Training/Education Directory Featured

8:00pm EDT June 25, 2009

Butler County Community College

P.O. Box 1203
Butler, PA 16003
(724) 287-8711
Nicholas C. Neupauer
Butler County Community College, also referred to as BC3, offers 63 associate degree, career and transfer programs in liberal arts, business, nursing and allied health and technology. BC3’s open admission policy allows for the acceptance of all applicants with a high school diploma or GED. In addition to day, evening and weekend on-campus classes, there are 99 sections of online courses for students.
Founded: 1965
Key areas of study
Adult and community education; business; arts and education; nursing and allied health programs; technology programs

California University

of Pennsylvania

250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419
(724) 938-4000
Angelo Armenti Jr.
California University of Pennsylvania is a student-centered university that focuses on academic excellence and intellectual rigor in the context of personal and institutional integrity, civility and responsibility. The university offers more than 200 credit classes in programs.
Founded: 1852
Key areas of study
Liberal arts; science and technology; professional studies; master of arts teaching; administration

Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 268-2000
Jared Cohon
Carnegie Mellon is a global research university of more than 10,000 students, 70,000 alumni and 4,000 faculty and staff. The university is recognized for its arts and technology programs, collaboration across disciplines and innovative leadership in education, Carnegie Mellon is consistently a nationally top-ranked university and attracts students from 93 nations and all U.S. states.
Founded: 1900
Key areas of study
Technology; fine arts; school of science; computer science; business

Clarion University

of Pennsylvania

840 Wood St.
Clarion, PA 16214
(814) 393-2000
Joseph Grunenwald
Clarion University has 6,700 students and with a 19:1 student/faculty ratio. Its 128-acre campus offers 130 student organizations to choose from and 27 nationally accredited programs. The majority of students are from Pennsylvania, but enrollment includes students from 45 U.S. states and 31 countries.
Founded: 1867
Key areas of study
College of Arts and Sciences; College of Business Administration; College of Education and Human Services; School of Nursing and Allied Health; undergraduate and graduate programs

Community College

of Allegheny County

800 Allegheny Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
(412) 323-2323
Alex Johnson
The Community College of Allegheny County has more credit and noncredit students each semester than the universities of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon, Robert Morris, and Duquesne combined. Every year, thousands of students transfer Community College of Allegheny County credits to the four-year college of their choice.
Founded: 1966
Key areas of study
The Center for Professional Development; Center for Health Careers; The Frieda G. Shapira Center for Learning; corporate and agency training; professional continuing education

Duquesne University

600 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
(412) 396-6222
Charles J. Dougherty
Duquesne University is a private, coeducational university in Pittsburgh, located on 48 acres on a bluff above downtown. The school was founded as a Catholic college by the Order of the Holy Spirit. It is the only Spiritan institution of higher education in the world. The school has about 10,000 enrolled students and has a 15:1 student/ faculty ratio. There are 100 undergraduate degree programs, 66 graduate programs and 22 doctorate degree programs.
Founded: 1878
Key areas of study
Arts and entertainment; natural and environmental sciences; education; law; leadership and professional advancement

Grove City College

100 Campus Drive
Grove City, PA 16127
(724) 458-2000
Richard Jewell
Grove City College is a Christian school that provides liberal and professional education and fosters intellectual, moral, spiritual and social development. The core of the curriculum, particularly in the humanities, consists of books, thinkers and ideas proven to be of value in the quest for knowledge. According to The Princeton Review, Grove City College is one of the nation’s best value undergraduate institutions.
Founded: 1876
Key areas of study
Science; engineering; mathematics; arts; business

Indiana University

of Pennsylvania

1011 South Drive
Indiana, PA 15705
(724) 357-2100
Tony Atwater
Indiana University of Pennsylvania has a diverse, research-based and student-centered community comprising faculty members and more than 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The college has more than 140 undergraduate degree programs, a nationally recognized honors college and more than 70 graduate programs.
Founded: 1875
Key areas of study
Adult and community education; literature; applied archaeology; business administration; industrial and labor relations; nursing

Point Park University

201 Wood St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 391-4100
Paul Hennigan
Point Park University offers undergraduate, graduate and adult education courses. Traditionally, Point Park University students have been part-time students; many are working adults completing their degrees while attending to employment and family responsibilities. Part-time students can choose from day, evening and Saturday classes. Many programs of study can be completed on a part-time basis.
Founded: 1960
Key areas of study
Arts and Sciences; School of Business; School of Communication; accounting; advertising

Robert Morris University

6001 University Blvd.
Moon, PA 15108
(412) 397-3000
Gregory Dell’Omo
Robert Morris University’s academic programs combine instruction with a hands-on approach to learning. Classes are designed to help students build foundational skills that lead to professional success like an understanding of business and communications principles. The university has more than 30 undergraduate and 18 graduate degrees.
Founded: 1921
Key areas of study
School of engineering; school of education; school of business; school of communications; school of engineering & mathematics

Slippery Rock University

of Pennsylvania

1 Morrow Way
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
(800) 778-9111
Robert Smith
Interim President
Slippery Rock is one of the largest campuses in Western Pennsylvania and is situated on 600 acres in 48 buildings, 50 minutes north of downtown Pittsburgh. Recent additions to campus include a multi-million dollar recreation facility and apartment-style residence hall complex located on campus and the college’s first Alumni House.
Founded: 1889
Key areas of study
Physical therapy; nursing; education; communication; computer science

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

420 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(800) 275-2470
George Pry
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is authorized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to confer the bachelor of science degrees, associate of science degrees and diplomas to graduates of approved programs. The institute initiated an education foundation to raise scholarship funds to help enrolled and prospective students achieve educational and career goals.
Founded: 1921
Key areas of study
Culinary programs; design; fashion; general education; administration

University of Phoenix

Penn Center West
Pittsburgh, PA 15276
(412) 747-9000
Todd Cunningham
The University of Phoenix Pittsburgh Campus is one of three University of Phoenix locations in the Pittsburgh area, along with the Washington Learning Center and the Monroeville Learning Center. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in fields like business and the arts. It offers evening classes, flexible scheduling, continuous enrollment, a student-centered environment, practitioner faculty, online classes, online library, e-books and computer simulations.
Founded: 2000
Key areas of study
Business and management; arts and sciences; psychology; criminal justice and security; health care

University of Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
(412) 624-4141
Mark Nordenberg
The University of Pittsburgh has about 35,000 enrolled annually and offers 15 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. It became a state-related university in 1966 after initially being private. The 132-acre campus employs 12,00 employees, 3,800 of which are full time faculty members.
Founded: 1787
Key areas of study
Continuing education; undergraduate studies; graduate studies; arts and science; honors college

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

450 Schoolhouse Road
Johnstown, PA 15904
(814) 269-7000
Jem Spectar
The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2007. The college combines a traditional arts and sciences education with professional programs. Students can combine theoretical knowledge with professional and practice-oriented programs, linking classroom with the professional world.
Founded: 1927
Key areas of study
Economics; electrical engineering; English; technology; business

Westmoreland County Community College

145 Pavilion Lane
Youngwood, PA 15697
(724) 925-4000
Steven Ender
Westmoreland County Community College offers a continuing education program in addition to traditional students’ degree courses. Continuing education programs and services are designed to meet students’ needs and interests, regardless of their educational background. Some courses and services are offered on a continuing basis while others begin as a result of specific requests by individuals, professional or civic groups.
Founded: 1970
Key areas of study
Allied health; culinary arts; business; computer information security; bionanotechnology