Find local trade schools and online technical colleges in Illinois with a variety of accredited certificate training classes, associate’s, and bachelor’s degree programs. Go to schools list.
Career training and degree program options include skilled trades like HVAC, CDL driver, electrical, auto mechanic, and welding technology. Associates and bachelor’s degree college programs include medical assisting, healthcare administration, business, and even liberal arts.
Use the search application to connect with a school near you in Illinois.
Trade Schools & Technical Colleges in Illinois
The trade schools listed here are accredited and have financial aid assistance for those who qualify.
- Midwest Technical Institute – East Peoria, Moline, Springfield
- Cosmetology & Spa Academy – Crystal Lake, Schaumburg, Elgin, Rockford
- Lincoln Technical – Melrose Park
- Pivot Point Academy – Bloomingdale
- Aveda Institute – Chicago
- Northwestern College – Bridgeview, Chicago
- Coyne College – Chicago
- Empire Beauty Schools – Vernon Hills, Stone Park, Hanover Park
- Universal Technical Institute – Lisle
- ETI – Willowbrook
- Rockford Career College – Rockford
- Ross Medical Education Center – Davenport, IA
Some schools have hybrid on-campus and online programs or evening and weekend class schedule options.
Illinois Trade School Programs
Choose from accredited certificate and diploma programs in Illinois that take from six weeks to one year to complete. Two year associate’s and four year bachelor’s degree programs are also available. Some popular courses include:
Healthcare & Medical Programs
- Dental Assistant
- Medical Billing & Coding
- Medical Assistant
- Pharmacy Technician
- Healthcare Information
- Healthcare Administration
- Emergency Management
More College Programs
- Criminal Justice
- Fire Science
- Business Administration
- Liberal Arts
All programs are not available in all locations, use the search application to find your Illinois program options.
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- Oak Park
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