Why Choose Us
A CREDIBLE EDUCATION IN THE FIELD YOU LOVE
If you’re interested in earning a diploma or specialized associate degree, PIHT is a reliable choice because of our accreditation through the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.
In addition to this accreditation, our Connellsville-area technical training courses are licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools and our Practical Nursing program is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.
ACCESS TO A VARIETY OF STUDENT RESOURCES
As a student at PIHT, you’ll be given access to resources to help supplement your experience with us. These resources include the following:
- Financial Resources – These include access to scholarships, grants and student loans. Our team will also be there for you every step of the way to determine which payment plan is the best for you.
- Student Resources – As a student, you’ll have access to student services which may include academic and career advising. You can also utilize our career management services, which include insight on networks, local employers and more!
REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE PRIOR TO YOUR GRADUATION
Not only do we provide our students with a credible education within each of our programs, but each of our southwestern Pennsylvania vocational courses provide real-world, hands-on experience in the form of labs and externships with local employers.
As a prospective student, one of the first questions you may have may revolve around the programs we offer. Here at PIHT, we base our programs off of the needs of local employers near the Connellsville area. We’ve been serving both students and employers in southwestern Pennsylvania for over 25 years, and as a result have adapted our PA technical training to align with the best interests of both parties.
With that in mind, PIHT offers a number of focuses for vocational courses in southwestern Pennsylvania in the following program focuses:
Continue reading for a breakdown of each program where we provide more insight on what each program entails, what you’ll learn as an enrolled student, and some possible career prospects you could pursue.