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Resident Education

Resident Education

The Graduate Program in Acoustics at Penn State is a unique interdisciplinary program leading to master’s and doctoral degrees in acoustics. The program is focused entirely on acoustics, a subject touching many diverse disciplines such as architectural acoustics, biomedical ultrasound, noise and vibration control, transducer design, underwater acoustics, signal processing, aeroacoustics, structural vibration, speech and communication, outdoor propagation, computational methods, and much more.

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Distance Education

Distance Education

The Distance Education Program was created in 1987 to give full-time working professionals the opportunity to earn a Master of Engineering in Acoustics or to enhance individual knowledge by taking selected courses while continuing to workk full-time. The Distance Education Program utilizes video streaming broadcasts of our graduate course lectures during the spring and fall semesters.

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A woman enters an MRI machine with red laser lights covering her head and torso

Wearable head scanner could allow for comfort, mobility during brain scans

To collect accurate images of a patient’s brain, the patient must be still and confined in a tube-like MRI scanner for a long period of time. To better assess their brain function and behavioral health, however, they should move naturally and freely during a scan.

Multi-institute team awarded NSF grant to develop dynamic architected materials

New director of Penn State's Graduate Program in Acoustics named

Researchers awarded grant to advance geothermal energy science

Engineering students earn scholarships from international society

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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.), and Doctor of Philosophy in Acoustics (Ph.D.)

Graduate Program in Acoustics

College of Engineering

The Pennsylvania State University

201 Applied Science Building

University Park, PA 16802