Penn College at Wellsboro

Extending the mission of Penn College to deliver professional and personal skills development to companies and residents of the Northern Tier.


  • Penn College at Wellsboro
  • 22 Walnut Street, Wellsboro, PA

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

Customized courses are available to business and industry for training on requested topics such as: healthcare, 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, emergency medical services, and apprenticeships.


Practical Nursing (LPN) Program

  • Become a PA licensed practical nurse
  • Over 1,536 hours of instruction
  • Full- and part-time classes available

Medical Assistant Program

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

Workforce Development VP among state's 'Labor Power 100'

Penn College's vice president for workforce development is included in "The 2023 Labor Power 100," profiled in a recent issue of City & State Pennsylvania magazine. Shannon M. Munro – who manages training and employment partnerships with the Plastics Innovation & Resource Center, Apprenticeship Center, Clean Energy Center and at Penn College at Wellsboro – is No. 91 on the list.

Signup deadline nears for Penn College’s fall EMT course

Signup deadline nears for Penn College’s fall EMT course

An Emergency Medical Technician course, beginning the week of Aug. 14 and running through early December, will be offered at three locations by Workforce Development at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Seating is limited, and the deadline is approaching: All registrations must be completed by 1 p.m. July 28. Interested participants may register at


Practical nursing information sessions set for Northern Tier

Penn College at Wellsboro’s Practical Nursing Program will host two information sessions for those interested in nursing as a career: Thursday, Aug. 10, and Thursday, Sept. 14. The sessions will be held at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Wellsboro campus, 22 Walnut St., at 6:30 p.m. and connected to the Potter County Education Council through Zoom.