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Harrisburg University Learning Advantage


Harrisburg University’s goal is for students to obtain the relevant knowledge, competence, and experience to prepare for an enriching career. We offer a well-rounded education that includes specialized expertise in your field of study, and significant career-focused components so you graduate with experiences that make you more prepared and competitive in your career and your life.

It begins with a foundation in general education courses so you gain competencies in areas such as critical thinking and problem solving, effective communication, understanding global and societal issues, and quantitative reasoning. The development of specialized expertise in your major follows so you acquire competencies in areas such as applications of technology, teamwork and collaboration, and management and economics of technologies. We add experiential components to your education that bring the world of work into the classroom and the world of work becomes the classroom through our mentors, capstone projects, case studies, internships, and corporate faculty.

Three Reasons You’ll Succeed at HU

  1. HU has a proven track record for providing outstanding science and technology education that leads to great jobs.
  2. Our student body is ethnically diverse and welcoming to all. No matter who you are or what your background, you’ll feel right at home so you can do your best work.
  3. HU connects students to mentors and networking opportunities in the business community so you make the in-roads your need to succeed.