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Pittsburgh Vocational Schools, Trade Schools and Technical Schools

In Pittsburgh, you can enter a technical or vocational program to become certified for one of the many engineering, manufacturing, high-tech, and science careers. Pittsburgh also offers countless employment opportunities in medicine, hospitality, entertainment, and education. So regardless of your long-term career interests, there is almost certainly a degree, diploma, certificate or trade school specifically designed to meet your needs. Here's a look at the employment numbers for some of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area's top-hiring industries, from March 2009 as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS):

Pittsburgh, PA: Careers and the Economy in a Top Technology Market

The Wall Street Journalwent so far as to nickname Pittsburgh "Roboburgh" because of its status as a leader in the science and technology industries. In this is booming city of more than 300,000 residents, the mean annual wage is $40.030. Pittsburgh is a great place start working towards that career with a degree, diploma, or certificate from one the many, top-notch trade schools. The healthcare positions available at the more than 20 major medical centers in the Pittsburgh region make this industry another very promising option when considering vocational programs. With vocational training in computer science, nursing, medical coding, information technology, or emergency services, you can look forward to some of these top careers, with 2008 median hourly wages from the BLS:

Whatever career path you choose in this city that's stayed at the forefront of innovation from the Industrial Revolution to the Information Age, there's sure to be a trade or technical school with a program for you.


Vocational Schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

This list also contains online schools that accept students from Pittsburgh
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University of Phoenix
At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.
Family and Child Service Certificate, Graduate Project Management Certificate, M.S. in Administration of Justice and security/Global Homeland Security and more.
  • Online: Online, PA

Kaplan Career Institute
Give yourself a competitive edge with a degree from ICM School of Business & Medical Careers.
Diploma: Heating, Ventilation, A/C, and Refrigeration, Associate in Specialized Technology: Occupational Therapy Assistant, Diploma: Electrical Technician and more.
  • Pittsburgh: 933 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

The Art Institutes system of schools
With an education from an Art Institutes school, imagine what you could create.
Baking & Pastry (AS), Web Design (D), Web Design & Interactive Media (AS) and more.
  • Pittsburgh: 420 Boulevard of the Allies Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Fortis Institute
At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career. * Programs vary by location * Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information
Internet Marketing, Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management and more.
  • : , AL

DeVry University
We're with you, from start to finish.
Associate - Web Graphic Design, Bachelor's-Accounting, Master's-Business Administration and more.
  • Pittsburgh: 210 Sixth Avenue Suite 200 Pittsburgh, PA 15222
  • : , IL
  • Chicago: Chicago, IL

Empire Beauty Schools
Prepare for an exciting cosmetology career today at Empire Beauty Schools.
Teacher of Cosmetology, Cosmetology, and more.
  • West Mifflin: Century Sq. Mall, 2394 Mountainview Drive West Mifflin, PA 15122
  • Monroeville: 320 Mall Boulevard, The Plaza Monroeville, PA 15146
  • Pittsburgh: 4768 McKnight Road Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Adventist University of Health Sciences
Must be currently registered with AART or NMTCB to qualify!
Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN), and more.
  • : , CA

Grand Canyon University
Earn your degree online with Grand Canyon University. We offer approximately 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in a variety of fields that can be completed 100% online.
M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Leads to initial teacher licensure), M.S. in Leadership: Disaster Preparedness & Executive Fire Leadership, M.S. in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems and more.
  • : 3300 West Camelback Road , PA

Ohio Christian University
Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.
Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and more.
  • : , OH

The University of Liverpool
Want to study at a UK university without leaving your house? The University of Liverpool offers online Masters and Doctoral programmes.
MSc in Project Management (Construction & Infrastructure), MSc in Global Marketing, Master of Public Health and more.
  • : , CA

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