Who We Are


Mission Statement:

Our mission is to provide students the opportunity to learn in a Christian environment, to gain the job and life skills necessary to impact society and transform their futures.


Transformed lives impacting the community by education through social enterprise.

History of Victory Trade School:

VTS was established in 2003 as a subsidiary of the Springfield Victory Mission, Inc. In 2011, Victory Trade School, LLC was formed. The school is located on Historic C-Street in Springfield, MO.

Accreditation / Certification:




Victory Trade School and its Culinary Arts Department is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges & Schools (ACICS). More information about ACICS can be found at  www.acics.org.




crestMDHEVictory Trade School is certified to operate by the Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE).



The Culinary Arts program uses curriculum from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).

Departments of Study:

Culinary Arts and High School Equivalency (HSE)

Why Victory Trade School?

  1. Quality Education
  2. Hands-On Experience
  3. Christian Environment
  4. Institutional Scholarships

Learning Environment:

Students work and learn in Victory Trade School’s catering laboratory and receive hands-on training from certified and experienced culinary instructors. To learn more about the student-operated catering opportunities click here.

Student Life:

All Victory Trade School students are required to live on campus. Room and board are included in the overall cost of tuition. Victory Trade School’s campus is ADHA compliant. Victory Trade School primarily serves nontraditional students.

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2016-2017 Campus Effectiveness Plan