CPI is rolling out programs in Emerging Energy & Infrastructure (EE&I) starting this fall. EE&I program areas include natural gas/Marcellus, water and wastewater, wind, and solar. Learn More> Do you want to operate heavy equipment for a living? Contact CPI at (814) 359-2793 or ttaylor@cpi.edu about upcoming Heavy Equipment Operations programs today! The Precision Machine program provides students with the skills and knowledge that are needed to pursue a career in the machine trades field. Click on banner to learn more.


Central Pennsylvania
Institute of Science and Technology

Welcome to the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science & Technology (CPI), an educational institution dedicated to enhancing the workforce of today and producing the leaders of tomorrow.

Conveniently located on 32 scenic acres in the heart of beautiful Nittany Valley, CPI is adjacent to exit 80 (Harrison Road) of the I-99 extension near Pleasant Gap, PA. Founded in 1969, CPI was built to meet the career and technical needs of high school students in the Bald Eagle Area, Bellefonte Area, Penns Valley Area, and State College School Districts. Additionally, over 1,300 adult learners annually receive training to upgrade their current skills, learn new skills, or make a career change to better their quality of life.

By combining academics with technical training and industry recognized certifications, CPI is uniquely poised to prepare you for rapid employment and long-term career success.

Don't delay your career. Take a few moments to Discover a World of Opportunity at the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology.

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The Central PA Institute of Science and Technology does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries may be directed to the Section 504 Coordinator at the Central PA Institute of Science and Technology, 540 N. Harrison Road, Pleasant Gap, PA 16823 or 814-359-2793.
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