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"All Learning Counts" Degree Program

Calling all 1199C Union & Community Members!
What if a college degree is closer than you think? The Training Fund's "All Learning Counts" Program is recruiting current, past and prospective students from the Nurse Aide, Behavioral Health and/or Pharmacy Tech programs for an opportunity to turn their Certificate work into college credits.

Through this new initiative, students wishing to pursue an Associates Degree in Allied Health will be able to use a combination of past or current certificate work in one of these areas, as well as valid work experience in the healthcare profession, as transfer credit towards an A.A.S. degree from Mountwest Community and Technical College. 

Classes start soon! This program includes:

  • Nominal to No Cost Tuition
  • Credentialed Training
  • College Credit for On-the- Job training
  • Flexible class schedules
  • Remote and virtual learning opportunities
  • Academic Counseling
  • One-on-one coaching 
  • Expedited classes for faster degree completion
  • Transfer Credit Evaluation

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must have completed or in the process of completing one of the above certifications.
  • Must be eligible for union education benefits or demonstrate the capacity to pay small costs out of pocket.

 ***Call or email for more information***
Whedai Sheriff: 215-568-2220 or

If you are interested: all students must attend an Info Session, Demonstrate the ability to do college level work either through CASAS testing and /or submission of a writing sample.

Graduate from College with an Associate's Degree in 5 Easy Steps!

  • STEP ONE: Earn Your Credential!
    Demonstrate completion of your credentialed training as a Nurse Aide, Behavioral Health Technician or Pharmacy Tech through the District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund.
  • STEP TWO: Attend an Info Session!
    Attend a Training Fund/Mountwest Community & Technical College "All Learning Counts" information/credit evaluation session. Schedule a session by emailing Whedai Sheriff at
  • STEP THREE: Complete Your Gen Ed Requirements!
    Through the Training Fund, complete an application to Mountwest Community & Technical College and, virtually or on-site at the Training Fund's Breslin Learning Center, start working on general education coursework (e.g. English, math, social studies, etc.) required for an Associate's Degree.
  • STEP FOUR: Earn Credit for Your Work Experience!
    Submit a work verification form for a maximum of 12 college credits for on-the-job learning.
  • STEP FIVE: Earn Your Degree!
    Once you have completed up to seven or eight required general education courses through the Training Fund, apply for graduation from Mountwest Community & Technical College and take home your Associate's Degree in Allied Health!