Does being on the front lines get your adrenaline pumping or make you wish you had a change of pants? If you are prepared for a hands on job, consider pursuing a degree in Trades & Careers. It can be dangerous, but you could be the change the world needs.
Let’s look into the future. Baby boomers are leaving the workforce as quickly as they entered the world, creating a promising job market for future applicants. More than 66% of government employers are planning to hire for new positions this year, up 5% from 2013*. An added bonus-employees in the Trades & Careers industry are generally very satisfied with their jobs, because they’re making a difference.
You could be anything from a firefighter to an auto mechanic, or even a military service member. Maybe helping people is your calling, and all you need to do is pick up the phone. Are you ready to join the team? It sure is a tough job, but somebody’s gotta do it.*Governing, http://www.governing.com/news/headlines/gov-state-local-government-employment-outlook-survey-for-2014.html
University of Southern California offers 8 Trades and Careers degree programs. It's a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 46 Trades and Careers students graduated with students earning 28 Master's degrees, 13 Certificates, 4 Bachelor's degrees, and 1 Doctoral degree.
California State University-Dominguez Hills offers 3 Trades and Careers degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 30 Trades and Careers students graduated with students earning 27 Master's degrees, and 3 Bachelor's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles, CA||72 : 1||13,094|
|El Camino Community College District Torrance, CA||70 : 1||24,223|
|Antelope Valley College Lancaster, CA||83 : 1||13,909|
|Cypress College Cypress, CA||72 : 1||15,679|
|Long Beach City College Long Beach, CA||74 : 1||24,127|
|Santa Ana College Santa Ana, CA||109 : 1||27,052|
|Orange Coast College Costa Mesa, CA||71 : 1||20,042|
|Citrus College Glendora, CA||75 : 1||13,130|
|Cerritos College Norwalk, CA||71 : 1||22,287|
|Mt San Antonio College Walnut, CA||66 : 1||29,799|
|Pasadena City College Pasadena, CA||61 : 1||26,971|
|Santiago Canyon College Orange, CA||98 : 1||11,911|
|Saddleback College Mission Viejo, CA||80 : 1||19,709|
|FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA||97 : 1||2,227|
|Compton College Compton, CA||58 : 1||5,760|
|Make-up Designory Burbank, CA||262|
|NTMA Training Centers of Southern California Santa Fe Springs, CA||146|
|Fullerton College Fullerton, CA||70 : 1||22,613|
|Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills, CA||78 : 1||18,765|
|Spartan College of Aeronautics & Technology Inglewood, CA||19 : 1||415|