Graduate Program in Acoustics


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Graduate Program in Acoustics Celebrates 50 years!

Calling all alumni and friends!

In 2015 the Graduate Program in Acoustics at Penn State turns 50 years old! To celebrate our 50th anniversary, Penn State is sponsoring a Celebration Reception and Dinner on the evening of Wednesday, 20 May, in conjunction with the 169th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, in Pittsburgh, PA. The reception and dinner will be held at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown Hotel. Tickets are $40 and may be purchased online at or by using the registration form. Please come join us for this special 50th Anniversary Celebration. We are . . . Penn State!

For additional information, please contact Karen Thal

Welcome to the Penn State Graduate Program in Acoustics Website

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Founded in 1965, Penn State's Graduate Program in Acoustics has become the leading resource for graduate education in acoustics in the United States. The interdisciplinary program leads to the degrees:

  • Master of Engineering in Acoustics (M.Eng.)
  • Master of Science in Acoustics (M.S.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Acoustics (Ph.D.)

The Acoustics Program is located on the second floor of the Applied Science Building on the University Park campus (State College, PA).