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Licensed Career Schools

Private career schools are licensed under the Minnesota Private Career School Act (Minnesota Statutes Chapter 141) if they:

  • Offer any program below the associate degree level and are not registered as a private institution
  • Prepare students for an occupation or employment
  • Provide educational programs of 16 hours or more, and
  • Enroll, advertise or solicit students in Minnesota

Licensure is not the same as accreditation. Some licensed institutions also are accredited by national or regional accrediting bodies.

Licensure and accreditation do not assure that credits earned can be transferred to other institutions or that the quality of education would meet the standards of every student, educational institution or employer.

Only institutions licensed by the Office of Higher Education are shown below. Other Minnesota schools and colleges are not subject to licensure, including

Need more information about a school listed below? Contact the school directly.

Click on the institution name for contact information.

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American Home Inspectors Training Institute
American Indian Opportunities Industrialization Center
American Institute of Nondestructive Testing
American Institute of Technical Education
American Nursing & Technical Institute
American Workshop
Animal Behavior School
Anne Arundel Community College
Art Instruction School Inc.
Associated Training Services Corporation
At-Home Professions
Avalon School of Cosmetology
Aveda Institute Minneapolis
Awaken Pilates
B  top
Balance for Life Fitness Center
Brainco-Minneapolis School of Advertising Design and Interactive Studies
Bravura Training
Brensten Education
Builders Institute
C  top
Center for Professional Development at ITT Technical Institute
CenterPoint Massage and Shiatsu Therapy School & Clinic
Centerspace Pilates
Coaches Training Institute
Continental Auctioneers School of Auctioneering
CorePower Yoga
Cosmetology Training Center (Mankato)
Cryptosmith Institute
Cutting Edge Pet Grooming School
D  top
Devanadi Yoga
Diesel Truck Drivers Training School
Dynamic Minds Inc
E  top
eAge Academy
Empire Beauty School (Bloomington)
Empire Beauty School (Eden Prairie)
Empire Beauty School (Spring Lake Park)
Empire Beauty School (St.Paul)
Euler Training Center
Everest Institute
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Faces ETC Makeup Artist School of Minnesota
Fissure Corporation
Fusion Yoga
G  top
Girasole Yoga and Wellness
Goodwill Industries Inc/Easter Seals Minnesota
Green River Dance for Global Somatics
H  top
Hands On Technology Transfer
Hastings Beauty School Inc.
Health Partners Institute for Education & Research
Health Service Consultants
HeartWork Studio
Hennepin County Medical Center
Hooked on Classics Appraisals
I  top
Incubator Inc.
International Dermal Institute
International Sommelier Guild
K  top
KHEC, Inc./Kaplan Professional Schools
Koehler-Dramm's Institute of Floristry
L  top
LA Beauty School
Learning Journeys International Center of Coaching
Learning Strategies Corporation
Life Time Academy
Lonna Mosow's Center for Mind Body Fitness
M  top
Magic Beauty School
Meta Institute
Miami Ad School Minneapolis
Midwest Hypnotherapy Academy
Minneapolis School of Bartending
Minnesota Commercial Diving Training Center
Minnesota Institute of Advanced Communication Skills
Minnesota MultiHousing Association
Minnesota Resource Center
Minnesota School of Barbering
Minnesota School of Bartending
Minnesota School of Beauty
Minnesota School of Cosmetology (Plymouth)
Minnesota School of Cosmetology (Woodbury)
Minnesota School of Horseshoeing
Minnesota School of Piano Technology
Model College of Hair Design
Moler Barber School of Hairstyling
Montessori Training Center of Minnesota
MRA-The Management Association
MRI School of Minnesota
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NASCAR Technical Institute
National Personal Training Institute
New Horizons Computer Learning Centers
Newgate Education and Training Center
North American Medical Academy
North American Training Institute
Northwestern Academy of Homeopathy
Nova Academy of Cosmetology
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Online Trading Academy
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Paragon Pilates
Park Avenue School of Cosmetology
PCI Academy
Pilates MN
Professional Salon Academy
Pucci Pet Career Studios
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Regency Beauty Institute (Blaine)
Regency Beauty Institute (Burnsville)
Regency Beauty Institute (Duluth)
Regency Beauty Institute (Maplewood)
Regency Beauty Institute (Minnetonka)
Regency Beauty Institute (St. Cloud)
Regions Hospital School of Ophthalmic Medical Technology
Rio Gran Certified Grooming School
Rochester School of Hair Design
Rukha Academy of Healing Arts & Sciences
S  top
Saint Cloud Hospital School of Diagnostic Imaging
Six Degrees Studio
Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center
Sun Moon Yoga Studio
Symmetry Solutions Inc.
T  top
Tao Institute
The Travel Academy
Trails End School of Taxidermy
Transportation Center for Excellence
TSC Connect
Tulsa Welding School
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Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc.
Universal Technical Institute of Illinois Inc.
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc.
Universal Technical Institute-Motorcycle/Marine Mechanics Institute (Orlando)
Universal Technical Institute-Motorcycle/Marine Mechanics Institute (Phoenix)
W  top
Watermark Learning
Wind and Water School of Feng Shui
World Wide College of Auctioneering
Wyoming Technical Institute
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Yoga Center of Minneapolis
Yoga North
Yoga Prairie