Jersey City & Newark Trade Schools

Eastern International College

Situated in Jersey City, NJ, Eastern International College is a reputable vocational school renowned for its comprehensive education in the allied health field. Operating as a for-profit institution, Eastern International offers eight highly sought-after degrees across various healthcare areas.

Specific programs include Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees, diploma programs, and certificate programs, with prominent offerings like Nursing (AAS), Dental Hygiene (AAS), Cardiovascular Technology (AAS), and Medical Assisting (Diploma). They provide evening classes to accommodate working students and offer career services for job placement and development. They offer an online program for RN to BSN and Health Leadership. The institution is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), with other program-specific accreditation variations such as CODA, CAA HEP and ACEN.

Eastern International College holds approval from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, indicating its provision of high-quality education. Additionally, it holds a license from the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education, ensuring compliance with all necessary regulations.

Furthermore, the school boasts programmatic accreditation from prestigious bodies such as the New Jersey Board of Nursing, the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Each accreditation underscores the institution’s commitment to delivering top-notch, industry-aligned education across various healthcare disciplines.

  • 684 Newark Ave. Jersey City, NJ 07306


Berkeley College

Berkeley College, located in Newark, New Jersey, is a private for-profit institution known for its career-focused education.  The Newark campus offers a range of degree and certificate programs in fields like business, healthcare, and criminal justice, catering to both associate’s and bachelor’s degree seekers.

The college prioritizes practical learning, often integrating internships and hands-on experiences into its curriculum to prepare students for their chosen professions. Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Berkeley College ensures its programs meet rigorous educational standards.

Students can access various support services, including academic advising and career counseling. The campus is equipped with essential facilities such as classrooms, computer labs, and libraries to support students’ academic needs.

Berkeley College Newark’s urban location provides students with easy access to public transportation and nearby amenities.

  • 536 Broad Street Newark, NJ 07102

Empire Beauty Schools

Students can get hands-on instruction from friendly, expert faculty at the Union, NJ Empire Beauty School branch. At this location (20 minutes from Newark), students learn how to cut and color hair, as well as perform nail services while enrolled in the cosmetology program. With its student salon/clinic, aspiring cosmetologists can perform on real clients for real-world experience as they work toward graduation.

  • 1126 Morris Ave. (Union) Newark, NJ 07083

Lincoln Tech

Lincoln Tech’s Union, New Jersey campus, founded in Newark in 1946, has been a northern New Jersey leader in HVAC, auto, electrical, and electronics industries training for over 40 years. Situated at its present location for over four decades, it excels in preparing students for rewarding careers. The campus offers a convenient shuttle service for students from the greater NYC area, ensuring accessibility to quality education. With two auto shops boasting 14 working bays stocked with industry-grade tools and equipment, students receive hands-on training in Automotive Service Technology, learning everything from engine rebuilding to essential maintenance.

In the Union campus’ Electrical and Electronic Systems Technology program, students delve into high and low-voltage electrical systems, mastering installation, troubleshooting, and servicing techniques. The HVAC program provides practical energy efficiency and alternative energy skills training through dedicated labs and an on-campus “Green House.” With grants, scholarships, financial aid options available, and career services specialists guiding students toward success, Lincoln Tech’s Union campus is dedicated to empowering its students to achieve their career aspirations.

Furthermore, specialized training partnerships with industry giants like Audi, Johnson Controls, Mazda, BMW, Hussman, Republic Services, and Tesla enhance students’ learning experiences, providing them unique opportunities to gain hands-on experience with cutting-edge technology.

  • 2299 Vauxhall Rd. (Union) Newark, NJ 07083


Empire Beauty Schools
Empire Beauty Schools offers hands-on experience in cosmetology, skincare, and cosmetology education at all of their locations.

  • 15 Ward St. Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Universal Technical Institute

The Universal Technical Institute’s Bloomfield, New Jersey campus provides students with many programs that ensure they have the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen field in less than a year. The institution boasts courses in the automotive, diesel, and welding industries, rich with hands-on training opportunities and industry-relevant curriculum.

In the Automotive Mechanic Training program, spanning 51 weeks, students receive hands-on experience in state-of-the-art labs, working on various late-model vehicles. From automotive engine service and repair to brake systems and climate control, students gain valuable industry-related experience and schedule flexibility thanks to a blended learning model.

Similarly, the 45-week Diesel Mechanic Training program exposes students to diverse aspects of the diesel mechanic industry, including preventative maintenance, service and repair, and electronic systems. Graduates earn certificates and are prepared to become ASE certified, setting them apart in the competitive job market.

The 36-week Welding Training program, created in collaboration with Lincoln Electric, teaches four different welding processes and prepares graduates for entry-level positions as welders. Additionally, specialized training programs like the Ford Accelerated Credential Training (FACT) program offer students the opportunity to gain manufacturer-specific skills, further enhancing their career prospects. With a focus on hands-on learning and industry partnerships, UTI Bloomfield sets students on the path to success in the automotive, diesel, and welding industries.

  • 1515 Broad St. Bloomfield, NJ 07003