Pottstown’s Engine for Opportunity
Quality programs and a flexible format to earn your degree or advance your career.
Conveniently located in a cluster of historic buildings near the Hanover Street exit of Route 422 West, Montco’s West Campus is an academic hub that meets the community’s educational needs across a broad spectrum of industries.
West Campus facilities include science, computer, and design labs, dance and visual art studios, a Health Career suite, a Student Success Center, a library, cafeteria, and a public art gallery, all steps away from the Pottstown Riverfront Park and the Schuylkill River Trail.
Credit Programs at West
West Campus students have the opportunity to pursue interests that focus on in-demand and emerging careers, and earn an associate's, bachelor’s, or master’s degree along the way. West Campus programs provide not only classroom instruction but also practical, real-life experiences that translate directly to the workplace.
Degree programs that can be largely or entirely completed on West Campus include:
- Liberal Studies
- Business Administration
- Theatre Arts
- Education in the Early Years
- Human Services
- Criminal Justice
Credit certificate programs that can be completed at West include:
In addition to credit programs offered by Montco, academic programming at West Campus’s University Center allows students to take a selection of courses and pursue a range of degrees offered by Albright University, Alvernia University, and Chestnut Hill College, without ever leaving Pottstown.
Non-Credit Programs at West
Montco’s Workforce Development Division, headquartered at West Campus, provides high-quality training programs to individuals, businesses and organizations in Montgomery County. By working closely with employers to develop training solutions that benefit both the business and employee, West Campus prepares students to pursue careers in diverse fields, from information technology to manufacturing to real estate.
Non-credit programs include:
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- Gas Distribution Pipeline Mechanic
- Cybersecurity Technician
- Office Assistant
- Payroll Technician
Visit West Campus
To reach West Campus by public transportation, take SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) bus route 93 and Pottstown Area Rapid Transit (PART). Depending on your proximity to Pottstown, you can also bike or drive to campus. As a West student, you receive free shuttle service to Central Campus, Monday through Friday, during fall and spring semesters.