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Trade Schools in Kentucky

By pursuing your professional certificate, diploma or degree through trade schools in Kentucky, you can acquire the education you need to succeed in the Bluegrass State’s 21st Century economy. Vocational courses are available in all of the region’s fastest-growing industries, including: healthcare, manufacturing, fuel production and, of course, agriculture.

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Trade Schools in KY

Directory of Trade Schools in KY

The table below lists out the 66 trade schools in Kentucky that are currently recognized by the National Center for Education Statistics. Basic program information, and a link that can be followed to contact each school directly, have been included for your use.

Name Address
Appalachian Beauty School 609A Central Avenue, South Williamson, Kentucky 41503
ATA College 10180 Linn Station Rd Ste A200, Louisville, Kentucky 40223
Barrett and Company School of Hair Design 973 Kimberly Sq Unit F, Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356-2152
Beckfield College-Florence 16 Spiral Drive, Florence, Kentucky 41042
Bellefonte Academy of Beauty 420 Belfont St, Russell, Kentucky 41169
Collins School of Cosmetology 111 West Chester Avenue, Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965
Daymar College-Bellevue 119 Fairfield Avenue, Bellevue, Kentucky 41073
Daymar College-Bowling Green 2421 Fitzgerald Industrial Dr., Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101
Daymar College-Louisville 3309 Collins Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40245
Daymar College-Louisville 4112 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219
Daymar College-Madisonville 1105 National Mine Drive, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431
Daymar College-Online 3309 Collins Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40245
Daymar College-Owensboro 3361 Buckland Sq, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301
Daymar College-Owensboro 3361 Buckland Square, Owensboro, Kentucky 43201
Daymar College-Paducah Main 509 South 30th Street, Paducah, Kentucky 42001-8252
Daymar College-Scottsville 1138 Old Gallatin Rd, Scottsville, Kentucky 42164
DeVry University-Kentucky 10172 Linn Station Rd, Suite 300, Louisville, Kentucky 40223-3887
DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management-Kentucky 10172 Linn Station Road, Ste. 300, Louisville, Kentucky 40223-3887
Empire Beauty School-Chenoweth 151 Chenoweth Ln, Louisville, Kentucky 40207
Empire Beauty School-Dixie 5120 Dixie Highway, Louisville, Kentucky 40216
Empire Beauty School-Elizabethtown 554 Westport Road, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701
Empire Beauty School-Florence 7285 Turfway Rd, Florence, Kentucky 41042
Empire Beauty School-Highland 1049 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40204
Empire Beauty School-Hurstborne 5314 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40291
Ezell’s Cosmetology School 504 Maple St, Murray, Kentucky 42071-2530
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville 1031 Zorn Avenue , Suite 400, Louisville, Kentucky 40207
Heads West Kentucky Beauty College Briarwood Shopping Ctr, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431
Ideal Beauty Academy 10213 Linn Station Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40223
Interactive College of Technology-Newport 76 Carothers Road, Newport, Kentucky 41071
ITT Technical Institute-Lexington 2473 Fortune Dr – Suite 180, Lexington, Kentucky 40509
ITT Technical Institute-Louisville 9500 Ormsby Station Road, Suite 100, Louisville, Kentucky 40223
Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology 114 N Cumberland Ave, Harlan, Kentucky 40831
Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology 74 Parkway Plaza Loop, Whitesburg, Kentucky 41858
Lexington Healing Arts Academy 272 Southland Drive, Lexington, Kentucky 40503
Lincoln College of Technology-Florence 8095 Connector Dr, Florence, Kentucky 41042
Lindsey Institute of Cosmetology 1059 Shive Lane, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42103-8036
MedTech College–Lexington Campus 1648 McGrathiana Pkwy #200, Lexington, Kentucky 40511
Mr Jim’s College of Cosmetology 2855 West Parrish Ave, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301
National College-Lexington 2376 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, Kentucky 40509
Nutek Academy of Beauty inc 153 Evans Drive, Mount Sterling, Kentucky 40353
Pat Wilsons Beauty College 326 N Main, Henderson, Kentucky 42420
Paul Mitchell the School-Lexington 3644 Boston Road, Lexington, Kentucky 40514
Paul Mitchell the School-Louisville 156 North Hurstbourne Parkway, Louisville, Kentucky 40222
PJ’s College of Cosmetology- Louisville 10434 Shelbyville Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40233-3120
PJ’s College of Cosmetology-Bowling Green 1901 Russellville Road, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101
PJ’s College of Cosmetology-Crestwood 6539 West Highway 22, Crestwood, Kentucky 40014-9323
PJ’s College of Cosmetology-Glasgow 920 Happy Valley Road, Glasgow, Kentucky 42141
Regency School of Hair Design 567 North Lake Dr., Prestonsburg, Kentucky 41653
Ross Medical Education Center 1751 Scottsville Rd Ste 1, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42104
Southeast School of Cosmetology 356 Manchester Sq, Manchester, Kentucky 40962-8700
Spencerian College 4627 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, Kentucky 40216
Spencerian College-Lexington 1575 Winchester Road, Lexington, Kentucky 40505-4515
Strayer University-Florence Campus 7300 Turfway Rd Ste 250, Florence, Kentucky 41042
Strayer University-Kentucky 220 Lexington Green Cir Ste 500, Lexington, Kentucky 40503
Strayer University-Louisville Campus 2650 Eastpoint Pkwy Ste 100, Louisville, Kentucky 40223
Sullivan College of Technology and Design 3901 Atkinson Square Dr, Louisville, Kentucky 40218
Sullivan University 3101 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-3013
The Salon Professional Academy-Lexington 1300 New Circle Rd Ste 110, Lexington, Kentucky 40505
Trend Setters’ Academy of Beauty Culture 8111 Preston Highway, Louisville, Kentucky 40219-3805
Trend Setters Academy of Beauty Culture-Elizabethtown 622 B Westport Rd, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701
Trend Setters Academy-Louisville 7283 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, Kentucky 40258
Tri-State Institute of Hair Design 195 Commercial Drive, Suite 100, London, Kentucky 40744
University of Phoenix-Louisville Campus 10400 Linn Station Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40223-3839

Employment & Salary Outlook

Kentucky 2020 – Where the Jobs Will Be

The fastest area of growth in the Kentucky labor market is expected to be the healthcare sector over the next several years. As you’ll notice from the list below, home care specialists and various types of therapists are in particularly high demand, but most healthcare providers, in general, can expect to find a number of opportunities in the state through 2020.

Kentucky’s 10 Fastest Growing Occupations

Click on any of the occupations below to watch a brief video about the position, and to see Kentucky’s most-recent official employment statistics.

Home Health Aides

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

Median Salary in KY (2012): $21,000

2010 Employment: 3,750

2020 Employment: 6,310

Pct Change: 68%

 

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Personal Care Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school

Median Salary in KY (2012): $19,100

2010 Employment: 6,820

2020 Employment: 11,430

Pct Change: 68%

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Veterinary Technicians and Technologists

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

Median Salary in KY (2012): $26,700

2010 Employment: 1,120

2020 Employment: 1,670

Pct Change: 49%

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Mental Health Counselors

Minimum Education: Master’s degree

Median Salary in KY (2012): $33,100

2010 Employment: 1,190

2020 Employment: 1,700

Pct Change: 43%

 

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Physical Therapist Assistants

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in KY (2012): $48,000

2010 Employment: 1,380

2020 Employment: 1,970

Pct Change: 43%

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Market Research Analysts and Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in KY (2012): $46,100

2010 Employment: 1,890

2020 Employment: 2,620

Pct Change: 39%

 

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Physical Therapists

Minimum Education: Doctoral or professional degree (DPT)

Median Salary in KY (2012): $82,100

2010 Employment: 2,530

2020 Employment: 3,490

Pct Change: 38%

 

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Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Minimum Education: High school diploma

Median Salary in KY (2012): $43,700

2010 Employment: 1,600

2020 Employment: 2,200

Pct Change: 38%

 

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Occupational Therapists

Minimum Education: Master’s degree

Median Salary in KY (2012): $76,900

2010 Employment: 1,430

2020 Employment: 1,950

Pct Change: 36%

 

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HVAC Technicians and Installers

Minimum Education: High school diploma and certification from an accredited program.

Median Salary in KY (2012): $37,200

2010 Employment: 3,940

2020 Employment: 5,320

Pct Change: 35%

 

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Source: Kentucky Labor Market Information – KYLMI

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