Best Trades and Careers colleges in Tampa

Why a degree in trades and careers?

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.

What trades and careers degree options exist?

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.


Best Trades and Careers colleges in Tampa for 2021

St Petersburg College
Clearwater, FL

St Petersburg College offers 4 Trades and Careers degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 62 Trades and Careers students graduated with students earning 34 Certificates, and 28 Associate's degrees.

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List of all Trades and Careers colleges in Tampa

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Pinellas Technical College-St. Petersburg Logo Pinellas Technical College-St. Petersburg Saint Petersburg, FL     742
Erwin Technical College Logo Erwin Technical College Tampa, FL     811
Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater Logo Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater Clearwater, FL     646
Hillsborough Community College Logo Hillsborough Community College Tampa, FL
75 : 1 22,404
National Aviation Academy of Tampa Bay Logo National Aviation Academy of Tampa Bay Clearwater, FL     856
Altierus Career College-Tampa Logo Altierus Career College-Tampa Tampa, FL
33 : 1 365
Loraines Academy & Spa Logo Loraines Academy & Spa Saint Petersburg, FL     30
Bene's Career Academy Logo Bene's Career Academy New Port Richey, FL     336
American Institute of Beauty Logo American Institute of Beauty Largo, FL     120
Fred K Marchman Technical College Logo Fred K Marchman Technical College New Port Richey, FL     288
Paul Mitchell the School-Tampa Logo Paul Mitchell the School-Tampa Tampa, FL     206
Summit Salon Academy Logo Summit Salon Academy Tampa, FL     169
Shear Excellence Hair Academy Logo Shear Excellence Hair Academy Tampa, FL     126
Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy-Tampa Logo Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy-Tampa Tampa, FL     116
St Petersburg College Logo St Petersburg College Clearwater, FL
85 : 1 28,853
Sunstate Academy Logo Sunstate Academy Clearwater, FL     368
Pasco-Hernando State College Logo Pasco-Hernando State College New Port Richey, FL
73 : 1 11,672
Brewster Technical College Logo Brewster Technical College Tampa, FL     223
Florida Career College-Tampa Logo Florida Career College-Tampa Tampa, FL   105 : 1 523
Cortiva Institute-Florida Logo Cortiva Institute-Florida St. Petersburg, FL     87