Career and Higher Education

Beyond Literacy’s Student Support Program provides essential support to learners in all classes and tutoring groups. SSP offers transition support to post-secondary schools and job training programs, career coaching, job readiness instruction, and digital and financial literacy workshops. Student Support Staff hold one-on-one meetings to help learners stay on track and make referrals to local social services agencies when needed.


Kickstart Your Career

Human Services associate's degree with Beyond Literacy and Harcum College in Philadelphia, PA

Affordable Associate's Degree Program

This program prepares you for a rewarding, service-oriented career assisting individuals and families. Join this rewarding field quickly, by earning an associate’s in human services.

Career and Job Readiness Programs in Philadelphia, PA with Beyond Literacy

Energy Career Prep Class

Utility workers earn an average of $20 to $46 per hour plus overtime. Energy Companies are Hiring! This 8-week, no-cost class gives you a head start.

Beyond Literacy collaborates with other agencies in Philadelphia to provide the best future possible for our students. Beyond Literacy’s partnerships with Philadelphia Works Inc., PA CareerLink® take our students from learning to earning. With a pipeline to employer partners such as PECO and PGW, our workforce development classes prepare learners for transformative, family-sustaining careers.

Beyond Literacy also offers affordable and flexible Associate Degree opportunities through Harcum College, taught evenings onsite at our West Philadelphia campus.


Our services include:


Interview & Job Application Help


College Application Assistance


Energy and Utilities Pre-apprenticeship Training


Harcum College Associate’s Degree (Human Services)


Career Coaching


Skilled Trades Test Preparation


PA CareerLink® Programs


What Our Learners Say

“It took about a year, and I had many setbacks, from job losses to housing problems, but I did it.”

Niema Alfred

Class of 2020 Graduate and BeLit Intake Coordinator

You’re never too old to learn something new. It’s exciting when you get that kind of knowledge and it gives you the drive to want to go on and move further”.

Rosalie Snape-Anderson

Class of 2021 Learner

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