and transformative educational and research experiences in a student-centered learning environment.

We are committed to equipping students with the ability to think critically, solve problems, apply knowledge, demonstrate skills, engage in genuine inquiry, and communicate effectively in an ever-changing global context.

We are committed to faculty and student research, scholarship, and creative activities in all forms as it contributes to improving society, educating students, advancing knowledge in the disciplines, and enhancing Penn State Altoona's reputation as an institution of higher learning.

We are committed to pursuing this mission using interdisciplinary, innovative, and applied approaches to learning and problem solving that transcend academic specializations and organizational barriers.

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