Private Career / Technical Schools

The following is a sampling of nonpublic, postsecondary educational institutions licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education. Schools with the highest enrollment in each category are listed alphabetically. The main campus is listed first. A complete list is available at www.fldoe.org/cie.   * Non-profit

COSMETOLOGY / MASSAGE
American Institute of Beauty
Largo, St. Petersburg

Aveda Institute
Orlando, Brandon, Clearwater, Davie, Jacksonville, Tallahassee

Bene’s Career Academy
New Port Richey, Brooksville, Spring Hill

Boca Beauty Academy
Boca Raton, Parkland

Cortiva Institute
Orlando, Pompano Beach, St. Petersburg

Empire Beauty Schools
Lauderhill, Lakeland, Tampa, West Palm Beach

Florida Barber Academy
Plantation

Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers
Hollywood, Orlando, West Palm Beach

La Belle Beauty Academy
Hialeah, Miami

Paul Mitchell The School
Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa

Sunstate Academy*
Clearwater, Fort Myers

MEDICAL / HEALTH
Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations*
West Palm Beach

American College for Medical Careers
Orlando

American Medical Academy
Miami

ATA Career Education
Spring Hill

Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology
Orlando, Miami, Palm Beach

Concorde Career College
Jacksonville, Miramar, Orlando, Tampa

Galen College of Nursing
St. Petersburg

Jersey College
Tampa, Jacksonville, Fort Lauderdale, Largo

Praxis Institute
Miami, Hialeah

Saber College*
Miami

Southeastern College
Miami Lakes, West Palm Beach

Ultimate Medical Academy*
Clearwater

MULTIPLE OFFERINGS
ASA College
Hialeah

CBT College
Miami, Cutler Bay, Hialeah

Florida Career College
Orlando, Boynton Beach, Hialeah, Jacksonville, Lauderdale Lakes, Margate, Miami, Pembroke Pines, Tampa, West Palm Beach

Florida National University
Hialeah, Miami

Florida Technical College
Kissimmee, Cutler Bay, DeLand, Lakeland, Orlando, Pembroke Pines, Tampa

Florida Vocational Institute
Miami, Miramar

Fortis College and Institute
Cutler Bay, Orange Park, Pensacola, Port St. Lucie

HCI College
West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale

South Florida Institute of Technology
Miami, Hialeah

Southern Technical College
Orlando, Auburndale, Brandon, Fort Myers, Port Charlotte, Sanford, Tampa

SPECIALIZED FIELDS
Aviation Institute of Maintenance
Orlando

CDA Technical Institute
Jacksonville

Jones Technical Institute*
Jacksonville

Mech-Tech Institute
Orlando

National Aviation Academy
Clearwater

Tulsa Welding School
Jacksonville

Universal Technical Institute
Orlando

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