Sacramento Trade Schools

Blake Austin College

Blake Austin College, located in Vacaville about 35 miles from Sacramento, offers programs in Vocational Nursing and Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy. The Medical Assistant course will prepare you for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician exam. The Vocational Nursing course will prepare students for the NCLEX-PN exam. The school is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

  • 770 Mason St Suite 200, (Vacaville) Sacramento, CA 95688
  • Cosmetology and Barbering, Healthcare and Nursing

Carrington College

Californians interested in medical or dental assisting careers, pharmacy technology, or veterinary tech training should consider attending on-campus or online courses at Carrington College in Sacramento, CA. Shorter programs take nine to twelve months, while others may take up to two years.  Carrington College’s Sacramento campus, which is just off Highway 50, delivers hands-on training in a diverse range of medical programs in California. Reachable by both car and light rail, this expansive two-building campus spans seven acres. Offering degree and certificate programs in allied health, the Sacramento campus boasts modern classrooms with advanced technology, a comprehensive student success center, and a four-bed simulation laboratory. Additional facilities include a dental hygiene clinic, radiography laboratory, nursing laboratory, veterinary technology surgery suite, pharmacy technology lecture classroom, and Dental Assisting laboratories.

  • 8909 Folsom Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95826
  • Criminal Justice and Law, Healthcare and Nursing, HVAC and Building Services, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Tech, Phlebotomy Technician, Veterinary Services, Wellness

National Holistic Institute

National Holistic Institute in Sacramento provides a serene environment for students to study and complete their massage therapy training. An advanced neuromuscular therapy program is also available for students planning to pursue physical therapy, athletic trainer, chiropractor, and nursing careers.

  • 1610 Arden Way, Suite 110 Sacramento, CA 95815
  • Wellness

Paul Mitchell Schools

Paul Mitchell School has two Sacramento campuses. One location is part of MTI College, offering well-rounded cosmetology and barbering courses. The other campus is a 21,000-square-foot training center where students can learn the necessary skills to become cosmetologists, barbers, estheticians, and nail technicians.

  • 2100 Arden Way #265 Sacramento, CA 95825
  • 5231 Madison Ave Sacramento, CA 95841
  • Cosmetology and Barbering

UEI College

At UEI College Sacramento, students receive hands-on training to prepare them for their chosen career paths. Automotive technician, HVAC, and electrician technician courses are available for UEI Sacramento students wanting to pursue a job in the skilled trades. Meanwhile, aspiring healthcare workers can enroll in the school’s dental or medical assisting or medical billing and coding programs.

  • 4424 Florin Rd. Sacramento, CA 95823
  • Automotive, Business, Criminal Justice and Law, Healthcare and Nursing, HVAC and Building Services

Unitek College

Unitek College Sacramento offers nine classrooms, three labs, a library, and several other campus resources for students pursuing vocational nursing, BSN, medical and dental assistant, office administration, and physical therapy assistant degrees. Unitek Sacramento is also a recognized “School of Excellence” with Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) accreditation.

  • 1111 Howe Ave., Ste #300 Sacramento, CA 95825
  • Computer and Information Technology, Dental Assisting, Healthcare and Nursing, Medical Assisting

Universal Technical Institute

The Universal Technical Institute’s Sacramento, California campus emphasizes hands-on learning and industry-specific training, preparing students for successful automotive, diesel, welding, and HVAC/R careers. With a focus on practical experience, the campus boasts state-of-the-art labs equipped with industry-specific equipment, allowing students to apply their knowledge in real-world settings. One standout feature is the Roush Yates Power & Performance lab, catering to students in automotive and diesel programs. Here, students engage in engine teardowns and rebuilds, gaining invaluable experience under the guidance of experienced instructors.

The campus offers four core programs, including diesel mechanic training, welding training, HVACR training, and electric vehicle training, each tailored to meet the demands of their respective industries. Through rigorous coursework and hands-on training, students can graduate in 9 to 12 months equipped to earn professional credentials and ASE certifications, setting them on a path to success.

In addition to core programs, students can participate in specialized training programs through Manufacturer-Specific Advanced Training (MSAT) programs, further enhancing their skills and employability. With support services such as housing assistance, career services, and financial aid, the Universal Technical Institute’s Sacramento campus ensures students have the resources they need to thrive academically and professionally.

  • 4100 Duckhorn Dr. Sacramento, CA 95834
  • Automotive, Cosmetology and Barbering, Trucking and Transportation

InterCoast Colleges

InterCoast Colleges, established in 1982, stands as a pillar of vocational education in Rancho Cordova, CA. Offering a spectrum of hands-on programs, from Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counseling to Solar Installation, InterCoast ensures students are equipped for diverse careers in healthcare, business, and skilled trades. Renowned for its flexible schedules, veteran-friendly financial aid, and career-focused curriculum, InterCoast Colleges serves as a launching pad for students’ professional aspirations. Accredited by the ACCSC, it upholds rigorous standards, while its robust career services, including job fairs, cement its commitment to student success.

  • 9738 Lincoln Village Dr., Ste 120 Rancho Cordova, CA 95827
  • Business, Healthcare and Nursing, HVAC and Building Services, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Tech, Social Services

San Joaquin Valley College

San Joaquin Valley College (SJVC) is a private for-profit college with multiple campuses across California. Established in 1977, SJVC offers a variety of vocational and career-focused programs in fields such as healthcare, business, technology, and trades. The college is known for its hands-on training, flexible class schedules, and supportive learning environment. SJVC also provides career services to assist students with job placement and advancement opportunities after graduation. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) and offers diplomas, certificates, and associate degree programs.

  • 11000 Olson Dr., Ste 100 Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
  • Business, Communications and Media, Computer and Information Technology, Criminal Justice and Law, Graphics, Design, and Arts