Trade Schools in Ohio - Locating Ohio Vocational Training

Trade schools in Ohio are ideal for those interested in beginning a new job, or receiving credentials that can help advance in their present one. Many programs are available at least partially online, and can be completed in far less time than would be required to earn a traditional college degree.

If you want to take a quick look at the great options for your choice of vocational training in your area of Ohio, put your zip code in the search feature below.

Directory of Trade Schools in OH

According to the National Center for Education Statistics there are currently 190 trade schools in Ohio. The table below contains general program information for each school as well as a link to its official website.

Advertising Art Educational Services DBA School of Advertising Art1725 E David Rd, Kettering, Ohio 45440
Akron Institute of Herzing University1600 South Arlington Street, Suite 100, Akron, Ohio 44306-3931
Allstate Hairstyling & Barber College2546 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44113-3413
American Institute of Alternative Medicine6685 Doubletree Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43229
American School of Technology4599 Morse Center, Columbus, Ohio 43229
Antonelli College-Cincinnati124 E Seventh St, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Athena Career Academy5700 Monroe Street, Sylvania, Ohio 43560-2796
ATS Institute of Technology325 Alpha Park Dr, Highland Heights, Ohio 44143
Aveda Fredric’s Institute-Cincinnati7664 Voice of America Centre Drive, West Chester, Ohio 45069
Aveda Institute-Columbus1618 Neil Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43201
Beckfield College-Tri-County225 Pictoria Drive, Springdale, Ohio 45246
Bradford School2469 Stelzer Road, Columbus, Ohio 43219
Brown Aveda Institute-Mentor8816 Mentor Ave, Mentor, Ohio 44060
Brown Aveda Institute-Rocky River19336 Detroit Rd., Rocky River, Ohio 44116
Bryant & Stratton College-Akron190 Montrose West Avenue, Copley, Ohio 44321-2798
Bryant & Stratton College-Cleveland3121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Bryant & Stratton College-Eastlake35350 Curtis Blvd., Eastlake, Ohio 44095
Bryant & Stratton College-Parma12955 Snow Rd, Parma, Ohio 44130-3151
Carousel Beauty College-Dayton125 E Second St, Dayton, Ohio 45402
Carousel Beauty College-Kettering3076 Woodman Dr, Kettering, Ohio 45420
Carousel Beauty College-Middletown633 S Breiel Blvd, Middletown, Ohio 45044
Carousel Beauty College-Springfield1475 Upper Valley Pike, Springfield, Ohio 45504
Carousel of Miami Valley Beauty College7809 Waynetowne Blvd, Huber Heights, Ohio 45424
Casal Aveda Institute6000 Mahoning Ave, Austintown, Ohio 44515
Chamberlain College of Nursing-Ohio1350 Alum Creek Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43209-2705
Chancellor University6000 Lombardo Center, Suite 200,205,210, Seven Hills, Ohio 44131
Cincinnati School of Medical Massage11250 Cornell Park Dr Ste 205, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242
Cleveland Institute of Dental-Medical Assistants-Cleveland2450 Prospect Ave E. 2nd Flr., Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2285
Cleveland Institute of Dental-Medical Assistants-Lyndhurst5564 Mayfield Rd, Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124-2928
Cleveland Institute of Dental-Medical Assistants-Mentor5733 Hopkins Rd, Mentor, Ohio 44060-2035
Cleveland Institute of Medical Massage18334 D Bagley Rd, Middleburg Heights, Ohio 44130
Creative Images Institute of Cosmetology-North Dayton7535 Poe Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45414
Creative Images Institute of Cosmetology-South Dayton568 Miamisburg-Centrville Rd, Dayton, Ohio 45459
Cut Beauty School13238 Cedar Rd, Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44118
David-Curtis School of Floral Design209 N Main St., Centerville, Ohio 45459
Davis College4747 Monroe St, Toledo, Ohio 43623
Daymar College-Chillicothe1410 Industrial Drive, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601-1038
Daymar College-Jackson980 East Main Street, Jackson, Ohio 45640
Daymar College-Lancaster1579 Victor Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130-1368
Daymar College-New Boston3879 Rhodes Ave., New Boston, Ohio 45662-4900
Dayton Barber College2741 C Lyons Road, Miamisburg, Ohio 45342
Dayton School of Medical Massage4457 Far Hills Ave, Dayton, Ohio 45429
Dayton School of Medical Massage-Lima3325 Shawnee Rd, Lima, Ohio 45806
Dental Assistant Pro LLC-Columbus6343 Presidential Gateway, Columbus, Ohio 43231
Dental Assistant Pro-Lebanon767 Columbus Avenue, Lebanon, Ohio 45036
DeVry University-Ohio1350 Alum Creek Dr, Columbus, Ohio 43209-2705
DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management-Ohio1350 Alum Creek Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43209-2705
Eastern Hills Academy of Hair Design7681 Beechmont Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45255
Elite School of Cosmetology175 Benedict Avenue, Norwalk, Ohio 44857-2714
Empire Beauty School-Cincinnati8419 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45239
ETI Technical College2076 Youngstown Warren Rd, Niles, Ohio 44446-4398
Everest Institute-Gahanna825 Tech Center Dr, Gahanna, Ohio 43230
Fairview Beauty Academy22610 Lorain Rd, Fairview Park, Ohio 44126-2214
Fortis College1040 East Tallmidge Avenue, Akron, Ohio 44310-0000
Fortis College-Centerville555 E Alex Bell Rd, Centerville, Ohio 45459-2712
Fortis College-Cincinnati11499 Chester Road Ste 200, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246
Fortis College-Columbus4151 Executive Parkway Ste 120, Westerville, Ohio 43081
Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls2545 Bailey Road, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221-2949
Fortis College-Ravenna653 Enterprise Parkway, Ravenna, Ohio 44266
Galen College of Nursing-Cincinnati100 E Business Way Ste 200, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241
Gallipolis Career College1176 Jackson Pke, Suite 312, Gallipolis, Ohio 45631-2600General
Gerbers Akron Beauty School1915 West Market ST. Suite 800, Akron, Ohio 44313
Hamrick School1156 Medina Rd, Medina, Ohio 44256
Harmony Path School of Massage Therapy20800 Center Ridge Rd Ste 107, Rocky River, Ohio 44116-4307
Harrison College-Grove City3880 Jackpot Rd, Grove City, Ohio 43123
Healing Arts Institute340 Three Meadows Dr, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
Heritage College-Columbus150 Taylor Station Road, Suite 200, Columbus, Ohio 43213
Hondros College4140 Executive Parkway, Westerville, Ohio 43081
Inner State Beauty School5150 Mayfield Road, Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124-2406
Institute of Therapeutic Massage inc311 E Market St, 3rd Floor, Lima, Ohio 45801
International College of Broadcasting6 S Smithville Rd, Dayton, Ohio 45431
International Culinary Arts and Sciences Institute8700 Mayfield Rd, Chesterland, Ohio 44026
ITT Technical Institute-Akron3428 W Market St, Akron, Ohio 44333
ITT Technical Institute-Columbus4717 Hilton Corporate Dr, Columbus, Ohio 43232
ITT Technical Institute-Dayton3325 Stop Eight Rd, Dayton, Ohio 45414-3877
ITT Technical Institute-Hilliard3781 Park Mill Run, Suite 1, Hilliard, Ohio 43026
ITT Technical Institute-Maumee1656 Henthorne Blvd. – Suite B, Maumee, Ohio 43537
ITT Technical Institute-Norwood4750 Wesley Ave, Norwood, Ohio 45212
ITT Technical Institute-Strongsville14955 Sprague Rd, Strongsville, Ohio 44136
ITT Technical Institute-Warrensville Heights24865 Emery Road, Warrensville Heights, Ohio 44128
ITT Technical Institute-West Chester7116 Office Park Drive, West Chester, Ohio 45069-2261
ITT Technical Institute-Youngstown1030 N Meridian Rd, Youngstown, Ohio 44509-4098
Kaplan Career Institute-Cleveland8720 Brookpark Road, Brooklyn, Ohio 44129-6810
Kaplan College-Cincinnati801 Linn St, Cincinnati, Ohio 45203
Kaplan College-Columbus2745 Winchester Pike, Columbus, Ohio 43232
Kaplan College-Dayton2800 East River Road, Dayton, Ohio 45439
Lincoln College of Technology-Cleveland1700 East 13th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44114-3266
Lincoln College of Technology-Columbus45 North Fourth Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215-3602
Lincoln College of Technology-Dayton111 W First Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402
Lincoln College of Technology-Franklin LCT201 E. Second Street, Franklin, Ohio 45005
Lincoln College of Technology-Toledo5203 Airport Highway, Toledo, Ohio 43615
Lincoln College of Technology-Tri-County149 Northland Blvd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45246
Lincoln College of Technology-Vine Street632 Vine St., Suite 200, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Miami-Jacobs Career College6400 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio 44131
Miami-Jacobs Career College-Columbus150 E. Gay St., Columbus, Ohio 43215
Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton110 N. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, Ohio 45402
Miami-Jacobs Career College-SharonvilleTwo Crowne Point Court, Suite 100, Sharonville, Ohio 45241
Miami-Jacobs Career College-Springboro875 West Central Ave, Springboro, Ohio 45066
Miami-Jacobs Career College-Troy865 W Market St, Troy, Ohio 45373
Moler Hollywood Beauty Academy6142 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45213
Moler-Pickens Beauty Academy5951-S Boymel Dr., Fairfield, Ohio 45014 Corporate Exchange Dr Ste 300, Columbus, Ohio 43231
National Beauty College4642 Cleveland Ave NW, Canton, Ohio 44709-1837
National College-Canton4736 Dressler Rd NW, Canton, Ohio 44718
National College-Cincinnati6871 Steger Dr, Cincinnati, Ohio 45237
National College-Columbus5665 Forest Hills Blvd, Columbus, Ohio 45420
National College-Dayton1837 Woodman Center Dr, Kettering, Ohio 45420
National College-Stow3855 Fishcreek Rd, Stow, Ohio 44224
National College-Willoughby Hills27557 Chardon Rd, Willoughby Hills, Ohio 44092
National College-Youngstown3487 Belmont Ave, Youngstown, Ohio 44505
National Institute of Massotherapy3681 Manchester Rd., Akron, Ohio 44319-2100
Nationwide Beauty Academy5300 Westpointe Plz, Columbus, Ohio 43228
Northcoast Medical Training Academy1832 State Route 59, Kent, Ohio 44240
Northern Institute of Cosmetology669 Broadway, Lorain, Ohio 44052-1803
Ohio Business College-Hilliard4525 Trueman Blvd, Columbu, Ohio 43026
Ohio Business College-Sandusky5202 Timber Commons Drive, Sandusky, Ohio 44870-5871
Ohio Business College-Sheffield5095 Waterford Drive, Sheffield Village, Ohio 44035-0701
Ohio Center for Broadcasting-Cincinnati6703 Madison Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227
Ohio Center for Broadcasting-Columbus5330 East Main St., Suite 200, Columbus, Ohio 43213
Ohio Center for Broadcasting-Valley View9885 Rockside Rd., Suite 160, Valley View, Ohio 44125-4220
Ohio Medical Career Center1133 S. Edwin C Moses Blvd, Suite 110, Dayton, Ohio 45417
Ohio State Beauty Academy1760 N. Eastown Rd., Lima, Ohio 45807
Ohio State College of Barber Styling4614 E Broad St, Columbus, Ohio 43213
Ohio State School of Cosmetology & Experts Barber School4390 Karl Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43224
Ohio State School of Cosmetology-Canal Winchester6077 GENDER ROAD, CANAL WINCHESTER, Ohio 43110
Ohio State School of Cosmetology-Westerville5970 Westerville Rd, Westerville, Ohio 43081
Ohio Technical College1374 E 51st St, Cleveland, Ohio 44103
Ohio Technical College-PowerSport Institute21210 Emery Road, North Randall, Ohio 44128
Ohio Valley College of Technology15258 State Route 170, East Liverpool, Ohio 43920-9585
Paramount Beauty Academy1745 11th St, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662-4527
Paul Mitchell the School-Cincinnati11956 Lebanon Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241
Professional Skills Institute1505 Holland Road, Maumee, Ohio 43537
Raphael’s School of Beauty Culture inc-Alliance2445 W. State St., Alliance, Ohio 44601
Raphael’s School of Beauty Culture inc-Boardman615 Boardman-Canfield Rd, Boardman, Ohio 44512
Raphael’s School of Beauty Culture inc-Brunswick3307 Center Rd., Brunswick, Ohio 44212
Raphael’s School of Beauty Culture inc-Niles1324 Youngstown Warren Rd, Niles, Ohio 44446
Reflexology Certification Institute1997 Healthway Dr, Avon, Ohio 44011-2017
Regency Beauty Institute-Akron1912 Buchholzer Blvd, Akron, Ohio 44310
Regency Beauty Institute-Canton5535 Dressler Road, Unit 9, Canton, Ohio 44720
Regency Beauty Institute-Cleveland34999 Euclid Avenue, Unit 25, Willoughby, Ohio 44094
Regency Beauty Institute-Columbus155 Graceland Blvd, Columbus, Ohio 43214
Regency Beauty Institute-Dayton2040 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, Dayton, Ohio 45459
Regency Beauty Institute-Eastgate4450 Eastgate Blvd, Suite 260, Cincinnati, Ohio 45245
Regency Beauty Institute-North Olmsted26508 Lorain Rd, North Olmsted, Ohio 44070
Regency Beauty Institute-Toledo1554 Spring Meadows Drive, Holland, Ohio 43528-0000
Regency Beauty Institute-Tri-County11489 Princeton Pike, Springdale, Ohio 45246
Ross College-Sylvania5834 Monroe Street, Suite F-J, Sylvania, Ohio 43560
Ross Medical Education Center2150 W 4th St, Ontario, Ohio 44906
Ross Medical Education Center4490 Brandt Pike, Dayton, Ohio 45424
Ross Medical Education Center11590 Century Boulevard, Suite 210, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246
Ross Medical Education Center-Niles5555 Youngstown-Warren Rd, Unit 909, Niles, Ohio 44446
South University-Cleveland4743 Richmond Rd, Cleveland, Ohio 44128
Stautzenberger College-Brecksville8001 Katherine Boulevard, Brecksville, Ohio 44141
Stautzenberger College-Maumee1796 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee, Ohio 43537-4007
Strayer University2135 Dana Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45207-1327
Strayer University2600 Paramount Place, Fairborn, Ohio 45324-6816
Strayer University-Akron Campus51 Park West Blvd, Akron, Ohio 44320
Strayer University-Columbus Campus8425 Pulsar Pl Ste 400, Columbus, Ohio 43240
Strayer University-Fairview Park Campus22730 Fairview Center Dr Ste 150, Fairview Park, Ohio 44126
Strayer University-Ohio4605 Duke Dr, Mason, Ohio 45040
TDDS Technical Institute1688 North Pricetown Road, Sr 534, Lake Milton, Ohio 44429
The Art Institute of Cincinnati1171 East Kemper Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246-3322
The Art Institute of Ohio-Cincinnati8845 Governor’s Hill Dr., Suite 100, Cincinnati, Ohio 45249
The Artisan College of Cosmetology1645 Tiffin Ave., Findlay, Ohio 45840
The Ohio Academy Paul Mitchell Partner School-Cleveland10735 Ravenna Rd, Twinsburg, Ohio 44087
The Ohio Academy Paul Mitchell Partner School-Columbus3000 Morse Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43231
The Salon Professional Academy3330 Parkcrest Lane, Cincinnati, Ohio 45211-2660
The Salon Professional Academy-Perrysburg116 W S Boundary St, Perrysburg, Ohio 45551
The Spa School5050 N High, Columbus, Ohio 43214
Tiffin Academy of Hair Design104 E Market St, Tiffin, Ohio 44883
Toledo Academy of Beauty Culture-East3341 NAVARRE AVE., OREGON, Ohio 43616
Toledo Academy of Beauty Culture-South1554 S Byrne Rd Glenbyrne Ctr, Toledo, Ohio 43614-3430
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy3034 Wilford Drive, Toledo, Ohio 43615-1731
Trumbull Business College3200 Ridge Road, Warren, Ohio 44484-3200
University of Phoenix-Cincinnati Campus9050 Centre Point, West Chester, Ohio 45069-4874
University of Phoenix-Cleveland Campus3401 Enterprise Pkwy, Beachwood, Ohio 44122-7343
University of Phoenix-Columbus Ohio Campus8415 Pulsar Pl, Columbus, Ohio 43240-4032
Valley Beauty School627 Main St, Zanesville, Ohio 43701
Valley Beauty School706 Wheeling Avenue, Cambridge, Ohio 43725
Vanity School of Cosmetology5236 Detroit Rd, Sheffield Village, Ohio 44035
Vatterott College-Cleveland5025 E Royalton Rd, Broadview Heights, Ohio 44147-3502
Virginia Marti College of Art and Design11724 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio 44107
Western Hills School of Beauty and Hair Design6490 Glenway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45211

Employment & Salary Outlook

The Ohio Job Market in 2020

The State of Ohio’s employment outlook is bright, with nearly 500,000 new jobs (498,100) expected to be created over the course of the current decade according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Healthcare (25.2%), Professional Services (24.0%) and Construction (23.1%) are expected to experience the fastest rates of growth through 2020, and are well-represented on our list of the state’s top growth professions below.

Ohio’s 10 Fastest Growing Occupations

The list that appears below highlights the 10 fastest-growing job fields in Ohio through the year 2020. By clicking on any of the featured occupations you can watch a brief video and review official employment projections for the state.

Home Health Aides

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

Median Salary in OH (2012): $19,600

2010 Employment: 71,140

2020 Employment: 110,490

Pct Change: 55%


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Personal Care Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school. Median Salary in OH (2012): $19,400 2010 Employment: 15,590 2020 Employment: 23,150 Pct Change: 49%
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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

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

Median Salary in OH (2012): $29,300

2010 Employment: 2,260

2020 Employment: 3,240

Pct Change: 43%

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Market Research Analysts and Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree. Median Salary in OH (2012): $55,500 2010 Employment: 14,610 2020 Employment: 19,630 Pct Change: 34%
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Physical Therapist Assistants

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

Median Salary in OH (2012): $54,100

2010 Employment: 4,690

2020 Employment: 6,210

Pct Change: 33%

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Medical Secretaries

Minimum Education: High school diploma. Median Salary in OH (2012): $29,300 2010 Employment: 39,140 2020 Employment: 51,780 Pct Change: 32%
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EMTs and Paramedics

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

Median Salary in OH (2012): $27,600

2010 Employment: 8,880

2020 Employment: 11,590

Pct Change: 31%


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Software Developers, Systems Software

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree Median Salary in OH (2012): $82,100 2010 Employment: 6,190 2020 Employment: 8,010 Pct Change: 29%
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Mental Health Counselors

Minimum Education: Master’s degree.

Median Salary in OH (2012): $42,700

2010 Employment: 4,120

2020 Employment: 5,300

Pct Change: 29%


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Healthcare Social Workers

Minimum Education: Master’s degree. Median Salary in OH (2012): $48,100 2010 Employment: 6,490 2020 Employment: 8,320 Pct Change: 28%
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Source: Ohio Bureau of Labor Market Information, Office of Workforce Development

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