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Clarion University — Venango

They say you can't be all things to all people. We don't believe that. We have partnerships, testing services and an education path to help everyone get where they want to go. No matter what path you choose, or if you need help finding it, we've got you covered.

At Clarion University – Venango Campus we are focused on two-years or less, career and workforce education and programming. We want to make sure you have options that help you take the next step in achieving your goals. That includes the type of degree or certificate you can earn by taking classes here or online. We offer a wide variety of choices through partner programming. One is sure to fit.

Online short-term training programs

Health Ed Today courses were developed through a partnership with leading education organizations including Pearson Education, E-College and Condensed Curriculum International. E-Learning Programs, Accessible Anytime, Anywhere.

We offer leading workforce education and training programs to students, professionals, trade organizations and employers by providing best-in-class eLearning courses, externship opportunities and related support services.

Through engaging online eLearning programs coupled with one-on-one student support, both new students and seasoned professionals have the ability to complete comprehensive courses in high-demand disciplines and related certifications in every field. Our courses bring together insightful and compelling content presentations as well as constructive exercises and challenging knowledge checks to create an enriching, successful learning experience for students at all levels or


In partnership with Ed2Go we offer online programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations. All you need is a web-enabled computer and a desire to learn skills that will prepare you for a new career or update current skill sets. A team of available online professionals, anytime scheduling, and educational textbooks combine to give you a relevant, interactive learning experience.

  • Healthcare and fitness - Certificate programs in medical coding, transcription, pharmacy, and other popular fields.
  • Business and professional - Offers eBusiness, Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, and others to increase your success in the business world.
  • IT and software development - Hands-on courses give the experience you need in the ever-expanding world of technology.
  • Management and corporate - Courses include valuable training in project management, IT management, lean mastery, Six Sigma, and other essential management skills.
  • Media and design - Develop techniques in graphic design, web design, event management and design, and residential interior design.
  • Hospitality and service industry - Train for a career in the hospitality and service industries, on your own schedule.
  • Skilled trades and industrial - Learn the skills you need to gain employment as an operator in the heavy industry job market.
  • Sustainable energy and going green - Thousands of new green jobs being created in the U.S. make now the perfect time to learn skills for this exciting industry.
  • Career Online - Career-credentialed certificate programs for in-demand careers.

For a complete listing of all title, please visit ED2GO at Career Training. 

Associate Degrees

 Bachelor's degrees

Other Educational opportunities

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.

Prepared for PA

"The State System universities are committed to preparing the talent that powers our economy, and we are bringing together dedicated thought-partners to help all Pennsylvanians gain access to work-relevant learning pathways."

— Dan Greenstein, Chancellor, Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education

Last Updated 6/22/21