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
- Early Childhood Education
- Human Services
- Professional Studies
- Physical Therapist Assistant (moving to Scranton for Fall 2019)
- Sustainable Agriculture
Did You Know?
Students who spend a minimum of two semesters at the Lake Region Center can complete degree requirements for nearly any other major offered by Lackawanna College at our main campus in Scranton.
For a full list of available majors, please visit the Majors and Certificates page.
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 $39,990 per year, and the field is expected to grow by 26% through 2026!
This program is a 720-hour, non-credit program which includes an introduction to massage therapy, anatomy and physiology, bodywork assessment, and more!
Click here to learn 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.
Administrative Support Technician with Microsoft Certification
Classes run Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
This 18-week certificate program is designed to give the student a general understanding and knowledge of office procedures that will prepare them for re-entering the workforce in a variety of administrative office positions. Each student will receive instruction on Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook applications, Principles of Accounting 1, Computerized Accounting (QuickBooks), Business Communications, and Employment Readiness skills.
Real Estate Program
Classes run Monday and Wednesday, 6-9 p.m.
The Lake Region Center offers a 75-hour program Real Estate Program, as required by the state Real Estate Commission, that prepares students to take the Real Estate Licensing exam. This program is taught by an instructor who is certified by the Real Estate Commission. Students will receive instruction in Real Estate Fundamentals and Real Estate Practices. Both classes are needed in order to sit for the exam.