Graduates earn 794 degrees, certificates from Pittsburgh Technical College


About 27.1 percent of the 794 degrees and certificates handed out by the Pittsburgh Technical College in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Oakdale conferred 113 certificates and 102 associate's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology. Data shows the school gave out 85 associate's degrees in Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology, followed by 67 associate's degrees in Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician and 51 associate's degrees in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other.

The college enrolled 1,880 students for 2016-17, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Associates degrees
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
48
48
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
43
43
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
33
-
33
Surgical Technology/Technologist
31
-
31
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
28
-
28
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
-
16
16
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist
10
-
10
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
6
6
Health Professions and Related Programs total
102
113
215
27.1
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
85
-
85
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
67
-
67
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
47
-
47
Petroleum Technology/Technician
-
1
1
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
199
1
200
25.2
Computer Graphics
40
-
40
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
30
-
30
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
23
-
23
Network and System Administration/Administrator
-
6
6
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
-
-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
93
6
99
12.5
Business Administration and Management, General
47
-
47
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
30
-
30
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
77
-
77
9.7
Welding Technology/Welder
47
25
72
Precision Production total
47
25
72
9.1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
51
-
51
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
51
-
51
6.4
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
13
23
36
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
4
-
4
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
17
23
40
5
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
40
-
40
Personal and Culinary Services total
40
-
40
5

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