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Pittsburgh Technical & Vocational Schools

Technical and vocational schools located in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania which offer two year associate or four-year degree programs in a variety of careers including the art, design, culinary, nursing, business, high-tech, legal, and medical fields.

Alan Kells Schools of Real Estate
Offers approved education for real estate licensing and continuing education classes at four Pittsburgh area locations, plus one in Grove City and another in Erie.

Art Institute of Pittsburgh
This school of creative and applied arts has been graduating 'message makers' in Pittsburgh since 1921.  A variety of associate degrees and bachelor's degrees are offered in media arts and animation, design, photography and video, and technology.

A. W. Beattie Career Center
Offers advanced technical training, career development, business ethics and career-related employment opportunities in 16 technical areas to high school students from Pittsburgh's North Hills schools, including Avonworth, Deer Lakes, Fox Chapel Area, Hampton Township, North Allegheny, North Hills, Northgate, Pine-Richland and Shaler Area.

Bidwell Training Center
Located just one mile from Three Rivers Stadium on Pittsburgh's North Side, Bidwell provides training and opportunities in the high-tech, culinary and medical fields.

Career Training Academy
CTA offers programs in Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting, Medical Billing, an Internet Paralegal program and Business related courses in three Pittsburgh area locations.

Central Westmoreland Career & Technology Center
Offers a wide variety of vocational and remedial classes for high-school students, plus business, industrial, and vocational classes for adults at their New Stanton facility.

DCI Career Institute
Offers career-focused training through programs such as medical assistant, business information specialist and computer network specialist at their Beaver County campus.

Dean Institute of Technology
Located in Pittsburgh, this institute offers courses in building maintenance, electrical technology, air conditioning and refrigeration technology and welding.

Douglas Education Center
Located in Monessen and other Mon-Valley locations, the Douglas Education Center offers programs in business, technology, medical fields, art and graphic design, and cosmetology.

Duff's Business Institute
Established in 1840, Duff's Business Institute in downtown Pittsburgh offers a wide variety of real-world training programs including accounting, administrative secretary, business administrative, computer operator and criminal justice.

Forbes Road Career & Technology Center
Job training for high school students and adults is available at this Monroeville school, including certificate programs in the service, manufacturing, communications and health industries.

ICM School of Business & Medical Careers
Career-oriented education is offered in the areas of Business, Computers, Criminal Justice, Medical, Cybercrime, Office Administration, Fashion Merchandising, Accounting, and Occupational Therapy Assisting. Located in downtown Pittsburgh.

International Academy of Art & Design
This career-oriented Pittsburgh academy offers programs in visual communications, business administration, justice technology and fashion merchandising.

Oakbridge Academy of Arts
Offers programs in graphic arts, commercial art, and photography. An associate degree can be earned in as few as 18 months. Located in Lower Burrell, PA.

Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
This institute, located in the Shadyside area of the city, offers two-year and degree programs in the funeral service industry. The site offers course information, tuition and fees, and details on application and admission.

Pittsburgh Technical Institute
Established in 1946, Pittsburgh Technical Institute provides practical and current career education in selected business and technical areas. Their campus is located in North Fayette Township, west of Pittsburgh.

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