Local trade schools and online technical colleges in Iowa 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 options include mechanic, construction & criminal justice, healthcare services and medical assistant, cosmetology, computer & IT, business administration, HVAC technology and many others.
Iowa Trade Schools & Technical Colleges
Listed colleges are accredited and have financial aid assistance for those who qualify.
- Kaplan University – Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Des Moines, Mason City.
- Aveda Institute – West Des Moines
- Iowa Central Community College – Fort Dodge
- CRST CDL Training – Cedar Rapids
- Midwest Technical Institute
- Vatterott – Des Moines
- Midwest Technical institute – Moline, IL.
- UMA – Ultimate Medical Academy
- Independence University
- Purdue University Online
- Colorado State University Global
- American InterContinental University
Popular Iowa Trade School Programs
Choose from accredited Iowa 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
- Medical Assistant – CMA
- HVAC Technician
- Criminal Justice
- Computer Engineering
- Physical Education
- Dental Assistant
- Pharmacy Technician
- Certified Medical Coding Specialist / CCS
- Medical Office Administration
- Radiologic Technology
- Medical Office Assistant
- Massage Therapy (LMT)
- Electrical Technician
- Plumbing Technology
Some schools have online programs, evening and weekend classes, financial aid assistance for those who qualify and job placement services too.