San Antonio Trade Schools

Champions School of Real Estate

The Champions School of Real Estate® San Antonio Campus, established in December 2006, has been a dedicated hub for aspiring and established real estate professionals in the region. Whether you’re advancing or starting a career in real estate sales/brokerage, mortgage loan origination, home inspection, or appraisal, this campus provides a wide range of Qualifying Education (QE) and Continuing Education (CE) classes tailored to support your career aspirations.

  • 3010 N Loop 1604 W, Suite 202 San Antonio, TX 78231

Concorde Career College

Located just off the Northwest Loop in San Antonio, Texas, Concorde College’s campus encourages students to reach for excellence in healthcare education. With state-of-the-art classrooms and training labs, including an on-site dental treatment center, students have the skills and knowledge necessary for success in their chosen fields.

Concorde College offers accelerated program tracks, enabling students to jumpstart their healthcare careers in months rather than years. With a student-centered approach, the institution prioritizes individualized learning experiences tailored to each student’s needs. Dedicated to student success, Concorde College provides comprehensive career services and opportunities for job placement, including resume advising and networking events. With a focus on preparing students for the job market, graduates emerge ready to make a difference in patients’ lives.

Conveniently near University Hospital and Methodist Hospital, Concorde College’s programs cover various healthcare fields, including patient care, dental, diagnostic medicine, and allied health. From physical therapist assistant to diagnostic medical sonography, students have the opportunity to pursue fulfilling and life-changing careers in healthcare.

  • 4803 NW Loop 410, Suite 200 San Antonio, TX 78229

ECPI University

ECPI University’s San Antonio campus, offers programs in technology and nursing. Students at this vibrant campus experience an energized atmosphere thriving with knowledge and activity. The dedicated faculty and staff, who are respected industry experts, are committed to helping students achieve their professional goals. ECPI’s San Antonio campus emphasizes incorporating practical learning activities, interactive labs, and weekend workshops into its curriculum to provide a hands-on educational experience for students.

  • 4715 Fredericksburg Road San Antonio, TX 78229

Milan Institute

Students in Texas have the option of attending one of two Milan Institute locations in San Antonio, TX. The Texas branches offer programs in cosmetology, esthetician, manicurist, advanced cosmetology, and massage therapy. Individuals can also take advantage of the school’s helpful Career and Student Services, which assist current students with everything from financial aid to career advice.

Milan Institute in San Antonio, established in 1996, is a family-owned education hub built on a sprawling 22,500 sq. ft. The campus includes separate classrooms, versatile clinic floors, a dispensary, and a locker area, along with a friendly break room and proper administrative offices. It’s a comprehensive home for learners, accredited by the Council on Occupational Education, ensuring a quality learning environment for all its students.

The Institute offers a selection of courses. Highlighted among these are Advanced Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthetician, Eyelash Extension, Manicurist-Nail Technology, and Massage Therapy. Each course requires students to meet specific hours of technical instruction/theory and practical work, ensuring readiness for state board exams and job entry-level skills.

The educational journey here follows a methodical step-by-step process, preparing them for state board exams and equipping them with vital skills for their job entries.

Prospective students should note that the total cost, including tuition, lab fees, books, and materials, could range between $5,000 and $18,700, depending on the chosen course. Milan Institute also houses a Council on Occupational Education-accredited cosmetology division in southern San Antonio.

Always remember, you’re encouraged to confirm all costs and course particulars from their student catalog before enrolling. The Milan Institute in San Antonio opens its doors to all who are dedicated to carving out a successful career for themselves.

  • 6804 Ingram Road San Antonio, TX 78238
  • 605 Southwest Military Drive San Antonio, TX 78221

Paul Mitchell Schools

Texas residents hoping to become skilled, qualified stylists should consider enrolling at the Paul Mitchell School in San Antonio. Students in the school’s cosmetology program receive industry-approved education from qualified instructors. Thanks to this comprehensive curriculum, students can feel confident in their abilities and take the Texas State Board of Cosmetology exam to receive their license.

  • 18402 US-281 San Antonio, TX 78259

Pima Medical Institute

Since 1972, Pima Medical Institute has set the standard in healthcare education. With a long list of successful graduates totaling more than 150,000, it’s clear why so many choose PMI for studies in fields like respiratory therapy, nursing, and radiography. The San Antonio campus, the newest member of the PMI family, sits in Northwest San Antonio, perfectly positioned in the medical center district, surrounded by top-notch medical facilities.

This campus isn’t short on options. It offers six certificate programs and two associate degree programs designed to get students into the medical field quickly, some in as little as 9 months. Whether you’re stepping foot on campus, joining a hybrid class, or diving into an online-only program, PMI San Antonio delivers flexible learning to meet different needs.

Beyond the classroom, Pima Medical Institute in San Antonio benefits from its proximity to the South Texas Medical Center and San Antonio Military Medical Center – hubs of medical innovation and care. This ensures that students have a wealth of resources and networking opportunities at their fingertips.

Recognized for its high standards, the institute is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), highlighting its commitment to excellence in healthcare education. Pima Medical Institute not only equips its graduates with the knowledge needed for success but also connects them with significant employment opportunities across the healthcare sector.

Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, Veterinary Assistant, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Radiography, Veterinary Technician.

  • 6550 First Park Ten Blvd San Antonio, TX 78213

Roadmaster Drivers School

Students at Roadmaster Drivers School in San Antonio receive a well-rounded education that prepares them for promising trucking and transportation careers. A combination of classroom instruction and hands-on training from some of the top instructors in the industry equips students with the knowledge and skills they need to obtain their Class A CDL licenses.

Roadmaster training features one of the newest fleets in the industry. Students receive comprehensive, hands-on instruction in a supportive learning environment, equipped with top-quality practice equipment, facilities, and instructors. Upon graduation, a Career Services team provides job placement assistance. Financial aid is available.

  • 927 Eddie Rd San Antonio, TX 78219

South Texas Vocational Technical Institute 

South Texas Vocational Technical Institute (STVT) provides adaptable technical education with classes starting monthly, available in day, evening, and hybrid formats. Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), STVT boasts an open admission policy with guaranteed acceptance. The San Antonio campus features state-of-the-art classrooms and technical labs, offering hands-on learning experiences. Programs offered in San Antonio include Class A Tractor Trailer, Automotive Service Technician, Combination Welding, Diesel Heavy Truck Technician, and HVAC.

  • 734 SE Military Dr. San Antonio, TX 78214

Southern Careers Institute

The Southern Careers Institute, or SCI, is a trade and vocational school in San Antonio, Texas. The school’s South campus branches off from its Austin location and offers technical programs in business, medical, and trade skills. Students interested in a healthcare career can take courses to become medical assistants, billing and coding specialists, nurse aides, and pharmacy technicians.

SCI’s South campus business programs include business administration, accounting, and administrative assisting. Individuals can join the automotive service technician apprenticeship program and earn paid on-the-job training. The trade school also has a cosmetology program geared toward students interested in multiple disciplines within the trade.

  • 6963 NW Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78238
  • 238 SW Military Dr Ste 101 San Antonio, TX 78221

Strayer University

Located in the Mercantile Building off Loop 410. Strayer University’s San Antonio location provides a well-rounded educational experience. Students who want to qualify for a career in information technology, health services and administration, business, or criminal justice can complete the necessary degree or certificate program at the San Antonio branch.

  • 40 NE Loop 410, Suite 500 San Antonio, TX 78216

The Art Institutes

Students hoping to break into the fashion, culinary, filmmaking, music, or video game design industry can qualify for their chosen career path with a certificate or degree from the Art Institute of San Antonio. Along with preparing you for entry-level roles in these industries, the San Antonio campus offers classes for those who want marketing and management positions in the arts.

  • 10000 IH-10 West, Suite 200 San Antonio, TX 78256

The College of Health Care Professions

The College of Healthcare Professions operates two campuses in San Antonio.

Courses at the South San Antonio campus include:

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography – Associates
  • Emergency Medical Technician – Certificate
  • Health & Medical Administrative Services – Associates
  • Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist w/ MA Skills – Certificate
  • Medical Assistant – Certificate
  • Medical Coding & Billing – Certificate
  • Physical Therapy Technician – Certificate
  • Surgical Technology – Associates

Students at the San Antonio North campus can take similar classes in the following:

  • Dental Assistant – Certificate
  • Health & Medical Administrative Services – Associates
  • Medical Assistant – Certificate
  • Medical Billing & Coding – Certificate
  • Pharmacy Technician – Certificate

Campuses are located in the following areas:

  • North San Antonio: 4738 NW Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78229
  • South San Antonio: 1964 SW Military Dr San Antonio, TX 78221


Texas State Technical College

Nestled in the scenic Hill Country, TSTC’s New Braunfels campus offers specialized programs in Welding, Industrial Systems Technology, and Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) training. The AMT program, sponsored by local companies, allows students to graduate debt-free. This campus provides a dynamic learning environment with state-of-the-art lab and classroom spaces to meet the manufacturing needs of the growing Texas workforce. TSTC in New Braunfels partners with TXFAME to equip students with the skills required for high-demand, high-tech careers in one of Texas’s fastest-growing cities.

  • 2189 FM 758, New Braunfels New Braunfels, TX 78130