Text A+ A- A

The tragic shooting in Oregon serves as a sobering reminder that safety and security is both our individual and collective responsibility, and each of us contributes in important ways.

Over the weekend, the FBI and ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms) notified all area colleges and universities of social media posts directing threats of violence at an institution of higher learning near Philadelphia on Monday, October 5. While there is no threat against a specific college or university, the advisory reminds us we must vigorously monitor our surroundings and work together to keep the city safe.

The College’s Department of Safety and Security has increased security and is working with the Philadelphia Police Department to increase patrols on the College’s Main Campus and the West, Northwest and Northeast Regional Centers.

Please report suspicious activity to security at (215)751-8111 or call extension 5555 from a College phone. Call 911 to report any active threat to law enforcement.

Network and Systems Administration Proficiency Certificate

These courses are closely linked to professional certification from Comp TIA and Microsoft, and will help you develop the technical skills needed to support and maintain computer networks, plus the analytical skills needed to analyze and manage computer networks. You will learn how to analyze, diagnose and repair common problems with the Windows operating system on a personal computer and on a network server, determine the hardware and software needs for a common local area network (LAN) of personal computers, and install and support peripheral equipment (such as printers) on a LAN of personal computers.

Degree Options

Upon receiving your proficiency certificate, you may enter the workforce, or your courses may be applied to the Computer Information Systems - Information Technology or the Management of Computer Information Technology associate's degree programs at the College, as well as transfer to a four-year college.

Career Options

  • Outpatient clinics
  • Physicians’ offices
  • Hospital admissions
  • Insurance companies
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Home health care agencies
  • Independent billing agencies


View the College Catalog for More Information