Admissions

Whether you are a recent high school graduate, looking to advance in your current job, or returning to school to gain the skills for an entirely new career field, the Adult & Continuing Education Center can help you achieve your goals. 

We are dedicated to student success, and we prepare our graduates to be competitive in a diverse and technologically dynamic society. We have highly qualified, experienced and helpful staff who are dedicated to preparing you for a rewarding career. We offer:

    • Flexible class schedules                    
    • Affordable tuition
    • Small class sizes
    • Financial aid
    • Educational support
    • Veteran/military support service

Full Time Programs

The admissions process is fast and easy!
Take the next step and apply for one of our many programs today!

Automotive Technology

  • High Placement Rate
  • 3,540 Projected Openings in PA
  • $44,120 Avg. Starting Salary
  • Evening Classes
  • Training in Less Than a Year

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Cosmetology

  • High Board Pass Rate
  • 5,310 Projected Openings in PA
  • Flexible Working Environment
  • Day Classes
  • Training in Less Than a Year

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Dental Assistant

  • New Program!
  • 1,430 Projected Job Openings in PA
  • $37,630 Avg. Starting Salary
  • Evening Classes
  • Training in Less Than a Year

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HVAC

  • 86% Placement Rate
  • Job openings projected to grow 12.4% by 2026
  • $46,940 Avg. Starting Salary
  • Evening Classes
  • Training in Less Than a Year

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Mechatronics

  • 88% Placement Rate
  • Job openings projected to grow 12.5% by 2026
  • $53,710 Avg. Starting Salary
  • Full-Time Day Classes
  • Training in Less Than a Year

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Medical Assistant

  • Near 100% Placement Rate
  • 3,730 Projected Job Openings in PA
  • $32,480 Avg. Starting Salary
  • Day & Evening Classes
  • Clinicals Included
  • Training in Less Than a Year

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Medical Billing & Coding

  • Work from Home
  • Near 100% Placement Rate
  • 2,810 Projected Job Openings in PA
  • $36,730 Avg. Starting Salary
  • Near 100% Pass Rate for Certification Exam
  • Evening Classes
  • Training in Less Than a Year

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Practical Nursing

  • 3,200 Projected Job Openings in PA
  • Avg. Starting Salary of $46,400
  • 93% Placement Rate
  • Daytime Classes
  • Clinicals Included
  • Training in Less Than a Year

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Welding Technology

  • High Placement Rate
  • Job openings projected to grow 7.1% by 2026
  • $41,740 Avg. Starting Salary
  • Evening Classes
  • Training in Less Than a Year

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Short-Term Programs

Nurse Aide Training

  • Jobs projected to grow over 10% by 2026
  • Annual average wage: $31,870
  • Complete training in as little as 5 weeks
  • Includes classroom and clinical skills training

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Phlebotomy

  • Jobs projected to grow more than 15% by 2026
  • Annual average wage: $35,640
  • Complete training in as little as 3 months
  • Evening classes – perfect for career-changers

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Basic Welding

Education That pays
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Nail Technician

Education That Pays
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Plumbing Apprenticeship Program

Education That Pays
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Commercial Truck Driving Program (CDL A or B)

  • Near 100% placement rate
  • 10,020 projected job openings in PA
  • $44,990 avg. starting salary
  • Training to employment in 5 weeks!
  • Tuition: $4,800
  • New classes start monthly

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General Admission Requirements

All applicants for admission to career training programs (diploma or certificate programs in excess of 400 clock hours) must meet the following requirements:

    • Be at least 18 years of age, or have satisfied the conditions for early admission
    • Have the ability, in the judgment of the York County School of Technology, to benefit from the educational program being pursued 
    • Have earned a high school diploma, received a General Education Development (GED) high school equivalency credential or recognized state testing equivalent 
    • Provide copy of Driver’s License or other approved photo ID
    •  Submit a completed Post Secondary Full Time Program Application, along with a non-refundable application fee of $25 
    •  Submit a high school transcript or diploma or GED test scores