Receive Credit for Completing Select Noncredit Certificate Programs

Workforce Development certificate programs offer an option that prepares students for entry-level positions in the workforce. Certain noncredit certificate programs provide academic credits that can be used towards specific credit-bearing degree program upon completion and enrollment in the credit degree program at Community College of Philadelphia. Students are eligible for credits upon completion of the program and passing the corresponding certification exams; these credits will be added after the student has completed a credit in the credit-bearing degree program at Community College of Philadelphia.

The following list shows the noncredit programs for which students may be able to receive credit and the specific credit programs in which those students must be enrolled to receive these credits at Community College of Philadelphia.

Non-Credit Program Credit Program
Advanced Manufacturing (Electro-Mechanical Technician)  (up to 6 block credits)
  • Applied Science and Engineering Technology AAS
CNC Precision Machining Technology (14 block credits) Individualized Studies AAS
Dental Assisting (3 general elective credits) Health Care Studies AA
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) (3 general elective credits) Health Care Studies AA
Child Development Associate plus receive the Council for Professional Recognition’s CDA credential (up to 9 credits) Education: Early Childhood (Birth to 4th Grade) AA


In order to receive these credits for the noncredit certificate programs, students must be enrolled in a credit program listed above that is linked to the noncredit program.

If you have completed one of these noncredit programs, the form to request credits for a credit-bearing degree program can be found under dynamic forms in the myccp portal in the Admissions forms section.

For questions about which noncredit programs qualify for college-level credits, please contact Corporate Solutions at 215.496.6158 or