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Westmoreland County Community College to hold Health Professions Night November 7

Date Published: October 30, 2018

YOUNGWOOD, PA – Westmoreland County Community College will hold a Health Professions Night Wednesday, November 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. at its Science Innovation Center at the Youngwood Campus.

Designed for prospective students interested in pursuing careers in the health professions, college faculty and staff will share information about programs in Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Expanded Functions Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical/Healthcare Management, Nursing, Phlebotomy/Specimen Processing and Radiology Technology.

In the 10-county region surrounding Westmoreland County Community College, there were 52,293 jobs available in these fields in 2016. Regional trends project that healthcare opportunities in the region will continue to grow in the coming years.*

Those interested in pursuing a career in one of these occupations will receive firsthand information on program requirements and can have questions answered by college faculty, staff and students. In addition, information will be available about the admissions and financial aid process and tours of the college’s new Science Innovation Center will be offered.

Walk-ins are welcome but reservations can be made by visiting

Health Professions Night is being held in conjunction with Health Professions Week November 5-9, a free online event where potential students can learn about careers in health professions by visiting

*Data provided by EMSI ( for the 10-county region surrounding Westmoreland County Community College.