Connecticut Online Colleges and Universities, Accredited CT Career & Vocational Schools

Connecticut (CT)

Connecticut, nicknamed the “Constitution State,” has a long history and was  influential in the creation of the federal government. With only 3.4 million residents, Connecticut is currently ranked the 29th most populous state. The fifth state to join the union, Connecticut also has the distinction of being the state with the highest per capita income and median household income in the United States.

Featured Connecticut Schools

Lincoln Tech

Since 1946, Lincoln Tech has been helping students achieve professional success through personalized career support and hands-on, job-specific education. Our in-depth training programs are designed to meet the changing needs of today’s tough job market, and cover a variety of fields, including: Health Sciences, Information Technology, Spa & Cosmetology, Automotive Technology, Welding, HVAC and Electrical.

What sets Lincoln Tech apart from other schools? Quite a few things, actually; our training programs emphasize experiential, interactive learning activities – that means you’ll do the job before you take the job. Plus, our Certificate, Diploma and Associate degree programs are designed to accelerate your entry into the job market by offering a shorter length of training, so you may be earning valuable on-the-job experience before many of your peers do.

But our strengths go beyond that. Our Lincoln instructors possess a combination of seasoned teaching skills, subject matter expertise and real world experience. Plus, we’ve built working partnerships with important industry contacts in your area. So when you graduate, we’ll help you find a good position and start your career off right.

When it comes to choosing a post-secondary educational institution, keep this in mind: our dedication to your success sets us apart from the competition – and the specialized, career-focused training you’ll receive at Lincoln will set you apart from yours. Lincoln Tech offers flexible daytime and evening programs to accommodate your busy schedule. Financial aid is available for those who qualify and Career Placement assistance is available upon graduation.

Campus
  • Shelton
  • East Windsor
Programs
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing (Practical)
  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Collision Repair and Refinishing
  • Automotive Technology
  • Welding Technology
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Diesel Technology

New England Institute of Technology

New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit, co-educational technical university offering over 50 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs. As a leader in technical career education in southern New England, New England Institute of Technology (also known as New England Tech or NEIT) is committed to providing hands-on technological programs that prepare graduates for positions of leadership in the technical, industrial, business, and allied health communities. Most of our associate degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months, and bachelor’s degree programs in as little as three years. Last year, over 3,000 students chose New England Tech for the hands-on laboratory and classroom training that provides the necessary skills to begin their technical careers.

New England Institute of Technology is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE).

Key Facts:

  • Hands-on Training
  • Day or Evening Classes
  • Financial Aid available for those who qualify / Ask about our Military and Veterans benefits
  • Career Planning Assistance
  • Housing Assistance

Financial Aid (for those wh qualify):*

  • Non-repayable grants
  • Work-study programs
  • Student Loans
  • Scholarships
  • Our own tuition payment plan
  • Military and Veterans Benefits


New England Institute of Technology
One New England Tech Boulevard
East Greenwich
RI 02818-1205

Campus
  • East Greenwich
Programs
  • BS - Rehabilitation Sciences
  • AS - Auto Body/Automotive Collision Repair
  • AS - Graphics, Multimedia and Web Design
  • AS - Digital Media Production
  • BS - Cyber Security and Network Engineering
  • AS - Electrical Technology
  • AS - Marine Technology
  • AS - Business Management
  • AS - Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • AS - Architectural Building Engineering
  • AS - Electronic Systems Engineering Technology
  • AS - Network Engineering and Computer Servicing
  • AS - Software Engineering
  • AS - Information Technology
  • AS - Criminal Justice Technology
  • BS - Criminal Justice Technology
  • AS - Interior Design
  • BS - Construction Management
  • BS - Automotive Service Management
  • BS - Information Technology
  • BS - Business Management
  • AS - Automotive Technology
  • BS - Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • BS - Digital Media Production
  • BS - Architectural Building Engineering
  • AS - Game Development and Simulation Programming
  • BS - Software Engineering
  • AS - Automotive Technology with High Performance
  • AS - Building Construction and Cabinetmaking
  • AS - Surgical Technology
  • AS - Electrical Technology with Renewable Energy
  • BS - Video Game Design
  • AS - Welding Engineering Technology
  • AS - Refrigeration / Air Conditioning
  • AS - Animal and Veterinary Management
  • BS - Game Development and Simulation Programming
  • AS - Civil Engineering Technology
  • BS - Interior Design
  • AS - Paramedic Technology
  • AS - Heating Technology
  • AS - Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • BS - Graphics Multimedia and Web Design
  • AS - Plumbing Technology
  • AS - Medical Laboratory Technology
  • AS - Video Game Design
  • BS - Electrical Engineering Technology

College of Westchester

Since 1915, The College of Westchester (CW) has focused on the career success of its students. CW’s academic programs are carefully designed to provide the skills and competencies most desired by employers. Our campus environment is highly personal and our culture centers on service to students. CW faculty is selected based on experience, credentials and a caring attitude to bring real world knowledge to the classroom. The College’s technologies and web-enhanced learning tools give students anywhere, anytime connectivity to courses, professors, classmates and services. The College of Westchester offers an exceptional experience that can lead to a lifetime of achievement and success.

Campus
  • White Plains
Programs
  • Computer Networking Specialist - Certificate
  • Digital Media Specialist - Certificate
  • Intensive Accounting/Computer Applications - Certificate
  • Accounting - Associate
  • Medical Assistant Management - Associate
  • Medical Office Specialist - Certificate
  • Health Services Administration - Bachelor's
  • Interactive Digital Media and Marketing - Bachelor's
  • Health Information Management - Associate
  • Accounting - Bachelor's
  • Business Administration-Management/Marketing - Associate
  • Computer Network Administration - Associate
  • Business Administration - Bachelor's

The Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy

Prepare for a Career That You Will Love… in Massage Therapy!

Do you want a career that offers the satisfaction of helping people and a work environment that is positive and exciting? With the education you will receive at the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, that career can be yours.

Massage therapy is a flexible and rewarding career in which you not only take care of others – you also take care of yourself! You can work in a resort spa, cruise ship, medical office, sports clinic, destination spa, or a day spa close to home. You can even start your own private practice!

Why choose the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy?

  • CCMT is the only school in Connecticut dedicated exclusively to massage therapy training.
  • We have been serving the people of Connecticut for more than 30 years.
  • Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
  • Graduate with valuable hands-on experience in our student clinic.
  • Career placement assistance is provided to all of our students and graduates.
  • Convenient class schedules that fit your life.

5,000 New Job Opportunities Every Year!

The Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy is part of the Steiner Education Group (SEG), which operates massage therapy schools and skin care schools at locations across the nation.

SEG’s National Career Services Department has developed a worldwide network of thousands of employers, which generates an average of more than 5,000 new job opportunities for SEG graduates each year!

Of course, your success ultimately depends on you. The Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy cannot guarantee employment or salary. But our career services assistance starts when you are a student and does not stop even after you graduate. From your first job to your last in the industry – whether you need help tomorrow or ten years from now – we’re here to help you succeed.

The Steiner Advantage

The Steiner Education Group is a subsidiary of Steiner Leisure Limited, a global provider of spa services. Steiner Leisure Limited operates more than 175 spas and salons on cruise ships and at resorts worldwide. Steiner spas recruit from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy.

Campus
  • Groton
  • Westport
  • Newington
Programs
  • Massage Therapy
  • Clinical Massage Therapy

FORTIS Online

Fortis Online hybrid medical programs offer students the best of all worlds: the convenience and flexibility of online classes while still enjoying the community and support of a campus setting. Online learning also gives students the opportunity to build valuable computer skills that support success in the workplace. The physical classroom at which the student will complete on-campus coursework is located at a Fortis College or Institute with which our school has a consortium agreement. The specific location of the on-campus classroom is determined in collaboration with the student during the Admissions process.

FORTIS Online proudly supports members of the United States Armed Forces and their spouses. We offer several benefits to service members while pursuing their advanced education programs.

Proud Member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium.

Campus
  • FORTIS Online - Business
Programs
  • Associates in Internet Marketing
  • Associates in Business Management - Human Resource Management
  • Associates in Business Management - Accounting
  • Associates in Business Management

Career Step

Career Step, a leading online school, focuses on helping students quickly gain the career skills they need to succeed in rapidly growing industries. With 20 years of experience, the school has trained over 70,000 students in the United States and internationally and offers programs in the allied health, administrative services, and technology industries. Career Step’s training programs are offered entirely online, and the school is committed to helping each enrolling student graduate and successfully transition to a rewarding career.

Career Step training offers you the following benefits:

  • Affordably priced programs that prepare you to earn a good living
  • Flexible online training that lets you learn on your schedule
  • One-on-one instructor access throughout the course
  • Graduate resources to help you turn your education into a job

Campus
  • Career Step
Programs
  • Professional Medical Coding & Billing - Certificate
  • Medical Transcription Editor - Certificate
  • Pharmacy Technician - Certificate
  • Medical Assistant- Certificate

Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University

Online – Now Enrolling!

Grand Canyon University’s reputation for academic excellence has been built over decades; our strengths are what set us apart from our competition.

Founded in 1949, we are a university with a rich history of academic excellence, but with our continued growth and expansion, we are also pioneers in delivering private, Christian education in an affordable way.

As we continue to build upon our rich history, having a strong image helps us convey our strengths, our uniqueness and the spirit of our institution.

GCU offers online based degree programs within a dynamic learning environment for both traditional students as well as working professionals:

  • Business and Management
  • Nursing and Health Care
  • Teaching and School Administration
  • Psychology and Counseling
  • Theology and Ministry
  • Performing Arts and Creative Design
  • Medical Studies and Athletic Sciences
  • Criminal, Political and Social Sciences
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Language and Communications

Our courses are appropriately sized for each content area and offer engaging interaction with classmates as well as individual attention from instructors who care about your success.

GCU is also experiencing an exciting time of campus expansion new dorms, classrooms, a student recreation center, food court and bowling alley. The main attraction is GCU’s new 7,000-seat Arena that is home to our men’s and women’s basketball teams and also hosts other events such as concerts and world-renowned Christian speakers.

As a regionally accredited university, GCU is consistently ranked among top colleges offering online courses by noteworthy sources including Fortune Small Business, Online Education Database (OEDb) and more.

Grand Canyon University has been accredited by The Higher Learning Commission continually, since 1968. Grand Canyon University obtained its most recent 10-year reaccreditation in 2007. The Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education licenses Grand Canyon University in Arizona.

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In addition, the university has obtained the following specialized accreditations and approvals for our core program offerings: Accreditation Council Business Schools and Programs, Arizona State Board of Education, Arizona Department of Education, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. For a full report on all accreditation information, please click here. For program disclosures, please click here.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 S. LaSalle St., Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411
http://hlcommission.org/

Campus
  • Online
Programs
  • M.S. in Health Care Informatics
  • B.S. in Nursing (Registered Nurse - R.N. to B.S.N)
  • B.S. in Health Sciences: Professional Development & Advanced Patient Care

Penn Foster Career School

Career Diplomas and Certificates Your Time and Online.

Want a better job? Looking for a new career? Thinking about starting your own business? Today’s students often don’t have time to attend regularly scheduled classes, but through online education. Penn Foster Career School, one of the world’s largest regionally accredited distance learning career schools, has educated millions of adults through their study-at-home programs.

When students complete their program they are awarded a Career Diploma. Penn Foster Career School offers Career Diplomas in a wide variety of high-demand career fields, particularly in the areas of: business, technology, engineering, health services, education, and the trades.

Career Diploma programs have gained in popularity because they contain a large amount of relevant, real-word applicable information that can be learned in a flexible format. Career Diplomas are ideal for people who are interested in changing careers, but can’t take time away from their current job or family obligations.

Why Many Students Choose Penn Foster Career School for Their Training:

  • Materials are available as soon as your enrollment is accepted.
  • Students have the flexibility to study online… at a pace that’s right for them.
  • There are no classes to attend because students complete all of their studies from the comfort and convenience of their own home.
  • Penn Foster offers over 50 Career Diploma programs in some of today’s most in-demand career fields.
  • Friendly and helpful support from expert instructors dedicated to each student’s success is just a phone call or an email away.
  • We have an extensive online community where students can interact with fellow students, faculty, and alumni. Students can also participate in the hundreds of blogs and academic groups.
  • Web access to learning and student services is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Penn Foster Career School’s tuition is among the lowest of all accredited career schools. They offer 0% interest and customized monthly payment plans.
  • Books, study guides, learning aids, and instructor support are all included in the student’s tuition.
  • Students and graduates have immediate access to Penn Foster Career Services, which include resume writing, interviewing tips, job search techniques, and more.
  • Students can earn a Career Diploma in a matter of months.

ACCREDITATION

Penn Foster Career School is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Penn Foster Career School is regionally accredited by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Penn Foster Career School has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

Campus
  • Penn Foster Career School Campus Online
Programs
  • Occupational Therapy Aide
  • Certified Wedding Planner
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Residential Electrician
  • PC Maintenance & Repair
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Hotel/Restaurant Management
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • Home Inspector
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Security Guard
  • Home Health Aide
  • Paralegal
  • Dental Assistant
  • Home Remodeling and Repair
  • Optician
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Child Care Professional
  • Guest Service Agent