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Dallas Vocational Schools, Trade Schools and Technical Schools

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

Schools are available in the following Dallas zip codes: 75231, 76116, 75251, 76018, 75052, 75062, 75041, 75063, 75080, 75115, 76011, 75080, 75247. Begin your career training at one of our Dallas area Schools today.
Vocational Schools in Dallas, Texas
This list also contains online schools that accept students from Dallas
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With an education from an Art Institutes school, imagine what you could create.

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Campus Locations :

Dallas: Two North Park East Dallas, TX 75231

Fort Worth: 7000 Calmont Avenue Suite 150 Fort Worth, TX 76116

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

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Dallas: 12400 Coit Road Suite 200 Dallas, TX 75251

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

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

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Grand Prairie: 2501 East Arkansas Lane Grand Prairie, TX 75052

Advance your career with training from MyComputerCareer.com.

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Irving: 545 E John Carpenter Freeway #850 Irving, TX 75062

Get hands-on training with Remington College.

Programs : BS in Business Administration - General Business (Online), AS in Paralegal (Online), Diploma in Medical Assisting with X-Ray Tech (Limited Scope), and more..

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Garland: 1800 Eastgate Drive Garland, TX 75041

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Programs : Associate - Web Graphic Design, Bachelor's - Accounting, Master's-Business Administration, and more..

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Irving: 4800 Regent Blvd. Irving, TX 75063

Richardson: 2201 N. Central Expressway Ste. 149 Admissions Richardson, TX 75080

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

Programs : Writing Children's Books, Medical Transcription, Medical Office Assisting, and more..

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Norcross: Norcross, GA

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

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

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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

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..

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Sanford-Brown can help prepare you for a rewarding career in health and dental care, business, paralegal, criminal justice, Design & Media Arts or information technology.

Programs : Certificate in Dental Assisting, Certificate in Pharmacy Technician, Certificate in Medical Billing and Coding, and more..

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Dallas: 1250 Mockingbird Lane Dallas, TX 75247

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