Iowa local trade schools and online technical colleges with accredited certification training classes that you can finish in as little as 6 weeks to 1 year. You’ll also find 2-4 year associate and bachelor’s degree courses for many STEM careers.
Iowa Trade Schools and Technical Colleges
All 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
Popular Iowa Trade School Programs
Find popular Iowa classroom and online courses, night and weekend classes, apprenticeships and other learning options like hybrid online/class.
- Skin Care Specialist
- Nail Technician
- Hair Stylist
- 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
- Electro-mechanical Technology
- Web Page, Digital / Multimedia Design
The colleges listed here are accredited and the type of accreditation is noted on each school’s page. These particular schools have online programs, some evening and weekend classes, financial aid assistance for those who qualify and job placement services too.