Clarion County Career Center

(814) 226-4391

447 Career LnShippenvillePA 16254, USA

We Are currently not accepting applications for

the 2019-2020 school year

Thank you for your interest in the Practical Nursing Program.  

Practical nursing presents a rewarding career that can offer a lifetime of challenging experiences as a necessary part of the healthcare team.

Thousands of practical nurses are licensed annually and the demand is increasing rapidly.  Each year more opportunities are being made available to the practical nurse in hospitals, nursing homes, home health care, physician’s offices, public health, private duty nursing, industry, and other health care agencies.

The Clarion County Career Center is located on Route 66 North of Interstate 80, Shippenville, Pennsylvania.  The address is 490 Career Lane, Shippenville, PA  16254.  The email address for the Practical Nursing Program is

This diploma program is a post-secondary educational service of the Clarion County Career Center completed in one calendar year for the full-time classes and two calendar years for the part-time class.  One class per year is accepted, beginning every September, and one part-time class every other year in November.  It is designed to prepare a student to function as a practical nurse upon graduation.

The Practical Nursing Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and is provisionally approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.  The ACEN serves as a resource for information regarding nursing programs:  Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326.  The ACEN's telephone number is (404) 975-5000.

This brochure is prepared to provide you with the necessary information about our program.  If you have any questions, please call us at 814-226-5857, ext. 160.

After reviewing the information, you may complete the application in the back of this brochure.  Don’t hesitate, classes fill quickly – seating is limited.  

Clarion County Career Center

Practical Nursing Program