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 an outstanding 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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Teaching People…Changing Lives


South Hills offers three programs in the classic field of business, all culminating in Associate in Specialized Business degrees:


South Hills offers four career tracks in the rapidly-growing, rewarding field of healthcare. Programs award Associate in Specialized Technology or Associate in Specialized Business degrees:


South Hills offers three options in the ever-expanding field of technology, all culminating in Associate in Specialized Technology degrees upon graduation:


The Graphic Arts program at South Hills prepares the creative individual for a career communicating visually, through print, web, interactive and social media, illustration and more. Graduates of this program are awarded Associate in Specialized Technology degrees.


The CJ program at South Hills will launch your career in the field of justice — from law enforcement to investigation to corrections to advocacy. Graduates of this program earn Associate in Specialized Business degrees.


At South Hills, we offer numerous opportunities for personal and professional growth, development, and lifelong learning. Our Corporate Training professionals can also work with your company to develop custom workforce training programs focused on your specific needs, delivered to your site or at our facilities. Business, marketing, brushing up on technology and skills, you name it. Call us today for custom-designed solutions that work for the unique needs of your business or organization.

South Hills Newsroom

May 23, 2017

“I Am South Hills” – Mark Gentzel

Mark Gentzel is a general education instructor at the South Hills main campus in State College. In 2015, he was named Outstanding Educator of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of Private School Administrators (PAPSA). Learn a little bit more about his passion for teaching and his unexpected hobbies in our second installment of the "I Am South Hills" video series.
by South Hills Communications
May 15, 2017

Criminal Justice Students Attend PA Pardon Initiative Seminar

Criminal Justice students from South Hills Lewistown recently attended a seminar presented by PA Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack to learn more about the state's "Pathway to Pardons" initiative, which aims to streamline the process of obtaining a pardon for citizens in long-term recovery to help them get a second chance at life.
May 10, 2017

28th Annual Music Picnic Series Will Begin with Holderman Tribute

South Hills School of Business & Technology will open the 28th season of its Summer Music Picnic Series on Sunday, June 4, 2017. This year's opening show will include a memorial tribute to the long and extraordinary life of Mrs. Grace B. Holderman, who passed in 2015 at the age of 102.

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.