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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. Three of our more than 70 degree and certificate "programs of excellence" are featured below.

Choose Your Path to Excellence



Earn an Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree in Theater with a liberal arts foundation and let your creative side shine.


Take a look behind the scenes of our Theater program

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Construction Management

The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree is the first step to an education that prepares for a career in construction management.


Explore where a construction management degree can take you



If working in the health care field is your goal, then our A.A.S. degree in Nursing will help you get there. It prepares you to enter the workforce, work towards becoming a Registered Nurse (R.N.) or continuing to a four-year college.


Explore this exciting and rapidly changing field



The Associate of Science (A.S.) degree program in Biology is the perfect stepping stone for a career in the biological sciences.


Learn more about this unique program


Paralegal Studies Proficiency Certificate

Looking for a career change? The Paralegal Studies Proficiency Certificate gives you everything you need to work as an entry-level paralegal.


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Digital Forensic

Digital Forensics

Bring out your inner sleuth with the Digital Forensics program, where you'll learn about computer crime, computer evidence and computer investigation.


Explore this challenging and rewarding field