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Central Penn College opens opportunities to students from a variety of academic backgrounds by providing the education needed for employment and advancement in their fields.

Master of Professional Studies Programs

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Organizational Development
  • Financial Analysis

Bachelor of Science Degree Programs

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Banking & Financial Services (Concentration to Business Administration)
  • Healthcare Administration (Concentration to Business Administration)
  • Human Resource Management (Concentration to Business Administration)
  • Management (Concentration to Business Administration)
  • Marketing (Concentration to Business Administration)
  • Corporate Communications
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Health Science
  • Healthcare Management
  • Homeland Security Management
  • Information Technology
  • Applications Development (Concentration to Information Technology)
  • Networking and Security (Concentration to Information Technology)
  • Legal Studies
  • Radiology Sciences
  • Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • Health & Science (Hybrid)

Associate in Science Degree Programs

  • Accounting
  • Communications
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Applications Development (Concentration to Computer Information Systems)
  • Networking and Security (Concentration to Computer Information Systems)
  • Criminal Justice
  • Entrepreneurship & Small Business
  • Marketing
  • Paralegal

Associate in Applied Science Programs

  • Medical Assisting
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant

Central Penn College is a career-oriented, baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate, residential college in Summerdale, a suburb of Harrisburg, with an offsite location in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Central Penn College offers associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs for both traditional and continuing education students by providing hands-on and online distance education taught by experienced, caring faculty.

We make getting your degree easier than ever with two convenient locations in Central PA. We also offer the flexibility of online courses.
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Central Penn College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267.284.5000; web: The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Status: Member since January 1977. Approved Degree Levels: Postsecondary Award/Cert/Diploma, Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s.

Central Penn College’s medical assisting program, associate degree, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 – 727.210.2350. (

The Legal Studies program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). Paralegals may not provide legal services to the public except as permitted by law. The ABA approval requires that ten (10) hours of legal specialty courses be taken in the traditional (face-to-face) format.