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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
  • 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

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
  • The Art Institute of California

  • Inland Empire
  • Los Angeles
  • North Hollywood
  • Orange County
  • Sacramento
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • Silicon Valley
  • 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
  • UEI College

    12 Campus Locations in Southern California
    • Anaheim
    • Bakersfield
    • Chula Vista
    • El Monte
    • Encino
    • Fresno
    • Gardena
    • Huntington Park
    • Ontario
    • Riverside
    • San Marcos
    • Stockton
  • Automotive Technician
  • Business Office Administration
  • Computer Systems Technician
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Insurance Coding
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • 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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    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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    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
    • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning
    • IT Support Specialist
    • Massage Therapy
    • Medical Administrative Assistant
    • Medical Assistant
    • Medical Insurance Billing and Coding
    • Paralegal
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Surgical Technologist

     

    Platt College

  • Los Angeles
  • Ontario
  • Riverside
  • Business Management
  • 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
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    San Joaquin Valley College

    11 California Locations
    • Bakersfield
    • Fresno
    • Hanford
    • Hesperia
    • Lancaster
    • Madera
    • Modesto
    • Ontario
    • Rancho Cordova
    • Temecula
    • Visalia
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Systems Administration
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice: Corrections
  • Dental Assistant
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • 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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    Brooks Institute

  • Ventura
  • Film
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Visual Journalism
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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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    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

     

    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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    Golf Academy of America

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

     

    Career College of California

  • Santa Ana
  • Business Office Administration
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Front Office with Billing and Coding
  • Paralegal
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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
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Surgical Technology
  • Vocational Nursing
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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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    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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    Milan Institute of Cosmetology

  • Fairfield
  • La Quinta
  • Visalia
  • Cosmetology
  • Esthetician
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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
  • Lynwood
  • Ontario
  • Orange County
  • Business Specialist
  • Dental Assisting
  • Health Information Technology
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Optical Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Radiography
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Surgical Technology
  • Vocational Nursing
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    InterCoast

    7 California Locations
    • Carson
    • Elk Grove
    • Fairfield
    • Orange
    • Riverside
    • Roseville
    • West Covina
  • Alcohol & Drug Counseling Studies
  • Business Technology & Administration
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Electrical Training
  • Fitness Specialist
  • HVAC Technician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician
  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Vocational Nursing
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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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    National Personal Training Institute

  • Sacramento
  • Personal Training
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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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    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
  • Cosmetology
  • Esthetics (Skin Care)
  • Manicuring
  • Massage Therapy
  • Teacher Training
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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
  • Industrial Maintenance and Automated Technology
  • Medical Billing and Office Administration
  • Microsoft Systems and Security Analyst
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Professional Medical Assistant
  • Vocational Nursing
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    ITT Technical Institute

    15 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
    • Vista
    • Accounting
    • Business Management
    • 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

     

    Universal Technical Institute

  • Los Angeles
  • Sacramento
  • Automotive Technology
  • Collision Repair & Refinish Technology
  • Diesel & Industrial Technology
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    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
    • Hospitality
    • HVAC
    • Massage Therapy
    • Medical Assistant
    • Medical Office Administrative Assistant
    • Network Security
    • Office Administration
    • Paralegal Studies
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Veterinary Assistant
    • Vocational Nursing