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Empire Beauty Schools

Empire Beauty Schools offers hands-on experience in cosmetology, skincare, and cosmetology education at all of their locations.
  • 9749 Lyndale Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55420
  • 8205 University Ave. NE Spring Lake Park, MN 55432
  • Cosmetology and Barbering

Herzing University

Herzing University collaborates with industry leaders and employers to develop degree and diploma programs tailored to the evolving needs of various industries. Their academic offerings span diverse fields such as technology, business, healthcare, and public safety. Prospective students can explore a wide range of options, including over 40 undergraduate programs leading to bachelor's or associate degrees. Additionally, there are opportunities for career advancement through four graduate programs, including seven MBA concentrations, eight MSN concentrations, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. Herzing University distinguishes itself by offering accelerated study options that enable students to earn a bachelor's degree in just three years and a combined bachelor's and master's degree in four years. Many associate degrees can also be completed in less than two years.
  • 435 Ford Road St. (St Louis Park) Minneapolis, MN 55426
  • Computer and Information Technology, Criminal Justice and Law, Dental, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare and Nursing, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing and Coding, Sterile Processing Technician

Rasmussen University

Rasmussen College offers accelerated degrees in over 50 fields. Programs include Business, Design, Education, Health Sciences, Justice Studies, Nursing, and Technology. The school supports a credit policy that allows attendees to transfer past experience. There are locations in Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. In addition to 22 traditional campuses, online classes are an option.
  • 3629 95th Ave. NE Blaine, MN 55014
  • 4400 W 78th St. 6 Bloomington, MN 55435
  • 8301 93rd Ave. N Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
  • 3500 Federal Dr. Eagan, MN 55122
  • 8565 Eagle Point Cir. Lake Elmo, MN 55042
  • 130 Saint Andrews Dr. Mankato, MN 56001
  • 1250 29th Ave. S Moorhead, MN 56560
  • 226 Park Ave. S St. Cloud, MN 56301
  • Business, Criminal Justice and Law, Healthcare and Nursing

Walden University

Headquartered in Columbia, MD, Walden University offers convenient online classes for students pursuing various undergraduate and graduate-level degrees. Programs at this school include business management, criminal justice, early childhood studies, health sciences, education, nursing, information technology, social work and human services, psychology, and more. The school seeks to inspire graduates to work towards solutions for issues around the world.
  • 100 Washington Avenue South Suite 900 Minneapolis, MN 55401
  • Business, Computer and Information Technology, Criminal Justice and Law, Healthcare and Nursing, Social Services


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Career Outlook in Minnesota

Trade schools in Minnesota offer students the knowledge and experience they need to accomplish their professional goals. Many graduates find success in thriving careers such as healthcare, office administration and computer technology. The average annual salary for Minnesota workers is about $57,000, making the state a great place to start a career.

According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), the state could see a 28% increase in total jobs over the next few years. This increase includes a projected growth of about 2,200 jobs in the social and human services field. Common job duties for these employees include training and orienting new hires, completing paperwork, and scheduling meetings. Also of note is the possible 14% increase in home health aide positions. These trained professionals provide care to ill patients in their own homes.

Industry Growth in Minnesota

Among Minnesota’s thriving industries is business administration. DEED projects a staffing increase of about 7%, resulting in nearly 29,000 new job openings. These administrators oversee the day-to-day operations of a company to ensure the production and sales of products or services. Other duties can include a focus on marketing, accounting and personnel management.