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Study at Pennsylvania College of Technology

Pennsylvania College of Technology, nicknamed Penn College, is a small college located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, United States. It was founded as the Williamsport Technical Institute in 1941. It received its present name in 1989. The college offers more than 100 certificate, associate, and bachelor degree programs in several fields of study. Penn College enrolls more than 6, 000 students every year. It is organized into the following academic schools:

  • School of Business and Computer Technologies
  • School of Construction and Design Technologies
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Hospitality
  • School of Industrial and Engineering Technologies
  • School of Integrated Studies
  • School of Natural Resources Management
  • School of Transportation Technology
Penn College's athletic department fields several women's and men's sports teams. They compete in the Pennsylvania State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA). They are nicknamed the Wildcats.

Profile of Pennsylvania College of Technology

Pennsylvania College of Technology is located in Williamsport, PA (a small city). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Pennsylvania College of Technology is the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Pennsylvania College of Technology is known for its programs in computer science and engineering and engineering technician.

Pennsylvania College of Technology Selectivity

The school is an open-admission school.

Faculty

Pennsylvania College of Technology has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

Pennsylvania College of Technology had 6, 682 enrolled students in 2007. A very high share of students at the school are male.

Pennsylvania College of Technology Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Engineering Technician527automotive tech, construction engineering tech, HVAC tech, civil engineering tech, drafting and design tech, manufacturing tech, architectural engineering tech, electrical/electronic tech, . . .
Computer Science and Engineering181computer networking, computer security, computer services management, information technology, web design, computer and media applications, systems analyst, computer applications programming
Medical Support and Technology171dental hygienist, health diagnostic professions, radiation therapist, surgical tech, mental health services tech, medical coding, cardiovascular tech
Mechanics and Repair164heavy equipment maintenance, autobody repair, aircraft powerplant tech, diesel mechanics, avionics maintenance, industrial mechanics, mechanic and repair, vehicle maintenance
Nursing and Emergency Medicine137registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic, adult health nursing
Business and Management126business management, business administration, accounting technology, accounting, MIS, vehicle parts marketing
Construction Trades83electrician, masonry, plumbing, carpentry
Production Trades64welding, tool and die tech, machine shop assistant, cabinetmaking
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy48occupational therapist assistant, health and fitness, exercise science
Cooking and Culinary Arts37chef training, pastry
Media32mass communication, printing equipment operation, platemaker/imager, broadcast journalism
Medical administration32health and medical administrative, medical secretary, medical records admin
Conservation and Resource Management31forest technology
Family and Social Work28child care provider, foodservice management
Law26legal assistant, legal professions
Photography and Commercial Art26commercial art
Landscaping and Horticulture20plant nursery, ornamental horticulture, turf management
Medicine20health professions
Liberal Arts19liberal arts and humanities, interdisciplinary studies, technical and business writing
Therapy and Counselling12mental and social health services
Hospitality0tourism and travel
office and Administration0administrative assistant
Science0physical sciences, biology

Contact: Pennsylvania College of Technology

Pennsylvania College of Technology

One College Ave

Williamsport, PA 17701-5799

General Phone: (570) 326-3761

http://www.pct.edu

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