Central Penn College’s Lancaster Center
Opportunities start at Central Penn College’s Lancaster Center. Are ready to make a change or begin your educational journey? Central Penn can help you get there! Our Lancaster location offers a variety of career-focused certificate and associate degree programs to help busy adults get the education they need for the next phase of their careers. Choose from accelerated courses in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Criminal Justice, Medical Assisting, or Paralegal. With Central Penn’s flexible day, evening and online schedules, motivated students can earn their degree faster. Central Penn College, opportunities start here.
The Lancaster Center has been providing career-focused education to residents from Lancaster County and the surrounding areas since 2004. Located in Lancaster––at the intersection of Greenfield Road and Old Philadelphia Pike––the center has educated more than 1,200 students in the areas of business administration, criminal justice and allied health.
The Lancaster Center serves a population of students who primarily attend evening classes, Monday through Thursday. This schedule was designed to meet the needs of working adults. All courses are offered in blended format of online and in-person classes.
Central Penn College operates on a year-round schedule of 11-week terms offered four times a year (summer, fall, winter, spring). “Our accelerated terms enable our students––whether they go full-time or part-time––to complete their degree program in a shorter amount of time,” says Admissions Counselor Carol Glass. “It’s especially great for students in the workforce because they can make a lot of progress quickly.”
The 13,350-square-feet center houses a variety of classrooms and offices, including a physical therapist assistant lab, computer classrooms, a library and student lounge.
Note: Central Penn College’s Lancaster Center does not have on-campus housing available. Students in need of housing, should apply to Central Penn College’s Summerdale campus and learn more about our free housing scholarship!