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Baltimore Vocational Schools, Trade Schools and Technical Schools

Thanks to its blue-collar roots, heavy manufacturing, robust shipping industry, high technology growth, and strategic position along the Eastern corridor, Baltimore, Maryland is an ideal city for you to pursue a degree, diploma, or certificate from one of the many trade schools. From automotive repair to factory production and information technology, Baltimore has remained at the forefront of America's most vibrant industries. More recently, the city has invested heavily in its commercial centers, attracting companies from around the world to its business-friendly culture. In addition, Baltimore's aggressive revitalization of the downtown waterfront area has transformed the city into a major tourist hub increasingly able to compete with nearby Washington DC, Philadelphia, and New York.

The following is a breakdown of Baltimore's top-hiring industries:

  • Financial Activities. 81,800 jobs
  • Leisure and Hospitality. 107,100 jobs
  • Professional and Business Services. 172,000 jobs
  • Educational and Health Services. 199,500 jobs
  • Government. 218,900 jobs
  • Trade, Transportation, and Utilities. 237,000 jobs

The Economy in Baltimore and What It Means to You

Although there are a great many career paths for which Baltimore's vocational, trade, and technical schools can prepare you, health services and medicine might represent the most attractive opportunities. In this 650,000-strong city, the healthcare industry has expanded to meet the population demands of the greater metropolitan area. In addition, Baltimore's biotechnology and medicine sectors have received generous funding and support, paving the way for graduates of nursing, medical billing, emergency services, and lab technology trade schools. However, healthcare is not the only industry that flourishes in Baltimore's burgeoning economy. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics offers a list of some of the more lucrative positions for qualified graduates of vocational and technical degree programs. With sufficient training from one of Baltimore's many trade schools, you stand an excellent chance of matching or exceeding the 2008 median hourly salaries listed below:

  • Computer support specialists at $23.16
  • Electro-mechanical technicians at $23.22
  • Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters at $23.26
  • Aircraft mechanics and service technicians at $24.36
  • Registered nurses at $36.07
  • Respiratory therapy technicians at $28.92

Whatever career path you choose, Baltimore is a great place to begin your future--and enrolling in one of the many degree, certificate, or diploma programs is a fantastic place to start.

Vocational Schools in Baltimore, Maryland
This list also contains online schools that accept students from Baltimore
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Founded in 1789, Georgetown University is the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. Today, Georgetown is a major international research university that embodies its founding principles in the diversity of our students, faculty, and staff, our commitment to justice and the common good, our intellectual openness, and our international character. You need to have a Bachelor’s degree to be qualified for this school.

Programs : Master of Science in Nursing Delivered Online, Specialization: Family Nurse Practitioner, Specialization: Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, and more..

Campus Locations :

Washington: 2121 I St NW, Washington, DC 20052

Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln College of Technology.

Programs : Automotive Technology, Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Technology and Skilled Trades, and more..

Campus Locations :

Columbia: 9325 Snowden River Parkway Columbia, MD 21046

Everest University Online, a Division of Everest University, makes career training convenient and accessible. With courses tailored for working students and others who need a more flexible class schedule, Everest University Online allows students to learn from home and offers the same well-respected curriculum available at a traditional campus.

Programs : Computer Information Science (Bachelor's), Computer Information Science (Associate's), Applied Management (Associate's), and more..

Campus Locations :

Santa Ana: Santa Ana, CA

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

Programs : BS - Electrical Engineering and Communications Technology, BS - Project Management and Administration: IT Option, AS - Graphic Communications and Design, and more..

Campus Locations :

Owings Mills: 11301 Red Run Boulevard Owings Mills, MD 21117

Hanover: 7030 Dorsey Road, Suite 100 Hanover, MD 21076

Career-focused education for real‐world results.

Programs : Bachelor's - Accounting, Bachelor's - Business Administration - Human Resource Management, Bachelor's - Business Administration, and more..

Campus Locations :

Chicago: Chicago, IL

Claremont Lincoln University is a graduate university that provides innovative educational offerings with a global imperative.

Programs : Master of Arts in Social Impact, Master of Arts in Interfaith Action, Master of Arts in Ethical Leadership, and more..

Campus Locations :

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Study what employers need you to know

Programs : Master of Science in Nursing/Nurse Education, B.S. in Environmental Science, Doctor of Education/Educational Leadership, and more..

Campus Locations :

Columbia: 8830 Stanford Boulevard Suite 100 Columbia, MD 21045

Greenbelt: 7852 Walker Dr Greenbelt, MD 20770

Online: Online, MD

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career. * Programs vary by location * Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information Please call on  844-252-4552 to talk to a respresentative.

Programs : Surgical Technologist, Cosmetology Arts and Sciences, Cosmetology, and more..

Campus Locations :

Windsor Mill: 6901 Security Blvd. Windsor Mill, MD 21244

Towson: 700 York Road Towson, MD 21204

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Get hands-on training with Le Cordon Bleu Schools of North America.

Programs : Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Online - Associate Degree in Hospitality and Restaurant Management 60 weeks, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Online - Bachelor Degree in Culinary Management, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Online - Associate Degree in Hospitality and Restaurant Management 84 weeks, and more..

Campus Locations :

: 8100 E. Camelback Road , CA

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Programs : M.S.Ed - Professional Development (Grades PreK-12), M.S. in Accounting - Accounting for the Professional, D.B.A. - Marketing, and more..

Campus Locations :

: , CA

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