About Us

Learn new personal and professional skills online in Pleasant Gap, PA!

Welcome to the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science & Technology's (CPI) online portal in partnership with Cengage. CPI an educational institution dedicated to enhancing the workforce of today and producing the leaders of tomorrow. CPI is conveniently located on 32 scenic acres in the heart of beautiful Nittany Valley and 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 advancement in your career. Please note, online course offerings through our web portal with Cengage are avocational in nature, and as such, have not been reviewed or accredited by CPI's institutional accreditor - ACCSC.