Technical schools includes trade schools, vocational programs and community college programs. Most of these are based on campus although some programs may be available online.The goal of these programs is to provide students with the practical skills that they can immediately apply to their careers. There is a multitude of courses and diplomas that students can enroll in, as shown on the list below. In general these programs can be classified into various areas. Schools include often offer the following categories of courses:
- Business Programs
- Education Programs
- Medical and Health Care Programs
- Criminal Justice and Legal Programs
- Computer and Information Technology Programs
- Repairs and Maintenance
- Beauty and Cosmetology
- Art and Design Programs
- Transportation and Automotive Programs
- Travel and Hospitality Programs
- Culinary Programs
- Technical Programs
Technical and trade schools focus on imparting practical, marketable skills to their graduates. While there are theoretical courses that each program would require student to take, most of the courseware practical and hands on. In many cases students are also required to enroll in an internship or practicum program.
In most cases, the schools offer courses that focus on teaching students new skills, that can be applied immediately. One advantage is that career openings are often available immediately, especially at the entry level. An additional advantage is that graduates of online technical schools can transfer some college credits if they wish to pursue a two or four year degree and related professional training.
Technical, Trade and Vocational Programs
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Culinary Arts Colleges and Hospitality Training
Technical Programs and Trades
Courses and Diplomas Offered
The income level for graduates of campus and online technical schools varies significantly based on the specific trade and area of practical training. The income is often based on hourly rates but in some cases it is salary-based depending on the particular profession or employer.
Vocational and Trade Programs
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