The Division of Continuing Education at Venango College provides the community with a variety of customized course offerings and programs. Continuing Education activities fall into the following categories: Certificate Programs, College Level Exam Placement, Kids in College, Non-credit Offerings, and SeniorLink.
Certificate Programs provide students with skills needed for employment and/or promotion and can be designed on an individual basis. Certificates can be completed through credit courses, non-credit courses, or a combination of credit and non-credit course offerings. Examples of certificate programs include, but are not limited to, Administrative Medical Assistant. Advanced Medical Technician, Dental Assistant, Executive Bookkeeping Assistant, Legal Office Management, Massage Therapy, Medical Coding, Medical Office Supervisor, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, Production Supervisor, Program Evaluation for Public and Non-profit Agencies and Venango Vision Regional Leadership Institute.
College Level Exam Placement
Clarion University–Venango College offers College Level Exam Placement (CLEP) testing that allows students to earn college credit based on their knowledge in specific fields. More than five million people have used CLEP to complete their college degree in record time and save valuable tuition dollars. Tests are scheduled every other month throughout the year.
Kids in College
Kids In College is a multi-faceted program provided for children in the community in grades K-8. The program is designed to offer exposure to many topics such as art, math, music, science, technology and more.
Non-credit offerings do not carry academic credit and do not require admission to the university. Reasons for pursuing non-credit courses include gaining job skills and personal and/or professional development.
A program that educates adults about the use of computers, SeniorLink is designed for individuals 50 years of age and older. A variety of classes for beginner to advanced computer users is offered at a nominal fee.