Clarks Summit University

Clarks Summit, PA

  • President

    James Lytle
  • Academic Dean

    William Higley
  • Bible Chair

    David Lackey
  • Science Chair

    John Best

Clarks Summit University prepares men and women for leadership in careers and service around the globe.

Located in the foothills of the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania, CSU offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, preparing people to lead with a foundation on God’s Word.

More than 40 undergraduate, on-campus academic programs prepare students with leadership development and practical job skills for careers in areas such as:

  • Business
  • Communications
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Full-Time Ministries
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Life Sciences
  • Sports and Health Sciences

CSU’s master’s degrees take career preparation through a biblical framework to a higher level. Online programs open up career opportunities and equip students for significant service for Christ. Areas of study include:

  • Bible
  • Education
  • Counseling
  • Literature
  • Organizational Leadership

CSU’s Baptist Bible Seminary equips leaders in highly flexible and immediately applicable master’s and doctoral degrees. Offered in a fully online or online enhanced format, these programs are designed for those passionate about the serious study of Scripture. Doctor of Philosophy students can focus on Old Testament, New Testament, Systematic Theology and Bible Exposition. Other seminary programs include study areas of:

  • Biblical Apologetics
  • Church Planting & Renewal
  • Ministry
  • Theology

CSU’s High School Dual Enrollment enables high school students to earn college credits as they meet high school academic requirements, which lets the student save thousands of dollars and prepares them for future collegiate success.

CSU offers on-campus and online programs at all levels of study to help students reach their individual professional goals while studying through the lens of the Word of God.


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