Technical schools and colleges in Virginia include the Advanced Technology Institute in Virginia Beach, ITT Technical Institute in Richmond and the Aviation Institute of Maintenance in Chesapeake. The Aviation Institute of Maintenance and some of the programs at the other schools have accreditation or recognition from field professionals.
The Aviation Institute of Maintenance offers an Aviation Maintenance Technician program. Students who successfully complete the coursework and training can take the Federal Aviation Administration test and receive certification in the field.
The ITT Technical Institute has degree concentrations in Information Systems and Cybersecurity, Software Development, and Network Systems Administration. The Advanced Technology Institute programs focus primarily on automotive technology.