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
Got what it takes to be an executive chef? UVU’s Culinary Arts Institute serves up a hearty helping of hands-on learning, so you’ll get the real-world experience you need to work at the restaurant of your dreams. As a senior you will work in the student-run Restaurant Forte where you’ll make a different international dish each week. You and your classmates will also prepare a five-course meal for over 600 people at the Culinary Arts Gala Dinner and President’s Scholarship Ball. If you want to set yourself apart from other culinary arts graduates, join the CAI Student Competition Club and show off your skills at regional and national events like the NICCO Cup or Skills USA. In 2014 student Lyn Wells prepared the winning dish in the Young Chef Competition, earning herself $15,000 and a three-month internship at the restaurant of her choice. A solid resume (and wallet) booster for an aspiring chef! Make UVU’s culinary arts program a part of your recipe for success.
Utah State University offers 13 Trades and Careers degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 95 Trades and Careers students graduated with students earning 55 Associate's degrees, 37 Bachelor's degrees, and 3 Certificates.
Brigham Young University-Provo offers 3 Trades and Careers degree programs. It's a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 72 Trades and Careers students graduated with students earning 71 Bachelor's degrees, and 1 Master's degree.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Mountainland Technical College Lehi, UT||3,222|
|Utah Valley University Orem, UT||55 : 1||41,728|
|Davis Technical College Kaysville, UT||3,706|
|Dixie Technical College Saint George, UT||767|
|Ogden-Weber Technical College Ogden, UT||2,491|
|Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City, UT||85 : 1||29,517|
|Uintah Basin Technical College Roosevelt, UT||1,047|
|Bridgerland Technical College Logan, UT||1,352|
|Snow College Ephraim, UT||35 : 1||5,383|
|Medspa Academies South Jordan, UT||202|
|Skin Science Institute Sandy, UT||84|
|Taylor Andrews Academy-St George St. George, UT||141|
|Renaissance Academie Provo, UT||105|
|Utah State University Logan, UT||28 : 1||27,810|
|Paul Mitchell the School-Salt Lake City Holladay, UT||318|
|Paul Mitchell the School-Logan Logan, UT||115|
|Top Nails & Hair Beauty School Taylorsville, UT||125|
|Cameo College of Essential Beauty Murray, UT||217|
|Acaydia School of Aesthetics Provo, UT||106|
|Avalon School of Cosmetology-Layton Layton, UT||164|