- Application Available Now!!!
- Deadline: January 31, 2020
- Submit to Dr. Wendy Coduti, at email@example.com
- Questions? Contact either Dr. Coduti (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Fleming (email@example.com)
Programs Facts and FAQs
Q: Is the program residential?
A: No, housing is not available for WorkLink students.
Q: How do students get to campus?
A: Students are in charge of their own transportation to and from campus.
Q: How long is the WorkLink program?
A: The WorkLink program is 2 years (4 semesters) in length.
Q: What is the name of the certificate that students earn?
A: The Certificate of WorkLink Strategies and Employability.
Q: How many students are in each cohort.
A: We have 2-4 students per cohort.
Q: How much does the program cost?
A: The estimated cost per semester is $9,225.00*.
*The Tuition and College Cost Estimator is based on the 2019-2020 academic year. Tuition rates for future academic years are determined at the July Penn State Board of Trustees meeting.
Q: Is financial aid available?
A: At this point in time, we do not have financial aid available however; many families pursue the Medicaid waiver through the county to help cover the costs. Link to Centre County Website.
Q: How many credits do students take each semester?
A: WorkLink students take 12 credits. Our WorkLink seminar is 6 credits, and then students have the opportunity to audit two additional classes (3 credits each). These audit courses are based on the student’s interests and career goals, and are decided with their WorkLink faculty advisors.
Q: What types of classes do WorkLink students take?
A: WorkLink students take a variety of classes based on their interests and career goals. From these interests, WorkLink faculty advisors communicate with PSU professors to create a schedule that meets the student’s needs. WorkLink students have taken courses in many disciplines including agricultural business, rehabilitation and human development, event management, history, and visual arts. Students can search for classes they might be interested in through browsing the Undergraduate Course Bulletin.
Q: Are there student mentors?
A: Yes, we have students that work with WorkLink students in both social and academic settings.
Q: What types of access do WorkLink students have on campus?
A: WorkLink students are Penn State Students. This means that WorkLink students are able to use facilities (such as the gyms, library, and student centers), join student groups and organizations, attend PSU events, and participate in PSU student life.