New Hampshire Trade Schools

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Franklin Pierce University

Franklin Pierce University is a private liberal arts college with campuses in New Hampshire and Arizona. The school aims to provide a well-rounded experience for all students, blending quality education with real-world opportunities. The university offers a variety of two- and four-year degrees, many of which students can complete on-site or remotely. Those interested can go on to earn Master degrees and Ph.Ds as well. FPU prides itself on giving students a personalized, affordable education.

  • 40 University Drive Rindge, NH 03461
  • 670 North Commercial Street, Center Tower, Third Floor Manchester, NH 03101
  • 24 Airport Road, Suite 19 West Lebanon, NH 03784
  • 119 International Drive Portsmouth, NH 03801
  • Business, Communications and Media, Computer and Information Technology, Criminal Justice and Law, Graphics, Design, and Arts, Healthcare and Nursing, Sports Management

New England College Online

New England College Online offers Associates and Bachelors degrees in several fields of study, including Healthcare, IT, Marketing, Accounting, and Criminal Justice.
  • 98 Bridge St. Henniker, NH 03242
  • Business, Communications and Media, Computer and Information Technology, Criminal Justice and Law, Healthcare Administration and Services

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.
  • 79-6 S River Road Bedford, NH 03110
  • 140 Congress Street Portsmouth, NH 03801
  • Cosmetology and Barbering


Career Outlook in New Hampshire

Offering classroom and hands-on training, New Hampshire trade schools can prepare job seekers for some of the state’s most in-demand careers. Over 31% of the workforce will reach 60 and older in the coming decade, so local employment growth is up 5.3%. Those exiting the job market make way for qualified workers to start earning or exceeding the state average salary of $35K.

According to the New Hampshire Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau, the state will see a 40.1% rise in home health aide positions and a 34.1% increase for physician assistants. Top options outside healthcare include computer and mathematical jobs such as cybersecurity analyst and software developer or social service positions like mental health social worker.

Industry Growth in New Hampshire

As New Hampshire’s population ages, healthcare is expanding to meet demand as one of the state’s fastest-growing industries. Employers will be looking for certified support workers like medical assistants, phlebotomists, and veterinary technicians as well as degreed nurse practitioners, therapists, and counselors.