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Trade Schools in Wisconsin - Finding WI Vocational Training

If you live in the Badger State, and are interested in starting a new profession, trade schools in Wisconsin are currently accepting students into programs that cover every field from healthcare to finance. Most high school graduates are eligible for admission, and many courses can be completed in two years or less. Many programs are even offered online to accommodate students who work or have other commitments!

On this resource page, you’ll find information about the state’s changing labor needs, and learn how vocational schools in Wisconsin can help you become qualified for entry-level positions with many of the region’s top employers.

Trade Schools in WI

Directory of Trade Schools in WI

The National Center for Education Statistics’ recognized 61 accredited trade schools in Wisconsin at the start of 2014. In the table below, you’ll find a link to each school’s website and general program information for each institution.

NameAddress
Academy of Cosmetology2310 W Court St, Janesville, Wisconsin 53548-3307
Advanced College of Cosmetology25 West Main Street, Waupun, Wisconsin 53963-0000
Advanced Institute of Hair Design5780 N. Port Washington Rd., Glendale, Wisconsin 53217
Advanced Institute of Hair Design353 E. Campus Mall, Madison, Wisconsin 53715-1030
Anthem College-Brookfield440 South Executive Dr-Ste 230, Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
Brensten Education20633 Watertown Road, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186-0000
Bryant & Stratton College-Bayshore500 Silverspring Rd Ste K340, Glendale, Wisconsin 53217
Bryant & Stratton College-Milwaukee310 W. Wisconsin Avenue Suite 500, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203-2608
Bryant & Stratton College-Wauwatosa10950 W Potter Road, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53226
DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management-Wisconsin411 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 300, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202-4400
DeVry University-Wisconsin411 E. Wisconsin Ave., Suite 300, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202-4400
Empire Beauty School-Appleton525 Westhill Blvd, Appleton, Wisconsin 54914-4644
Empire Beauty School-Green Bay2575 W Mason St, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54304-4838
Empire Beauty School-Madison6414 Odana Road, Madison, Wisconsin 53717-1111
Empire Beauty School-Manitowoc1034 S 18th St, Manitowoc, Wisconsin 54220-5040
Empire Beauty School-Milwaukee5655 South 27th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53221
Everest College-Milwaukee1311 North 6th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212-4006
First Class Cosmetology School306 State Street, Beloit, Wisconsin 53511-0000
Gill-Tech Academy of Hair Design230 S. McCarthy Rd, Appleton, Wisconsin 54914-8613
Globe University-Appleton5045 W. Grande Market Drive, Grand Chute, Wisconsin 54914-0000
Globe University-Eau Claire4955 Bullis Farm Rd, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701-5168
Globe University–Green Bay2620 Development Drive, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311
Globe University-La Crosse2651 Midwest Dr, Onalaska, Wisconsin 54650
Globe University-Madison East4901 Eastpark Blvd, Madison, Wisconsin 53718
Globe University–Madison West1345 Deming Way, Middleton, Wisconsin 53562
Globe University–Wausau1480 Country Road XX, Rothschild, Wisconsin 54474
Herzing University3 Point Place, Madison, Wisconsin 53719-2848
Herzing University-Brookfield555 S Executive Dr, Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005
Herzing University-Kenosha4006 Washington Rd, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144
Herzing University-Madison5218 E. Terrace Dr., Madison, Wisconsin 53718
ITT Technical Institute-Germantown6300 W. Layton, Suite 100, Greenfield, Wisconsin 53220
ITT Technical Institute-Green Bay470 Security Blvd, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313
ITT Technical Institute-Greenfield6300 W Layton Ave, Greenfield, Wisconsin 53220-4612
ITT Technical Institute-Madison2450 Rimrock Road, Ste 100, Madison, Wisconsin 53713
Kaplan College-Milwaukee111 W. Pleasant St-Ste 101, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212
Madison Media Institute2702 Agriculture Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53718
Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-Racine6232 Bankers Road, Racine, Wisconsin 53403-9747
Milwaukee Career College3077 N Mayfair Rd Ste 300, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53222
Panache Academy of Beauty1120 Zap Drive, Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913-2596
Paul Mitchell the School-Green Bay3450 S. Packerland Dr., De Pere, Wisconsin 54115
Paul Mitchell the School-Monroe1015 18th Ave, Suite 212, Monroe, Wisconsin 53566
Rasmussen College-Appleton3500 East Destination Drive, Suite 100, Appleton, Wisconsin 54915-7305
Rasmussen College-Wausau1101 Westwood Drive, Wausau, Wisconsin 54401-7804
Rasmussen College-Wisconsin904 South Taylor Street, Suite 100, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54303-2349
Regency Beauty Institute-Greenfield7995 West Layton Avenue, Greenfield, Wisconsin 53220
Regency Beauty Institute-Madison2358 East Springs Drive, Suite 300, Madison, Wisconsin 53704
State College of Beauty Culture inc1930 Grand Avenue, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Strayer University-Wisconsin9000 West Chester Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53214-1373
The Academy Waukesha2000 Silvernail Rd, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53072
The Institute of Beauty and Wellness327 East Saint Paul Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
The Salon Professional Academy of Kenosha3701 80th Street, Suite B, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53142-4950
The Salon Professional Academy-Appleton3355 W College Ave, Appleton, Wisconsin 54915
The Salon Professional Academy-Eau Claire3408 Mall Drive, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701-7633
The Salon Professional Academy-Onalaska566 Theater Rd, Onalaska, Wisconsin 54650
Ther Art Institute of Wisconsin320 East Buffalo Street, Suite 100, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202-5837
University of Phoenix-Madison Campus2310 Crossroads Dr, Madison, Wisconsin 53718-2416
University of Phoenix-Milwaukee Campus10850 W Park Pl, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53224-3606
VICI Aveda Institute4111 S. 108th Street, Greenfield, Wisconsin 53228
Visions in Hair Design Institute of Cosmetology7213 W Burleigh St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53210
Wisconsin Academy880 Frontage Rd Ste I, Peshtigo, Wisconsin 54157

Employment & Salary Outlook

Wisconsin 2020 – A Look to the Future

Wisconsin’s labor market continues to be heavily reliant upon manufacturing and agriculture, but Wisconsin Worknet projects solid growth across multiple industries through 2020. Healthcare is expected to be particularly strong (see the list below), but finance and many traditional skilled trades should also generate good opportunities for qualified job seekers as well.

Wisconsin’s 10 Fastest Growing Occupations

The 10 positions highlighted below are the fastest-growing in Wisconsin through 2020 according to official government projections. To learn more about any of the featured jobs, simply click on the name and you’ll be able to see employment data and a brief video.

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in WI (2012): $40,400

2010 Employment: 1,510

2020 Employment: 2,120

Pct Change: 40%

 

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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Minimum Education: Two-year associate’s degree from an accredited program. Median Salary in WI (2012): $77,300 2010 Employment: 1,070 2020 Employment: 1,490 Pct Change: 39%

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Interpreters and Translators

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in WI (2012): $47,200

2010 Employment: 1,540

2020 Employment: 2,150

Pct Change: 39%

 

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Market Research Analysts and Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree. Median Salary in WI (2012): $52,100 2010 Employment: 6,200 2020 Employment: 8,520 Pct Change: 37%
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Personal Care Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school.

Median Salary in WI (2012): $21,100

2010 Employment: 31,130

2020 Employment: 42,600

Pct Change: 37%

 

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HVAC Technicians and Installers

Minimum Education: High school diploma and certification from an accredited program Median Salary in WI (2012): $44,800 2010 Employment: 4,630 2020 Employment: 6,210 Pct Change: 34%
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Personal Financial Advisors

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in WI (2012): $47,400

2010 Employment: 3,490

2020 Employment: 4,640

Pct Change: 33%

 

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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Minimum Education: Two-year associate’s degree from an accredited program. Median Salary in WI (2012): $32,700 2010 Employment: 1,700 2020 Employment: 2,240 Pct Change: 32%
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Insurance Sales Agents

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

Median Salary in WI (2012): $46,800

2010 Employment: 7,490

2020 Employment: 9,830

Pct Change: 31%

 

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Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Minimum Education: Doctoral or professional degree (DPT) Median Salary in WI (2012): $55,000 2010 Employment: 2,210 2020 Employment: 2,900 Pct Change: 31%
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Source: Wisconsin Workforce Information, Bureau of Labor Statistics Programs

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