Local trade schools and online technical colleges near Chicago, IL. with a variety of accredited certification training classes, associate’s and bachelor’s degree courses.
Use the program search application to find trade school and college programs near you. Career training options include auto mechanic, construction & skilled trades, medical assistant, cosmetology, computer & IT, CDL driver, mechanic, HVAC technology and many others.
Trade Schools & Technical Colleges near Chicago
All listed colleges are accredited and offer financial aid assistance to those who qualify.
- Kaplan University – Chicago
- Northwestern College – Chicago
- Aveda Institute – Chicago
- Coyne College – Chicago, IL.
- ETI School of Skilled Trades – Willowbrook
- Empire Beauty Schools – Vernon Hills, Stone Park, Hanover Park
- Universal Technical Institute – Lisle
- Lincoln Technical – Melrose Park
- Brightwood College – Hammond, IN.
Some colleges have online programs, job placement services and evening/weekend classes.
- Independence University
- UMA – Ultimate Medical Academy
- Purdue University
- CSU Global
- Trident University
- Miller Motte
Chicago Trade School Programs
Choose from accredited Chicago 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:
- HVAC-R Technician
- Medical Assistant (CMA)
- Dental Assistant
- Business Administration
- Human Resources
- Hair Styling
- Electrical Technician
- Healthcare Administration
- Welding Technician
- Auto Mechanic
- CDL Truck Driver
- Criminal Justice (online)
- Medical Coding (CCS online)
All programs are not available in all locations, use the search application to find your local options.