New Kensington

Attend Class Close to Home in New Kensington

Westmoreland’s New Kensington center opened in January 2009 and contains technology equipped classrooms, computer classrooms/labs, a science lab, administrative offices and a student lounge.

The 26,000-square-foot, two-story education center contains 10 general and computer classrooms and a science lab. The science lab allows the college to conduct lab classes for nursing and other health care programs at the center, saving students travel to the Youngwood campus.

Classes are conducted days and evenings for students who are earning credits to transfer into bachelor’s degree programs at four-year colleges as well those preparing for careers in a variety of fields including business, criminal justice, health care and technology.

Free parking and easy access by public transportation make this a convenient choice for students in the local community.

Westmoreland-New Kensington

Criminal Justice, AA at Westmoreland-New Kensington

Students at New Kensington can earn their Criminal Justice, AA at the center, preparing them to transfer or to enter the work force. This degree can help students qualify for law enforcement careers that require 60 college credits.

Graduates of Westmoreland’s program will have met all of the competencies articulated in the Pennsylvania Statewide Program to Program Articulation Agreement in Criminal Justice approved by the Transfer and Articulation Oversight Committee (TAOC) on June 16, 2011.

A complete list of four-year colleges and universities covered by the TAOC agreement can be found at



1150 5th Avenue
New Kensington, PA 15068

From 9th Street Bridge

  • At the second traffic signal, turn left on to 4th Avenue
  • Follow 4th Avenue up to Heilman Drive
  • Turn right onto Heilman Drive
  • Turn right onto 5th Avenue. Center is located on the left

From Greensburg Road

  • At the Parnassus Intersection, (CVS), proceed straight through the traffic signal onto Industrial Boulevard
  • Stay on Industrial Boulevard through town and past the 9th Street Bridge
  • At the stop sign, go straight and proceed to 5th Avenue
  • Turn right on to 5th Avenue. Center is located on the left