When you do something for more than 150 years, you become more than good at it you become the leader of it. And so it is that after educating adult learners since 1865, Peirce College has become Philadelphia's leader in adult education. Our degrees and certificates instill practical skills and knowledge that help our graduates start new careers or advance the ones they've already begun. Through our corporate partnership program, we make it more affordable than ever for adults working at top Delaware Valley area employers to improve their career outlook through the attainment of a college degree or certificate.
Philadelphia Works, the city's leading workforce agency, is one such partner. Created in 2012 through a merger between The Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board and the Philadelphia Workforce Development Corporation, Philadelphia Works funds and provides technical assistance for career guidance, job training and job placement services. And Philadelphia Works employees and employees' dependents and spouses can take advantage of a 25 percent tuition discount at Peirce to further their own careers.
To receive your Peirce College corporate discount, simply complete our Corporate Partnership Employee Verification Form. For a complete list of benefits that Peirce offers through our corporate partnership with Philadelphia Works, click here.
About Philadelphia Works
Philadelphia Works is business-focused, meaning that it designs effective solutions for Philadelphia employers that are driven by actual labor market research. As thought leaders in the field of career advancement, the agency influences public policies that buoy economic growth and workforce development. The agency is also a strategic investor, optimizing funding and resources to invest in regional solutions that address the unique workforce challenges face by Philadelphians.
Supported by federal, state, city and private funds, Philadelphia Works provides employers with wage subsidies, employees training and re-training assistance and works with them to assist laid-off employees.