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San Diego Vocational Schools, Trade Schools and Technical Schools

In sunny San Diego, students will find trade schools offering programs in a broad array of fields. Whether you're fresh out of high school or need to enhance a solid career, you may be able to find the training you're interested in from San Diego technical school courses and programs.

The balmy climate, family attractions, pristine beaches and small-town atmosphere in a large metro area are just a few of the reasons San Diego is such a nice place to be. Career prospects may be another reason. According to the San Diego Association of Governments, there are 13 major industry clusters in the city. These include:

  • Action sports manufacturing
  • Advanced precision manufacturing
  • Aerospace, navigation and maritime tech
  • Apparel manufacturing
  • Biomedical devices and products
  • Biotechnology and pharmaceuticals
  • Cleantech
  • Entertainment and hospitality
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Horticulture
  • Information and communications technology
  • Publishing and marketing
  • Specialty foods and microbreweries

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In addition to these career venues, Forbes reports that three top industries in the San Diego area include tourism, technology and defense.

San Diego economy and jobs

In 2012, the U.S. Census Bureau reported 1,338,348 residents of the city of San Diego, all settled in an area of 325.19 square miles. Forbes magazine ranked the San Diego area as 78th in the nation for best places for business and careers and 46th for educational opportunities.

San Diego has numerous companies on the 2013 Inc. 5000 list, which ranks the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Those among the top 500 include:

  • Zurple
  • Solar Alliance of America
  • Oceanhouse Media
  • Extrabux.com
  • Ad-Juster
  • Cardinal Point Captains
  • Seamgen

San Diego is also an important military city. Some civilian job-seekers benefit from military-related jobs in IT, defense and electronics manufacturing, health care, real estate, and financial services. No matter where your interests lie, attending a San Diego technical school in this metropolis by the sea is worth your consideration.

Sources:

Important Facts and Figures, SanDiego.gov, http://www.sandiego.gov/economic-development/sandiego/facts.shtml

San Diego, CA, Forbes, http://www.forbes.com/places/ca/san-diego/

San Diego, California, U.S. Census Bureau, http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/0666000.html

"Top Companies in the San Diego in the San Diego Metro Area on the 2013 Inc. 5000," Inc.com, http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2013/metro/san-diego/x/growth

"What are San Diego's 13 biggest industries?," Jonathan Horne, December 25, 2012, Union Tribune San Diego, http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/Dec/25/san-diegos-13-biggest-industries-and-what-they-pay/

Vocational Schools in San Diego, California
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Sacramento: 4100 Duckhorn Dr, Sacramento, CA 95834

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

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Lynchburg: 1971 University Boulevard Lynchburg, VA 24502

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Sylmar: 12669 Encinitas Avenue Sylmar, CA 91342

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

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

Clovis: 362 N. Clovis Avenue Clovis, CA 93612

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

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

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

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

Torrance: 20050 South Vermont Avenue Torrance, CA 90502

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

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

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

Lathrop: 16916 South Harlan Road Lathrop, CA 95330

Oxnard: 2051 Solar Drive Oxnard, CA 93036

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

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