NEPA has award winning healthcare for the body and the mind.

Northeastern Pennsylvania’s hospitals and specialty care providers are dedicated to your good health. You’ll be able to find affordable, high quality local healthcare within NEPA’s award winning hospital systems, and among its specialty care providers and its own fully-accredited medical college.

Affordable, High Quality Local Healthcare

The presence of quality healthcare systems and their network of affiliated hospitals provides residents with access to highly trained clinicians without the hassle of travel to a larger metropolitan area.

Clinical Science Programs

The healthcare sector employs over 60,000 people regionally with rewarding and stable careers. Our network of 18 colleges and universities offers a variety of highly competitive programs, from certificates to advanced degrees, which include:



Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

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  • Misericordia University

    Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Nursing, Physical and Occupational Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology

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  • King’s College

    Athletic Training, Physician Assistant, Nursing, and Exercise Science

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  • Wilkes University

    Pharmacy, Nursing, and Pre-Professional programs

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  • Marywood University

    Clinical Psychology, Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, Speech-Language Pathology, and Nursing

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  • The University of Scranton

    Pre-Professional programs, Nursing, Occupational and Physical Therapy, and Health Administration

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  • Lackawanna College

    Emergency Medical Services, Occupational and Physical Therapy Assistant, Sonography, and Surgical Technology

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  • Luzerne County Community College

    Nursing, Dental Assistant, Respiratory Therapy, and Surgical Technology

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  • Pennsylvania State University System

    Rehabilitation and Human Services, Nursing, and Psychology

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