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Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse

Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care.

Computer and Information Systems Manager

Computer & Information Systems Manager

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.

Financial Manager

Plan, direct, or coordinate financial activities of an establishment.

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Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics: The Runway to Some of the Most Skilled Workers in the Country

Come with us on the rigorous educational journey of a Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics student.  Beginning with day one, students track every minute toward their 2,478-hour program, preparing them not only for their degree, but the Federal Certifications that are built into the program.  Within 21 months, students leave PIA confident in their abilities to tackle any mechanical or electrical task in front of them.

Student Success Stories

Samantha Mayberry

Where you are from? I am from New Castle, Pennsylvania

What sparked your interest in a career in the skilled trades? It was my FFA advisor at Laurel High School that got me interested in welding. I took welding in his shop class and I enjoyed it and he said I had a "knack" for it that was back in 9th grade and I continued with welding/shop classes until I graduated.

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