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Trade Schools in Massachusetts

Trade schools in Massachusetts provide professional education to state residents interested in changing jobs or starting a new one. Programs offered include degree, diploma and certificate courses in information technology, finance, healthcare and most of the region’s other primary industries.

To find out more about how vocational schools in Massachusetts can help you prepare for an entry-level position in a new field, or supply additional credentials for your current one, read on through the resource provided below.

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Trade Schools in MA

Directory of Trade Schools in MA

There are currently 72 accredited trade schools in Massachusetts according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Below you’ll find contact details and general program information for each of these institutions.

Name Address
Ailano School of Cosmetology 541 West St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301-5734
Alexander Academy 112 River Street, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420-0000
Bancroft School of Massage Therapy 333 Shrewsbury St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01604
Bay State College 122 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02116
Bay State School of Technology 225 Turnpike St, Canton, Massachusetts 02021-2358
Branford Hall Career Institute-Springfield Campus 112 Industry Avenue, Springfield, Massachusetts 01104
Brio Academy of Cosmetology-Northampton 58 Pleasant St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics 300 Wildwood Avenue, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801-6819
Central Mass School of Massage and Therapy inc 200 Main St, Spencer, Massachusetts 01562
Cortiva Institute-Boston 103 Morse Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472
DiGrigoli School of Cosmetology 1578 Riverdale St, West Springfield, Massachusetts 01089
EINE inc 1501 Main St, Ste 48, Tewksbury, Massachusetts 01876
Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy 222 Boston Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155
Empire Beauty School-Boston 30 West Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02111
Empire Beauty School-Framingham 624 Worcester Rd, Framingham, Massachusetts 01702
Empire Beauty School-Hyannis 259 North Street, Hyannis, Massachusetts 02601
Empire Beauty School-Lowell 231 Central St, Lowell, Massachusetts 01852
Empire Beauty School-Malden 347 Pleasant St, Malden, Massachusetts 02148
Everest Institute-Brighton 1505 Commonwealth Ave, Brighton, Massachusetts 02135-3605
Everest Institute-Chelsea 70 Everett Ave – 4th Floor, Chelsea, Massachusetts 02150
FINE Mortuary College 150 Kerry Place, Norwood, Massachusetts 02062
Hallmark Institute of Photography 241 Millers Falls Rd, Turners Falls, Massachusetts 01376-0308
Henris School of Hair Design 276 Water St, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420-5675
ITT Technical Institute-Norwood 333 Providence Highway, Rte 1, Norwood, Massachusetts 02062-3932
ITT Technical Institute-Wilmington 200 Ballardvale Street, Building 1, Suite 200, Wilmington, Massachusetts 01887
Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy-Ludlow 44 Sewall Street, Ludlow, Massachusetts 01056
Kaplan Career Institute-Boston 540 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02215
Kaplan Career Institute-Charlestown 570 Rutherford Ave, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129
Kay Harvey Academy of Hair Design 11 Central St, West Springfield, Massachusetts 01089
La Baron Hairdressing Academy-Brockton 240 Liberty St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301
La Baron Hairdressing Academy-New Bedford 281 Union St, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Cambridge 215 First St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142
Lincoln Technical Institute-Brockton 365 Westgate Drive, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301-1818
Lincoln Technical Institute-Lowell 211 Plain St, Lowell, Massachusetts 01852
Lincoln Technical Institute-Somerville 5 Middlesex Ave, Somerville, Massachusetts 02145
Lowell Academy Hairstyling Institute 136 Central St, Lowell, Massachusetts 01852-1909
Mansfield Beauty Schools-Quincy 200 Parking Way, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169
Mansfield Beauty Schools-Springfield 266 Bridge St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01103
Massachusetts School of Barbering 64 Ross Way, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169
Medical Professional Institute 380-388 Pleasant Street, Malden, Massachusetts 02148-8143
Mildred Elley 505 East Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201-5300
Millennium Training Institute 600 West Cummings Park, Suite 2550, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801
Motoring Technical Training Institute 1241 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, Massachusetts 02771
National Aviation Academy of New England 150 Hanscom Drive, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730
New England College of Business and Finance 10 High St Ste 204, Boston, Massachusetts 02110
New England Hair Academy 492-500 Main St, Malden, Massachusetts 02148
New England School of Photography 537 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02215
New England Tractor Trailer Training School of Massachusetts 1600 Osgood Street, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845-1048
Porter and Chester Institute of Canton 5 Campanelli Circle, Canton, Massachusetts 02021-2480
Porter and Chester Institute of Chicopee 134 Dulong Cir, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01022-1400
Porter and Chester Institute of Westborough 129 Flanders Rd, Westborough, Massachusetts 01581-1400
Porter and Chester Institute of Woburn 8 Presidential Way, Woburn, Massachusetts 01801-1041
Portfolio Center – Waltham 289 Moody Street, Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-5210
Rob Roy Academy-Fall River 260 S Main St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720-3445
Rob Roy Academy-New Bedford 1872 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02720-3445
Rob Roy Academy-Taunton 1 School St, Taunton, Massachusetts 02780-5339
Rob Roy Academy-Worcester 150 Pleasant St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609
Salter College-Chicopee 645 Shawinigan Drive, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01020-3744
Salter College-West Boylston 184 West Boylston Suite # 1, West Boylston, Massachusetts 01583
Salter School-Fall River Campus 82 Hartwell Street, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720
Salter School-New Bedford 950 Kings Hwy, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02745
Sanford-Brown College-Boston 126 Newbury Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116
Spa Tech Institute-Ipswich 126 High St, Ipswich, Massachusetts 01938
Spa Tech Institute-Plymouth 59 Industrial Park Rd, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360
Spa Tech Institute-Westboro 227 Turnpike Rd. – Suite 1, Westboro, Massachusetts 01581
Sullivan and Cogliano Training Center 460 Belmont Street, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301-1822
The New England Institute of Art 10 Brookline Place West, Brookline, Massachusetts 02445-7295
The Salter School-Malden Campus 2 Florence St, Malden, Massachusetts 02148
The Salter School-Tewksbury Campus 515 Woburn Street, Tewksbury, Massachusetts 01876
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Worcester 6 Park Avenue, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605-2213
Universal Technical Institute of Massachusetts inc One Upland Road, Building 200, Norwood, Massachusetts 02062
University of Phoenix-Boston Campus 19 Granite Street, Braintree, Massachusetts 02184-1744

Employment & Salary Outlook

2020 Employment Outlook for Massachusetts

Historically strong in finance, healthcare, technology and higher education, the State of Massachusetts is expected to continue to experience job growth in these industries through 2020 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The position’s expected to experience the fastest rate of growth are highlighted in the following list.

Massachusetts’ 10 Fastest Growing Occupations

The list below reflects the 10 fastest growing occupations in Massachusetts. Click on any name to view a brief video or see the position’s official statistics.

Personal Financial Advisors

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in MA (2012): $83,300

2010 Employment: 7,180

2020 Employment: 12,660

Pct Change: 77%

 

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Insurance Sales Agents

Minimum Education: High school diploma and certification from an accredited program. Median Salary in MA (2012): $65,500 2010 Employment: 7,900 2020 Employment: 13,820 Pct Change: 75%
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Loan Officers

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in MA (2012): $68,800

2010 Employment: 5,210

2020 Employment: 8,660

Pct Change: 66%

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Financial Analysts

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree Median Salary in MA (2012): $75,200 2010 Employment: 13,930 2020 Employment: 22,270 Pct Change: 60%  
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Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in MA (2012): $106,600

2010 Employment: 9,440

2020 Employment: 14,850

Pct Change: 57%

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Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

Minimum Education: High school diploma and certification from an accredited program. Median Salary in MA (2012): $41,500 2010 Employment: 8,010 2020 Employment: 12,410 Pct Change: 55%  
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Home Health Aides

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

Median Salary in MA (2012): $26,500

2010 Employment: 17,440

2020 Employment: 26,810

Pct Change: 54%

 

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Tellers

Minimum Education: High school diploma Median Salary in MA (2012): $27,800 2010 Employment: 11,800 2020 Employment: 17,860 Pct Change: 51%  
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Market Research Analysts and Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in MA (2012): $64,000

2010 Employment: 11,790

2020 Employment: 17,760

Pct Change: 51%

 

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Personal Care Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school Median Salary in MA (2012): $25,800 2010 Employment: 21,860 2020 Employment: 31,780 Pct Change: 45%  
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Source: Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development

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