Florida's Trade, Technical and Specialty Schools

Florida has an increasing number of college and university alternatives. For those seeking a particular trade or specialty, Florida has a school to help you learn what you need to know and get certified in your course of study. Public School Districts in Florida also offer adult education classes and some have technical and specialty classes as well. 

Florida Listings

Acupuncture and Massage College is a college located in Miami. It has programs for massage therapy and oriental medicine.

Adventist University of Health Sciences is an Orlando college that works with the Florida Hospital to train students in healthcare. It has Associates, Bachelors, and Post-Graduate programs in several healthcare industries.

Aerosim Flight Academy is a flight school located in Sanford at the Orlando Sanford International Airport to train pilots. It was originally Delta Connection Academy, but now graduates go on to work for many different airlines.

The American College for Medical Careers is an Orlando college that trains students for medical careers. It has programs in dental assisting, cardiovascular sonography, diagnostic medical sonography, health information technology, medical assisting, medical coding & billing, and respiratory therapy.

The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale is one the Art Institutes, a system of schools that specialize in design, fashion, culinary arts, and media and visual arts. It helps students foster their creativity while preparing for their future careers.

The College of Business and Technology is a Miami based college of business and technology. It has 5 schools for business, technology, allied health, modern arts, and language.

Cooley Law School is a law school with a main campus and two side campuses in Michigan. It also has a branch in Tampa, Florida. It is a law school with accreditation from the American Bar Association.

Digital Media Arts College is a school in Boca Raton. It has degree programs in graphic design, game art, animation, motion graphics, and web design.

Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine is a school in Gainesville that trains students in the field of acupuncture and other oriental medicine practices.

East West College of Natural Medicine is a college in Sarasota, Florida. It has programs in oriental medicine and massage therapy.

Everest University is a college based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Though the main campus is located in Florida, Everest has locations all over the country and online programs to serve as many people as possible. It focuses on programs in business.

Everglades University is a college located in Boca Raton. It offers masters and bachelors degrees in the fields of science, health, and business. Classes are available online and in person.

Florida College of Integrative Medicine is a school located in Orlando, Florida. It has programs for acupuncture and oriental medicine.

Florida Technical College is a two-year college with degree programs in healthcare, food and beverage, beauty, and criminal justice. It has locations in DeLand, Kissimmee, Lakeland, Orlando, Pembroke Pines, and Cutler Bay.

FVI – Florida Vocational Institute’s Vision is to provide our community with career training that prepares our students for great careers in high growth and high demand industries. Our vision is to provide every individual who has the passion and drives with employment focused career training. FVI career training is designed to be affordable, flexible, and results-oriented.

Full Sail University is a college located in Winter Park. It offers online associates, bachelors, and masters degree programs in the fields of entertainment, media, arts, and technology.

Jersey College is a nursing college with 6 locations in New Jersey and Florida. The Florida Campuses are in Fort Lauderdale, Largo, Tampa, and Jacksonville.

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine is a graduate school of medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy. It's main campus is located in Pennsylvania with a secondary location in Bradenton, Florida.

The Miami International University of Art & Design is one the Art Institutes, a system of schools that specialize in design, fashion, culinary arts, and media and visual arts. It helps students foster their creativity while preparing for their future careers.

Miami Regional University is a college in Miami that specializes in nursing. It offers associates, bachelors, and masters degrees in nursing as well as a diploma program for English as a second language.

Millenia Atlantic University is a college in Doral, Florida. It offers several undergraduate and graduate business programs.

The Orlando Culinary Academy is an affiliate of Le Cordon Bleu Schools of North America. It has programs in culinary arts, patisserie and baking, culinary operations, and hospitality and restaurant management.

Ringling College of Art and Design is a Sarasota based art school. It is named for circus magnate, John Ringling and focuses on fostering creativity for students studying in many different fields of art and design.

Southern Technical College is a college in Orlando. It offers programs in allied health, business, design, education, information technology, legal studies, nursing, and technical trades.