Trade Schools in Rochester MN

Trade schools in Rochester, MN award professional certifications, diplomas and degrees in a wide range of career fields. The vast majority of programs may be completed in less time than would be required to get a traditional college degree, and allow graduates to become eligible for starting opportunities with several of Minnesota’s top companies.

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The table featured below contains a short profile and contact info for licensed vocational colleges in Rochester, MN. If you’re interested in a specific kind of training course that isn’t listed below, we encourage you to utilize our search feature to locate distance learning programs available near you.

Accredited Trade Schools in Rochester, MN

Minnesota School of Business – Rochester


Address: 2521 Pennington Drive NW, Rochester, Minnesota 55901minnesota school of business - rochester

Phone: (507) 536-9500

Largest Program: Business Administration

Average Program Length: 4 years

Overall Graduation Rate: 47%

The Rochester campus of Minnesota School of Business offers associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs in business and accounting, health science, and a number of technology fields. The school is accredited by both the ACICS and the ABHES.

Nova Academy of Cosmetology


Address: 1629 N Broadway Ste 7, Rochester, Minnesota 55906nova academy of cosmetology

Phone: (507) 280-6910

Largest Program: Cosmetology

Average Program Length: 11 months

Overall Graduation Rate: 94%

Considered one of the state’s most-successful beauty schools in the areas of job placement and graduation rate, Nova Academy of Cosmetology in Rochester states that it has produced more than 600 industry professionals since 2005. The academy has been accredited since 2009 by the NACCAS.

Rochester School of Hair Design


Address: 4229 Highway 52 North, Rochester, Minnesota 55901-4310Rochester School of Hair Design

Phone: (507) 285-3365

Largest Program: Cosmetology

Average Program Length: 11 months

Overall Graduation Rate: 47%

Rochester School of Hair Design has been accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS) since 2010. The school provides students with professional training courses in cosmetology, nail technology, massage therapy, and instructor training.

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