School of Nursing & Health Sciences

Make a positive impact in the world of healthcare.

Applied Health Studies

Dental Hygiene



Physical Therapist Assistant

Physician Assistant

Radiography/Medical Imaging

Surgical Technology

If you love helping others, nursing and health sciences may be your calling.

Careers in healthcare are always in demand, and so are Penn College graduates. Gaining extensive hands-on experience in labs and through clinical experiences, our students are driven to succeed and determined to make tomorrow a better place.

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Applied Health Studies

Build upon your area of expertise and cultivate leadership experience through this online program.

Dental Hygiene

Choose from an associate's degree or a bachelor's degree, which can be completed on campus or online. 


Prepare for a rewarding career filled with flexibility and opportunity. 


Rise to action and take the lead in the critical pre-hospital environment. 

Physical Therapist Assistant

Promote an active recovery process and help patients lead pain-free lifestyles.

Physician Assistant

Gain the expertise to evaluate, diagnose, and treat medical conditions.

Radiography/Medical Imaging

Use the latest technology to help the healthcare team make informed medical decisions.

Surgical Technology

Become an integral part of an O.R. team, providing care to patients before, during, and after surgery.


Supplement your bachelor degree with up to two minors. 


See all academic programs at-a-glance.

School of Nursing & Health Sciences News

Expecting the unexpected in the OR

A “typical week” is anything but for alumna Alexis I. Ashby, a certified surgical technologist for UPMC Williamsport ...


Physical therapist assistant faculty member adds credential

Mary T. Stout, assistant professor of physical therapist assistant at Pennsylvania College of Technology, recently completed ...


College appoints director of physical therapist assistant program

Victoria Hurwitz has been named director of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s physical therapist assistant program. Hurwitz, ...

Study Abroad

Gain global experience

See the world via Williamsport. Take your education abroad and get hands-on experience learning about your industry on a global scale.

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Dean's Message

“Our industry partners allow our students to learn in healthcare settings with the latest technology while working collaboratively with leaders in advanced medicine and patient care."

Sandra Richmond

Dean of Nursing & Health Sciences

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Pre-College Programs

Summer is a time for exploring

We get it. Committing to a career path is a big decision. Pre-College Programs are the perfect introduction to hands-on education. Join us for a program this summer and see what Penn College is all about.

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Health Careers

Discover a variety of health careers including dental hygiene, nursing, physical therapy assistant, physician assistant, surgical technology, and more. 

June 14-16, 2020
Students Entering Grades 9-12

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Faculty & Staff

Leading with skill and passion

When you study at Penn College, your instructors will do more than know your name. They'll get to know you. Experienced, passionate, and dedicated to your success, Penn College faculty are here to support your academic journey.

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