Associate in Science, HVAC Technology

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Employment of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers is projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Commercial and residential building construction is expected to drive employment growth.* 100% of PTC’s 2018 HVAC Technology available graduates are working in-field either full time, part time, or freelance.**


“Early in my third quarter, I was hired by a prestigious HVAC firm, The Donwil Company. They represent the world’s leading manufacturer of critical HVAC and AC/DC power systems. I thank the instructors, staff and program for making this a wonderful experience.” Stacy M., HVAC student

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HVAC instructor uses a water bottle to explain condensation to TV reporter Jon Delano

Jon Delano, KDKA-TV’s reporter who covers issues that affect hometown residents, talks to PTC HVAC Technology instructor Scott Lynch to better understand cooling systems, water condensation, and how mold can grow in idle buildings.

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/heating-air-conditioning-and-refrigeration-mechanics-and-installers.htm

**Showcases graduates from 2018 classes. Data includes those who were available for work and were offered and/or received career search assistance from 1/1/2018-3/28/2019. Includes full-time, part-time, or freelance positions. Visit PTCollege.edu/employmentstats to learn more.

*** Background check and drug screening may be required prior to employment.


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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.