Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

About eligible programs and financial aid

To receive financial aid, you must be enrolled in an eligible degree or certificate program or a two-year transfer program acceptable for full credit toward a bachelor's degree at a four-year institution. The courses you take must apply to your degree, certificate, or transfer program. For more information on updating or changing your major, visit your major and degree.

Programs eligible for financial aid:

  • A&D Counselor: Addiction Studies (Certificate)
  • Accelerated Accounting (Certificate)
  • Accounting (AAS Degree)

    You can earn the following certificate as part of this degree:

    • Entry-Level Accounting Clerk: Career Pathway Certificate
  • Accounting Clerk (Certificate)
  • Administrative Office Professional (AAS Degree)
  • Alcohol and Drug Counselor (AAS Degree)
  • Aquarium Science - OCCC (AAS Degree)
  • Aquarium Science - OCCC (Certificate)
  • Arch Design & Drafting: Sustainable Design (Certificate)
  • Architect Design & Drafting (AAS Degree)
  • Architectural Design and Drafting: Residential (AAS Design)
  • Associate of Arts - Oregon Transfer (AAOT Degree)
  • Associate of General Studies (AGEN Degree)
  • Associate of Science - Oregon Transfer Business (ASOT)
  • Associate of Science (AS Degree)
  • Auto Body Painting (Certificate)
  • Auto Collision Repair Technology (Certificate)
  • Automotive Service Tech (2 yr. Certificate)
  • Automotive Service Tech (AAS Degree)
  • Aviation Maintenance Tech (2 yr. Certificate)
  • Aviation Maintenance Tech: Airframe (Certificate)
  • Aviation Maintenance Tech (AAS Degree)
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology: Powerplant (1 yr Cert)
  • Aviation Science - Airplane (AAS Degree)
  • Aviation Science - Helicopter (AAS Degree)
  • AVS: Airplane w/ Flight Instructor (AAS Degree)
  • BCT: Construction Management (AAS Degree)
  • BCT: Design/Build Remodeling (AAS Degree)
  • Biology & Mgmt of Zoo Animals (AAS Degree)
  • Bioscience Technology (AAS Degree)

    You can earn the following certificates as part of this degree:

    • Bioscience Technician Career Pathway Certificate
    • Advanced Bioscience Technologist Career Pathway Certificate
  • Building Construction Technology (Certificate)
  • Building Inspection Technology AAS

    You can earn the following certificate as part of this degree:

    • Residential Plans Examination Career Pathway Certificate
  • CAS/OS: Administrative Assistant (1 year Certificate)

    You can earn the following certificates as part of this degree:

    • Administrative Support Career Pathway Certificate
    • Business Office Assistant Career Pathway Certificate
    • Computer Software Fundamentals Career Pathway Certificate
  • CAS/OS: Administrative Assistant (AAS Degree)
  • CAS/OS:Administrative Asst: Office Asst (Certificate)
  • CET: Green Tech & Sustain (AAS Degree)
  • CIS: E-Commerce (1 yr. Certificate)
  • CIS: Network Administration (AAS Degree)
  • Civil Engineering Tech: Green Tech (AAS)
  • Civil Engineering Technology (2 yr. Certificate)
  • Civil Engineering Technology (AAS Degree)
  • Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CAD) (Certificate)
  • Computer Info Systems (1 yr. Certificate)
  • Computer Info Systems: Health Informatics (AAS)
  • Computer Information Systems (AAS Degree)
  • Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship (AAS)

    You can earn the following certificates as part of this degree:

    • Construction Apprenticeship Technologies: Trade Worker Apprenticeship Career Pathway Certificate
    • Pre-Trades Career Pathway Certificate
  • Criminal Justice (AAS Degree)

    You can earn the following certificate as part of this degree:

    • Corrections Technician Career Pathway Certificate
  • Culinary Assistant Training (Certificate)
  • Deaf Studies (Certificate)
  • Dealer Service Technology (AAS Degree)
  • Dental Assisting (Certificate)
  • Dental Hygiene (AAS Degree)
  • Dental Laboratory Technology (AAS Degree)
  • Dental Laboratory Technology (Certificate)
  • Design for Access. & Aging in (Certificate)
  • Diesel Service Tech (AAS Degree)
  • Diesel Service Technology (Certificate)
  • Early Education & Family Studies (AAS Degree)

    You can earn the following certificates as part of this degree:

    • Childcare Aide Career Pathway Certificate
    • Early Education and Family Studies Career Pathway Certificate
  • Early Education & Family Studies (Certificate)
  • EET: Biomed Engineering Tech (AAS Degree)
  • EET: Mechatronics/Auto/Robotic (AAS Degree)
  • EET: Renewable Energy Systems (AAS Degree)

    You can earn the following certificate as part of this degree:

    • Renewable Energy Systems: Career Pathway Certificate
  • EET: Wireless & Data Comm Tech (AAS Degree)
  • Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies (AAS)

    You can earn the following certificates as part of this degree:

    • Electrical Apprenticeship Technologies: Trade Worker Apprenticeship Career Pathway Certificate
    • Pre-Trades Career Pathway Certificate
  • Electronic Engineering Tech (AAS Degree)
  • Electronic Engineering Tech (Certificate)
  • Emergency Management (AAS Degree)
  • Emergency Medical Services (1 yr Cert)
  • Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (AAS)

    You can earn the following certificate as part of this degree:

    • Emergency Medical Services Career Pathway Certificate
  • Emergency Tel Com/911 Dispatcher (1 Yr Certificate)
  • Environmental Landscape Management Technology (AAS Degree)
  • Facilities Maintenance Tech (AAS Degree)

    You can earn the following certificate as part of this degree:

    • HVAC/R Installer Career Pathway Certificate
  • Facilities Maintenance Technology (Certificate)
  • Fire Protection (Career Pathway)
  • Fire Protection Technology (AAS)

    You can earn the following certificate as part of this degree:

    • Fire Protection Technology Career Pathway Certificate
  • Fitness Technology (1 yr. Certificate)
  • Fitness Technology (AAS Degree)

    You can earn the following certificates as part of this degree:

    • Group Fitness Leader Career Pathway Certificate
    • Healthy Older Adult Fitness Career Pathway Certificate
    • Personal Trainer Career Pathway Certificate
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (Certificate)
  • Gerontology (AAS Degree)

    You can earn the following certificates as part of this degree:

    • Activity Assistant Career Pathway Certificate
    • Activity Consultant Career Pathway Certificate
    • Activity Director Career Pathway Certificate
    • Advanced Behavioral and Cognitive Care Career Pathway Certificate
    • End of Life Care and Support Career Pathway Certificate
    • Gerontology Career Pathway Certificate
    • Horticultural Therapy Career Pathway Certificate
  • Graphic Design (AAS Degree)
  • GRN: Activity Director (Career Pathway)
  • GRN: End of Life Care and Support (Career Pathway)
  • GRN: Gerontology (Career Pathway)
  • Health Information Management (AAS Degree)
  • ID: Interior Furnishings (Career Pathway)
  • Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Tech Apprenticeship (AAS)

    You can earn the following certificates as part of this degree:

    • Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship: Trade Worker Apprenticeship Career Pathway Certificate
    • Pre-Trades Career Pathway Certificate
  • Interior Design (AAS Degree)

    You can earn the following certificate as part of this degree:

    • Interior Furnishings Career Pathway Certificate
  • Landscape Service Technician (Certificate)
  • Landscape Technology (AAS Degree)

    You can earn the following certificates as part of this degree:

    • Landscape Technology Entry Level Career Pathway Certificate
    • Landscape Service Technician Career Pathway Certificate
  • Landscape Technology: Construction (AAS)
  • Landscape Technology: Design (AAS Degree)
  • Landscape Technology: Mgmt (AAS Degree)
  • Library/Media Assistant (Certificate)
  • Machine Manufacturing Tech (AAS Degree)

    You can earn the following certificate as part of this degree:

    • Manufacturing Technician Career Pathway Certificate
  • Machine Manufacturing Tech: CNC Turning (1 yr Cert)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Certificate)
  • Management (AAS Degree)
  • Management/Supervisory Development (1 yr. Certificate)
  • Management/Supervisory Dev (AAS Degree)

    You can earn the following certificates as part of this degree:

    • Customer Service Professional Career Pathway Certificate
    • Customer Service Management Career Pathway Certificate
  • Marketing (1 yr. Certificate)
  • Marketing (AAS Degree)
  • MCH: CNC Milling (Certificate)
  • Mechanical Engineering Tech: Sustainability (AAS Degree)
  • Mechanical Engineering (AAS Degree)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology (2 yr. Certificate)
  • Medical Assisting (Certificate)
  • Medical Laboratory Technology (AAS Degree)
  • MET: Green Tech & Sustain (AAS Degree)
  • Microelectronics Technology (AAS Degree)
  • MT: Automated Manufacturing Technology (AAS)
  • MT: Solar Voltaic Manufacturing Technology (AAS)

    You can earn the following certificates as part of this degree:

    • Solar Voltaic Manufacturing Technology: Career Pathway Certificate
  • Multimedia (AAS Degree)
  • Multimedia (Certificate)
  • Nationally Cert Med Asst - OCCC (Certificate)
  • Network Administration (AAS Degree)
  • Nursing - Breckinridge (AAS Degree)
  • Nursing - OCCC (AAS Degree)
  • Nursing (AAS Degree)
  • Ophthalmic Medical Technology (AAS Degree)
  • Paraeducator (1 yr. Certificate)
  • Paraeducator (AAS Degree)
  • Paralegal (AAS Degree)
  • Paralegal (Certificate)
  • Professional Music (Certificate)
  • Radiography (AAS Degree)
  • Retail Management (AAS Degree)
  • Retail Management (Certificate)
  • Sign Language Interpretation (AAS Degree)
  • Sign Language Interpretation (Certificate)
  • Veterinary Technology (AAS Degree)
  • Video Production (Certificate)
  • Website Development and Design (1 yr. Certificate)
  • Website Development and Design (AAS Degree)

    You can earn the following certificates as part of this degree:

    • Web Assistant I Career Pathway Certificate
    • Web Assistant II Career Pathway Certificate
  • Welding Technology (Certificate)

    You can earn the following certificates as part of this degree:

    • Flux Core Arc Welding Certification Preparation Career Pathway Certificate
    • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Certification Preparation Career Pathway Certificate
    • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Customized Career Pathway Certificate
    • Metal Fabrication Customized Career Pathway Certificate
    • Pipe Welding Certification Preparation Career Pathway Certificate
    • Pipe Welding Customized Career Pathway Certificate
    • Shielded Metal Arc Welding Certification Preparation Career Pathway Certificate
    • Shielded Metal Arc Welding Customized Career Pathway Certificate
    • Welding Certification Preparation Customized Career Pathway Certificate
    • Welding Technology Career Pathway Certificate
    • Wire Welding Certification Preparation Career Pathway Certificate
    • Wire Welding Customized Career Pathway Certificate
    • Wire and TIG Welding Career Pathway Certificate
    • Maritime Welding Career Pathway Certificate - Spring 2017

Programs not eligible for financial aid:

  • Undeclared
  • CON: Construction Trades, Gen Apprenticeship
  • Accounting: Entry-Level Accounting Clerk (Career Pathway)
  • CAS/OS: Administrative Assist: Spreadsheet (Career Pathway)
  • CAS/OS: Office Assistant (Career Pathway)
  • CAS/OS: Virtual Specialist (Certificate)
  • CIS: Java Application Programming (Career Pathway)
  • CIS: Network Administrative: Linux Server Administrative (Career Pathway)
  • CIS: Network Administrative: Microsoft Server Administrative (Career Pathway)
  • CIS: Network Administrative: Network Administration (Career Pathway)
  • CIS: Oracle and SQL (Career Pathway)
  • CJA: Corrections Technician (Career Pathway)
  • CON: Manual Trades Apprenticeship (Certificate)
  • Dietary Manager (Certificate)
  • ELE: Limited Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies (Certificate)
  • EM: Emergency Management (Career Pathway)
  • FMT: HVAC/R Installer (Career Pathway)
  • Fitness Technology: Healthy Older Adults (Career Pathway)
  • GRN: Activity Assistant (Career Pathway)
  • GRN: Activity Consultant (Career Pathway)
  • GRN: Advanced Behavioral & Cognitive Care (Career Pathway)
  • GRN: Horticultural Therapy (Career Pathway)
  • ID: Kitchen and Bath (1 year Certificate)
  • IND: Industrial Mechanical & Main Tech Apprentice (1 yr Cert)
  • IND: Mechanical Maintenance Apprenticeship (Certificate)
  • MCH: Manufacturing Technician (Career Pathway)
  • MSD: Customer Service Management (Career Pathway)
  • MSD: Customer Service Professional (Career Pathway)
  • MT: Solar Voltaic Manufacturing Tech (Career Pathway)
  • Nonprofit Community Development (Certificate)
  • Real Estate Broker (Certificate)
  • Real Estate Property Manager (Certificate)
  • Retail Management: Retail Sales and Service (Career Pathway)