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Career Pathways Programs

How to apply to LCCC?

Welcome to LCCC! Learn about our application process.

Do I need to apply?

You should apply to LCCC if you:
  • Never previously applied for credit courses
  • Previously applied for credit courses, but never took classes
  • Previously studied at LCCC but have not attended for more than one academic year

Do I qualify for admission?

LCCC has an open admissions policy. You need to meet one of the following conditions in order to be admitted into a credit program of study and be considered for federal financial aid:
  • Earned a high school diploma or received a General Education Development Diploma (GED)
  • Satisfied the conditions for early admission of secondary school students
  • Enrolled in an approved Career Pathways program. Click here for more information
What if I do not hold a high school diploma or received a General Education Development (GED ) diploma?

If you wish to learn more and enroll in LCCC’s College and Career Readiness and GED® Program to earn a GED diploma, please click here

The Career Pathways program at LCCC is authorized to allow students without a high school diploma or GED® certificate to enroll in select college level classes at LCCC and receive federal student aid including Pell Grants, if they can demonstrate that they have the “ability to benefit” from college education and training and can meet certain other requirements. Please note that only specific programs identified as high priority occupations in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania qualify. If you do not wish to enroll in one of the programs on this list, you are encouraged to contact the LCCC Admissions Office to discuss options at 610-799-1575 or

Construction Technology Certificate
Medical Assistant AAS
Human Services AAS
Computer Specialist - Network Technology AAS
Administrative Assistant Certificate
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Specialized Credit Diploma
Hotel Resort Management AAS
Paralegal Studies AAS
Medical Billing Specialist Certificate
Exercise Science AS
Graphic Design AA  
Electrical Technology Certificate
Industrial Automation Certificate
Electronic Technology A.A.S.
Mechanical Technology A.A.S.
Occupational Therapy Assistant AAS
Physical Therapist Assistant AAS
Practical Nursing Certificate
Accounting Certificate
Health Information technology
paralegal Studies Certificate
Business Management Certificate
Human Resources Management Certificate
Heating, AC and Refrigeration Technology Certificate
Computer Specialist - programming AAS