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Dissertations and Theses

Information for locating dissertations and theses from Penn State and other institutions

Non-Penn State Users

Penn State dissertations and theses can be borrowed through interlibrary loan within the United States by contacting your local public or academic library.

Other possible options:

Penn State Students, Faculty and Staff

  • Select Thesis/Dissertation under Format
  • Most works published since 2009 have links to electronic full text
  • Older works are print and/or microfilm. Use I Want It to have a copy sent to your campus
  • To get a list of all masters theses and doctoral dissertations from a particular graduate program, use Advanced Search and select one or more programs from the drop-down menu under Graduate Program.