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
Vatterott – Des Moines
Midwest Technical institute – Moline, IL.
Some schools have evening and weekend classes and job placement services too.
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 are available too. Some popular courses include:
- Auto Mechanic
- Medical Assistant – CMA
- HVAC Technician
- Criminal Justice
- Computer Engineering
- Physical Education
- Dental Assistant
- Pharmacy Technician
- Medical Coding Specialist
- Medical Office Administration
- Radiologic Technology
- Medical Office Assistant
- Massage Therapy (LMT)
- Electrical Technician
All programs are not available in all locations.