Continuing Education and Outreach

Continuing Education and Outreach Programs

Penn State Hazleton Continuing Education serves southern Luzerne, Columbia and Carbon counties by offering a wide range of programs for learners of all ages at convenient times and locations.

Through our courses and programs, you can do the following:

  • take the first step toward earning an associate or bachelor's degree by enrolling in a certificate program
  • advance in the workplace by enhancing your skills and increasing your knowledge
  • improve your employees skills by offering training in your workplace
  • make new friends, develop a new interest and improve sports skills through a summer youth camp

Whatever your interest or need, we offer a wide variety of options for just about everyone. We invite you to discover what other lifelong learners at Penn State Hazleton have discovered: "Learning never stops."

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Practical Nursing Program

Students who graduate from the Practical Nursing program meet the educational requirements to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN)

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Certificate Programs

Credit certificate may be used toward completion of a degree.

Lists of certificate programs >>

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Industrial Maintenance Programs

Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a certificate from the Pennsylvania State University College of Engineering.

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Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree in Business

This well-rounded program focuses on the fundamental competencies that you need to grow in your current job, or take on new challenges.

Information on Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree in Business >>