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Programs of Excellence

Community College of Philadelphia’s transfer and career programs prepare you for further education and to enter high-demand industries in the Philadelphia region. The College stays current with trends in its regional job market, which helps to ensure the quality and relevance of our programs. Career paths in these industries provide good wages, employment stability and opportunities for advancement through further education. Seven of our more than 70 degree and certificate "programs of excellence" are featured below.

Choose Your Path to Excellence

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American Sign Language/English Interpreting (INT)

Earn an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree to understand and translate the thoughts and feelings of others.


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Black Studies

The Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree prepares you for a variety of fulfilling careers in education and social sciences.


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Business Leadership

Learn to lead large corporations or run your own small business with the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree.


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Fashion Merchandising and Marketing

The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program will prepare you for a fascinating and fulfilling career in fashion.


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Medical Assistant Proficiency Certificate

Looking for a career change? The Medical Assistant Proficiency Certificate gives you everything you need to work in a variety of health care environments.


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Digital Forensic

Ophthalmic Technician Proficiency Certificate

Enjoy a career that combines technical skills with excellent patient care with the Ophthalmic Technician Proficiency Certificate.


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Tourism and Hospitality Management

Earn important certifications needed to work in hotels and restaurants with the Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree program.


Join a thriving industry