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ESU in the Lehigh Valley

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New Classes and Degree Completion Programs Begin this Fall in Bethlehem!

Interested to learn more? Stop by our Lehigh Valley Center at 60 West Broad Street to ask questions, pick up literature about our programs, and take a tour of the Center.

Apply Now! If you are interested in learning more about ESU's Extended Learning programs in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, email Millie Roman-Buday at or call at (610) 419-2516 for more information.

ESU's RN to BS in Nursing Program in Bethlehem

East Stroudsburg University is proud to offer its new RN to BS in Nursing program at Northampton Community College's campus in Bethlehem. This program is designed for registered nurses who wish to further their education and earn a bachelor of science degree in nursing. The RN to BSN degree program is a 2 year cohort program that follows traditional semesters and features evening class-times. This program offers students convenient course schedules offered in a hybrid format, competitive tuition rates, and classes taught by experienced nursing faculty. Click on the link below to see a course sequence and admissions criteria:

BS Nursing - 2017-2018 Course Sequence

Speech Language Pathology Graduate Pre-Requisite Program in the Lehigh Valley

East Stroudsburg University now offers a 21-credit Speech-Language Pathology graduate pre-requisite program in our Lehigh Valley Center. This program is geared towards students who wish to apply for a graduate program in the field but who lack the undergraduate pre-requisites that are required for admission. While enrollment in these courses does not guarantee admission into any graduate program, completion of the courses will lend to a student’s preparation to apply for any graduate program. Students should register to begin in the summer 2014 semester with ESU ( For additional information please contact Dr. Elaine Shuey, Speech-Language Pathology department chair at

Click on the link below to view the course sequence for this exciting new program:

Accelerated Degree Completion Programs in the Lehigh Valley

If you have an associate’s degree or have earned equivalent college credits and are interested in completing your bachelor's degree in an accelerated, convenient format from East Stroudsburg University, this is the program for you!

ESU's Degree Completion programs provide you with a fast-track to earning a degree in some of the nation's fastest growing fields, offering eight-week courses year round at times that accommodate the demands of a busy work and family schedule.

With our unique Cohort system of learning, you become a member of a small, focused group of learners who will journey through the program together as a team, with our amazing faculty, on-site staff, and each other to provide you with a system of support every step of the way.

A Path Forward that Reflects Growing Job Markets

We understand that you want a degree that works for you - one that opens doors and paves the way to future success! Based on extensive internal and independent market research, our program focuses on degrees that will prepare you for positions in rapidly expanding fields. These fields include Public Health, Business Management and Marketing, Computer Security, an RN to BS in Nursing program, and a graduate program in Athletic Training. ESU's newest degree completion program is an accelerated double major in Computer Science and Computer Security, which can be completed in just over two years!

Click on the links below to see examples of course sequences for the Degree Completion programs currently being offered at ESU's Lehigh Valley Center:*

*Current ESU Students, please note that the above course sequences are intended as examples only and are subject to change.

Your Prior Credits are Valuable

Our academic advisors will work with you to prepare an individual transfer credit evaluation so that you know exactly what you will need to finish your degree on time. Moreover, even if you haven't finished your associate's degree or are missing prerequisites, our admissions counselors will help you find the quickest and most successful path towards acceptance into our accelerated programs and earning your degree.

Convenient Course Schedule and Location for Busy Adults

Courses are scheduled in five 8-week sessions throughout the year (with 2 week breaks between sessions) to help students with prior credits complete their degree within two years.

Students will complete two courses (6 credits) per session, and classes will be scheduled two nights per week on weekday evenings between 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM or on Saturdays between 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM at a convenient location right off Main Street in historic downtown Bethlehem.

Some programs meet on a 9-week session two nights per week from 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM.

Take the First Step...

Call or email today for more information about our programs and the application process.

Millie Román-Buday
Assistant Director of Admissions
(610) 419-2516

Ready to Apply?

Our off-campus sites have separate applications. When you follow the "Apply now" link, you will be asked to set up an account. Be sure to select the Extended Learning Application type for the site you want.

If you have any problems, you can reach us by email at or by phone at (610) 419-2516.

For more information about applying to ESU as a transfer student, please visit our transfer admission page.

Lehigh Valley Center Contact Information

Toll Free: (877) 422-1378
Front Desk: (610) 419-0316
Site Coordinator: (610) 419-0412

Directions to East Stroudsburg University's Lehigh Valley Center