Lake Region Center | Hawley
About the Lake Region Center
Lackawanna College’s Lake Region Center provides educational opportunities for residents in Wayne and Pike counties.
The state-of-the-art academic center in the historic Silk Mill in Hawley provides business and industry training and continuing education courses along with traditional degree and certificate programs. Students have the option to complete many of their degree requirements at the Lake Region Center.
Programs that can be completed entirely at the Lake Region center are:
- Business Administration
- Business Studies
- Criminal Justice – Counseling
- Criminal Justice – Police/Security
- Hospitality Management
- Human Services
- Liberal Studies
- Physical Therapist Assistant
- Sustainable Agriculture
Additional programs where students spend a minimum of two semesters at the Lake Region Center are:
- Communication Arts
- Computer Information Systems
- Early Childhood Education – AAS or AS degree
- Environmental Studies – Policy Track
- Sport Management
Did you know that there are hundreds of scholarships available to students at the Lake Region Center from organizations like the United Way, Wayne County Arts Alliance, and Northeastern Pennsylvania Audubon Society?
Click here to download a spreadsheet filled with scholarships you can apply for to help pay for your education! Learn more about scholarships offered by Lackawanna College and other community organizations on our Scholarship page.
The Lake Region Center is now accepting applications for their Massage Therapy Program. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, massage therapists can earn up to $17 per hour or $37,000 per year, and the field is expected to grow by 22% over the next decade!
This program is a 600-hour program with an externship at Woodloch Resorts and also includes an introduction to massage therapy, anatomy and physiology, bodywork assessment, and more!
Nurse Aide Training
Classes run Monday-Thursday, 4:30-8:30 p.m.
The Lackawanna College Nurse Aide Training program is a 172-hour program with hands-on, clinical experience under the supervision and direction of Registered Nurses who are experienced in long-term care. The program is accredited by the Pennsylvania State Department of Education for 140 hours, which includes 96 hours of classroom and laboratory training and 44 clinical hours in a long-term care facility. It also includes 32 additional specialized hours that includes training in CPR and practice laboratory hours to prepare students to take the American Red Cross Competency Examination.
Office Technology Training
Classes run Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Students in this certificate program receive 210 hours of instruction in Microsoft Office 2013 suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as Business Communications, Accounting, and Quick Books. This program gives students the knowledge and understanding of office technology and prepares them to enter or reenter the workforce with marketable skills that can be used in a multitude of employment opportunities.
Real Estate Program
Classes run Monday and Tuesday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
The Lake Region Center offers a 60-hour Real Estate Program that prepares students to take the Real Estate Licensing exam. Students will receive instruction in Real Estate Fundamentals and Real Estate Practices. Both classes are needed in order to sit for the exam.