Two-Year College & Technical/Trade Schools

Careers Needing Fewer Than 4 Years
of Post-Secondary Training


There are many careers that do NOT require a four year college degree -- and quite a few of them pay very well! 

For more information about careers in York County, check out the Careers in 2 Years website.

Schools in our region that students may want to explore are listed below.

Community Colleges & Technical Schools

Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC)
York County School of Technology (YCST) Adult Education
York Technical Institute (YTI)
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
Universal Technical Institute (UTI)
Pittsburgh Institute of Technology (PTI)
Consolidated School of Business (CSB)
Yorktowne Business Institute (YBI)

By the way, a number of notable people got their start at a community college, reportedly including: Billy Crystal, Walt Disney, George Lucas, Tom Hanks, Calvin Klein, Eddie Murphy, Arthur Goldberg (former Supreme Court Justice), and Pete Rozelle (former NFL commissioner)

Cosmetology Schools

Empire Beauty School
American Beauty Academy


Culinary Schools

York Technical Institute (YTI)
Yorktowne Business Institute
Pittsburgh Institute of Technology (PTI)

For more information, try the Technical School Directory.