School of Nursing & Health Sciences

Make a positive impact in the world of healthcare.

Nursing

Allied Health

Applied Health Studies

Dental Hygiene

Health Science

Paramedic

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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Areas of Interest

Choose your path

Allied Health

Take the lead in a non-direct patient care within the growing healthcare field. 

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. 

Health Science

Build the foundation to excel in variety of allied health and healthcare careers.

Nursing

Prepare for a rewarding career filled with flexibility and opportunity. 

Paramedic

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.

Minors

Supplement your bachelor degree with up to two minors. 

Programs

See all academic programs at-a-glance.

School of Nursing & Health Sciences News
04.17.2021

College rolls out green carpet for Spring Visit Day

The first of this month’s three Spring Visit Days was held Saturday, giving prospective students a comprehensive peek at ...

04.16.2021

PPL supports training for front-line health care workers

Future health care professionals have access to a learning tool that simulates respiratory symptoms likely to be encountered in ...

04.13.2021

Program director named accreditation evaluator

Jeanne M. Kerschner, director of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s occupational therapy assistant program, was appointed to ...

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

“Students receive hands-on learning in laboratory settings that simulate real-world healthcare experience. Through application of knowledge and clinical judgment, students learn side-by-side with faculty and healthcare professionals to expand their learning in preparation for entry into the workforce. Our strong industry partnerships provide our students with the opportunity to work with the latest advanced technology while working collaboratively with providers in advanced medicine and patient care."

Sandra Richmond, DNP, MS, RN, CSN

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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