Massachusetts Technical Schools

A technical school can help prepare students for a career in dozens of different industries. Technical careers opportunities are plentiful in technical electronics and computer technology industries, accounting, office, and new media technologies, and maintenance technologies. Technical school graduates work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more.

Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school that fits your chosen field of study will be easy. The trick is to find an accredited technical school with a high placement rate. Fortunately, several Massachusetts technical schools fit the bill.

Massachusetts’ technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Massachusetts’s best technical schools include Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (est. 1861), Salem College (est. 1854), and Springfield Technical Community College (est. 1972). Thousands of students attend technical school with more than 25,630 students enrolled in Massachusetts’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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In 2018, workers with a bachelor's degree or higher had almost twice as much
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Facts and Figures for Massachusetts Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Massachusetts’ technical school is $7,922 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at private Massachusetts’ technical schools is $30,487 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Massachusetts’ art schools start at around $220 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $320 per credit hour. Online technical students will pay the same tuition and fees as on-campus programs. However, students will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board costs for public Massachusetts colleges is $8,237 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Massachusetts Technical Schools and Enrollment

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), (avg. enrollment, 10,384 students)
Salem State College, (avg. enrollment, 9,254 students)
Springfield Technical Community College (avg. enrollment, 5,992)
 
Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Springfield Technical Community College
ITT Technical Institute
DeVry University
University of Phoenix

Accredited Massachusetts Technical Schools

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Salem State College
Springfield Technical Community College

Sources
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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