WDCE Penn College at Wellsboro

Penn College at Wellsboro serves Northern Tier business and industry training needs, as well as noncredit personal and professional development. The campus, instituted by the College in 1983, is located in scenic North Central Pennsylvania at a temporary location in the Wellsboro Area School District.

About Penn College at Wellsboro

Courses held in Wellsboro provide upgrading, training, and development to enhance opportunities for individuals in job duties, career advancement, and personal development. Customized courses are available to business and industry for training on requested topics such as: supervisory training, conflict resolution & prevention, team building, diversity in the workplace, project management, successful meetings, and Microsoft® computer classes.

Longer-term training is available in medical assisting, practical nursing, and nursing assistant. Training for the natural gas industry on topics such as shale development and production, first aid and CPR, PEC SafeLand, programmable logic controls, rigging, and others also are held at the Wellsboro location.

Medical Assistant

  • Prepare for a new career in the health services industry
  • 800 hours of instruction
  • Additional certifications available upon program completion

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Practical Nursing

  • Become a PA licensed practical nurse
  • Over 1504 hours of instruction

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Directions to Penn College at Wellsboro


Penn College at Wellsboro mapIf you are using a GPS or mapping service, use 227 Nichols Street, Wellsboro, PA 16901 for directions.

From the east (Route 15, Mansfield, etc.)

  • Travel west on Route 6 to the traffic light at Main Street (Wellsboro Diner on right).
  • Continue straight through the light onto Queen Street for 3 blocks.
  • Slight right onto Nichols Street.
  • Continue on Nichols Street for 4-tenths of a mile, ending at the school entrance.

From the west

  • Travel Route 6 East / Route 287 South towards Wellsboro.
  • Turn right onto Nichols Street (Steve’s Beverage Center on right)
  • Continue on Nichols Street for ¼ mile to the school entrance.


  • Enter the driveway, passing the Wellsboro Area High School on your right and the Wellsboro Area School District Administration Building on your left.
  • Turn left in the parking lot and follow to the left around the back of the Wellsboro Area School District Administration Building.
  • Park and enter at the far end of the building.
  • Enter the building (follow signs), left at the first hallway, first room on left (Room 001).

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