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Detroit Vocational Schools, Trade Schools and Technical Schools

The port of Detroit, Michigan is home to seven of the world's largest auto manufacturers, so naturally many local jobs are in the fields of trade, transportation, distribution, and manufacturing. To help fill employers' needs, Detroit trade schools offer diploma, certificate, and degree programs focused on training an exemplary work force. Cars, however, are not Detroit's only industry. Employers are always looking for workers skilled in the areas of information technology, health services, and recreation and leisure. Courses at a Detroit technical school or vocational school prepare you to enter one of these growing fields. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) cites May 2008 job figures for these Detroit employment sectors:

Detroit, Michigan's Economy and Jobs

The Detroit metropolitan area, home to more than 4 million people, is a major international port on the Great Lakes. Obviously, jobs in shipping, manufacturing (especially auto manufacturing), trade, and transportation make up a large part of Detroit's employment. The city has also attracted a number of large information technology firms. CNN.com estimates that median family income in Detroit was $43,726 in 2008; BLS cites the following median hourly wages for specific Detroit jobs in 2008:

Casino gaming has become important to Detroit's economy; the city boasts several large gaming resorts, which is unusual in cities of this size, and jobs in hospitality and recreation are on the rise. No matter where your interest lies, Detroit trade schools can prepare you for the job of your dreams.


Vocational Schools in Detroit, Michigan

This list also contains online schools that accept students from Detroit
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University of Phoenix
At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.
Master of Health Administration/Informatics, BS in Human Services/Gerontology, Family and Child Service Certificate and more.
  • Southfield: 26261 Evergreen Road Southfield, MI 48076
  • Online: Online, MI

Ross Medical Education Centers
Get allied health training with Ross Medical Education Center.
Veterinary Assistant, Dental Assistant, Pharmacy Technician and more.
  • Madison Heights: 29429 John R Madison Heights, MI 48071
  • Taylor: 22311 Eureka Road Taylor, MI 48180
  • Canton: 44958 Ford Road Canton, MI 48187
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The Art Institutes system of schools
With an education from an Art Institutes school, imagine what you could create.
Culinary Management (BS), Interior Design (BFA), Web Design & Interactive Communications (D) and more.
  • Troy: 1414 East Maple Road, Suite 150 Troy, MI 48083
  • Novi: 28125 Cabot Drive Suite 120 Novi, MI 48377

ECPI University
To succeed in today’s world, you need an edge.  Get it at ECPI University! 
Electronics Engineering - Bachelor, IT Management - Bachelor, Network Security - Associate and more.
  • : , VA

DeVry University
Five colleges of study.  One clear focus: Your career success. Earn the respect of employers with a degree you can earn on campus, online or both.
Associate - Web Graphic Design, Bachelor's-Accounting, Master's-Business Administration and more.
  • Southfield: 26999 Central Park Blvd. Suite 125 Southfield, MI 48076
  • : , IL
  • Chicago: Chicago, IL

Argosy University
Welcome to Argosy University Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law as well as certificate programs in many areas.
Psychology (BA) (Online), Information Technology (BS) (Online), Business Administration (DBA) (Online) and more.
  • : , AZ

Michigan Technology Services
Michigan Technology Services is committed to providing outstanding computer training to individuals, groups and businesses in the metropolitan Detroit, Michigan area. Michigan Technology Services only accepts requests from prospective students from these area codes: 313, 248, 586, 810, 517, 734.
CCNP, CompTIA Network+, Linux and more.
  • Farmington Hills: 32985 Hamilton Ct. Farmington Hills, MI 48334

The University of Liverpool
Want to study at a UK university without leaving your house? The University of Liverpool offers online Masters and Doctoral programmes.
MSc in Project Management (Construction & Infrastructure), MSc in Global Marketing, Master of Public Health and more.
  • : , CA

South University - Campus
As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.
Psychology (BA), Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner Specialization (RN-MSN), Nursing (R-BSN) and more.
  • Novi: 41555 Twelve Mile Road Novi, MI 48377

University of Maryland at College Park
Study online with University of Maryland at College Park.
MBA - Finance, MBA - Information Systems & Business Analytics, MBA - Marketing and more.
  • : , MD

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