Nursing and Medical Trades

Using your skills to help others

Do you excel in science and have an interest in helping people? Do you want to spend less time in school so that you can get a head start on your career? Trade schools with medical programs can provide a fast track to your nursing or medical career.

For those who want to find the nursing or medical trade school ideal to get their career started, we're compiling listings of North America's top medical trade schools for you to choose from. You can choose to go directly to a college, or get your certification by online correspondence. If you're concerned about how to finance your education or how to plan your career, we've included some pages on how to go about finding funding and planning out the rest of your life!

What kinds of medical assisting careers are out there? There's a world of medical assistant jobs to choose from, and some careers include:

  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Veterinary Technicians
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Phlebotomists
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Nursing Assistants
  • Personal Support Workers
  • Pharmacy assistants
  • Veterinary assistants

All of these are good paying jobs that can also serve as a foot in the door to further career growth.

Trade school world provides a rundown on what you can expect from each career, and a page on the job outlook for the career of your choice. You'll learn about what's expected from you and what you can expect in regards to salary, job openings, and work experience. You'll even be able to track the job outlook over a period of ten years! How's that for career planning?

The best part, though, is being able to learn exactly what kind of classes you can expect from each type of medical assisting school. You'll have a rough idea of the length of a certain program and the type of practicum or education you'll be expected to have. This will help you make a more informed choice about your education and give you a definite sense of what you're looking for. No more indecision – you'll be armed with the information you need to make an informed choice.