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.*
Craft your future.
Discover our Design degrees.
Associate in Science, Computer Aided Drafting
Associate in Science, Graphic Design
Associate in Science, Multimedia Technologies
Discover how PTC supports you.
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.Explore how you’ll learn
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.Explore Internship Opportunities
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.Discover Career Services