Academics at Venango

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Clarion University — Venango provides high-quality educational programs
and personalized services to beth_jackson_instructing_classhelp students succeed.

Students at Venango campus can earn an associate or bachelor's degrees in select areas, begin any of Clarion University's 175+ degrees, obtain a one-year certificate or participate in a variety of professional development and personal enrichment courses.

Clarion University has a growing network of educational partnerships with organizations in business, industry, health care, education, and other sectors. These partnerships allow the University to enhance and expand programs, extend outreach, share resources, and meet the changing needs of the Commonwealth and its 
workforce in a dynamic and cost-effective manner.

Clarion University's Venango Campus, located in Oil City, PA was the first branch campus in the State System of Higher Education in 1961. Venango Campus provides an array of academic and social opportunities for high school through adult students, including face-to-face, hybrid and online classes. With apartment style housing, multi-million dollar simulation health careers labs, student center, honorary organizations, clubs/organizations, plus personal faculty attention, our students thrive in all aspects of their academic career.

They say you can't be all things to all people. We don't believe that. We have an education path to help everyone get to where they want to go. At Clarion University – Venango Campus, you have choices. No matter what path you choose, or if you need help finding it, we've got you covered. We want to make sure you have options that help you take the next step in achieving your career and workforce goals. That includes the type of degree or certificate you can earn by taking classes here. We offer a wide variety of choices. One is sure to fit.

Venango offers certificate and degree programs in some of the most in-demand career fields that are designed to prepare you for immediate employment. We are focused on two-year or less training in career and workforce education, meeting high-priority occupational needs.

Associate's Degrees

Applied Technology
Allied Health
Arts and Sciences
Criminal Justice
Rehabilitative Services

Bachelor's degrees   

Medical Imaging Sciences
Respiratory Care

One-year Certificate Programs

Administrative Medical Assistant
Advanced Medical Technician
Dental Assistant
Electronic Health Record Management
Executive Bookkeeping Assistant
Legal Office Management
Medical Office Coding
Medical Office Supervisor
Pharmacy Technician
Production Supervisor


Last Updated 8/10/20