Trade Schools in Pennsylvania - Locate PA Vocational Training Courses

Trade schools in Pennsylvania offer certification courses and degree programs in most fields, and help students become better qualified for jobs with many of the state’s top employers.

Programs can often be completed in just a matter of months, and many institutions now provide online classes as part of their curriculum. Take a fast and easy look at your local trade and vocational schools by putting your zip code in below.

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Trade Schools in PA

Accredited Trade Schools in PA

The National Center for Education Statistics recognized 175 trade schools in Pennsylvania at the beginning of the 2014 school year. You can find a link to each program, as well as general data about the institution in the table below.


Name Address
All-State Career School-Allied Health Campus 50 W Powhattan Ave, Essington, Pennsylvania 19029
All-State Career School-Lester 501 Seminole St, Lester, Pennsylvania 19029
All-State Career School-Pittsburgh 1200 Lebanon Road, West Mifflin, Pennsylvania 15122
Altoona Beauty School Inc 1554 Valley View Blvd., Altoona, Pennsylvania 16602-6039
American Beauty Academy 9902 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19115
Anthem Institute-Springfield 400 S. State Rd 2nd Flr, Springfield, Pennsylvania 19064
Antonelli Institute 300 Montgomery Ave, Erdenheim, Pennsylvania 19038-8242
Antonelli Medical and Professional Institute 1700 Industrial Highway, Pottstown, Pennsylvania 19464
Automotive Training Center 900 Johnsville Blvd, Warminster, Pennsylvania 18974
Automotive Training Center 114 Pickering Way, Exton, Pennsylvania 19341-1310
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Philadelphia 3001 Grant Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-1018
Baltimore School of Massage-York 170 Red Rock Road, York, Pennsylvania 17402-8046
Barone Beauty Academy 501 E Third St, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701
Beaver Falls Beauty Academy 720 13th St, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania 15010-4208
Bella Capelli Academy 151 Wyngate Drive, Monroeville, Pennsylvania 15146-2388
Berks Technical Institute 2205 Ridgewood Rd, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania 19610-1168
Bradford School 125 West Station Square Drive, Suite 129, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219
Buck’s County School of Beauty Culture inc 1761 Bustleton Pike, Feasterville, Pennsylvania 19053-7368
Butler Beauty Academy 233 S Main St, Butler, Pennsylvania 16001
Cambria-Rowe Business College-Indiana 422 S 13th St, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15701
Cambria-Rowe Business College-Johnstown 221 Central Ave, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15902
Career Training Academy-Monroeville 4314 Old William Penn Highway, Monroeville, Pennsylvania 15146
Career Training Academy-New Kensington 950 5th Ave, New Kensington, Pennsylvania 15068-6308
Career Training Academy-Pittsburgh 1500 Shoppes at Northway, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237
CDE Career Institute 1644 Route 611, Tannersville, Pennsylvania 18372
Central Penn College College Hill & Valley Rds, Summerdale, Pennsylvania 17093-0309
Chambersburg Beauty School 171 Cedar Ave, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201
Consolidated School of Business-Lancaster 2124 Ambassador Cir, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603
Consolidated School of Business-York 1605 Clugston Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17404
Cortiva Institute-Pennsylvania School of Muscle Therapy 211 South Gulph Road Suite 100, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406
DCI Career Institute 366 Beaver Valley Mall, Monaca, Pennsylvania 15061
Dean Institute of Technology 1501 W Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15226-1197
DeVry University-Pennsylvania 1140 Virginia Dr, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania 19034-3204
DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management-Pennsylvania 1140 Virginia Drive, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania 19034-3204
Douglas Education Center 130 7th St, Monessen, Pennsylvania 15062
Du Bois Business College-Du Bois Main Campus, One Beaver Dr, Du Bois, Pennsylvania 15801
Du Bois Business College-Huntingdon Huntingdon Cnty Campus 1001 Moore Street, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 16652
Du Bois Business College-Oil City Oil City Campus 701 East Third Street, Oil City, Pennsylvania 16301
Empire Beauty School-Lehigh Valley 1634 MacArthur Rd, Whitehall, Pennsylvania 18052
Empire Beauty School-Center City Philadelphia 1522 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102-2701
Empire Beauty School-Exton 454 W Lincoln Highway, Exton, Pennsylvania 19341
Empire Beauty School-Hanover Clearview Shp Ctr., 1000 Carlisle St, Hanover, Pennsylvania 17331
Empire Beauty School-Harrisburg 3941 Jonestown Rd, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17109
Empire Beauty School-Lancaster 1801 Columbia Ave, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603
Empire Beauty School-Lebanon 1776 Quentin Rd Cedar Crest Sq, Lebanon, Pennsylvania 17042
Empire Beauty School-Monroeville The Plaza at 320 Mall Blvd, Monroeville, Pennsylvania 15146-2229
Empire Beauty School-NE Philadelphia 1026 Woodhaven Rd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19154
Empire Beauty School-North Hills 4768 McKnight Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237
Empire Beauty School-Pottsville 396 Pottsville – St. Clair Highway, Pottsville, Pennsylvania 17901
Empire Beauty School-Reading 2302 N 5th St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19605
Empire Beauty School-Shamokin Dam Orchard Hills Plz US Rte 11 & 15, Shamokin Dam, Pennsylvania 17876
Empire Beauty School-Springfield 799 W Sproul Rd, Springfield, Pennsylvania 19064
Empire Beauty School-State College 206 W Hamilton Ave, State College, Pennsylvania 16801
Empire Beauty School-Warminster 435 York Rd, Warminster, Pennsylvania 18974
Empire Beauty School-West Mifflin 2393 Mountainview Dr, West Mifflin, Pennsylvania 15122
Empire Beauty School-Williamsport 1808 East Third Street, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701
Empire Beauty School-Wyoming Valley 3370 Birney Avenue, Moosic, Pennsylvania 18507
Empire Beauty School-York 2592 Eastern Blvd, Kingston Square Shopping Ctr, York, Pennsylvania 17402
Erie Business Center-Erie 246 W Ninth St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16501
Erie Business Center-New Castle 170 Cascade Galleria, New Castle, Pennsylvania 16101-3950
Erie Institute of Technology inc 940 Millcreek Mall, Erie, Pennsylvania 16565
Everest Institute-Bensalem 3050 Tillman Drive, Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020-2062
Everest Institute-Pittsburgh 100 Forbes Ave, Suite 1200, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-1320
Fortis Institute-Erie 5757 W 26th St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16506-1013
Fortis Institute-Forty Fort 166 Slocum Street, Forty Fort, Pennsylvania 18704-2936
Fortis Institute-Scranton 517 Ash Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-2903
Great Lakes Institute of Technology 5100 Peach Street, Erie, Pennsylvania 16509-2482
Harris School of Business-Upper Darby Campus 20 South 69th St, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania 19082
Hussian School of Art The Bourse Suite 300 111 S. Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Institute of Medical Careers 133 Jefferson Road Suite 101, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15235-3718
International Academy of Medical Reflexology 2200 North Irving Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18109
ITT Technical Institute-Dunmore 1000 Meade St.- Suite 210, Dunmore, Pennsylvania 18512
ITT Technical Institute-Harrisburg 449 Eisenhower Blvd, Suite 100, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17111
ITT Technical Institute-Levittown 311 Veteran’s Highway, Levittown, Pennsylvania 19056
ITT Technical Institute-Philadelphia 105 South 7th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106-3324
ITT Technical Institute-Pittsburgh 5460 Campbells Run Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15205
ITT Technical Institute-Plymouth Meeting 220 W. Germantown Pike, Suite 100, Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania 19462
ITT Technical Institute-Tarentum 100 Pittsburgh Mills Circle, Tarentum, Pennsylvania 15084
Jean Madeline Aveda Institute 315A Bainbridge St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147
Jna Institute of Culinary Arts 1212 S Broad St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146
Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy of Wilkes-Barre 125 N Wilkes Barre Blvd, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania 18702
Jolie Hair And Beauty Academy-Hazleton 1057A North Church Street, Hazleton, Pennsylvania 18201
Kaplan Career Institute-Broomall 1991 Sproul Road Suite 42, Broomall, Pennsylvania 19008
Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills 177 Franklin Mills Blvd., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19154
Kaplan Career Institute-Harrisburg 5650 Derry St, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17111
Kaplan Career Institute-Philadelphia 3010 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
Kaplan Career Institute-Pittsburgh 933 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
Keystone Technical Institute 2301 Academy Dr, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17112-1012
Kittanning Beauty School 120 Market St, Kittanning, Pennsylvania 16201
L T International Beauty School 830 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130
Lancaster School of Cosmetology 50 Ranck Ave, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602
Lansdale School of Business 290 Wissahickon Avenue, North Wales, Pennsylvania 19454-4114
Lansdale School of Cosmetology inc 215 W Main St, Lansdale, Pennsylvania 19446-2003
Laurel Business Institute 11 East Penn St, Uniontown, Pennsylvania 15401
Laurel Technical Institute 200 Sterling Avenue, Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146
Laurel Technical Institute Meadville 847 North Main Street, Ste. 204, Meadville, Pennsylvania 16335-2754
Levittown Beauty Academy Vermillion Square – 8919 New Falls Road, Levittown, Pennsylvania 19054
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown 5151 Tilghman St, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-9889
Lincoln Technical Institute-Center City Philadelphia 3600 Market St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
Lincoln Technical Institute-Northeast Philadelphia 2180 Hornig Rd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19116
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia 9191 Torresdale Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19136
Magnolia School 50 E. Butler Pike, Ambler, Pennsylvania 19002
McCann School of Business & Technology 2650 Woodglen Road, Pottsville, Pennsylvania 17901
McCann School of Business and Technology 2200 N Irving St, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18109
McCann School of Business and Technology 346 York Rd, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013
McCann School of Business and Technology 2227 Scranton-Carbondale Highway, Dickson City, Pennsylvania 18519
McCann School of Business and Technology 370 Maplewood Drive, Hazle Township, Pennsylvania 18202
McCann School of Business and Technology 1147 N. Fourth Street, Sunbury, Pennsylvania 17801
Metro Beauty Academy 4977 Medical Center Circle, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18106
National Massage Therapy Institute 10050 Roosevelt Blvd, Suite 8, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19116
NAWCC School of Horology 454 Poplar St, Columbia, Pennsylvania 17512-2122
New Castle Beauty Academy 314 E Washington St, New Castle, Pennsylvania 16101
New Castle School of Trades 4164 u.s. 422, Pulaski, Pennsylvania 16143-2522
New Castle School of Trades 4177 Pulaksi Road, New Castle, Pennsylvania 16101
Newport Business Institute-Lower Burrell 945 Greensburg Rd, Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania 15068
Newport Business Institute-Williamsport 941 W 3rd St, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5894
Northwest Regional Technology Institute 3104 State St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16508-2820
Oakbridge Academy of Arts 1250 Greensburg Rd, Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania 15068
Pace Institute 606 Court St Suite 404, Reading, Pennsylvania 19601-3542
Penn Commercial Business/Technical School 242 Oak Spring Road, Washington, Pennsylvania 15301-6822
Pennco Tech-Bristol 3815 Otter St, Bristol, Pennsylvania 19007
Pennsylvania Academy of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences 2445 Bedford St, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904-1499
Pennsylvania Academy of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences 19 N Brady St, Du Bois, Pennsylvania 15801
Pennsylvania Gunsmith School 812 Ohio River Blvd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15202-2637
Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology Mount Braddock Road, Mount Braddock, Pennsylvania 15465
Pennsylvania Institute of Taxidermy inc 118 Industrial Pk Rd, Ebensburg, Pennsylvania 15931-4106
Pennsylvania School of Business 265 Lehigh St., Allentown, Pennsylvania 18102
PITC Institute 140 South Easton Road, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038-4001
Pittsburgh Technical Institute 1111 McKee Road, Oakdale, Pennsylvania 15071
Prism Career Institute 6800 Market Street, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania 19082
Prism Career Institute-Philadelphia 8040 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19152
Pulse Beauty Academy-A Paul Mitchell Partner School 150 E Pennsylvania Ave Ste 250, Downington, Pennsylvania 19335
Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing 5800 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19128
South Hills Beauty Academy inc 3269 W Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15216
South Hills School of Business & Technology 480 Waupelani Dr, State College, Pennsylvania 16801-4516
South Hills School of Business and Technology-Altoona 508 58th Street, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16602
Star Career Academy-Audubon 2501 Monroe Boulevard, Audubon, Pennsylvania 19403-2422
Star Career Academy-Philadelphia 2371 Welsh Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2206
Strayer University-Allentown Campus 3800 Sierra Cir Ste 300, Center Valley, Pennsylvania 18034
Strayer University-Center City Campus 1601 Cherry St Ste 100, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102
Strayer University-Cranberry Woods Campus 1601 850 Cranberry Woods Dr Ste 2241, Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania 16066
Strayer University-Delaware County Campus 760 W Sproul Rd, Suite 200, Springfield, Pennsylvania 19064
Strayer University-King of Prussia Campus 234 Mall Boulevard, Suite G50, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406
Strayer University-Penn Center West Campus One Penn Center West Ste 300, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15276
Strayer University-Pennsylvania 3600 Horizon Blvd Ste 100, Trevose, Pennsylvania 19053
Stroudsburg School of Cosmetology 100 North 8th St, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360-1720
The Art Institute of Philadelphia 1622 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-5198
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh 420 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219-1328
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-4332
The Art Institutes of York-PA 1409 Williams Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17402-9012
The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College 4207 Walnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
The Salon Professional Academy 705 12th St, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16602-2419
The Vision Academy 1921 Union Blvd, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18109-1629
Triangle Tech inc-Bethlehem 3184 Airport Road, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18017
Triangle Tech inc-Dubois 225 Tannery Row Road, DuBois, Pennsylvania 15840
Triangle Tech inc-Erie 2000 Liberty St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16502-2594
Triangle Tech inc-Greensburg 222 E Pittsburgh St Ste A, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601-3304
Triangle Tech inc-Pittsburgh 1940 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15214-3897
Triangle Tech inc-Sunbury 191 Performance Road, Sunbury, Pennsylvania 17801
Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania inc 750 Pennsylvania Drive, Exton, Pennsylvania 19341
University of Phoenix-Harrisburg Campus 4050 Crums Mill Rd, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17112-2894
University of Phoenix-Philadelphia Campus 1170 Devon Park Drive, Wayne, Pennsylvania 19087-2121
University of Phoenix-Pittsburgh Campus Penn Center W Bldg 6, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15276-0119
Venus Beauty Academy 1033 Chester Pke, Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania 19079
Vet Tech Institute 125 Seventh St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-3400
Welder Training and Testing Institute 729 E. Highland Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18109-3253
Wyo Tech-Blairsville 500 Innovation Drive, Blairsville, Pennsylvania 15717-1301
Yorktowne Business Institute W Seventh Ave, York, Pennsylvania 17404
YTI Career Institute – Altoona 3001 Fairway Drive, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16602-4457
YTI Career Institute-Altoona 2900 Fairway Dr, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16602
YTI Career Institute-Capital Region 401 East Winding Hill Road Suite 101, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17055
YTI Career Institute-York 1405 Williams Road, York, Pennsylvania 17402

Employment & Salary Outlook

Jobs in Pennsylvania – Projecting 2020

Job growth in Pennsylvania is expected to be steady through 2020, with a projected 185,472 new openings per year statewide according to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry. This equates to an overall growth rate of 6.4% through the end of the decade – led by a 14.3% surge in new healthcare jobs.

Other industries expected to produce significant opportunity for job seekers include the Food & Beverage (8.3%) and Transportation (8.2%) industries.

Pennsylvania’s 10 Fastest Growing Occupations

The 10 fastest-growing occupations in Pennsylvania are featured in the list below. To watch a job video and review the latest official employment projections, simply click on the name of the position that interests you.

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

Minimum Education: Less than high school.

Median Salary in PA (2012): $38,100

2010 Employment: 1,040

2020 Employment: 2,130

Pct Change: 105%

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Gaming Dealers

Minimum Education: High School Diploma. Median Salary in U.S. (2012): $18,600 2010 Employment (PA): 1,920 2020 Employment (PA): 3,280 Pct Change: 71%
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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

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

Median Salary in PA (2012): $32,600

2010 Employment: 3,270

2020 Employment: 4,580

Pct Change: 40%

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Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Minimum Education: Doctoral or professional degree. Median Salary in PA (2012): $87,000 2010 Employment: 6,540 2020 Employment: 8,720 Pct Change: 33%
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Home Health Aides

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

Median Salary in PA (2012): $20,300

2010 Employment: 67,900

2020 Employment: 89,820

Pct Change: 32%

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Market Research Analysts and Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree. Median Salary in PA (2012): $58,400 2010 Employment: 15,840 2020 Employment: 20,510 Pct Change: 30%
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EMTs and Paramedics

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

Median Salary in PA (2012): $30,100

2010 Employment: 12,940

2020 Employment: 16,720

Pct Change: 29%

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Software Developers, Systems Software

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree. Median Salary in PA (2012): $89,900 2010 Employment: 13,050 2020 Employment: 16,740 Pct Change: 28%
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Personal Care Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school.

Median Salary in PA (2012): $20,900

2010 Employment: 36,860

2020 Employment: 47,130

Pct Change: 28%

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Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree. Median Salary in PA (2012): $72,200 2010 Employment: 4,620 2020 Employment: 5,860 Pct Change: 27%
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Source: Pennsylvania Center for Workforce Information & Analysis

Vocational Schools in Pennsylvania’s Largest Cities

  • Philadelphia
  • Pittsburgh
  • Allentown
  • Erie
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