Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology

Discover A World of Opportunity.


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 52 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. CPI offers secondary and post-secondary programs. CPI’s secondary programs have not been reviewed or accredited by ACCSC, CPI’s post-secondary institutional accreditor.

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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What’s Happening at CPI?

801, 2021

NOW HIRING – Full-Time Maintenance Technician

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN - Twelve-month, full-time Maintenance Technician position available immediately.  The Maintenance Technician will provide campus-wide maintenance to all buildings to ensure a safe, [...]

809, 2020

Important Announcement

Please go to https://cpi.edu/covid-19-announcements-and-updates/ for information regarding a confirmed COVID-19 case at CPI.

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