Trade & Technical Schools

The following is a listing of DFW’s major trade and technical schools including contact information most recent enrollment figures (upon publication) for degree programs offered and notable facts.

The Art Institute of Dallas

8080 Park Lane Suite 100
Dallas TX  75231

The Art Institute of Dallas is a design media arts fashion and culinary post-secondary school that offers a range of bachelor’s and associate’s degree programs in Advertising Design Culinary Arts Digital Media Production Interactive Media Design Fashion Design Graphic Design Interactive Media Design Interior Design Media Arts & Animation Restaurant & Catering Management and Video Production among other creative fields. The Art Institute also offers certificates in Animation Art of Cooking Video Technology and Web Design.

Aladdin Beauty College

Multiple locations :  Arlington Dallas Denton Fort Worth Hurst Irving Mesquite Plano

817-275-4442 (Main admissions for Dallas area locations)

Aladdin Beauty College offers quality hands-on career training in the cosmetology and beauty industry. Students use professional products and salon/spa equipment in training immediately; the school’s priority is preparing students for a successful career.


Call 888-209-8264 for information about programs in the Dallas area

ATI operates schools throughout Texas Florida New Mexico Arizona and Oklahoma training graduates in such fields as healthcare personal fitness and wellness business technology information technology automotive repair air conditioning and refrigeration repair and welding. Dallas-area facilities include two ATI Career Training Centers and the ATI Technical Institute in Dallas as well as an ATI Career Training Center in Lewisville.

Aviation Institute of Maintenance – Dallas

7555 Lemmon Ave.
Dallas TX 75209


A national aviation maintenance training program the Aviation Institute of Maintenance – Dallas location offers an Airframe & Powerplant Certificate program; an Aviation Maintenance Technician program; and an Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer (AMTE) program with avionics.

CCI Training Center

770 E. Road To Six Flags # 140

Arlington, TX 76011


10830 N Central Expwy, # 410

Dallas, TX 75231


CCI Training Center is a DFW-based career training school that offers accelerated training providing adult education students with the skills, knowledge, and confidence they need to qualify for entry-level employment. Our program tracks include information technology, medical assisting, pharmacy technology, medical billing and coding, and business and accounting.

Champions School of Real Estate

Multiple DFW area locations

Founded in 1983 Champions School of Real Estate has served Texas real estate agents for more than 25 years and offers career training licensing and professional and continuing education in real estate appraisal home inspection and loan origination/mortgage brokerage in multiple formats (live classes online or correspondence).

Court Reporting Institute (Dallas)

341 West Mockingbird Lane Suite 200E
Dallas TX 75201

Founded in Dallas in 1978 the Court Reporting Institute is one of the largest court reporting colleges in the United States. In 2002 the college opened a campus in Houston and in 2006 the college launched an online court reporting program. The Court Reporting Institute offers a single Associate of Applied Science Degree in Court Reporting.

DeVry University

4800 Regent Blvd (Irving campus)
2201 N. Central Expressway (Richardson campus)
301 Commerce Street (Ft. Worth campus)

DeVry University offers online and offline associate bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in Business & Management Engineering & Information Sciences Health Sciences Liberal Arts & Sciences and Media Arts & Technology as well as in Accounting or Finance and in such top technology fields as Game & Simulation Programming.

Everest College

6080 N. Central Expressway   (Dallas campus)
5237 N. Riverside Drive Suite 100  (Ft. Worth campus)

Everest College is known for its online Healthcare Business Administration Information Technology and trade skills programs and also offers in-classroom education. Both the Dallas and Fort Worth locations offer hands-on training in small work teams attentiveness to student needs real-world experienced instructors and a dedicated Career Placement Services team to help students achieve goals.

Kaplan Professional Schools


Kaplan Professional Schools owns and operates the largest group of real estate schools and is the largest provider of financial services training in the U.S. With more than 50 locations including several in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex Kaplan Professional Schools offers both classroom and distance education – including online and textbook courses in real estate appraisal home inspection mortgage insurance and securities.

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

11830 Webb Chapel Road
Dallas TX 75234



Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Dallas was established in 1999 to bring a renowned culinary curriculum to the DFW metroplex. Through demonstration followed by practical application chef instructors “help culinary school students pursue their passions and prepare for professional opportunities in the culinary and hospitality industry.”

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

972-490-5151 (Dallas)
817-737-8997 (Fort Worth)

With more 300 centers in 70 countries New Horizons is the world’s largest IT training company offering a full range of IT training and business skills training through flexible and innovative learning methods.

Remington College

Multiple campuses in Dallas and Fort Worth


Remington College offers a diploma associate’s and bachelor’s program in the culinary arts nursing criminal justice cosmetology and healthcare among other fields. In the DFW area Remington operates both a Dallas and Fort Worth campus as well as a culinary campus in Garland.