Career Training Programs

career training programs

Career Training Programs

Are you looking for schools in Ohio that are focused on the needs of busy adults? Ohio Business College, an adult education school, is a leader in healthcare education, business degrees and truck driving training.

We’ve designed our advanced technical training to prepare college students for the competitive job market. If you’re ready to further your career with high-quality, convenient career education, and hands-on training, look no further than Ohio Business College. Take advantage of our flexible class schedules, career-specific coursework, relevant vocational training, and accessible college campus locations to advance your professional future.

Career Training Programs Offered:

Trade Programs

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R)

Our trade program in HVAC/R offers instruction in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. During this HVAC/R program, you will receive classroom lectures and hands-on training to prepare you for licensing and certification.


The Electrician program can be completed in as little as 9 months, attending full-time. During this program, you will learn the fundamentals of electricity, safety practices and electrical system installation. Ohio Business College graduates receive hands-on training to start working as a junior electrician.

Truck Driver Training GT III

Our Class A CDL Truck Driving program is offered at the Dayton and Columbus campuses. Completed in as little as 4 weeks, during this program you learn the technical driving skills and roadway safety knowledge that prepares you for the CDL certificate exam.

Allied Health Programs

Practical Nursing

Completed in as little as 44 weeks, the Practical Nursing program offers training in classroom theory and hands-on patient care. This training program prepares you for the NCLEX-PN exam to become licensed as an LPN in Ohio.

Medical Assistant

The Medical Assisting training program can be completed in as little as 12 months, with both day and evening hybrid class options. The curriculum focuses on classroom skills and hands-on training in clinical and administrative roles within medical facilities. Graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) and Registered Medical Assistant exams.

Business Programs

Accounting & Business Management

A two-year associate degree program offers accounting and business skills to work as a bookkeeper or start a business. The curriculum focuses on payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, auditing and tax training. The program ends with an externship offering real-world experience in accounting and business management.

Business Administration Programs

Ohio Business College offers a Business Administration degree and diploma to find entry-level positions in banking, human resources, retail, and administration. This program builds communication, management, accounting, law, and technology skills.

AAB in Office Administration

A two-year associate degree program that builds a strong foundation in administrative office skills. From software applications and word processing to office support and other administrative duties, the program prepares graduates for entry-level positions in many office-related administrative roles.

Real Estate

Interested in becoming a real estate agent and want to prepare for the licensing exam? Ohio Business College offers a Real Estate Pre-Licensing course that can be completed in as little as 3 months. This course is offered in the evening for adult students who have responsibilities during the day. Ohio Business College is an accredited institution and provides a real estate training program to help you become a real estate agent in Ohio.

Practical career training and support

In the vocational programs here at Ohio Business College, you can learn job functions you’ll apply directly in the workplace after you graduate. This will allow you to start your new career confidently. Check out our complete list of vocational programs to see which one is for you. Regardless of your choice of programs, we can help you with everything you need to hit the ground running once you graduate.

Our school's faculty understands your goals and works closely with you to make them happen. In addition to personal attention from our faculty members, students can receive free tutoring. Graduates from our associate degree and diploma career education programs benefit from placement assistance and free refresher courses.