CCAC Homewood-Brushton Center offering Information Technology Support certificate program

Article by: CCAC Public Relations

Pathway to a Technology Career program provides wrap-around services and stipend.

PITTSBURGH-The Community College of Allegheny County's Homewood-Brushton Center is offering qualified individuals the opportunity to train for a new career in Information Technology Support. This certificate program provides students with specific technical competencies for entry-level employment as a user support or network support specialist. The program includes a total of nine courses that run consecutively, with each course lasting eight weeks. The first class begins on Wednesday, March 6.

The Pathway to Technology Career program provides qualified individuals enrolled in the program several supports to help ensure student success, including a free monthly bus pass; a $300 stipend at the end of every semester; a personal success coach; classes and activities with other Pathway to a Technology Career students; career development and academic success services; and conveniently scheduled classes.

To qualify, students must:

  • Be eligible for a Federal Pell Grant
  • Complete the FAFSA to determine eligibility
  • Enroll full time (a minimum of 12 credits) each semester
  • Maintain good academic standing (2.0 GPA)
  • Meet regularly with their success coach


CCAC's Pathway to a Technology Career program is supported by a grant from the BNY Mellon Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania.

For more information, contact Chance Wideman, program coordinator, at or call 412.371.1600.

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