Career Colleges and Vocational Schools in Louisiana


Trade Schools in Louisiana

Louisiana is rich in culture, heritage and promising job opportunities. One of the trade schools in Louisiana may just be your ticket to success.

The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) reports that the industries with the highest projected growth in Louisiana from 2008 to 2018 include social assistance (27.7 percent), ambulatory health care (27.4 percent), water transportation (25 percent), and nursing and residential care facilities (19.9 percent). Here are the occupations that the LWC expects to show the highest growth, with their average annual statewide earnings in parentheses: home health aides ($18,934), personal and home care aides ($17,807), skin care specialists ($24,236), pharmacy technicians ($27,344), and medical assistants ($25,506).

Enjoy the local lifestyle while attending trade schools in Louisiana

From Cajun cuisine and Mardi Gras to legendary seafood and the birthplace of jazz, Louisiana culture and recreation offer something for everyone. According to the Council for Community and Economic research, the Pelican State includes several cities that are below the national cost of living index of 100, including Shreveport (95.2), Baton Rouge (96), New Orleans (96.9), and Lafayette (99.1). The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the mean annual wage for all occupations in 2009 as $36,610. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated Louisiana's overall population at about 4.5 million for 2009, with a median household income of $43,635 for 2008.

Louisiana is a land of opportunity. From Baton Rouge and Shreveport to legendary New Orleans, and every bayou in between, one of the trade schools in Louisiana can teach you the skills necessary to succeed in the state's exciting careers.

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            Ascension College
            Gonzales, Louisiana www.ascensioncollege.org
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            Eastern College of Health Vocations
            Metairie, Shreveport, Louisiana www.echv.com
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            Vidalia, Louisiana
            Louisiana Academy of Beauty
            Eunice, LA www.laacademyofbeauty.com
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            Baton Rouge, Louisiana www.medvance.edu
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            Slidell, Louisiana www.vanguardcollege.edu