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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, 21045, 20770, 21076, 21117, 21090, 21061, 21117, 21224. 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

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

Programs : B.S. in Environmental Science, Doctor of Education/Educational Leadership, Doctor of Education/Curriculum and Instruction, and more..

Campus Locations :

Columbia: 8830 Stanford Boulevard Suite 100 Columbia, MD 21045

Greenbelt: 7852 Walker Dr Greenbelt, MD 20770

Online: Online, MD

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 : Criminal Justice (Associate's), Applied Management (Associate's), Criminal Investigations (Associate's), and more..

Campus Locations :

Santa Ana: Santa Ana, CA

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

Programs : Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online), Entertainment Business, Master of Science (Online), Music Business, Bachelor of Science (Online), and more..

Campus Locations :

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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

Baltimore School of Massage’s Steiner Institute of Esthetics is a member of the Steiner Education Group, which is a subsidiary of Steiner Leisure Limited, a global provider of spa services. Steiner Leisure Limited operates more than 175 spas and salons on cruise ships and at resorts worldwide. Steiner spas recruit from the Steiner Education Group schools.

Programs : Esthetics Training Program, and more..

Campus Locations :

Linthicum Heights: 517 Progress Drive, Suite A-L Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

Prepare for an exciting cosmetology career today at Empire Beauty Schools.

Programs : Teacher of Cosmetology, Cosmetology, and more..

Campus Locations :

Glen Burnie: 6320 Ritchie Highway, Suite F Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Owings Mills: 9616 Reisterstown Road, Suite 105 Owings Mills, MD 21117

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

Programs : Veterinary Assistant, Grooming Instruction, Certified Dog Trainer Instructor Course, and more..

Campus Locations :

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Pursue your education online with The College Network.

Programs : LPN/LVN to RN - AS in Nursing (Licensed LPN/LVNs only), LPN/LVN to RN - BS in Nursing - Indiana St. - (Licensed LPN/LVNs only), and more..

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Prepare for an exciting career in the trucking industry at All-State Career. * Programs vary by location * Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

Programs : Class A CDL Advanced Tractor Trailer Driving, and more..

Campus Locations :

Baltimore: 2200 Broening Highway Suite 160 Baltimore, MD 21224

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