Health Careers

Pre-College Program

Do you love helping people? Have you ever thought about a career in the health-care industry? If you answered yes, then attend this exciting health careers camp. Participants will be introduced to a variety of health careers including dental hygiene, medical imaging, nursing, paramedic technology, physical therapist assistant, physician assistant, and surgical technology.

Summer Overnight Pre-College Program

June 18-20, 2023

Age Group: Students entering grades 9-12

Fee: $50
Includes all activities, meals, and on-campus housing.

Registration for this program is full.

Industry Partnerships

Industry Partnerships

Sincere thanks and appreciation to our program sponsor, Northcentral Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center, Inc. Their generous support has enabled Penn College to offer this program to students at a reduced rate by providing scholarships for all attendees. Penn College thanks Northcentral Pennsylvania AHEC, Inc. for helping to offer a modern health careers experience in state-of-the-art labs for our Pre-College Summer Programs students.

Field Trips/Special Events


A field trip to UPMC Susquehanna is included in this program. Participants will tour various departments in the medical center and see healthcare professionals practicing in their work environment.

Parent & Student Info

What do I need to bring? Where will I stay? What’s for dinner? So many questions, and we have all of your answers!


Earn up to $2,000 off Penn College tuition

Did you know you can save money on your Penn College tuition if you attend one of our Pre-College Programs? 

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Here's how it works:

Here's how it works:

  • Complete a Pre-College Program during the summer before entering 9-12 grade. 
  • Or better yet, come for two Pre-College Programs. Pick a different program the second time around or come for the same one twice. Each year we mix things up.
  • Attend Penn College and receive $1,000 off your tuition each year if you came for one program. 
  • Or, get $2,000 off your tuition each year if you join us for two programs.