Welcome to South Hills

Our dedicated team of award-winning 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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Take the Smart Route to Success!

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

October 5, 2016

Annual “Brown Bag Speaker Series” Kicks Off With YSB Program Director

Theresa Kieffer, Senior Program Director with the Youth Service Bureau of Centre County, recently spoke to Criminal Justice students about careers in her field.
September 30, 2016

Lewistown Director Barb Harer Recognized For “Making A Difference”

Barb Harer was one of 36 businesswomen from 23 counties in Pennsylvania selected for this honor.
September 30, 2016

South Hills Graduates 130 Students for Fall 2016

After completing their required summer internships, 130 students from all three South Hills School of Business & Technology locations came together at The Penn Stater to receive their specialized associate degrees at the graduation ceremony.


“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 exceptionally responsive staff is here to answer all your questions and provide you with the tools you need to succeed.


Any school is only as good as its teachers, and ours are truly outstanding. South Hills’ faculty have won awards for excellence in teaching for 6 times in 7 years. And with their uncommonly deep experience working in the field, our teachers are great professional mentors, too.


“No fluff; no filler!” That’s South Hills’ academic motto number one. “Learn by doing!” is number two. All our programs deliver the material you really need to know to launch a successful career in your chosen field. And we believe the best way to do that is through hands-on, project-oriented learning.


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