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Advanced Technology Institute

Several skilled trades education programs are available at the Advanced Technology Institute’s main campus in Virginia Beach, VA. Courses at this location include automotive technology, maritime welding, HVAC and refrigeration technician training, and heavy vehicle technology for aspiring diesel mechanics.

  • 5700 Southern Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • Automotive, HVAC and Building Services

Centura College

In addition to offering convenient online courses, Centura College Virginia Beach has several on-campus labs where students can gain hands-on experience in their chosen fields. Those pursuing diplomas and degrees in medical assisting, biomedical equipment technology, HVAC, and radiologic technology have access to their own workshops and labs at this location.

  • 2697 Dean Dr. Virginia Beach, VA 23452
  • Business, Healthcare and Nursing, HVAC and Building Services, Wellness

ECPI University

Students hoping to work in the technology, nursing, health science, business and criminal justice, and culinary arts industries can earn the necessary diplomas and degrees at ECPI’s Virginia Beach campus. In addition to receiving quality instruction from qualified faculty members, students at this location have access to several on-site labs where they can perfect their skills.

  • 5501 Greenwich Rd., Ste 100 Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • Business, Computer and Information Technology, Criminal Justice and Law, Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management, Healthcare and Nursing

Empire Beauty Schools

Virginia Beach residents can get started in an exciting, growing field by enrolling in the Empire Beauty School. At the Virginia Beach, VA, branch, aspiring cosmetologists receive hands-on instruction in hair cutting, hair styling, nail services, skincare, and more while enrolled in the cosmetology program.

  • 116 S Independence Blvd., Ste 104 Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • Cosmetology and Barbering

Paul Mitchell Schools

Rudy and Kelly Academy, a Paul Mitchell partner school in Virginia Beach, VA, offers a comprehensive cosmetology course for students pursuing careers in the beauty industry. Paul Mitchell School Virginia Beach teaches the latest cosmetology trends and techniques and allows students to practice their skills on regular clients and walk-in customers.

  • 1920 Centerville Turnpike #114, Virginia Beach, VA 23464
  • Cosmetology and Barbering

Saint Leo University
Saint Leo University is a liberal arts college offering associates, bachelors, masters, doctoral, and minor degrees in a variety of fields.

  • 1481 D Street, Building 3016 Virginia Beach, VA 23459
  • Business, Communications and Media, Computer and Information Technology, Criminal Justice and Law, Graphics, Design, and Arts, Healthcare Administration and Services

Strayer University

Programs at Strayer University include criminal justice, business, public administration, health services and information technology. Students who enroll at the school’s Virginia Beach campus can take in-person courses with qualified instructors or attend online classes to obtain a certificate, undergrad, or graduate-level degree in their chosen field.

  • 222 Central Park Ave, Suite 210 Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • Business, Computer and Information Technology, Criminal Justice and Law, Healthcare Administration and Services, Trucking and Transportation

The Art Institutes

The Art Institute of Virginia Beach lets students earn degrees or certificates in visual arts, music, culinary arts, and design. Since this campus is in the heart of the city’s bustling arts district, students can get hands-on experience painting murals, volunteering at restaurants and food trucks, and performing at festivals to build their portfolios and find potential jobs after graduation.

  • 2 Columbus Center, 4500 Main St., Suite 100 Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • Business, Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management, Graphics, Design, and Arts