A student works with two children in the Child Study Center.

Our centers and institutes provide a variety of educational services to children, families, schools, human service agencies, professionals, and more.

Educational services range from English education and resources for gifted students to sports camps and training for police and emergency responders.


See a list of these centers and institutes:

Administration and Leadership Studies Research and Training Center
This is an applied interdisciplinary center that supports sponsored research, program evaluation, policy analysis, technology transfer, and training.
Intercollegiate Athletic Institute for Sports Camps
This institute helps to organize sports camps for students and to train camp counselors, coaches, and others.
Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation
The center helps to prepare, update, and upgrade career and technical educators.
Child Study Center
The Child Study Center provides assessment and short-term treatment of learning or behavioral problems, consultation to parents and schools, identification of disability or giftedness, and other services.
Dr. Rose Shumba works with students in Information Assurance.
Criminal Justice Training Center
The Criminal Justice Training Center offers noncredit training programs for police recruits and law enforcement personnel.
Institute for Rural Health and Safety
This center works to solve problems relating to highway safety, provides driver education, and provides first responder and emergency response team training.
Institute for Cyber Security
This institute facilitates faculty/student interactions in research, presentations, publications, and workshops to promote the need to ensure security and integrity of information.
IUP Community Music School
The school provides noncredit private lessons, ensembles, and classes in music to students of all ages in the university community.
Literacy Center
The Bill and Judy Scheeren Literacy Center provides assessment and instruction for children and adolescents needing assistance with reading and writing.
Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute for Community and Behavioral Health
MARTI is a consortium of academic and professional experts in the fields of alcohol abuse treatment, domestic violence intervention, and related mental health issues.
Dr. John Benhart works with a student using GPS equipment.
Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures, and Safety
This institute offers knowledge and expertise in archiving, digitally recording, and geographically referencing historical coal mine maps.
Software Development Center
This center develops software, builds software systems, and works to improve the software development expertise of the region.
Center for Statistics Education in Pennsylvania
This center brings quantitative literacy and the hands-on use of mathematics' manipulatives to K-12 teachers.