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Getting Started at the Commonwealth Technical Institute (CTI) at the Hiram G. Andrews Center (HGAC) 

Are you ready to take the next step on your new vocational or skills-based education journey? Review the admission process and earn a degree or diploma for the future you want.


Choose your Program

The first step to starting your education journey at CTI at HGAC is to pick the program you want to pursue. Our institute in Johnstown, PA, offers 10 program options for those seeking technical careers. You can choose from programs in a wide variety of fields such as culinary arts, healthcare, business, welding and more. Ready to find the right fit for your career goals?

Please note that if you need specialized assistance selecting a program, our dedicated team will assist you through a vocational evaluation, assessing strengths, interests, and preferences to guide you in identifying the appropriate vocational goal/training program.

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Connect with Us

With a better idea of the program you’d like to pursue, it’s time to meet with one of our dedicated counselors to help you navigate the application process. Get personalized answers to any questions about timelines, curriculum, or life at CTI at HGAC.

Contact Us

Schedule a Tour

Not ready to commit just yet? Schedule a tour and let us show you what is available to students of CTI at HGAC.

Schedule a Tour

See Financial Aid Options

We understand the financial aid process can be overwhelming. What’s the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) anyway?! To help you understand the process, CTI at HGAC offers a team of financial-aid experts to help you navigate financial aid, scholarships, federal work-study and available grant opportunities.

Financial Aid

Get Started

Now that you have the information, it’s time to get started on your education journey. Our team is here to help.

Apply Now

Please Note: For admission to CTI at HGAC, a certificate of graduation from a secondary education school, a high school diploma or a GED certificate, is required for admission to any of the programs. Qualified applicants are accepted without regard to race, sex, religion, age, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, or HIV/AIDS status.

Applicants will be notified in writing of their acceptance to CTI at HGAC. We’re happy to provide notification in an alternative format by request.

​A Student-Focused Campus Created for Your Success 

Located in Johnstown, PA and covering 12 acres under one roof, the CTI at HGAC campus is a supportive place to begin the future you want. You’ll find a campus with a community full of supportive staff, instructors, and other students as well as various events and activities to make each student’s journey as enjoyable and valuable as possible. Schedule a tour to see why the Commonwealth Technical Institute (CTI) at the Hiram G. Andrews Center (HGAC) could be the right choice.

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