Bachelor Degree 2+2 Programs
Pittsburgh Technical College offers two education options to international students who are interested in obtaining a four-year bachelor’s degree in the US. The program involves a relationship with two prestigious Universities in Pittsburgh that allows international students to earn a two year degree at PTC and potentially transfer to one of these universities to complete their four-year program.
This exciting plan offers international students a number of important benefits:
- The opportunity to earn two degrees, a U.S. Associate Degree and a Bachelor’s Degree
- The ability to save money on tuition.
- The benefit of PTC’s hands –on focus and outstanding labs.
- International students will enjoy individual attention and free tutoring in their first two years at PTC to allow them to become accustomed to an American college, master the language, and the become comfortable with the curriculum. Students can then move on to earn their four-year Bachelor’s degree at one of these two select colleges.
PTC has selected two outstanding universities to join this program:
PTC and Robert Morris University
Robert Morris University is proud to welcome students from all across the globe. Founded in 1921, RMU's campus is located just eight miles from PTC and 17 miles from downtown Pittsburgh, on 230 acres of rolling hills in Pennsylvania. RMU continues to grow and now boasts approximately 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 40 U.S. states and 47 nations around the world.
RMU combines the advantages of a safe residential campus with the opportunities for experiential learning, professional internships, and networking opportunities of a large city. It is one of the most affordable private universities in Pennsylvania. Among RMU's national rankings and achievements:
- PayScale has ranked RMU's School of Business one of the best in the nation for return on investment for two straight years.
- U.S. News & World Report calls RMU one of the "most connected colleges" in the country.
- The prestigious Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars named RMU 2014 Academic Seminar University of the Year.
More than 100 clubs and organizations help students to develop leadership skills, network professionally and meet friends. With competitive teams in 16 NCAA Division I sports – including football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s hockey, and men's and women's lacrosse -- students and alumni alike have plenty of opportunities to cheer on the Colonials.
PTC and Robert Morris University offer International 2+2 Bachelor Degrees In:
- Web Design
- Information Sciences
- Media Arts
- Computer Information Systems
PTC and Point Park University
At Point Park, Pittsburgh’s only Downtown University, you’ll engage in a more active, more real, more professional education. Whether you’re looking to pursue a degree in one our undergraduate programs with PTC, or go on to study in one of our 17 master's programs or new doctoral program, you’ll have professors who teach from their own real-world experience.
You’ll have access to successful, working professionals within your field. You’ll have internships and job opportunities with leading companies and organizations. And you’ll have the limitless cultural and entertainment opportunities that only a world-class city can offer.
Our Downtown Pittsburgh neighborhood offers pristine parks, riverfront trails and hundreds of shops and restaurants. It’s home to Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations. It’s a place where more than 140,000 people come to work each day and where more than 7,000 people (including 1,000 Point Park students) live. It’s a dynamic city center that makes a dynamic college experience possible.
PTC and Point Park University Offer 2+2 Degrees in:
- Health Services
- Criminal Justice
Applying to PTC’s 2+2 Programs
For information on how one of your students can apply to one of PTC’s 2+2 international programs, consult your international admissions advisor. Each program has a specific set of requirements to be met, including academic performance standards, to be accepted. Your advisor can explain the details.