Kansas City & Topeka Trade Schools


Paul Mitchell Schools
There are more than 100 Paul Mitchell Schools nationwide that prepare future professionals for careers in the beauty industry. Students can learn in-demand skills to become cosmetologists, barbers, estheticians and nail designers.

  • 8731 W 95th Street Overland Park, KS 66212


Concorde Career College

In the heart of Kansas City, Missouri, Concorde College’s campus is dedicated to providing top-tier healthcare training in various fields. With diploma and degree programs available, students have the flexibility to embark on their healthcare careers quickly, with some completing their education in as little as eight months.

Concorde College’s Kansas City campus boasts two convenient locations, one near the Joseph Medical Center and another bordering Midtown and Downtown Kansas City. The institution’s frequent class starts allow students to begin their education on their own schedules, independent of traditional semester-based programs.In addition to its commitment to academic excellence, Concorde College actively engages with the Kansas City community through partnerships with organizations like the Fox 4 Love Fund for Children and the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

With institutional accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and programmatic accreditations from respected bodies such as the Commission on Dental Accreditation and the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, students can trust in the quality of education they receive at Concorde College.

Offering a diverse range of programs in dental, patient care, diagnostic medicine, and allied health fields, Concorde College prepares students for success in rewarding healthcare careers. From dental assisting to respiratory therapy, students receive comprehensive training that equips them with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in their chosen fields.

  • 3239 Broadway Blvd Kansas City, MO 64111


Grantham University

The University of Arkansas Grantham, with over six decades of experience and a solid accreditation from the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), offers accredited online programs catered to fit your lifestyle. With a diverse selection across Science, Engineering, Technology, Business, Management, Economics, Nursing, Health Professions, Humanities, and Social Sciences, there’s a course for every aspiration.

Across the disciplines, students can expect to learn from a curriculum that’s been refined over decades, incorporating best practices and the latest industry trends. This blend of theory and practical application ensures you are well-prepared for the dynamic job market, irrespective of your chosen domain.

Completing a course at the Lenexa Campus will take you anywhere between 8 to 38 months depending on the type of program you will be taking. Currently, the school’s programs range from certificates to associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees.

Best of all, new enrollees receive a laptop to start their educational journey. However, terms and conditions apply. Potential students need to check the school’s website to see if they qualify.

When it comes to tuition, you can expect to pay $295 per credit hour for undergraduates, $350 for postgraduates, and a considerate $250 rate for participants of the Special Heroes Program. The school also offers a net price calculator if you need to know the total tuition and program costs.

Their dedicated Financial Aid Advisors are ready to help students navigate their financial circumstances to ensure that education remains a priority.

  • 16025 W 113th St. Lenexa, KS 66219


Rasmussen University

Students in the Sunflower state interested in a new and exciting career path can check out the Topeka branch of Rasmussen University. The school offers more than fifty career-focused programs in areas like business, education, health sciences, nursing, and more. Some of these degrees may be completed completely online. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

  • 620 SW Governor View Topeka, KS 66606