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Trade Schools in Louisiana

Trade schools in Louisiana provide courses in many of the state’s most-popular industries – from the culinary arts to healthcare and hospitality. In some cases, it’s possible to earn a diploma or professional certification from a vocational college in just a matter of months, and many programs can be completed online.

To learn more about how vocational schools in Louisiana can prepare you to capitalize on future opportunities in the state’s labor market, we invite you to review the information that follows.

Forecasting the 2020 Louisiana Labor Market

The vibrant Louisiana economy is expected to see growth in healthcare, tourism and the transportation industries through 2020, and the state’s vocational programs offer professional instruction in each of these areas. The technology and business sectors are also expected to experience growth as indicated by the following list of fastest-growing positions in the state.

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Trade Schools in LA

Accredited Trade Schools in LA

At the beginning of the 2014 school year, there were 75 accredited trade schools in Louisiana according to the National Center for Education Statistics. The following table contains contact information and basic program data for each institution.

Name Address
A & W Healthcare Educators 6930 Martin Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70126
American Commercial College-Shreveport 3014 Knight Street, Shreveport, Louisiana 71105
American School of Business 702 Professional Dr N, Shreveport, Louisiana 71105-5646
Aveda Institute-Baton Rouge 2834 S Sherwood Forest Blvd Ste A, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816-2246
Aveda Institute-Covington 1355 Polders Lane, Covington, Louisiana 70433
Aveda Institute-Lafayette 2922 Johnston St, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503-3246
Ayers Career College 8820 Jewella Ave, Shreveport, Louisiana 71118
Baton Rouge College 1771 N Lobdell Blvd., Suite 307, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
Baton Rouge School of Computers 9352 Interline Ave, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809
Blue Cliff College 4436 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie, Louisiana 70006-0000
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria 1505 Metro Dr Ste 1, Alexandria, Louisiana 71301
Blue Cliff College-Houma 803 Barrow St, Houma, Louisiana 70360
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette 120 James Comeaux Rd., Lafayette, Louisiana 70508
Blue Cliff College-Metairie 3200 Cleary Ave, Metairie, Louisiana 70002-5714
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport 8731 Park Plaza Drive, Shreveport, Louisiana 71105
Camelot College 2618 Wooddale Blvd Ste A, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70805
Cameron College 2740 Canal St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119
Career Technical College-Monroe 2319 Louisville Ave, Monroe, Louisiana 71201
Career Technical College-Shreveport 1227 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy, Shreveport, Louisiana 71105
Cloyd’s Barber School 2 inc 1311 Winnsboro Rd, Monroe, Louisiana 71202
Cloyd’s Beauty School 1 inc 603 Natchitoches St, West Monroe, Louisiana 71291-0603
Cloyd’s Beauty School 3 inc 2514 Ferrand St, Monroe, Louisiana 71201
Compass Career College 42353 Deluxe Plaza, Suite 16, Hammond, Louisiana 70403
Cosmetology Training Center 2516 Johnston Street, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503
Court Reporting Institute of Louisiana 5700 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816-2246
Crescent City Bartending School 209 N. Broad, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119
Delta College inc 19231 N. 6th Street, Covington, Louisiana 70433-8947
Delta College of Arts & Technology 7380 Exchange Place, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806-1529
Delta School of Business and Technology 517 Broad St, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
Demmons School of Beauty 3430 Fifth Avenue, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70607
Denham Springs Beauty School 923 Florida Blvd, Denham Springs, Louisiana 70726
Diesel Driving Academy-Baton Rouge 8067 Airline Hwy, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70815
Diesel Driving Academy-Shreveport 3523 Greenwood Road, Shreveport, Louisiana 71109
D-Jays School of Beauty Arts and Sciences 10120 Red Oaks Dr., Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70815
Eastern College of Health Vocations-New Orleans 201 Evans Rd. Bldg 400, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123
Fortis College 9255 Interline Avenue, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809-1908
Gretna College School of Allied Health 1415 Whitney Ave, Gretna, Louisiana 70053
Guy’s Shreveport Academy of Cosmetology inc 1141 Shreveport Barksdale Highway, Shreveport, Louisiana 71105
Herzing University-Kenner 2500 Williams Blvd, Kenner, Louisiana 70062
ITI Technical College 13944 Airline Hwy, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70817
ITT Technical Institute-Baton Rouge 14141 Airline Highway, Suite 101, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70817
ITT Technical Institute-Saint Rose 140 James Drive East, Saint Rose, Louisiana 70087
John Jay Beauty College 2844 Tennessee Ave, Kenner, Louisiana 70062
John Jay Beauty College 540 Robert E. Lee Blvd., New Orleans, Louisiana 70124
Jonesville Beauty School 208 Westside Drive, Vidalia, Louisiana 71373-3358
Louisiana Academy of Beauty 550 E Laurel, Eunice, Louisiana 70535
Louisiana Culinary Institute 10550 Airline Hwy, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816
Medical Training College 10525 Plaza Americana Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816-5820
Moore Career College 11207 Proverbs Ave Ste B, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816
My-Le’s Beauty College 601 Terry Parkway Ste. A, Gretna, Louisiana 70056
Omega Institute of Cosmetology 229 South Hollywood Rd Suite B, Houma, Louisiana 70360-2716
Opelousas School of Cosmetology inc 529 E Vine St, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
Pat Goins Beauty School 3138 Louisville Ave, Monroe, Louisiana 71201-5135
Pat Goins Benton Road Beauty School 1701 Old Minden Rd Ste 36, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111
Pat Goins Ruston Beauty School 213 W Alabama Ave, Ruston, Louisiana 71270
Pineville Beauty School 1008 Main Street, Pineville, Louisiana 71360-0000
Regency Beauty Institute-Shreveport 7460 Youree Dr, Suite R, Shreveport, Louisiana 71105
South Louisiana Beauty College 300 Howard Ave, Houma, Louisiana 70363
Stage One-The Hair School 209 W College St, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605
Stevensons Academy of Hair Design 401 Opelousas Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70114
Strayer University-Louisiana 111 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Ste 420, Metairie, Louisiana 70005
Unitech Training Academy-Alexandria 7228 England Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana 71301
Unitech Training Academy-Houma 1227 Grand Calliou Road, Houma, Louisiana 70363
Unitech Training Academy-Lafayette 3605 Ambassador Caffery, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503
Unitech Training Academy-Lake Charles 2827 4th Avenue, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601-7887
Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe 111 Crosley Street Suite 4, West Monroe, Louisiana 71291
University of Phoenix-Baton Rouge Campus 2431 S Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808-2300
University of Phoenix-Lafayette Campus 425 Settlers Trace Blvd, Lafayette, Louisiana 70508
University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus 1 Galleria Blvd., Metairie, Louisiana 70001-2082
University of Phoenix-Shreveport-Bossier Campus 350 Plaza Loop Dr, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111-4390
Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Baton Rouge 5921 Bluebonnet Blvd Ste 200, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70836
Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Metairie 3321 Hessmer Avenue, Metairie, Louisiana 70002-4705
Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Slidell 740 Oak Harbor Blvd, Slidell, Louisiana 70458-0458
Virginia College-Baton Rouge 9501 Cortana Place, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70815-8604
Virginia College-Shreveport Bossier City 2950 East Texas Street, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111

Employment & Salary Outlook

Louisiana’s 10 Fastest Growing Occupations

To watch a brief video or review official Louisiana state employment statistics for any of the positions listed below, just click on the name.

Home Health Aides

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

Median Salary in LA (2012): $18,800

2010 Employment: 13,230

2020 Employment: 20,480

Pct Change: 55%

 

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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Minimum Education: Two-year associate’s degree from an accredited program. Median Salary in LA (2012): $25,500 2010 Employment: 1,000 2020 Employment: 1,540 Pct Change: 53%
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Logisticians

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in LA (2012): $63,900

2010 Employment: 870

2020 Employment: 1,270

Pct Change: 46%

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Personal Care Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school Median Salary in LA (2012): $17,800 2010 Employment: 19,240 2020 Employment: 27,870 Pct Change: 45%  
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Market Research Analysts and Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in LA (2012): $44,200

2010 Employment: 1,240

2020 Employment: 1,770

Pct Change: 43%

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Helpers - Carpenters

Minimum Education: Less than high school with apprenticeship. Median Salary in LA (2012): $23,200 2010 Employment: 1,820 2020 Employment: 2,570 Pct Change: 41%  
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Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators

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

Median Salary in LA (2012): $38,400

2010 Employment: 1,220

2020 Employment: 1,720

Pct Change: 41%

 

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Physical Therapist Assistants

Minimum Education: Two-year associate’s degree from an accredited program. Median Salary in LA (2012): $48,000 2010 Employment: 890 2020 Employment: 1,220 Pct Change: 37%  
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Software Developers, System Software

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in LA (2012): $73,300

2010 Employment: 900

2020 Employment: 1,320

Pct Change: 36%

 

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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Minimum Education: Two-year associate’s degree from an accredited program. Median Salary in LA (2012): $55,600 2010 Employment: 800 2020 Employment: 1,080 Pct Change: 35%  
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Source: Louisiana Department of Labor, Research and Statistics Division, LMI Unit

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