PIA: More Than an Education … A Future

Founded in 1929, the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) is one of the oldest most recognizable aviation maintenance and electronics schools in the country. PIA has over 38,000 graduates placed all throughout the world.

Discover Pittsburgh, Hagerstown, Youngstown or Myrtle Beach

Individuals come from multiple states to enroll in one of PIA’s four campuses located in Pittsburgh, Pa., Hagerstown, Md., Youngstown, OH and Myrtle Beach, S.C.


The Pittsburgh Main Campus offers an Associate in Specialized Technology Degree in Aviation Electronics or Aviation Maintenance.

After less than a 2-year education, PIA graduates make their way into every facet of the aviation industry and can transfer their education to an arsenal of related industries.

A Great Return on Your Investment

Job placement in aviation remains strong with over 92 percent of PIA graduates finding employment in the 2015 calendar year. PIA graduates are working in the private jet industry, commercial airlines, space, helicopters and the aircraft manufacturing segment. Please visit pia.edu/career-services for up-to-date information on PIA’s graduate employment.

PIA, along with the Aviation industry, is looking for students with the traditional STEM skills along with skills like communication, critical thinking, creativity, analysis and problem-solving.

PIA’s hands-on education is training a new generation to learn more about the special skills behind aircraft development and the maintenance and repair work required to keep them flying.

Schedule Your Visit Today

Explore PIA by visiting the Web site for further information at pia.edu or calling toll free at 1-800-444-1440 to set up a tour at one of PIA’s campuses.