Teaching People…Changing Lives

Welcome to South Hills

Our dedicated team of faculty and staff is devoted to one goal: your success. Every South Hills student enjoys personal attention, job placement assistance, support from our career services team, and an invaluable “real world” internship that is included in every program. You’ll graduate with an Associate in Specialized Business or Associate in Specialized Technology degree in as little as two years.

If you just need to brush up on a specific skill or two, we also offer individual and custom corporate training through our lifelong learning program. Whatever your educational goals, South Hills is here for you!

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South Hills Newsroom

June 27, 2017

South Hills Graduates 61 Students for Spring 2017

Sixty-one students from the State College and Altoona campuses of South Hills School of Business & Technology completed their studies and became graduates on June 19, 2017.
June 26, 2017

“I Am South Hills” – Guido Santella

Guido Santella is an Information Technology instructor at the Altoona campus of South Hills. In 2013, he was named Outstanding Educator of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of Private School Administrators (PAPSA). Learn more about his teaching style and outside interests in the third installment of our "I Am South Hills" video series.
by South Hills Communications
June 15, 2017

South Hills Student Turns Dream into Reality Before Graduating

Tabatha Bedlyon, a Lewistown Management & Marketing student, has already applied the skills she acquired at South Hills to open her own antiques shop ahead of schedule and before her graduation in September 2017.

Small
Classes

“Impersonal” simply isn’t in our vocabulary. At South Hills, you’ll never get lost in the crowd – or the shuffle. Our small classes allow for plenty of personal attention from your teachers. And our responsive and supportive staff is here to answer all your questions and provide you with the tools you need to succeed.

Experienced
Teachers

Our faculty brings years of professional and practical experience to their classes, combining classroom training and real-world context. You’ll also learn in a highly-supportive, non-intimidating environment. And with their experience working in their respective fields, our teachers are great professional mentors, too.

Practical
Curriculum

“Learn by doing!” All our programs include intensive, hands-on instruction and deliver the material you need to know to launch a successful career in your chosen field. And we believe the best way to do that is through project-oriented learning that provides opportunities to apply your knowledge and skills. All programs include guaranteed internships.

Career
Placement

Our ultimate goal is to prepare you for fulfilling employment in your chosen field. Our dedicated Career Services staff can assist you to find an appropriate internship at the end of your studies and offers services to help you throughout your working life to find the best match for your skills and passions.