Among the special academic opportunities at Penn State Worthington Scranton, there is an active Honors Program for students who wish to take advantage of academically enriching activities and classes. The campus also has an International Program, with a new global region as a focus each year. Many faculty offer students opportunities to participate in undergraduate research.
Various summer programs such as credit courses for undergraduate students, pre-college programs, and youth camps are offered at Penn State Worthington Scranton. High school students can get an edge on college credits as well as the experience of higher education.