Local trade schools and online technical colleges near Chicago, IL. with a variety of accredited certification training classes, associate and bachelor’s degree courses.
Use the program search application to find trade school and college programs near you. Career options include construction & skilled trades, healthcare, cosmetology, computer & IT, 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.
- Empire Beauty Schools – Vernon Hills, Stone Park, Hanover Park
- Universal Technical Institute – Lisle
- Lincoln Technical – Melrose Park
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)
- Online Criminal Justice Courses
- Dental Assistant
- Business Administration
- Barbering / Barber
- Hair Styling / Stylist and Hair Design
- Electrical Technician
- Vocational Nursing
- Welding Technician
- Auto Mechanic
- CDL Truck Driver
- Criminal Justice (online)
- Medical Coding (CCS online)
Many of these colleges have online programs, job placement services and some have evening and weekend classes
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