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Study at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College was initially established as the Cambria County Area Community College in 1993. It was given its present name in the year 2004. The institute operates as both a community college and a vocational school. Classes are offered at the Ebensburg Education Center in Ebensburg, and the Richland Campus in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

Students at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College are offered more than 30 associate's degrees, certificates and diploma programs. Courses are available in the fields of business, liberal arts, human services and education, science, and technology.

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College supports a number of clubs and organizations. The students are members of Greek societies including the Phi Theta Kappa, and the Tau Upsilon Alpha. Among the other associations are the Early Childhood Education Club, Environmental Society, Student Government Association, and Psychology Club.

Profile of Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

Students attend Pennsylvania Highlands Community College in Johnstown, PA, a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Pennsylvania Highlands Community College degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is known for its programs in business and management, office and administration, computer science and engineering, family and social work, and medical administration.

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Selectivity

Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy.


Pennsylvania Highlands Community College has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

There are 1, 358 students at the school .

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Pennsylvania Highlands Community College provides quality, affordable, comprehensive educational opportunities for all in a supportive, community-oriented environment. "

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management33business management, accounting technology, banking
Medical administration28health and medical administrative, medical transcription
office and Administration24general office occupations, administrative assistant, data entry
Family and Social Work22human services, child care provider, child care management, adult development and aging
Computer Science and Engineering20computer networking, computer security, web design, webmastering, database administration
Medical Support and Technology18pharmacy tech, medical coding
Liberal Arts14liberal arts and sciences
Education and Teaching12teacher aide, Education
Construction Trades11building inspector
Engineering Technician10architectural engineering tech, electronics tech, environmental engineering tech, manufacturing tech
Hospitality5restaurant and food services management, hotel management
Media3communication studies, communications tech courses
Security and Law Enforcement2criminal justice and administration, corrections
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2dietetics and clinical nutrition
Law1legal support, court reporting

Contact: Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

445 Schoolhouse Road

Johnstown, PA 15904

General Phone: (888) 385-7325


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