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Dallas Vocational Schools, Trade Schools and Technical Schools

Dallas, Texas is an attractive city for a multitude of reasons. Besides being a cultural hot spot and a professional sports paradise, Dallas is home to a variety of companies and businesses that are primed to acquire hot new talent, and the city is also home to trade, vocational and technical schools looking to serve a wide range of students. Dallas has a pro-commerce attitude and atmosphere that can be conducive to success for a variety of career seekers, from the high school student looking to the future to the mid-career employee looking to move up or change careers entirely.

Dallas offers rich diversity in business and industry, with everything from major health care companies to huge oil and gas refineries. According to Dallas Economic Development, the top industries in the state include:

  • Building design, construction and furnishing
  • Company headquarters and operations
  • Food manufacturing
  • IT services
  • Instruments
  • Media
  • Telecommunications
  • Logistics
  • Transportation manufacturing and assembly

Given the wide variety of job opportunities in Dallas, it's no surprise that the city was ranked 13th by Forbes among best places for business and careers in 2014. Forbes also honored Dallas as 21st in job growth and 47th in education.

Dallas, Texas: home to established global firms

The United States Census Bureau reported 1,241,162 residents in Dallas in 2012, spread out over 340.52 square miles of land area. Employees from 18 Fortune 500 companies call the Dallas-Fort Worth area home. Some of these companies include:

  • AT&T Wireless
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Energy Transfer Equity
  • Dean Foods
  • Texas Instruments
  • Tenet Healthcare

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov) reports the following Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington hourly median 2013 wages for jobs within the sectors represented by these companies as follows:

  • Computer programmers: $37.35
  • Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products: $33.31
  • Avionics technicians: $22.41
  • Aircraft cargo handling supervisors: $21.15
  • Heavy equipment mechanics: $20.94
  • Physical therapist aides: $11.75

Present and future career seekers in these and other fields may find the opportunity to forge a great new career in this thriving Texas town.

Sources:

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2013, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_19100.htm#49-0000

Dallas, Texas, QuickFacts, U.S. Census Bureau, 2012, http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/48/4819000.html

Dallas, TX, Forbes, http://www.forbes.com/places/tx/dallas/

Major Industries, Dallas Economic Development, http://www.dallas-ecodev.org/resources/target-industries/

"18 DFW area companies make Fortune 500 list," Lance Murray, Dallas Business Journal, May 6, 2013, http://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/blog/2013/05/18-dfw-area-companies-make-fortune-500.html

Vocational Schools in Dallas, Texas
 
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Programs : B.S. in Communication, A.A. in Retail Fundamentals, Master of Health Administration - Sustainability Management, and more.

Campus Locations :

Dallas: 12400 Coit Road Suite 200 Dallas, TX 75251

Arlington: 3900 Arlington Highlands Boulevard Suite 237 Arlington, TX 76018

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Programs : Interior Design (BFA), Baking & Pastry (AS), Culinary Management (BS), and more.

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Dallas: Two North Park East Dallas, TX 75231

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), Audio Production Bachelors (Online), and more.

Campus Locations : Online

Since 1949, Grand Canyon University has been a premier private university in Arizona, helping students find their purpose and achieve their potential.

Programs : M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Leads to initial teacher licensure), M.S. in Leadership: Disaster Preparedness & Executive Fire Leadership, M.S. in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems, and more.

Campus Locations : Online

The MSW@USC is the first top-ranked MSW program offered nationally. Many online programs are limited to certain geographic areas or the availability of courses, making it necessary to travel to campus. Our program can be completed from virtually anywhere without the need to relocate to Southern California.

Programs : Master of Social Work, and more.

Campus Locations : Online

Advance your teaching career with an online master's degree from University of Southern California Rossier School of Education.

Programs : Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Master of Arts in Teaching, and more.

Campus Locations : Online

Degree programs and specialized concentrations based on the current and expected demand for professionals in a broad range of disciplines.

Programs : Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security – Computer Systems Security, Master of Business Administration – Operations and Supply Chain Management, Doctor of Management – Technology Management (Executive Format), and more.

Campus Locations : Online

Everest University Online, a Division of Everest University, makes career training convenient and accessible.

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

Campus Locations : Online

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

Programs : AS - Criminology and Forensic Technology, BS - Project Management and Administration: IT Option, AS - Network Systems Administration, and more.

Campus Locations :

DeSoto: 921 West Belt Line Road, Suite 181 DeSoto, TX 75115

Arlington: 551 Ryan Plaza Drive Arlington, TX 76011

Richardson: 2101 Waterview Parkway Richardson, TX 75080

Waco: 3700 S. Jack Kultgen Expy., Suite 100 Waco, TX 76706

Austin: 6330 Hwy 290 E Austin, TX 78723

Houston: 15621 Blue Ash Drive Houston, TX 77090

Webster: 1001 Magnolia Ave. Webster, TX 77598

San Antonio: 5700 Northwest Parkway San Antonio, TX 78249

Take a new step in your education with Brandman University. We offer 87 different certificate, associate, bachelor's, or master's programs in a wide variety of fields.

Programs : BBA in Business Administration (Accounting), Certificate in Organizational Leadership, BA in Early Childhood Education, and more.

Campus Locations : Online

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