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Trade Schools in New Jersey

Trade schools in New Jersey have a long, established history of providing the state’s residents with professional courses that prepare them for positions in a wide range of fields. Most programs offer online courses in addition to their standard campus-based programs, and reward students with professional degrees, certificates and diplomas that qualify them for entry-level positions in most of the region’s key industries.

This free information resource contains a brief review of the region’s fastest-growing professions, a directory of accredited vocational schools in New Jersey, and other useful resources to help students find out about the opportunities that vocational education offers.

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Trade Schools in NJ

List of Trade Schools in NJ

There are currently 95 trade schools in New Jersey recognized by the National Center for Education Statistics. The table shown below contains program data and contact information for each of these vocational institutions.

Name Address
Academy of Massage Therapy 321 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
American Institute 346 Lexington Avenue, Clifton, New Jersey 07011
American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education 4500 New Brunswick Ave, Piscatway, New Jersey 08854
Anthem Institute-Cherry Hill 2100 Rt 38 & Mall Dr, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002
Anthem Institute-Jersey City 40 Journal Square, 1st Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306
Anthem Institute-North Brunswick 651 US Route 1, South 1st Floor, North Brunswick, New Jersey 08902
Anthem Institute-Parsippany 959 Route 46 East, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054-3897
Artistic Academy of Hair Design 301 Gibraltar Drive, Suite 1-A, Morris Plains, New Jersey 07950
ASI Career Institute 5360 Black Horse Pike, Turnersville, New Jersey 08012-1043
Atlantic Beauty & Spa Academy LLC 3003 English Creek Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey 08234
Berkeley College-Woodland Park 44 Rifle Camp Rd, Woodland Park, New Jersey 07424
Best Care Training Institute 68 South Harrison, East Orange, New Jersey 07018-1703
Capri Institute of Hair Design-Brick 268 Brick Blvd, Brick, New Jersey 08723
Capri Institute of Hair Design-Clifton 1595 Main Ave, Clifton, New Jersey 07011
Capri Institute of Hair Design-Kenilworth 660 N Michigan Ave, Kenilworth, New Jersey 07033
Capri Institute of Hair Design-Paramus 615 Winters Ave, Paramus, New Jersey 07652
Central Career Institute LLC 126 Corporate Blvd, South Plainfield, New Jersey 07080-2408
Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics & Cosmetology 285 Changebridge Road, Pine Brook, New Jersey 07058-9589
Cortiva Institute-New Jersey 1985 Highway 34 South, Wall, New Jersey 07719
DeVry University-New Jersey 630 US Hwy One, North Brunswick, New Jersey 08902-3362
DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management-New Jersey 630 U.S. Highway One, North Brunswick, New Jersey 08902-3362
Divers Academy International LAKESIDE BUSINESS PARK, 1500 LIBERTY PLACE, ERIAL, New Jersey 08081
Dover Business College 600 Getty Avenue, Clifton, New Jersey 07011-2161
Drake College of Business-Elizabeth 125 Broad St, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07201
Drake College of Business-Newark 800 Broad St, Newark, New Jersey 07102
Eastern International College-Belleville 251 Washington Ave, Belleville, New Jersey 07109
Eastern International College-Jersey City 3000 JF Kennedy Blvd 3rd Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306
Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine 427 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite 301, Montclair, New Jersey 07042-3551
Eastwick College-Hackensack 250 Moore Street, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
Eastwick College-Ramsey 10 South Franklin Turnpike, Ramsey, New Jersey 07446-2551
Empire Beauty School-Bloomfield 15 Ward Street, Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003
Empire Beauty School-Bordentown 610 Rt 206, Bordentown, New Jersey 08505
Empire Beauty School-Cherry Hill 2100 State Highway #38 Plaza Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002
Empire Beauty School-Jersey City 2800 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306
Empire Beauty School-Laurel Springs 1305 Blackwood-Clementon Rd Commerce Plz 2, Laurel Springs, New Jersey 08021-5602
Empire Beauty School-Ocean Rt 35 and Deal Rd, Ocean, New Jersey 07712-4003
Empire Beauty School-Paramus 332 Rt 4 E, Paramus, New Jersey 07652
Empire Beauty School-Union 1126 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083
Everest Institute-South Plainfield 5000 Hadley Road, South Plainfield, New Jersey 07080
Fortis Institute 201 Willowbrook Blvd., Wayne, New Jersey 07470
Fortis Institute-Lawrenceville 2572 Brunswick Pike, Suite 100, Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648
American Institute 346 Lexington Ave, Clifton, New Jersey 07011
Gentle Healing School of Massage 1274 South River Rd, Cranbury, New Jersey 08512
Harris School of Business-Cherry Hill Campus One Cherry Hill, One Mall Drive Ste.700, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002
Harris School of Business-Hamilton Campus 3620 Quakerbridge Rd, Hamilton, New Jersey 08619
Harris School of Business-Linwood Campus 1201 New Road-Ste 226, Linwood, New Jersey 08221
Harris School of Business-Voorhees Campus 401 White Horse Rd., Voorhees, New Jersey 08043
Healthcare Training Institute 1969 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083
Hohokus School of Trade and Technical Sciences 634 Market Street, Paterson, New Jersey 07513
Hohokus School-RETS Nutley 103 Park Ave, Nutley, New Jersey 07110
Institute for Therapeutic Massage 1069 Ringwood Avenue, Suite 315, Haskell, New Jersey 07420
ITT Technical Institute-Marlton 2 Greentree Centre, 9000 Lincoln Dr Ste 100, Marlton, New Jersey 08053-3102
Jersey College 546 U.S. Highway 46, Teterboro, New Jersey 07608
Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art 37 Myrtle Ave, Dover, New Jersey 07801
Jolie Hair & Beauty Academy-Northfield 801 Tilton Road, Northfield, New Jersey 08225-1265
Lincoln Technical Institute-Edison 1697 Oak Tree Road, Edison, New Jersey 08820-2896
Lincoln Technical Institute-Mahwah 70 McKee Dr, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430
Lincoln Technical Institute-Moorestown 308 Route 38 W, Moorestown, New Jersey 08057
Lincoln Technical Institute-Paramus 240 Bergen Town Center, Paramus, New Jersey 07652-5002
Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield 901 Hadley Road, South Plainfield, New Jersey 07080-2424
Lincoln Technical Institute-Union 2299 Vauxhall Rd, Union, New Jersey 07083
Medical Career Institute 901 West Park Ave, Ocean, New Jersey 07712
Mountainside School of Nursing 1 Bay Ave, Montclair, New Jersey 07042-4837
National Career Institute 134 Evergreen Pl, East Orange, New Jersey 07018
Omega Institute 7050 Route 38 East, Pennsauken, New Jersey 08109-4417
P B Cosmetology Education Center 110 Monmouth St, Gloucester, New Jersey 08030
Parisian Beauty School 362 State St, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601-5509
PC Age-Edison 145 Talmadge Rd, Suite 19, Edison, New Jersey 08817
PC Age-Jersey City 2815 Kennedy Blvd, 3rd Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306
Pennco Tech-Blackwood 99 Erial Road, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012
Performance Training Institute 1012 Cox Cro Rd, Toms River, New Jersey 08755
Prism Career Institute-Cherry Hill 3 Executive Campus Rt 70, Suite 280, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002
Prism Career Institute-West Atlantic City 8025 Black Horse Pike Bayport One Suite 250, West Atlantic City, New Jersey 08232
Rizzieri Aveda School for Beauty and Wellness 8200 Town Center Blvd, Voorhees, New Jersey 08043-1800
Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-North Plainfield 121 Watchung Ave, North Plainfield, New Jersey 07060
Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-Perth Amboy 312 State St, Perth Amboy, New Jersey 08861
Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-West New York 5518 Bergenline Ave, West New York, New Jersey 07093-4623
Roman Academy of Beauty Culture 431 Lafayette Ave, Hawthorne, New Jersey 07506
Sanford-Brown Institute-Iselin 675 U.S Route 1, 2nd Floor, Iselin, New Jersey 08830
School of Court Reporting (The) 5000 Atrium Way – Suite 3, Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054-1533
Star Career Academy–Brick 150 Brick Boulevard, Brick, New Jersey 08701-7182
Star Career Academy-Clifton 1230 Main Street, Clifton, New Jersey 07011-2248
Star Career Academy-Egg Harbor 3003 English Creek Avenue, Suite 212, Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey 08234
Star Career Academy-Newark 550 Broad Street 2nd Floor, Newark, New Jersey 07102-4531
StenoTech Career Institute-Fairfield 20 Just Rd, Fairfield, New Jersey 07004-3490
StenoTech Career Institute-Piscataway 262 Old New Brunswick Rd – Unit A, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854-3756
Strayer University-Lawrenceville 3150 Brunswick Pike Ste 100, Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648
Strayer University-New Jersey 2201 Rte 38 Ste 100, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002
Strayer University-Piscataway 242 Old New Brunswick Road STE 220, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854
Strayer University-Willingboro Campus 300 Willingboro Pkwy Ste 125, Willingboro, New Jersey 08046
Teterboro School of Aeronautics 80 Moonachie Ave, Teterboro, New Jersey 07608-1083
The Institute for Health Education 600 Pavonia Avenue, 1st floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306
The Lab-Paul Mitchell Partner School 25 Scotch Rd, Ewing, New Jersey 08628
Total Image Beauty Academy 3900 Bergenline ave, Union City, New Jersey 07087
University of Phoenix-Jersey City Campus 100 Town Square Pl, Jersey City, New Jersey 07310-1756

Employment & Salary Outlook

Jobs in New Jersey – Today & Tomorrow

The largest industries in New Jersey, according to the State of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, are pharmaceuticals, finance, chemicals and healthcare. This fact is reflected in the following section, as eight of the 10 fastest-growing occupations in the state come from these industries.

New Jersey’s 10 Fastest Growing Occupations

The 10 occupations identified by the State of New Jersey as the fastest-growing in the region through 2020 appear on the list below. By clicking on each name, you can watch a brief video about the position and view the latest employment data for the state.

Home Health Aides

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

Median Salary in NJ (2012): $22,200

2010 Employment: 31,310

2020 Employment: 44,680

Pct Change: 43%

 

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Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Minimum Education: High school diploma and apprenticeship. Median Salary in NJ (2012): $63,300 2010 Employment: 2,820 2020 Employment: 3,710 Pct Change: 32%
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Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Minimum Education: Doctoral or professional degree.

Median Salary in NJ (2012): $94,700

2010 Employment: 4,190

2020 Employment: 5,470

Pct Change: 31%

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Biochemists and Biophysicists

Minimum Education: Doctoral or professional degree. Median Salary in NJ (2012): $104,800 2010 Employment: 3,470 2020 Employment: 4,480 Pct Change: 29%  
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Market Research Analysts and Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree.

Median Salary in NJ (2012): $70,000

2010 Employment: 9,010

2020 Employment: 11,600

Pct Change: 29%

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Cost Estimators

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree. Median Salary in NJ (2012): $73,000 2010 Employment: 4,190 2020 Employment: 5,340 Pct Change: 28%  
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Personal Financial Advisors

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree.

Median Salary in NJ (2012): $79,200

2010 Employment: 4,250

2020 Employment: 5,390

Pct Change: 27%

 

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HVAC Technicians and Installers

Minimum Education: Two-year associate’s degree from an accredited program. Median Salary in NJ (2012): $53,400 2010 Employment: 9,860 2020 Employment: 12,500 Pct Change: 27%  
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Personal Care Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school.

Median Salary in NJ (2012): $23,400

2010 Employment: 11,670

2020 Employment: 14,700

Pct Change: 26%

 

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EMTs and Paramedics

Minimum Education: Two-year associate’s degree. Median Salary in NJ (2012): $31,400 2010 Employment: 7,540 2020 Employment: 9,420 Pct Change: 25%  
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Source: New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development

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