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Los Angeles Vocational and Trade Schools

Los Angeles Vocational and Trade Schools

Los Angeles, California is the epitome of a true global economy. Los Angeles has long been a haven for those who want to enjoy sunny California; the city itself had a population of 3,857,799 people in 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The Los Angeles metro area is markedly larger, with a population of 9,962,789 in 2013. Many of those residents work in the four major industries in the state, as reported by Forbes: Entertainment, Tourism, Aerospace and Technology.


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The Los Angeles Mayor's Office of Economic and Workforce Development notes four key sectors of the growing economy:

  • Logistics and trade. As home to Los Angeles International Airport and the Los Angeles/Long Beach Port, the area handles about 40 percent of the nation's containerized goods.
  • Bio-tech and health sciences. With top-notch research and medical centers like Cedars-Sinai and UCLA Medical Center, this is where new biotech comes to grow.
  • Creative industries. Movie magic is a big deal in .LA., generating one million jobs and over 100 billion dollars each year.
  • Green technology. From solar panels to geothermal units to wind turbines and more, L.A. is heavily invested in green technology for a brighter future.

Many industries have found firm footing in Los Angeles, while new companies are growing at a fast clip. L.A. County boasts 14 Fortune 500 headquarters, including the following recognizable names:

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Dole Food Company
  • DirecTV
  • Occidental Petroleum
  • AECOM Technologies
  • Health Net
  • Mattel
  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum
  • Edison International
  • Live Nation

Those interested in opportunities in the L.A. area might seek employment at any of these well-established companies or subsidiaries, but there are also options in new, growing fields. Los Angeles metro area has dozens of companies in the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing businesses of 2013. The top spot was taken by Fuhu, a technology leader. Others in the top 100 include 29 Prime and eGumball, both in the technology industry, and Janes Capital Partners, a financial investment company.

With all of these business opportunities, exploring Los Angeles trade or technical schools may be a good idea for people looking for a satisfying career in Los Angeles.

Sources:

Fortune 500 Headquarters in L.A. County, Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, http://chooselacounty.com/doingbusiness/fortune500.html

Los Angeles, CA, Forbes, http://www.forbes.com/places/ca/los-angeles/

Los Angeles, California, U.S. Census Bureau, http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/0644000.html

Los Angeles Mayor's Office of Economic and Workforce Development, http://www.losangelesworks.org/whyLaWorks/the-la-economy.cfm

Top Companies in the Los Angeles Metro Area on the 2013 Inc. 5000, Inc.com, http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2013/metro/los-angeles

Schools are available in the following Los Angeles zip codes: 91730, 95834, 85017, 24502, 46268, 90502, 91950, 91773, 95330, 94520, 93612, 92883, 92408, 90230, 93036, 92868, 94621, 92081, 95670, 91342, 18515. Begin your career training at one of our Los Angeles area Schools today.
Vocational Schools in Los Angeles, California
This list also contains online schools that accept students from Los Angeles
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Earn your degree or diploma on your schedule and succeed at Ashworth College.

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Norcross: Norcross, GA

Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) offers industry-relevant knowledge and training for in demand careers in healthcare.

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Interested in a career as a professional dog trainer? Animal Behavior College is the place to start.

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Jump-start your automotive career with Universal Technical Institute in Illinois.

Programs : Diesel, Collision Repair, Automotive Technology, and more..

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Rancho Cucamonga: 9494 Haven Avenue Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Sacramento: 4400 E. Commerce Way Sacramento, CA 95834

Earn your degree online with Grand Canyon University. We offer approximately 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in a variety of fields that can be completed 100% online.

Programs : M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Leads to initial teacher licensure), M.S. in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems, M.Ed. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure), and more..

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Phoenix: 3300 W Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ 85017

With more than 300 online and residential areas of study, Liberty offers programs from the certificate to doctoral level.

Programs : Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling, M.Div: Leadership, MA Theological Studies: Theology, and more..

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Lynchburg: 1971 University Boulevard Lynchburg, VA 24502

Are you interested in pursuing a high-tech career? Getting an education from ITT Tech is a great place to start!

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Torrance: 20050 South Vermont Avenue Torrance, CA 90502

National City: 401 Mile of Cars Way, Suite 100 National City, CA 91950

San Dimas: 650 W. Cienega Avenue San Dimas, CA 91773

Lathrop: 16916 South Harlan Road Lathrop, CA 95330

Concord: 1140 Galaxy Way, Suite 400 Concord, CA 94520

Clovis: 362 N. Clovis Avenue Clovis, CA 93612

Corona: 4160 Temescal Canyon Road, Suite 100 Corona, CA 92883

San Bernardino: 670 East Carnegie Drive San Bernardino, CA 92408

Culver City: 6101 W. Centinela Ave. - Suite 180 Culver City, CA 90230

Oxnard: 2051 Solar Drive Oxnard, CA 93036

Orange: 4000 W. Metropolitan Drive Suite 100 Orange, CA 92868

Oakland: 7901 Oakport Street, Ste. 3000 Oakland, CA 94621

Vista: 495 La Tortuga Drive - Suite 100 Vista, CA 92081

Rancho Cordova: 10863 Gold Center Drive Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Sylmar: 12669 Encinitas Avenue Sylmar, CA 91342

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Scranton: Scranton, PA 18515

Trident University International provides an exceptional online educational experience for its students – diverse adult learners including current and former members of the military family.

Programs : Educational Leadership (Ed.D.), Education (MAED), Health Sciences (MSHS), and more..

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