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Welcome to the Penn State Graduate Program in Acoustics Website

In 2016 are anticipating a complete redesign of our program website, as the College of Engineering redesigns its web presence. In the mean time we are updating the content on our current site. During the Fall semester, 2015, some of the content will be undergoing some minor updates and revisions. If you find broken links or content that appears to be missing, please let us know (


Acoustic classroom

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).


New Acoustics Faculty Position

A search for a new Acoustics Faculty position is underway! Our greatest current needs are in the areas of transducers and biomedical ultrasound. Please see the official job posting for details.


Graduate Program in Acoustics Celebrates 50 years!