Education

The secondary and postsecondary educational institutions in Armstrong County are designed to prepare students to be competitive in the 21st Century global economy. Armstrong County’s Continuing Education programs expand the knowledge base of students of all ages to better enable them to meet the future demands of business. For companies committed to their employees’ continuing education efforts, the Armstrong Educational Trust (AET) works in collaboration with technical schools and post-secondary education institutions to offer a wide range of programs.

The universities in the Armstrong County region draw acclaim from around the world for advancements in research, medicine, computers, robotics, business and other areas of advanced study. Institutions such as Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Pennsylvania State University provide companies of all types with skilled people to meet their business needs.

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania Northpointe Regional Campus

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IUP at Northpointe is a regional campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Located in Armstrong County immediately off Route 28 at Exit 18, this commuter-friendly campus provides local post-secondary educational opportunities.  Students have the opportunity to complete an Associate’s Degree in General Studies, a Bachelor’s Degree in Management, a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, a Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration, and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), Executive Track.  Students also have the option to complete the first year of courses in over 130 fields of study as well as the first two years of nearly a dozen IUP majors.  IUP is also a member of the PA State System of Higher Education and provides a high-quality education at an affordable cost.

IUP at Northpointe can also provide non-credit training through IUP’s Office of Continuing Education as well as state-of-the-art facility space for workshops and conferences.  For more information on the campus visit: www.iup.edu/northpointe.

Public School Districts

The following public school districts have attendance areas in Armstrong County:

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