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California Trade Schools, Colleges & Universities

Trade Schools in CaliforniaCalifornia trade schools, colleges, and universities can offer you a wide range of educational options to match your specific goals and interests. Whether you want to pursue a career in business, cosmetology, health care, skilled trades, or another exciting field, one of the available California schools is an ideal place to get started.

From Napa to Fresno to San Diego, there is an array of trade schools in California that can equip you with the skills and knowledge employers are looking for. Many schools offer certificate, diploma, and degree programs, as well as day or evening class schedules, meaning you could choose from an assortment of options in order to create your ideal educational experience.

Are you ready to take control of your future by attending a school in California? If so, begin by checking out the available program options, and requesting more information from the California trade schools, colleges, or universities below that catch your eye!



Featured School
The Art Institute of California
The Art Institutes


The Art Institute of California

8 California Schools
  • Inland Empire
  • Los Angeles
  • North Hollywood
  • Orange County
  • Sacramento
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • Silicon Valley
  • Advertising
  • Animation
  • Audio Production
  • Culinary Arts
  • Culinary Management
  • Digital Film
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Marketing
  • Game Design & Programming
  • Graphic & Web Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Design
  • Photography
  • Special Effects


Featured School
Kaplan College
Kaplan College


Kaplan College

10 California Campuses
  • Bakersfield
  • Chula Vista
  • Fresno (Clovis)
  • Modesto (Salida)
  • North County (Vista)
  • North Hollywood
  • Palm Springs
  • Riverside
  • Sacramento
  • San Diego

  • Dental
  • Health Care
  • Legal & Criminal Justice
  • Skilled Trades


Featured Schools

The Art Institute of California

  • Inland Empire
  • Los Angeles
  • North Hollywood
  • Orange County
  • Sacramento
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • Silicon Valley
  • Advertising
  • Art of Cooking
  • Audio Production
  • Baking & Pastry
  • Culinary Arts
  • Culinary Management
  • Design & Technical Graphics
  • Digital Cinema & Video Production
  • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production
  • Digital Image Management
  • Digital Photography
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Marketing
  • Fashion Marketing & Management
  • Fashion Retailing
  • Game Art & Design
  • Game Programming
  • Graphic Design
  • Graphic & Web Design
  • Hospitality Food & Beverage Management
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Design
  • Media Arts & Animation
  • Set & Exhibit Design
  • Video Production
  • Visual & Game Programming
  • Visual Effects & Motion Graphics
  • Web Design & Interactive Communications
  • Web Design & Interactive Media
  • Kaplan College

    10 California Campuses
    • Bakersfield
    • Chula Vista
    • Fresno (Clovis)
    • Modesto (Salida)
    • North County (Vista)
    • North Hollywood
    • Palm Springs
    • Riverside
    • Sacramento
    • San Diego
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dental Assistant
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Ultrasound
  • Health Information Technology
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Holistic Health Practitioner
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • Medical Office Specialist
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Oil Field Operator
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Care
  • Therapeutic Health Technician
  • Vocational Nursing
  • X-Ray Technician/Back Office Medical Assistant
  • Platt College

  • Los Angeles
  • Ontario
  • Riverside
  • Criminal Justice
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound)
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Care Management
  • Hemodialysis Technician
  • Medical Administrative Specialist
  • Medical Assisting
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Visual Communication
  • Vocational Nursing
  • Everest College

    11 California Locations
    • Alhambra
    • Anaheim
    • City of Industry
    • Gardena
    • Ontario
    • Ontario Metro
    • Reseda
    • San Bernardino
    • Santa Ana
    • Torrance
    • West Los Angeles
    • Accounting
    • Applied Management
    • Business
    • Business Accounting
    • Business Management/Administrative Assistant
    • Business Office Administration
    • Business Operations
    • Business Sales and Customer Service
    • Criminal Justice
      • Private & Homeland Security
      • Social & Youth Services
    • Dental Assistant
    • Electrician
    • IT Support Specialist
    • Massage Therapy
    • Medical Administrative Assistant
    • Medical Assistant
    • Medical Insurance Billing and Coding
    • Paralegal
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Surgical Technologist

     

    Heald College

    10 California Locations
    • Concord
    • Fresno
    • Hayward
    • Modesto
    • Rancho Cordova
    • Roseville
    • Salinas
    • San Francisco
    • San Jose
    • Stockton
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dental Assisting
  • Electronics Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Coding
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Microsoft® Windows® Server Administration
  • Network Security
  • Network Systems Administration
  • Office Skills
  • Paralegal
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Software Technologies
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    California College San Diego

  • National City
  • San Diego
  • San Marcos
    • Accounting
    • Accounting - Forensic Accounting
    • Business Administration
      • Human Resources
      • New Media Marketing
      • Property Management
      • Technology
    • Business Management & Accounting
      • Event Planning
      • Property Management
      • Retail Sales Management
    • Computer Programming
    • Computer Science
      • Networking and Information Systems Security
      • Software and Mobile Application Development
    • Computer Technology & Networking
    • Graphic Arts
    • Graphic Arts - Information Design
    • Health Information Management
    • Health Services Management
    • Healthcare Administration
    • Medical Specialties
    • Nursing Administration
    • Respiratory Therapy
    • Web Design and Development

     

    San Joaquin Valley College

    11 California Locations
    • Bakersfield
    • Fresno
    • Hanford
    • Hesperia
    • Lancaster
    • Modesto
    • Ontario
    • Rancho Cordova
    • San Diego
    • Temecula
    • Visalia
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Systems Administration
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice: Corrections
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Emergency Services and Safety Management
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Human Resource Administration
  • Industrial Technology
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Office
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Surgical Technology
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Veterinary Technology
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    Career College of California

  • Santa Ana
  • Business Office Administration
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Front Office with Billing and Coding
  • Paralegal
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    CBD College

  • Los Angeles
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound Technician)
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Surgical Technology
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    Laurus College

  • Atascadero
  • Oxnard
  • San Luis Obispo
  • Santa Maria
  • Online (California Residents Only)
  • 3D Animation
  • Computer Networking
  • Information Technology & Service Professional
  • Medical Billing
  • Office Support
  • Professional Business Systems
  • Web Design
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    Anthem College

  • Sacramento
  • Computer and Network Technician
  • Dental Assistant
  • Health Services Administration
  • HVAC Technician
  • Information Technology
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Front Office and Billing
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician Online
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    WyoTech

  • Fremont
  • Long Beach
  • Advanced Automotive Diagnostics
  • Applied Service Management
  • Automotive Technology
  • Electrician
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
  • Information Technology Support Specialist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Coding
  • Motorcycle Technology
  • Plumbing Technology
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    DeVry University

    16 Locations in California
    • Alhambra
    • Anaheim
    • Bakersfield
    • Colton (Inland Empire)
    • Daly City
    • Fremont
    • Fresno
    • Long Beach
    • Oakland
    • Oxnard
    • Palmdale
    • Pomona
    • Sacramento
    • San Diego
    • San Jose
    • Sherman Oaks
  • Accounting
  • Biomedical Engineering Technology
  • Business Administration
  • Communications
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Electronics and Computer Technology
  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Game and Simulation Programming
  • Health Information Technology
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Justice Administration
  • Management
  • Multimedia Design & Development
  • Network and Communications Management
  • Network Systems Administration
  • Technical Management
  • Web Graphic Design
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    Brooks Institute

  • Ventura
  • Film
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Professional Photography
  • Visual Journalism
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    Concorde Career College

  • Garden Grove
  • North Hollywood
  • San Bernardino
  • San Diego
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Surgical Technology
  • Vocational Nursing
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    Golf Academy of America

  • San Diego
    • Golf Complex Operations and Management:
      • General Management
      • Golf Professional

     

    Academy of Art University

  • San Francisco
  • Acting
  • Advertising
  • Animation & Visual Effect
  • Architecture
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Fashion
  • Fashion Journalism
  • Fashion Styling
  • Fine Art
  • Game Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Architecture & Design
  • Jewelry & Metal Arts
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Motion Pictures & Television
  • Multimedia Communications
  • Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media
  • Photography
  • Visual Development
  • Web Design & New Media
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    Carrington College California

    7 California Campus Locations
    • Citrus Heights
    • Pleasant Hill
    • Pomona
    • Sacramento
    • San Jose
    • San Leandro
    • Stockton
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dental Assisting
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Health Care Administration
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Registered Nursing
  • Surgical Technology
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Vocational Nursing
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    Institute of Technology

  • Clovis
  • Modesto
  • Redding
  • Accounting
  • Administrative Office Professional
  • Baking and Pastry Specialist
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Criminology and Emergency Response Management
  • Culinary Arts Professional
  • Culinary Arts Specialist
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  • Human Resource Administrator
  • Medical Billing/Coding Specialist
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Professional Medical Assistant
  • Vocational Nursing
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    SAE Institute

  • Los Angeles
  • San Francisco
  • Audio Technology
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    Blake Austin College

  • Vacaville
  • Administrative Medical Assisting
  • Administrative Microsoft Office Specialist
  • Clinical Medical Assisting w/Phlebotomy
  • Cosmetology
  • Dental Assisting
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assisting - Front and Back Office
  • Medical/Dental Administrative Assistant
  • Vocational Nursing
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    Milan Institute

  • Bakersfield
  • Clovis
  • Merced
  • Palm Desert
  • Visalia
  • Accounting
  • Administrative Medical Assistant
  • Administrative Specialist
  • Computer & Network Technician
  • Cosmetology
  • Dental Assistant
  • Esthetician
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assisting
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Physical Fitness Trainer
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    Southern California Health Institute

  • North Hollywood
  • Advanced Professional Massage Therapy
  • Personal Fitness Trainer/Health and Wellness Professional
  • Physical Therapy Aide/Sports Rehab
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    West Coast University

  • Los Angeles
  • Ontario
  • Orange County
  • Dental Hygiene
  • LVN to BSN
  • Nursing
  • RN to BSN
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    American Career College

  • Long Beach
  • Los Angeles
  • Ontario
  • Orange County
  • Dental Assisting
  • Health Information Technology
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Optical Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Surgical Technology
  • Vocational Nursing
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    UEI College

    9 Campus Locations in Southern California
    • Bakersfield
    • El Monte
    • Encino
    • Fresno
    • Gardena
    • Huntington Park
    • Ontario
    • Riverside
    • Santa Cruz
  • Automotive Technician
  • Business Office Administration
  • Computer Systems Technician
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dental Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Insurance Coding
  • Paramedic
  • Pharmacy Technician
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    InterCoast

    8 California Locations
    • Burbank
    • Carson
    • Elk Grove
    • Fairfield
    • Orange
    • Riverside
    • Roseville
    • West Covina
  • Administrative Medical Assistant
  • Alcohol & Drug Counseling Studies
  • Business Technology & Administration
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Electrical Training
  • Fitness Specialist
  • HVAC Technician
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician
  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Vocational Nursing
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    Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

  • Los Angeles
  • Sacramento
  • San Francisco
  • Culinary Arts
  • Pâtisserie and Baking
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    National Personal Training Institute

  • Sacramento
  • Personal Training
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    Marinello Schools of Beauty

    39 Locations in California

    • Anaheim
    • Bakersfield
    • Bell
    • Burbank
    • Castro Valley
    • Chico
    • City of Industry
    • Concord
    • El Cajon
    • Fresno
    • Hayward
    • Hemet
    • Huntington Beach
    • Inglewood
    • Lake Forest
    • Lomita
    • Los Angeles
    • Moreno Valley
    • Murrieta
    • Napa
    • Ontario
    • Palmdale
    • Paramount
    • Redding
    • Reseda
    • Sacramento
    • San Bernardino
    • San Diego
    • San Francisco
    • San Mateo
    • San Rafael
    • Santa Clara
    • Seaside
    • Simi Valley
    • Stockton
    • Victorville
    • Visalia
    • West Covina
    • Whittier
  • Advanced Facial and Body Treatments
  • Barbering
  • CIDESCO (International Certification)
  • Cosmetology
  • Esthetics (Skin Care)
  • Manicuring
  • Massage Therapy
  • Teacher Training
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    CNI College

  • Orange
  • Massage Therapy
  • MRI Technologist
  • Nursing
  • Personal Fitness Trainer
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Surgical Technology
  • Vocational Nursing
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    Milan Institute of Cosmetology

  • Fairfield
  • La Quinta
  • Visalia
  • Cosmetology
  • Esthetician
  • Manicurist
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    Universal Technical Institute

  • Los Angeles
  • Sacramento
  • Automotive Technology
  • Collision Repair & Refinish Technology
  • Diesel & Industrial Technology
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    ITT Technical Institute

    14 California Campuses
    • Concord (East Bay)
    • Corona
    • Culver City
    • Fresno (Clovis)
    • Lathrop (Modesto-Stockton)
    • Oakland
    • Orange
    • Oxnard
    • Rancho Cordova
    • San Bernardino
    • San Diego (National City)
    • San Dimas (West Covina)
    • Sylmar
    • Torrance
    • Business Management
    • Data Communication Systems Technology
    • Drafting and Design Technology
    • Electrical Engineering and Communications Technology
    • Electrical Engineering Technology
    • Health Information Technology
    • Industrial Engineering Technology
    • Information Systems and Cybersecurity
    • Medical Assisting and Administration
    • Network Systems Administration
    • Paralegal
    • Project Management and Administration:
      • Construction
      • Information Technology
    • Software Development

     

    Crimson Technical College

  • Inglewood
  • Airframe & Powerplant Technicians (A&P)
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    Charter College

  • Canyon Country
  • Lancaster
  • Long Beach
  • Oxnard
    • Accounting
    • Allied Health
    • Applied Technology
    • Business Administration
    • Computer Science
    • Criminal Justice
    • Dental Assistant
    • Health Care Administration
    • Health Information Technology
    • Hospitality
    • HVAC
    • Industrial Maintenance Technician
    • Massage Therapy
    • Medical Assistant
    • Medical Office Administrative Assistant
    • Network Security
    • Office Administration
    • Paralegal Studies
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Vocational Nursing

     

    Allied Schools

  • Online
  • Contractors' License
  • Real Estate License
  • Real Estate Sales/Broker Renewal
  • Certified Residential Appraisal License
  • SAFE Mortgage Loan Originator Unique Exam Online Prep - California