School of Design

There’s a world of opportunity for designers across all industries, from creative professions to manufacturing.
In the Pittsburgh region, people with occupations in creative sectors are expected to exceed 200,000 by 2020. Without exception, each of Pittsburgh’s seven creative industries is growing at a faster annual rate than in the national economy.*

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Associate in Science, Computer Aided Drafting

Choose one of two paths within this major, Architectural Engineering Technology or Mechanical Engineering Technology.

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Associate in Science, Graphic Design

Complete your design degree in eight quarters, culminating in an internship.

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Associate in Science, Multimedia Technologies

Earn your degree through our Video Production or Web Design and Development concentrations.

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“My classes were small and the instructors were engaged with their students. My degree from PTC has allowed me to have a successful career in the engineering field.” Brian J. 2016 Architectural CAD graduate, Electrical Designer, Loftus Engineers

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Our instructors know the industry inside and out.

In our School of Design, you’ll be led by instructors who work in the fields they teach. Know the challenges and opportunities. Share the insights. And help you master the skills and the technology. They don’t teach just because they enjoy passing their knowledge to the next generation. They teach because they have a passion for helping their students embark on successful careers.

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Take your skills from classroom to real world.

You take that hands-on learning from your classes and apply them to a real-world internship where you’ll work with industry professionals who share your passion. Every degree seeking, on-campus student has an internship or clinical rotation before they graduate. And you may very well join the ranks of PTC grads who’ve turned their internships into full-time jobs.

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Prepare for your job search with the help of Career Services.

At PTC, you get ready for the real world from day one. Each quarter is focused on the end game—preparing you for a successful career. When you’re ready to start your design career, our Career Services team will work with you to help build your job-search skills and connect you with potential employers. You can count on their expertise and support as you continue to make your way in the industry.

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A nonprofit Institution

PTC can help launch your career with a hands-on, personal approach
and a wide range of advantages over traditional institutions.

Pittsburgh Technical College, 1111 McKee Road, Oakdale PA, 15071
(412) 809-5100

Pittsburgh Technical College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.