Local trade schools and online technical colleges in Illinois with a variety of accredited certificate training classes, associate’s and bachelor’s degree courses.
Use the program search application to find trade school and college classes near you. Career training options include CDL driver, skilled trades and construction, criminal justice, healthcare, cosmetology, computer & IT, business administration, HVAC technology and many others.
Trade Schools & Technical Colleges in Illinois
The trade schools listed here are accredited and have financial aid assistance for those who qualify.
- Aveda Institute – Chicago
- Northwestern College – Bridgeview, Chicago
- Coyne College – Chicago, IL.
- Midwest Technical Institute – East Peoria, Moline, Springfield
- Empire Beauty Schools – Vernon Hills, Stone Park, Hanover Park
- Universal Technical Institute – Lisle
- Lincoln Technical – Melrose Park
- ETI – Willowbrook
- Rockford Career College – Rockford
- UMA – Ultimate Medical Academy
- Independence University
- Purdue University Online
- CSU Global
- American InterContinental University
Schools offering a variety of class types like online, accelerated fast track and hybrid (online/classroom). Some schools have online programs, evening and weekend classes and job placement services too.
Popular Illinois Trade School Programs
Choose from accredited Illinois area certification training classes that take from 6 weeks to 1 year to complete, 2 year associate degree programs and 4 year bachelor’s degree courses. Some popular courses include:
- Auto Mechanic
- Business Administration
- HVAC technology
- Criminal Justice
- CDL Truck Driver
- Dental Assistant
- Skin Care Specialist
- Nail Technician
- Barbering / Barber
- Medical Assistant
- Electrical Technician
All programs are not available in all locations, use the search application to find your local course options.