Career colleges in Massachusetts: Colleges in Boston, South Boston, Cambridge, Worcester, Springfield, Lowell, Brockton, New Bedford, Fall River, Plymouth MA. Beauty schools, makeup training, spray tan classes, MA vocational/ technical schools, liberal arts colleges..
1.Aviva Spray Tanning Academy, Boston area & Online
Courses / Programs
• Get full certification as a spray tan consultant with onsite classes offered by Aviva Spray Tanning Academy in Wilmington, Middlesex County MA (just 23 minutes north of Boston).
• Suitable for beginners to advanced level beauty professionals and individuals, our 1-day spray tan certification programs equip you with the knowledge and practical skills you need to make your business dream a reality.
• Our spray tan training is also available online for students throughout Massachusetts and nationwide. Study from the comfort of your own home or workplace with content available 24/7.
• All of our spray tan certification programs come with a 100% money-back guarantee.
• Whether you would like to start a successful spray tanning business, improve the profitability of your current spray tanning business,or add sunless tanning certification to your beauty career portfolio, the Education Team at the world’s first spray tan training academy will teach you everything you need for your spray tan business to succeed.
• With the longest-running spray tan classes in the world, Aviva provides the collective knowledge of thousands of master estheticians and spray tan artists, and an unparalleled level of marketing expertise.
• On completion of your course, you will receive a Spray Tan Certificate.
Student Review: "I would never have known how to spray tan without the hands-on demonstration. I learned great techniques that I will be able to use."
• Rachel, indigo Salon & Day Spa, Lowell MA
Start an exciting and rewarding new career in the field of health and fitness with National Personal Training Institute (NPTI) in the Boston area! Approved by the Massachusetts Department of Education (DOE) as a private licensed trade school, our modern facility is located in Waltham MA. We provide a Personal Fitness Training diploma program which is a nationally-recognized license enabling you to work throughout the United States (NPTI has 31 schools nationwide).
NPTI is the only school that offers a 500-hour state-approved diploma in Personal Fitness training. You can be assured of getting the best training from qualified instructors, who are themselves professional Personal Fitness Trainers. Day, evening, and weekend class are available. Financial assistance is offered to those who qualify. We provide free nationwide job placement assistance for all our graduates, as well as free ongoing consultation with nutritionists and fitness experts.
Student Testimonial: "When I looked into becoming a professional trainer, I quickly learned there are many ways to become qualified, but only NPTI offered both the technical, classroom education AND the practical learning experience by having to train fellow students or instructors. I realized this type of education would help me be more marketable to employers and, sure enough, I landed my first Personal Trainer's position while still attending my classes at NPTI."
- Stephen, Waltham, MA
Accredited Online, Distance Learning & Live Training.
Based in Baltimore MD, Behavioral Health & Leadership Dynamics (BHLD) provides organizational training, management training, individual & executive coaching services to professionals, supervisors, managers, senior personnel, executive directors, board members, and CEOs.
Our certification programs are taught onsite and online to individuals & corporations in Massachusetts, and across the U.S.
Aligned with best practices in the field of coaching and human services, BHLD life coaching and leadership training programs are highly-regarded by governmental agencies, the private sector, and the healthcare community.
Distance education offers a flexible & convenient way to learn, and allows you to schedule your study around your work & family life.
BHLD’s coach training is accredited by the Centers for Credentialing and Education (CCE).
In addition, BHLD is approved as an authorized sponsor of continuing education by the following organizations: National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC); American Psychological Association (APA); and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB).
Endorsement: “I want to commend you on the excellent coaching you’ve provided to several of our up-and-coming executives.
Since working with you, all have shown visible improvement in the key areas identified for development and each has attributed this growth to the coaching sessions with you."
- Peter Emmons, President of Structure Group Inc.
Fast-Track Certification Programs for Individuals: CEUs available for some professionals
- Life/Spiritual Mentor
- Life Coach
- Master Life Coach
- Health & Wellness Practitioner
- Corporate Life Coach
- "Start Your Business" - Online Course as a Add-on to the certification programs
Fast-Track Corporate Training for Businesses & Organizations:
- Corporate Life Coach
- Leadership Coach
- Executive Coach
- Organizational Consultant
We also provide Continuing Education for coaches, professional counselors, psychologists & social workers.
Located just 25 minutes from Boston MA, Merrimack College is a selective, independent, four-year Catholic college offering bachelor degree programs in the liberal arts, business, science and engineering fields as well as graduate degree programs. Merrimack's distinguished faculty teach a talented student body in a learning environment vigorously committed to the transforming values and benefits of the liberal arts. Merrimack College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Merrimack College prepares students to thrive as productive, responsible citizens in the increasingly complex, competitive, and diverse world of the 21st century. Merrimack graduates are prepared both for productive careers and for global citizenship.
Merrimack's community is committed to scholarship and service to others, and provides students myriad opportunities to develop intellectually, spiritually, socially and ethically.
At Merrimack, our dedication to the Augustinian values of hospitality, community, and the pursuit of truth will make you feel right at home as you explore the world and gain the experiences you need to chart your future.
Located in Williamstown, in the Berkshires of northwestern Massachusetts, Williams College is a private liberal arts college offering a wide-range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. There are three academic divisions (humanities, sciences, social sciences), with 24 departments and 36 majors, plus concentrations and special programs. The student:faculty ratio is 7:1, and the academic year consists of two four-course semesters plus a one-course January term.
On their way to a bachelor of arts degree, Williams students major in a core area of study. Instead of academic minors, we have concentrations, which are groupings of courses around certain topics that pull from many departments and disciplines. Still other opportunities exist for students to pursue emerging fields, take special classes, develop their own majors, and take part in experiential education or off-campus study.
Williams is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
Located just 90 minutes west of Boston in South Hadley MA, Mount Holyoke College is a premier research liberal arts college for women, offering the Bachelor of Arts degree with 50 majors, dual-degree programs, 2 Masters Degrees, and other certificate programs. Course categories include Computer Science, Economics, Chemistry, Sociology, and more.
Renowned for its academic rigor and internationalism, the first of the Seven Sisters (the female equivalent of the once predominantly male Ivy League), Mount Holyoke established higher education for women as a serious endeavor. With outstanding support services, and access to the Five College Consortium, Mount Holyoke students enjoy a rich intellectual life with far-reaching rewards.
Our 2,200 students hail from 48 states and nearly 70 countries. One in three students is an international citizen or African American, Asian American, Latina, Native American, or multiracial. Thirty-six percent of incoming first-year students were in the top 5 percent of their high school classes.
Mount Holyoke College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
Bachelor of Arts Degree programs for women:
- Art History
- Chinese (minor)
- Computer Science
- Environmental Studies
- International Relations
- Sociology, and more...
Further studies include:
- Dual Degree Programs
- Master of Arts in Teaching
- Master of Arts in Psychology
Located in Dorchester, just 10 minutes south of downtown Boston MA, Jupiter Beauty Academy provides Cosmetology, Aesthetics, and Nail Technology programs to students who are interested in a career in the beauty industry. Our courses of study have been specifically designed to assist you in experiencing the highest quality of educational training, and are structured to promote successful graduates.
Our mission is to teach and train each individual student who enrolls in the Academy to master the art and sciences of the cosmetology field, and to develop techniques that will enhance his or her skills within our industry.
Wellesley College in Wellesley (12 miles west of Boston), Massachusetts, is a liberal arts college for women that offers bachelor degree programs. Wellesley College was founded in 1870 with the mission of providing an excellent liberal arts education for women who will make a difference in the world. Wellesley’s commitment to intellectual scholarship, research, and innovative teaching provides an environment in which women can achieve and excel to meet their personal goals.
Classes at Wellesley typically range in size from 12 to 24 students, depending on the level of instruction. With a student-faculty ratio of 8:1, classes are small enough for students to get personal attention, but large enough to foster debate and exchanges of information. From seminar to laboratory, lecture to independent study, Wellesley courses develop critical thinking, an appreciation of varied approaches, and the power to communicate learning.
Wellesley College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC-CIHE).
College of the Holy Cross, located in Worcester (40 miles west of Boston), Massachusetts, is an exclusively undergraduate liberal arts college offering a rich variety Bachelor of Arts degree programs. At Holy Cross, you can discover your talents and gain career-specific skills. Our liberal arts curriculum equips you to pursue most any profession or vocation. And ultimately, in the Jesuit spirit, you will apply your new knowledge and gifts in ways that better the world.
Top-ranked nationally by all widely regarded sources, Holy Cross holds itself to its own high standards of teaching, learning, and research. The College devotes itself exclusively to undergraduate education and promotes close ties between students and faculty.
With approximately 2,700 students, Holy Cross is small enough to foster genuine community and large enough to support wide-ranging academic offerings. Graduates go on to prominent academic and professional programs and pursue their individual talents in many careers and service activities.
Holy Cross is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
Bachelor of Arts Degree Programs:
- Academic Internship Program
- Economics and Accounting
- Environmental Studies
- Graduate Studies
- Honors Program
- Mathematics and Computer Science
- Modern Languages and Literatures
- Prelaw Program
- Premedical and Predental Program
- Sociology and Anthropology
- Study Abroad Program
- Theatre and more ...
10.The Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy
Courses / Programs
Situated in Medford MA, just 15 minutes north of downtown Boston, The Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy is a beauty training institution that provides three distinct Diploma courses in Esthetics, Massage Therapy, and Makeup Artistry. Emphasis is placed not only on theory and technique but also on personal growth, development of self-awareness, and innovation within the beauty industry.
Through technical knowledge and sense of touch, Elizabeth Grady professionals in turn empower the public by promoting whole health, wellness, and beauty from the inside out.
Our committed and experienced instructional, administrative, and support staff cares about our students’ education, growth, and success. With diverse backgrounds in education and experience, the Elizabeth Grady educational staff creates and environment allowing the student to reach their full potential.