Trade Schools in Michigan - Locate Michigan Vocational Training

Trade schools in Michigan offer a variety of on-campus and online courses to the state’s residents in fields ranging from nursing to high technology. The majority of programs are available to any high school graduate, and can be completed in anywhere from a few months to several years.

If you’d like to find out more about programs offered at vocational schools in Michigan, and learn about the types of jobs they can help you prepare for, we invite you to review the resources provided on this page.

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Employment Projections for Michigan

Despite the state’s struggles in the aftermath of the 2008 economic crisis, Michigan is expected to see significant job growth through the end of the decade in several key industries. The greatest growth is projected to occur in the healthcare sector, closely followed by the technology field according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Trade Schools in MI

List of Accredited Trade Schools in MI

The National Center for Education Statistics currently recognizes 100 accredited trade schools in Michigan. In the following table, you’ll find links to each school’s website and general program information.

Abcott Institute16250 Northland Drive, Suite 205, Southfield, Michigan 48075-5227
Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy180 Jackson Plaza, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103
Bayshire Academy of Beauty Craft Inc917 Saginaw St, Bay City, Michigan 48708-5614
Blue Water College of Cosmetology inc1871 Gratiot Blvd, Marysville, Michigan 48040
Brighton Institute of Cosmetology10543 Citation Drive, Brighton, Michigan 48116-8360
Career Quest Learning Center-Kalamazoo5115 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49002-1711
Career Quest Learning Centers-Jackson209 E Washington Ave, Ste 241, Jackson, Michigan 48901
Career Quest Learning Centers-Lansing3215 S. Pennsylvania Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48910
Carnegie Institute550 Stephenson Hwy Suite 100, Troy, Michigan 48083
David Pressley School of Cosmetology1127 S Washington St, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067-3219
Detroit Business Institute-Downriver19100 Fort St, Riverview, Michigan 48193
DeVry University-Michigan26999 Central Park Blvd Ste 125, Southfield, Michigan 48076-4174
DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management-Michigan26999 Central Park Blvd, Suite 125, Southfield, Michigan 48076-4174
Dorsey Business Schools-Farmington Hills33533 W. 12 Mile Road, Suite 152, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48331
Dorsey Business Schools-Madison Heights30821 Barrington, Madison Heights, Michigan 48071
Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville31542 Gratiot, Roseville, Michigan 48066
Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville Culinary Academy31522 Gratiot Ave, Roseville, Michigan 48066
Dorsey Business Schools-Saginaw4390 Bay Rd, Saginaw, Michigan 48603
Dorsey Business Schools-Southgate15755 Northline Rd, Southgate, Michigan 48195
Dorsey Business Schools-Waterford Pontiac440 N Telegraph Rd, Pontiac, Michigan 48341
Dorsey Business Schools-Wayne35005 Michigan Avenue, Wayne, Michigan 48184
Douglas J Aveda Institute331 East Grand River Ave, East Lansing, Michigan 48823
Empire Beauty School-Michigan1735 Four Mile NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525-2440
Everest Institute-Dearborn23400 Michigan Ave – Ste 200, Dearborn, Michigan 48124
Everest Institute-Detroit300 River Place Dr.,Ste 1000, Detroit, Michigan 48207-4291
Everest Institute-Grand Rapids1750 Woodworth St NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525
Everest Institute-Kalamazoo5177 W Main, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009
Everest Institute-Southfield21107 Lahser Road, Southfield, Michigan 48033
Flint Institute of Barbering inc3214 Flushing Road, Flint, Michigan 48504-4395
French Academy of Cosmetology111 W Exchange St Ste A, Spring Lake, Michigan 49456
Gallery College of Beauty38132 S Gratiot, Clinton Township, Michigan 48036
Hillsdale Beauty College64 Waldron St, Hillsdale, Michigan 49242
Houghton Lake Institute of Cosmetology5921 W Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, Michigan 48629-9702
In Session Arts of Cosmetology Beauty School7212 Gratiot Rd Suite D, Saginaw, Michigan 48609
International Cosmetology Academy940 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49508
Irene’s Myomassology Institute26061 Franklin Road, Southfield, Michigan 48033
ITT Technical Institute-Canton1905 S. Haggerty Rd, Canton, Michigan 48188-2025
ITT Technical Institute-Dearborn19855 W Outer Dr Ste L10W, Dearborn, Michigan 48124
ITT Technical Institute-Grand Rapids3518 Plainfield Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525-2719
ITT Technical Institute-Southfield26500 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, Michigan 48076-3716
ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek6359 Miller Road, Swartz Creek, Michigan 48473
ITT Technical Institute-Troy1522 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy, Michigan 48083-1905
ITT Technical Institute-Wyoming1980 Metro Court S.W., Wyoming, Michigan 49519
Kaplan Career Institute-Dearborn18440 Ford Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48228
Kaplan Career Institute-Detroit3031 W. Grand Blvd.-Ste 236, Detroit, Michigan 48202
Lakewood School of Therapeutic Massage1102 6th St, Port Huron, Michigan 48060
Lawton Career Institute-Oak Park Campus20820 Greenfield, Oak Park, Michigan 48237
Lawton Career Institute-Warren Main Campus13877 E. 8 Mile Rd, Warren, Michigan 48089-3352
L’esprit Academy31501 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, Michigan 48150
M J Murphy Beauty College of Mount Pleasant201 W Broadway, Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48858
Marketti Academy of Cosmetology4390 Dixie Hwy, Waterford, Michigan 48329
MIAT College of Technology2955 S Haggerty, Canton, Michigan 48188
Michigan College of Beauty-Monroe1020 S. Monroe St., Monroe, Michigan 48161
Michigan College of Beauty-Troy3498 Rochester Rd, Troy, Michigan 48083
Mr Bela’s School of Cosmetology inc5580 East 12 Mile Road, Warren, Michigan 48092
Northwestern Technological Institute24567 Northwestern Hwy Ste 200, Southfield, Michigan 48075
Nuvo College of Cosmetology4236 Grand Haven Rd, Norton Shores, Michigan 49441
P&A Scholars Beauty School12001 Grandriver Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48204
Paul Mitchell the School-Escanaba1625 Sheridan Rd, Escanaba, Michigan 49829
Paul Mitchell the School-Great Lakes2950 Lapeer Road, Port Huron, Michigan 48060
Paul Mitchell the School-Michigan40688 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, Michigan 48313
Port Huron Cosmetology College5620 Dixie Hwy, Waterford, Michigan 48329
Protege Academy16800 South Chandler Road, Suite 101, East Lansing, Michigan 48823-8660
Regency Beauty Institute-Detroit Lakeside13885 Hall Rd, Shelby Township, Michigan 48315
Regency Beauty Institute-Detroit Southgate15070 Dix-Toledo Road, Southgate, Michigan 48195
Regency Beauty Institute-Flint4205 Miller Road, Suite C3-7, Flint, Michigan 48507
Regency Beauty Institute-Grand Rapids3583 Alpine Ave NW, Walker, Michigan 49544
Regency Beauty Institute-Lansing3415 East Saginaw Street, Suite E, Lansing, Michigan 48912-0000
Ross Medical Education Center-Ann Arbor4741 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108-1411
Ross Medical Education Center-Brighton8110 Murphy Drive, Brighton, Michigan 48116
Ross Medical Education Center-Canton44958 Ford Rd, Canton, Michigan 48187
Ross Medical Education Center-Davison815 S State St, Davison, Michigan 48423
Ross Medical Education Center-FlintG3630 Miller Road, Suite D, Flint, Michigan 48507
Ross Medical Education Center-Kentwood4528 Breton Road, SE, Kentwood, Michigan 48508
Ross Medical Education Center-Lansing4106 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, Michigan 48917
Ross Medical Education Center-Madison Heights29429 John R Road, Madison Heights, Michigan 48071
Ross Medical Education Center-New Baltimore51133 Birch Street, Ste 100, New Baltimore, Michigan 48047
Ross Medical Education Center-Port Huron2887 Krafft Road, Suite 700, Port Huron, Michigan 48060
Ross Medical Education Center-Portage6235 S Westnedge, Portage, Michigan 49002
Ross Medical Education Center-Roosevelt Park950 Norton Avenue, Suite D, Roosevelt Park, Michigan 49441
Ross Medical Education Center-Saginaw4300 Fashion Square Blvd., 2nd Floor, Suite 202, Saginaw, Michigan 48603
Ross Medical Education Center-Taylor22311 Eureka Road, Taylor, Michigan 48180
Salon Academy440 Marshall Street, Coldwater, Michigan 49036
Scholars Cosmetology University4557 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108-0000
Sharps Academy of Hair Styling8166 N Holly Rd, Grand Blanc, Michigan 48439
South University-Novi41555 W 12 Mile Rd, Novi, Michigan 48377
Specs Howard School of Media Arts19900 W Nine Mile Rd, Southfield, Michigan 48075
Stautzenberger Institute-Allen Park16630 Southfield Road, Allen Park, Michigan 48101
Taylortown School of Beauty inc23129 Ecorse Rd, Taylor, Michigan 48180-1866
The Art Institute of Michigan28125 Cabot Drive, Suite 120, Novi, Michigan 48377-2985
The Salon Spa Academy1416 W. Columbia Ave., Battle Creek, Michigan 49015
Twin City Beauty College2600 Lincoln Avenue, Saint Joseph, Michigan 49085
University of Phoenix-Detroit Campus26261 Evergreen Rd, Southfield, Michigan 48076-4400
University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus318 River Ridge Dr NW, Walker, Michigan 49544-1683
West Michigan College of Barbering and Beauty3200 South Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
Wright Beauty Academy492 Capital SW, Battle Creek, Michigan 49015
Wright Beauty Academy6666 Lovers Ln, Portage, Michigan 49002

Employment & Salary Outlook

Michigan’s 10 Fastest Growing Occupations

The list below reflects the 10 fastest growing occupations in Michigan through 2020. To watch a brief video about the position, or view the state’s employment projections for it, please click on the name.

Home Health Aides

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

Median Salary in MI (2012): $20,600

2010 Employment: 35,400

2020 Employment: 54,310

Pct Change: 53%


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Personal Care Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school. Median Salary in MI (2012): $20,300 2010 Employment: 14,720 2020 Employment: 20,900 Pct Change: 42%
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Market Research Analysts and Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in MI (2012): $54,800

2010 Employment: 6,920

2020 Employment: 9,500

Pct Change: 37%

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Software Developers, Systems Software

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree Median Salary in MI (2012): $82,400 2010 Employment: 6,660 2020 Employment: 8,960 Pct Change: 37%  
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Personal Financial Advisors

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in MI (2012): $57,300

2010 Employment: 3,490

2020 Employment: 4,590

Pct Change: 31%

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Healthcare Social Workers

Minimum Education: Master’s degree Median Salary in MI (2012): $50,900 2010 Employment: 9,250 2020 Employment: 11,740 Pct Change: 27%  
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Medical Secretaries

Minimum Education: High school diploma

Median Salary in MI (2012): $31,300

2010 Employment: 8,280

2020 Employment: 10,500

Pct Change: 27%


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Physical Therapists

Minimum Education: Doctoral or professional degree (DPT) Median Salary in MI (2012): $78,900 2010 Employment: 7,210 2020 Employment: 9,110 Pct Change: 26%  
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Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Minimum Education: Less than high school.

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

2010 Employment: 4,770

2020 Employment: 5,990

Pct Change: 26%


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Training and Development Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree Median Salary in MI (2012): $54,100 2010 Employment: 4,170 2020 Employment: 5,180 Pct Change: 24%  
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Source: Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth

Vocational Schools in Michigan’s Largest Cities

  • Detroit
  • Grand Rapids
  • Warren
  • Sterling Heights
  • Lansing
  • Ann Arbor
  • Flint
  • Dearborn
  • Livonia
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