Northwest Regional Center
Getting Started at NWRC?
Here are some admission events to help you along your next steps:
Ask Admissions Day
Speak with an admissions representative throughout the day for answers to your questions about how to get started, your next steps, programs and services and how to enroll.
1300 West Godfrey Avenue
Located right off of Broad Street (PA-611), the Northwest Regional Center (NWRC) is a convenient hop off the SEPTA from Fern Rock Transportation Center. The center has over 30 classrooms, a bookstore, learning commons that includes a computer lab, and a group study room and a dining area.
Programs Offered at NWRC
Ophthalmic Technician Proficiency Certificate
The NWRC is the exclusive home to the College’s Ophthalmic Technician Proficiency Certificate for those students looking to work in optometry and ophthalmology patient care settings.
In addition, the NWRC offers the following programs entirely on-site:
- Behavioral Health and Human Services, for those students interested in studying human behavior and development within the context of psychological, social and biophysical environments.
- Business - Accelerated, for motivated students who want to learn what it takes to be an effective member of the business community and prepare to transfer to a four-year business school, in just 21 months. RSVP today to join us for an information session on July 17 or August 14 to learn more about this new program.
- Liberal Arts, for those students looking to learn about and possibly transfer to four-year baccalaureate programs in the arts, humanities, social and natural sciences, and/or mathematics.
The following degrees can be earned on-site at NWRC combined with online classes:
Directions from I-95
Get onto Roosevelt Blvd/US-1 North and proceed to the PA-611/Broad Street exit. Merge onto St. Luke Street and turn left at North Broad Street. Make another a right at Godfrey Avenue.
Subway & Regional Rail Routes
To Fern Rock Transportation Center: