Johnson College Introduces Online Continuing Education Courses

Johnson College’s Continuing Education Department, which offers hands-on learning on the College’s campus, is now offering 21 exclusive online courses where students can learn at their own pace and on their own schedule. The education and training these courses provide students the opportunity to advance in or begin new careers in many of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s essential industries. More information about the online courses can be found at or by calling 570-702-8979.

Many of these non-credit bearing courses offer externships and clinical practice which provide the hands-on learning students expect when enrolling in a Johnson College program. Some courses give students the opportunity to take national certification exams to further the opportunities they have to advance their careers.

The courses include: Clinical Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Computer Technician (CompTIA A+), Front End Web Developer, Project Management Professional, Six Sigma and a variety of trades related courses.

“Our new exclusive online courses are perfect for anyone who wants to advance in their current job or start a new career but cannot participate in on-campus classes due to personal or work schedules.” said Johnson College Continuing Education Manager A. J. Cimahosky. “These online courses are a perfect example of how Johnson College students go beyond sitting in a classroom.”

Johnson College provides real-world, hands-on learning in a caring environment and prepares graduates to enter into or advance in their careers. Johnson College was founded in 1912, and is the region’s premier technical college, offering associate degrees in 15 programs. An emphasis on hands-on instruction is supported by a low student-to-teacher ratio. Located in Scranton on a 44-acre campus, Johnson is an accredited, private, non-profit, co-educational institution with a strong tradition of working with regional business and industry to ensure a skilled and qualified workforce. For additional information on Johnson College, please call 1-800-2-WE-WORK, email, or visit