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.
Geisinger is often called an “integrated healthcare delivery system” – which unfortunately sounds like trucks and drones dropping off health. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger for her central Pennsylvania community, Geisinger has expanded and evolved to meet regional needs and developed innovative, national programs in the process.
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:
Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Nursing, Physical and Occupational Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology
Athletic Training, Physician Assistant, Nursing, and Exercise Science
Pharmacy, Nursing, and Pre-Professional programs
Clinical Psychology, Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, Speech-Language Pathology, and Nursing
The University of Scranton
Pre-Professional programs, Nursing, Occupational and Physical Therapy, and Health Administration
Emergency Medical Services, Occupational and Physical Therapy Assistant, Sonography, and Surgical Technology
Luzerne County Community College
Nursing, Dental Assistant, Respiratory Therapy, and Surgical Technology
Pennsylvania State University System
Rehabilitation and Human Services, Nursing, and Psychology