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Vocational and Trade

We believe that real work matters, and that includes vocational and skilled trade jobs. Get the latest information on trends in vocational education in the U.S., including salary data, educational requirements, school listings, and more.

By Judi Sandall

Support for vocational education is increasing as the U.S. economy demands an appropriately skilled workforce. Whether you want to try a new career, are currently unemployed or want a retirement job, vocational schools can provide the tools you need to succeed.

By Lora Tucker

A two-year study by the Harvard University Graduate School of Education contends that students need more paths to career success for a smooth transition into the work world.

By Joe Cooper

Completing your education at a trade school can be a great way to begin your career as a cosmetologist, barber or beauty professional. 

By Richard Barrington

The climate in Texas is ideal for HVAC jobs. Find out how to get your career education from a local vocational or technical school.

By Gabby Hyman

Electrical systems installation and maintenance workers have a bright future in California. Here's why.