What Can You Study At Trade School?

Trade schools are most commonly known for offering programs in the construction industry but that is a false perception.


Not only can you earn a certificate or diploma in a year or less, you can also take a 2 year A.S. program in welding technology.


Certificate, diploma, and associate's degree HVAC programs are the most common trade school options.

Medical & Healthcare

Medical and healthcare programs include ones like medical assisting, lab technology, insurance billing and pharmacy technology

Culinary Arts

At a trade school, you may find programs like culinary arts, food service, baking and pastry art, and restaurant management.

Computer & IT

Trade school computer & IT programs include ones like PC and network support technician, web and app development, or medical office technologies.


Many trade schools offer programs like makeup artistry, hair dressing, barbering, and esthetics.