The Career Transition Center for Dislocated Workers was created and implemented to address the state’s Rapid Response initiative for handling dislocated workers in Allegheny County via the Dislocated Worker Tuition Waiver Program.
Dislocated workers may take classes at CCAC toward the successful completion of one of the approved certificate programs for free tuition and fees only (no more than 36 credits within a 24-month period).
To start the inquiry process, call the Career Transition Center at 412.788.7351.
Anyone in good standing with the institution can apply. Individuals must:
The certificate programs currently eligible for the Dislocated Worker Tuition Waiver program are listed below. Program intake and eligibility checks are done through the assigned "host" campus or center. However, those programs marked by an asterisk (*) have the flexibility of allowing students to take classes at locations other than the "host" site where they enroll. Ask the Admissions Director for further information if selecting one of these programs.
View a printable PDF with contact information: Dislocated Worker Approved Certificate Programs
Click on the linked program name for a general description.
Host Location for Eligibility—Allegheny Campus
Host Location for Eligibility—Boyce Campus
Host Location for Eligibility—North Campus
Host Location for Eligibility—South Campus
These programs were chosen due to being: