Anaheim Trade Schools

American Career College

Students can enroll in healthcare education programs at American Career College’s Orange County campus in Anaheim. Thanks to state-of-the-art equipment in the classrooms and labs, students can pursue promising surgical and pharmacy tech, vocational nursing, medical billing and coding, radiology, medical or dental assistant, and occupational, respiratory, and physical therapist careers.

  • 1200 North Magnolia Ave. Anaheim, CA 92801

InterCoast Colleges

Founded in 1982, InterCoast Colleges is a network of private vocational schools. They provide hands-on learning experiences to prepare students for careers in industries such as healthcare, business, and skilled trades. Programs unique to InterCoast include Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counseling, Mental health Counseling and Solar Installation. The institution is known for its flexible class schedules, industry-experienced instructors, online programs and career services to assist students in job placement.

Career training and financial aid is also available for veterans of all branches of the military.

Furthermore, InterCoast Colleges’ commitment to providing comprehensive career services, including job placement assistance and ongoing support for alumni, sets it apart as an institution dedicated to helping students succeed beyond graduation. For example, many special events such as career fairs are hosted on campus.

InterCoast Colleges is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), ensuring quality education and training standards.

  • 388 W Cerritos Ave. Bld 7 Anaheim, CA 92805

Martinson College of Southern California

Martinson College focuses on advancing the standards of Central Services and Sterile Processing Departments (CS/SPD) within healthcare facilities worldwide. Their mission revolves around educating communities about the crucial importance of proper sterilization, decontamination, and reprocessing of reusable medical devices.

Since the inception of their Sterile Processing Technician programs, Martinson College has witnessed a notable increase in demand for their graduates, who consistently meet and exceed international certification standards. Graduates of Martinson College’s programs can be found working in prestigious healthcare institutions such as Providence Hospitals, UCLA Medical Center, HOAG Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), and various other healthcare facilities throughout the US.

The successful SPD education program offered by Martinson College has significantly contributed to the elevated standards achieved by CS/SPD departments in numerous renowned hospitals and healthcare facilities.

Martinson College of Southern California offers various courses for aspiring sterile processing technicians in Anaheim:

Sterile Processing Technician (SPT) Program
SPD Management/Supervisor Certification
Endoscopy/GI Scope Technician Certification
CBSPD Certification Program
CRCST Certification Program

Students at this campus can also enroll in the school’s sterile processing management and endoscopy programs or take additional classes to obtain an official certification. Martinson College offers hybrid in-person and online courses to fit any student’s schedule.

  • 3855 E. La Palma Avenue, Suite 234 Anaheim, CA 92807

Platt College

Platt College Anaheim’s 40,000-sq-ft campus offers classrooms, administrative spaces, and computer and design labs to provide a supportive, well-rounded educational experience for students. Programs at this location include occupational therapy, diagnostic medical sonography, business management, medical and nursing assisting, veterinary technology, health and fitness, criminal justice, and more.

  • 1551 S. Douglass Rd. Anaheim, CA 92806

Southern California Institute of Technology

Students at the Southern California Institute of Technology in Anaheim can pursue certificates and degrees in electrical technology and engineering, biomedical technology and engineering, information technology, and industrial automation technology. Attend classes at the Anaheim campus to take advantage of the school’s well-equipped classrooms and labs, or complete your courses online.

  • 525 North Muller Street Anaheim, CA 92801

Summit College

Founded in 1991 Summit College provides training for technical and skilled trades and healthcare through certificates and degree programs.  The school has many accreditations and helps students navigate the financial aid and job placement process.

  • 1639 East Edinger (Santa Ana) Anaheim, CA 92705

UEI College

At UEI College Anaheim, students thrive in an environment of smaller class sizes, fostering a personalized approach to learning. Instructors are deeply committed to guiding each student, ensuring they acquire the essential skills and knowledge vital for success both in and out of the classroom. Embracing a hybrid teaching model, classes at UEI College blend online education with on-site practical sessions in labs and workshops, enabling students to apply their acquired skills hands-on.

Dedicated to preparing students for in-demand careers, UEI College in Anaheim offers a diverse array of programs. From Medical Assistant and Dental Assistant to Pharmacy Technician and HVAC Technician, students can choose from a variety of fields poised for growth. With programs like Automotive Technician, Electrician Technician, and Business Office Administration, UEI equips students with the expertise needed to thrive in today’s job market. Most career training programs can be completed in as few as 10 months, providing a swift pathway to career readiness.

Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET), UEI College ensures that students receive an education of high value and relevance. Throughout their training, students benefit from access to modern labs and classrooms, where they engage in real-life simulations, honing their practical skills for professional success.

UEI understands the financial challenges students may face and offers support through various federal and state financial aid programs. Eligible students can access Cal Grants from the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC), easing the financial burden of education.

With strong connections to local employers, UEI College actively collaborates with industry partners to facilitate career placement for its graduates, ensuring students can confidently pursue their career goals upon completing their education.

  • 401 W. Carl Karcher Way Anaheim, CA 92801

West Coast University

West Coast University stands out with its expansive nursing program, hosting more than 3000 bachelor’s students and offering a diverse selection of Bachelor of Science degrees spanning Nursing (BSN), Dental Hygiene (BSDH), Health Administration (BSHA), Healthcare Management (BSHM), Nursing (RN to BSN), Diagnostic Medical Sonography (BSDMS), Respiratory Therapy (BSRT), Nursing (LVN to BSN), Nursing (LVN to RN), Occupational Therapy (BSOT), Radiologic Technology (BSRT), and Pharmaceutical Sciences (BSPS), catering to the varied interests and career aspirations of its students.

At their Anaheim campus, students experience cutting-edge learning environments equipped with advanced amenities like informal study areas, collaborative spaces, and simulation centers, complemented by interactive tools such as augmented reality anatomy courses, all meticulously designed to cultivate a hands-on, experiential learning atmosphere conducive to student achievement.

Through their dedicated Career Services team, which fosters connections among students, alumni (spanning over 50,000 worldwide), and potential employers, graduates consistently achieve impressive average annual salaries exceeding $100,000, underscoring the institution’s commitment to facilitating lucrative career pathways. Furthermore, West Coast University’s accreditation by esteemed bodies such as the WASC Senior College of University Commission (WSCUC), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and the Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA) reflects its unwavering dedication to maintaining high academic standards and promoting professional growth within the healthcare sector.

  • 1477 S Manchester Ave. Anaheim, CA 92802


Universal Technical Institute

The Universal Technical Institute’s Long Beach, California campus is a premier institution for students seeking rewarding careers in transportation and the skilled trades. As the third-largest city in Southern California, Long Beach boasts a rich automotive culture, with numerous companies and dealerships calling it home. From the adrenaline-fueled Prix of Long Beach to the prestigious Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame, students here have unparalleled access to premier experiences in the automotive industry.

The campus offers six core programs, each designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen field. From airframe and powerplant engineering to automotive mechanic training, collision repair, diesel mechanic training, HVAC/R, and welding, there’s a pathway for every aspiring technician.

With programs ranging from 9 months to 18 months, students undergo intensive training covering various topics, from aircraft troubleshooting to battery electric vehicle technology. Graduates emerge prepared to earn industry-recognized certifications, such as ASE Certifications and I-CAR certifications, setting them apart in the competitive job market.

The campus goes above and beyond to support its students, offering assistance with housing through Collegiate Housing Services, career adviceadvisement, and financial aid to alleviate the burden of living expenses. With a focus on hands-on learning, industry partnerships, and comprehensive support services, the Universal Technical Institute’s Long Beach campus is where aspiring technicians transform their passion into a fulfilling career.

  • 4175 East Conant St. Long Beach, CA 90808


California Coast University

California Coast University’s Santa Ana campus has been known for offering accessible education since its inception in 1973. Founded with a noble objective of catering to students constrained by time limitations, CCU has been a trailblazer in facilitating education beyond the confines of traditional classrooms. Located in Santa Ana, California, the institution’s main campus embraces a culture of inclusivity while extending its reach through remote learning options, which is ideal for individuals seeking self-paced degree programs.

Distinguished for its commitment to innovation, CCU’s programs are crafted based on cutting-edge research in distance learning education. CCU stands tall among educational institutions, accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and holding institutional approval from the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). Recognized by the Council for Higher Education (CHEA), CCU offers various undergraduate and graduate programs ranging from business administration to psychology.

CCU prides itself on its affordability, offering interest-free payment plans and tuition credit programs to save students up to $5,100. The institution’s commitment to student satisfaction is evident in the 2022 student survey results, with 99% expressing satisfaction with their studies and achievement of their educational goals. Additionally, 92% of respondents credited their CCU degree for enhancing their careers, solidifying CCU’s reputation as a catalyst for professional advancement. With 100% online options tailored for working professionals, CCU continues to empower individuals to fulfill their educational aspirations while navigating demanding

  • 925 N Spurgeon St. Santa Ana, CA 92701

National Holistic Institute
Based in Emeryville, CA, the National Holistic Institute has ten campuses located throughout the state. The school offers programs in massage therapy with a focus on overall wellness.

  • 201 E Sandpointe Avenue, Suite 100 Santa Ana, CA 92707


Concorde Career College

Close to Long Beach, Santa Ana, and Anaheim, the Garden Grove campus of Concorde Career College will help you unlock your potential.  A renowned institution shaping future healthcare professionals since 1966, Concorde specializes in hands-on training.  Concorde offers a diverse range of diploma and associate degree programs in Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Medical Assisting, and more. With flexible schedules, including evening classes, and the option to graduate in as little as 8 months, Concorde empowers students for success. Benefit from dedicated career services and accreditation by the ACCSC, ensuring a quality education tailored to your career goals.

  • 12951 S Euclid Street, Suite 101 Garden Grove, CA 92840