Vocational Schools

Vocational Schools by Type: 

Fashion Design, Culinary Schools, Automotive & Aviation Schools Nursing/Medical Technical Schools


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Fashion Design Schools — Name of School Description & Information Links Locations

American InterContinental University Online 
AIU is structured to take students beyond the classroom and into the real world. Whether you are interested in the fast-paced IT industry, International Business, or if you want to create a future for yourself in Fashion Design or in Media Production, American InterContinental University has a program designed to launch you into the marketplace.

International Academy of Design & Technology
The International Academy of Design offers programs in computer animation, web design, graphic design, fashion design, interior design, and tech.

Brooks College
Brooks College, specializing in Fashion and Design, is located in Southern California. Brooks College offers students a viable alternative to a traditional liberal arts education. Our proven programs in Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Multimedia, and Animation combine a solid academic background with practical, hands-on experience. Brooks College provides a blend of general education and vocational curricula leading to an Associate degree and employment opportunities in the workplace.


Culinary Schools — Name of School Description & Information Links Locations

Atlantic Culinary Academy
McIntosh College is the only regionally accredited college in the United States to offer a Le Cordon Bleu™ culinary program. Through its Atlantic Culinary Academy®, McIntosh College allows students to earn an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts in as little as 1 year. In addition, graduates of the program also earn the coveted Le Cordon Bleu™ certificate.

Arizona Culinary Institute
Leverage small classes and hands-on training to learn at an accelerated pace. Educational studies consistently prove class size to be one of the most important factors in student achievement.

Earn your diploma in Culinary Arts: Baking and Restaurant Management in just 9 months, instead of studying elsewhere for up to 21 months.

Learn from a curriculum based on Classical French Methods combined with the best of Modern Techniques.

California Culinary Academy
The Academy is located in the culinary capital of San Francisco, California. This ideal location uniquely combines the advantages of local farm fresh ingredients, global cuisine, premiere culinary instruction, and exciting surroundings to create a stimulating learning experience. Founded as one the West’s first culinary training institution, the Academy is passionately dedicated to providing every student and graduate the highest standard of culinary education available today.

California School of Culinary Arts
Founded in 1994, CSCA has become one of the most well known and respected culinary schools in the country. Our exceptional location offers students an exciting academic environment, in which nearly every culture in the world is celebrated and explored. Our multi-cultural community offers the most diverse career and growth opportunities found anywhere on the globe. Our culinary styles set the tone for the nation, and the scene is continually growing.

Pennsylvania Culinary Institute
Students entering Le Cordon Bleu program at the Pennsylvania Culinary Institute will be trained in the disciplines necessary to begin a career path toward success in the culinary world. Graduates from the Institute are ready to enter the food service industry as a cook, chef, caterer, baker or pastry chef. The culinary field is ever-expanding, with chefs and cooks needed in kitchens around the world.

Brown College
Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Program at Brown Institute is located in Mendota Heights, a suburb of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. The Brown Institute has provided quality education to students for over 50 years, and is the first school in the U.S. to partner with the acclaimed Le Cordon Bleu program. The program offers a progressive, comprehensive culinary education taught in a modern facility.

Texas Culinary Academy
The Texas Culinary Academy’s program offers a formal education in the food service industry. Our curriculum offers a unique blend of culinary tradition and current industry standards. And our exciting new alliance with Le Cordon Bleu gives our students the opportunity to receive training in the classical French tradition of a world-renowned leader in the culinary arts.

The Cooking & Hospitality Institute
The Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago (CHIC) was established in 1983. From the very beginning, we differentiated ourselves from other culinary institutions by using the traditional, European hands-on approach to culinary education – something that was previously difficult to obtain in the Midwest. Today, we are renowned for our culinary programs. Our recent affiliation with Le Cordon Bleu is a testament to our dedication to culinary excellence. And as the food service industry continues to grow, we are preparing more students in the Chicago area for successful careers in food service than any other culinary school.

Western Culinary Institute
With a bright future ahead for the food service industry, career opportunities are virtually unlimited. Western Culinary Institute has specialized its curriculum for job- and career-oriented students. Students at WCI are interested in training that will prepare them for professional culinary careers and advancement opportunities.


Automotive and Aviation Schools — Name of School Description & Information Links Locations

Westwood College
At Westwood, you will never sit in a lecture hall with hundreds of other students. You will get technical hands-on automotive or aviation experience that employers require. You can take advantage of the fast-track programs, with curricula and class schedules that are designed to help you shorten the time from education to career. Obtain the automotive or aviation training you need to move forward in your career.

Universal Technical Institute, Inc
Universal Technical Institute, Inc. offers you the training you need to start your career as a technician in the automotive, marine, and motorcycle industries:

NASCAR Technical Institute
UTI Inc, through its NASCAR Technical Institute, is the first technical training school to combine automotive and NASCAR technology. Take advantage of over half a century of racing heritage and get the specialized, hands-on NASCAR training you need.


Medical and Nursing Schools — Name of School Description & Information Links Locations

University of Phoenix
The University of Phoenix offers nursing education courses and specialized nursing programs. By taking classes close to home at night, or on the weekend, busy adults can find the time they need to maintain their current life and earn their certifications or obtain a degree.

Once you request information, an Enrollment Advisor will help you manage the details and answer any questions. The University of Phoenix offers a wide variety of Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Non-degree programs.

Westwood College
Westwood College offers specialized programs on medical assisting and medical transcripting. At Westwood you will never sit in a lecture hall with hundreds of other students. You will get hands-on experience that employers require. You can take advantage of the fast-track programs, with curricula and class schedules that are designed to help you shorten the time from education to career. And you will benefit from proven job placement assistance that can help you launch your new career. Obtain the training you need to move forward in your career.

Pioneer Pacific College
Pioneer Pacific College is a nationally recognized and accredited college offering nursing and medical programs (among many others). At Pioneer Pacific College, you can gain access to preparation for a wide variety of nursing and medical careers, as well as: Programs designed by industry experts, making graduates highly sought-after by employers. Modern facilities with computer labs that provide each student with his or her own networked PC. Two convenient locations in the greater Portland area, and a new location in Eugene, OR.

Gibbs College
Gibbs College, New Jersey offers Office e-Ministration specialization in Business, Medical or Legal and Executive Assistant specialization in Medical or Legal. Gibbs College is committed to providing college-level educational opportunities within an environment of excellence that enables motivated, responsible students to prepare for entrance or advancement in distinctive, contemporary professional business, technology, medical, and design careers and for life-long learning