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Last Modified: September 12, 2008Technical Schools

A technical school is an educational facility in which students receive special types of training that are intended to prepare them for particular jobs. Technical schools prepare students for careers in fields such as office management, accounting, engineering, computer repair, automotive repair, aviation, data processing, cosmetology, carpentry, electrical repair, machine tooling, welding, installation and repair of heating and air conditioning systems, drafting, modern communications, and many other technical fields.  

Shreveport’s technical schools prepare students for every occupation

Some notable technical and vocational schools located in the Shreveport-Bossier City Metropolitan Area include Career Technical College, which trains students for careers in business, health, and various technical fields; Ayers Career College, providing training in computer technology, heating and air conditioning, and medical assisting; Remington College, which offers programs in computer hardware, software and computer repair, healthcare and aspects of criminal justice; and Blue Cliff College, which also trains students in criminal justice, health care and even massage therapy. American Commercial College offers programs leading to degrees as a Computerized Accounting Specialist, a Computerized Administrative Assistant, a Medical Assistant or a Medical Office Specialist, a Medical Records Transcriptionist, and a degree in Advanced Business Computers. Students who wish to study cosmetology can obtain training at Blalocks Professional Beauty College, Guys Shreveport Academy of Cosmetology and Pat Goins Shreveport Beauty School. Drivers can receive special professional training for jobs in the truck and bus industries from the Diesel Driving Academy, and students who wish to receive training in other fields can easily find an appropriate technical school in Shreveport.