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Trade Schools in Kansas

Are you considering attending trade schools in Kansas? If so, you’ll be pleased to learn that the Sunflower State’s vocational education system is second-to-none.

Not only do the state’s technical colleges offer courses that can qualify you for an entry-level position in its booming healthcare and manufacturing industries, but they also provide instruction in a number of other growing fields.

Use our quick search feature below to find asponsored schools near you that are currently accepting students.

Trade Schools in KS

Looking for Trade Schools in KS?

There are currently 38 trade schools in Kansas recognized by the National Center for Education Statistics, offering a wide range of degree, certificate and diploma programs. The following table lists basic program information as well as a link to contact each school directly.

Name Address
Academy of Aesthetic Arts 10316 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Shawnee, Kansas 66203-3502
B Street Design School of International Hair Styling-Overland Park 10324 Mastin, Overland Park, Kansas 66212
B Street Design School of Internationl Hair Styling-Wichita 1675 S Rock Rd, Wichita, Kansas 67207
Bellus Academy 1130 Westloop Place, Manhattan, Kansas 66502-2838
Brown Mackie College-Kansas City 9705 Lenexa Dr., Lenexa, Kansas 66215
Brown Mackie College-Salina 2106 South 9th Street, Salina, Kansas 67401-7307
Bryan University 1527 SW Fairlawn Rd, Topeka, Kansas 66604
B-Street Design School of International Hair Styling 1601 West 23rd Street, Suite 204, Lawrence, Kansas 66046-2743
Entourage Institute of Beauty and Esthetics 12004 West 95th Street, Lenexa, Kansas 66215-3803
Eric Fisher Academy 6727 W Central, Wichita, Kansas 67212
Hays Academy of Hair Design 1214 East 27th Street, Hays, Kansas 67601
Hays Academy of Hair Design 115 South 5th Street, Salina, Kansas 67401-0000
Heritage College-Wichita 2800 S Rock Rd, Wichita, Kansas 67210
ITT Technical Institute-Overland Park 7600 West 119th Street, Overland Park, Kansas 66213-1106
ITT Technical Institute-Wichita 8111 E. 32nd Street North, Suite 103, Wichita, Kansas 67226
La Baron Hairdressing Academy-Overland Park 8119 Robinson, Overland Park, Kansas 66204
Marinello School of Beauty-Topeka 3602 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, Kansas 66611
Marinello Schools of Beauty-Manhattan 512 Poyntz Ave, Manhattan, Kansas 66502-6082
Mitsu Sato Hair Academy 9062 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, Kansas 66212-1457
National American University-Overland Park 10310 Mastin, Overland Park, Kansas 66212-5451
National American University-Wichita 7309 East 21st Street North Suite G-40, Wichita, Kansas 67206-1097
Old Town Barber College 901 SouthWest 37th Street, Topeka, Kansas 66601-0000
Old Town Barber College 1211 E Douglas, Wichita, Kansas 67211-1605
Paul Mitchell the School-Overland Park 8731 West 95th Street, Overland Park, Kansas 66212
Paul Mitchell the School-Wichita 3242 N. Rock Road Suite 106, Wichita, Kansas 67226-0000
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence 1601 W 23rd Street, Suite 200, Lawrence, Kansas 66046-2703
Regency Beauty Institute-Olathe 12517 S Rogers Road, Olathe, Kansas 66062
Regency Beauty Institute-Topeka 1930 SW Wanamaker Road, Suite A, Topeka, Kansas 66604
Regency Beauty Institute-Wichita 8227 E Kellogg Dr, Unit #8, Wichita, Kansas 67207
Sidneys Hair Dressing College 200 E. 3rd, Hutchinson, Kansas 67501
The Art Institutes International–Kansas City 8208 Melrose Drive, Lenexa, Kansas 66214-1625
University of Phoenix-Lenexa Learning Center 8345 Lenexa Dr, Wichita, Kansas 66214-1654
Vatterott College-Wichita 8853 E. 37th Street N., Wichita, Kansas 67226
WellSpring School of Allied Health 947 New Hampshire, Lawrence, Kansas 66045-3073
Wichita Technical Institute 2051 South Meridian, Wichita, Kansas 67213-1927
Xenon International Academy-Kansas City 1215 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, Kansas 66061
Xenon International Academy-Wichita 3804 W Douglas, Wichita, Kansas 67203
Z Hair Academy 2429 Iowa St Ste E, Lawrence, Kansas 66046

Employment & Salary Outlook

Projecting the Future Kansas Labor Market

The majority of growth in the Kansas labor market over the next decade is expected to take place in the state’s healthcare industry. According to the latest projections from the Kansas Department of Labor, the 10 positions shown below will experience the fastest growth rates in the state through 2020 among positions that will create at least 350 net new jobs.

Kansas’ 10 Fastest Growing Occupations

You can watch a brief video profiling each of the following positions, and review the latest official state employment data by clicking on the name of the position below.

Home Health Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school with certification from an accredited program.

Median Salary in KS (2012): $20,900

2010 Employment: 8,350

2020 Employment: 13,230

Pct Change: 58%

 

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Personal Care Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school

Median Salary in KS (2012): $18,900

2010 Employment: 17,900

2020 Employment: 27,460

Pct Change: 53%

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Personal Financial Advisors

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in KS (2012): $68,700

2010 Employment: 1,800

2020 Employment: 2,570

Pct Change: 43%

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Physical Therapist Assistants

Minimum Education: Two-year associate’s degree from an accredited program.

Median Salary in KS (2012): $53,800

2010 Employment: 950

2020 Employment: 1,330

Pct Change: 40%

 

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Market Research Analysts and Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in KS (2012): $53,500

2010 Employment: 3,260

2020 Employment: 4,460

Pct Change: 37%

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Medical Secretaries

Minimum Education: High school diploma

Median Salary in KS (2012): $29,000

2010 Employment: 3,360

2020 Employment: 4,570

Pct Change: 36%

 

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Coaches and Scouts

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in KS (2012): $19,200

2010 Employment: 4,320

2020 Employment: 5,870

Pct Change: 36%

 

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Dental Hygienists

Minimum Education: Two-year associate’s degree from an accredited program.

Median Salary in KS (2012): $66,800

2010 Employment: 1,730

2020 Employment: 2,340

Pct Change: 35%

 

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Physical Therapists

Minimum Education: Doctoral or professional degree (DPT)

Median Salary in KS (2012): $74,600

2010 Employment: 1,680

2020 Employment: 2,240

Pct Change: 34%

 

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Occupational Therapists

Minimum Education: Master’s degree

Median Salary in KS (2012): $77,600

2010 Employment: 990

2020 Employment: 1,320

Pct Change: 33%

 

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Source: Kansas Department of Labor, Labor Market Information Services

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