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Douglas Education Center

130 Seventh St.
Monessen, PA, 15062
Phone(s): 724-684-3684, 1-800-413-6013,
Fax(s): 724-684-7463
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SCHOOL PRESIDENT: Jeffrey D. Imbrescia


Director: Tony Baez Milan
Date for Applications: Start of Semester
Application Fee: Yes $50
Matriculation/Registration Deposit: Yes $100 Fee
Interview/Visit Required: Yes
Tests Required: Yes
High School Diploma/GED: Yes Graduation Fee: $100


# of Students: 219 full-time
# of Faculty: 9 full-time , 21 part-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Transfer Credit: Yes
Accreditation/Approvals: ACICS Housing: Commute & On-Campus through Boss Development and other landlords
Courses Offered: Weekdays, Evenings


Aid Available to Qualified Students: PHEAA, Pell Grant, SEOG, Federal Work Study, Federal Direct Parent PLUS, Federal Direct Stafford Loan, VA, OVR, TRA, WIB, PA TIP, The Tom Savini Scholarship for Special Make-Up Effects Students, The Jeff Tinnell Scholarship for Digital Filmmaking Students, STAR Cosmetology Scholarship, IDEA Scholarship, Tammy Savage Scholarship
% Full-time Financial Assistance: 88%
Job Placement % Most Recent Year: 71%


DEC offers 16 month Associate in Specialized Business Degrees and four and eight month Diploma programs. Located in the scenic Monongahela Valley of Western Pennsylvania. Quiet, relaxing environment. Individualized attention and hands-on instruction to prepare students for future careers.


Title Length Type of Degree Tuition
Tom Savini's Special Make-Up Effects Program
16 mos/71 credits
ASB Degree
$ 38,070
The Factory Digital Filmmaking Program at Douglas
16 mos/67 credits
ASB Degree
$ 38,110
Graphic Design & Web Program
16 mos/64 credits
ASB Degree
$ 27,240
Allan and Wilson's Digital Illustration Program
16 mos/65credits
ASB Degree
$ 28,165
Dorian's Fantasy Art Program
4 mos/16 credits
$ 5,600
Cosmetology Program
45 wks/1350 hours
$ 17,675
Cosmetology Teacher/Salon Manager Program
20 wks/600 hours
$ 5,690
Esthetics Program
15 wks/450 hours
$ 4,120
Esthetician and Nail Technologist Program
30 wks/750 hours
$ 6,850
Medical Assistant Program
16 mos/66 credits
ASB Degree
$ 25,835
Health Information Technology Program
16 mos/69 credits
ASB Degree
$ 21,805
Medical Unit Clerk Program
8 mos/35 credits
$ 10,080
Medical Billing Clerk Program
8 mos/34 credits
$ 10,335
Professional Business Technology Program
16 mos/68 credits
ASB Degree
$ 19,330
Natural Gas Extraction & Distribution Techniques Program
8 mos/44 credits
$ 15,000

This school is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students. (M-1 Visa) All degrees referred to as ASB are Associate in Specialized Business Degrees. Contact school for most recent tuition and program information. All information current as of March 2013.

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