Graduates earn 704 degrees, certificates from Pittsburgh Technical College


About 26.1 percent of the 704 degrees and certificates handed out by Pittsburgh Technical College in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related 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 111 associate's degrees and 73 certificates in health professions and related 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 88 associate's degrees in computer technology/computer systems technology, followed by 65 associate's degrees in welding technology/welder and 53 associate's degrees in "other" homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services.

The college enrolled 1,835 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
-
39
-
39
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
37
-
37
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
-
30
30
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
-
27
27
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
-
26
-
26
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
-
-
16
16
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist
-
9
-
9
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
-
111
73
184
26.1
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
4
88
-
92
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
-
44
-
44
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
-
36
-
36
Petroleum Technology/Technician
-
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
4
168
-
172
24.4
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
-
35
-
35
Computer Graphics
-
30
-
30
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
17
-
17
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
-
-
-
Network and System Administration/Administrator
-
-
-
-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
-
82
-
82
11.7
Welding Technology/Welder
-
65
9
74
Precision Production total
-
65
9
74
10.5
Business Administration and Management, General
7
24
-
31
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
-
27
-
27
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
7
51
-
58
8.2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
-
53
-
53
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
-
53
-
53
7.5
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
-
36
1
37
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
-
-
8
8
Personal and Culinary Services total
-
36
9
45
6.4
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
17
18
35
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
-
1
-
1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
-
18
18
36
5.1

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