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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.

Schools are available in the following Baltimore zip codes: 21046, 21076, 21117, 20066, 21244, 21204, 21045, 20770. Begin your career training at one of our Baltimore area Schools today.
Vocational Schools in Baltimore, Maryland
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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

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 :

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

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

Nursing@Simmons, the innovative, online nursing degree program from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares Registered Nurses for the next stage of their careers.

Programs : MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner, RN to MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner, RN to BSN, and more..

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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

Earn your degree or diploma on your schedule and succeed at Ashworth College.

Programs : Writing Children's Books, Medical Transcription, Automotive Technician, and more..

Campus Locations :

Norcross: Norcross, GA

Located in the heart of Washington, D.C. the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is dedicated to advancing the health of local, national and global communities.

Programs : Master of Public Health, Executive Master of Health Administration, and more..

Campus Locations :

Washington: 2121 I Street Northwest Washington, DC 20066

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, Aesthetics Skincare, and more..

Campus Locations :

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

Towson: 700 York Road Towson, MD 21204

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At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.

Programs : B.S. in Communication, Graduate Project Management Certificate, M.S. in Administration of Justice and security/Global Homeland Security, and more..

Campus Locations :

Columbia: 8830 Stanford Boulevard Suite 100 Columbia, MD 21045

Greenbelt: 7852 Walker Dr Greenbelt, MD 20770

Online: Online, MD

Why ASU? At ASU, learning online is effective, flexible and smart. Every program delivered online is developed by the same excellent faculty who teach on our campuses, and is designed to engage students and professors in meaningful ways. The result? Our students are an integral part of a New American University.

Programs : M.Ed. In Curriculum and Instruction: Gifted Education, Undergrad Certificate in Homeland Security, BSE Electrical Engineering, and more..

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Work toward your degree online with University of Cincinnati Online.

Programs : Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Health Informatics, and more..

Campus Locations :

: , OH

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