Seguin Area Colleges, Universities and Workforce Training Centers
There are numerous opportunities to advance your education in and around Seguin, Texas. As part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), we have local colleges and quick access to all the universities in San Antonio. These include graduate schools, community colleges and medical schools: Alamo Colleges District (includes, Northeast Lakeview College, Palo Alto College, St Philip's College, San Antonio College and Northwest Vista College), The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), University of Texas Health Science Center, Texas A&M University at San Antonio, Trinity University, University of the Incarnate Word (UIW), St. Mary's University, Our Lady of the Lake University and so much more. Those wishing to earn college credits in their own backyard can easily remain within Seguin area and attend the Central Texas Technology Center (CTTC), Texas Lutheran University (TLU), or Texas State University. These institutions are all within a 30 minute drive from Downtown Seguin.
Central Texas Technology Center (CTTC)
The Central Texas Technology Center (CTTC) offers short-term workforce training programs that connect residents to emerging jobs in high-demand fields such as OSHA training and Licensed Vocational Nursing.
Customized training for employers at the CTTC or on-site can be tailored to offer upward job mobility and basic workplace and advanced technical skills development to their current employees. Partnerships with local business and industry provide potential employees with real-world experience and exposure to state-of-the-art equipment.
What does the Central Texas Technology Center have to offer?
- Texas Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (TX FAME)
- Short-term workforce training programs that connect residents to emerging jobs in-demand occupations
- Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, Welding Technology, OSHA training
- College academic core courses (humanities, math, and science)
- Information Technology, Medical Health Classes, and ESL classes utilizing the contextual format through the Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training Program (I-BEST)
- Vocational Nursing
Texas Lutheran University (TLU)
TLU education encourages students to learn boldly and live to inspire. We seek to achieve these components through a broad general education curriculum we call Compass. This curriculum incorporates knowing, doing and becoming through key competencies: depth in a major field of study and co-curricular experiences that build on classroom learning.
- Founded: In 1891 in Brenham, Texas. The institution moved to Seguin in 1912
- Location: Seguin, Texas, near the beautiful Texas Hill Country; 35 miles east of San Antonio and 50 miles south of Austin
- Type of School: private; four-year; liberal arts, sciences and professional studies; residential; coeducational; undergraduate university
- Church Affiliation: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
- Degrees Offered: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Accountancy, Master of Arts, Master of Athletic Training, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Science in Nursing.
- Academic Programs: 27 majors, 4 graduate programs, 37 minors, 64 specializations, and 12 pre-professional programs
- Enrollment: Approximately 1,400 Students
Texas State University
Texas State's 38,000+ students choose from 99 bachelor’s, 92 master’s and 14 doctoral degree programs offered by the following colleges: Applied Arts, McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, University College and The Graduate College. As an Emerging Research University, Texas State offers opportunities for discovery and innovation to faculty and students.
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Ingram School of Engineering
Texas State University Ingram School of Engineering provides a pipeline of talent for manufacturers and other industrial business enterprises within the Seguin area.The Ingram School of Engineering (ISoE) currently offers five Bachelor of Science degrees and a Master of Science, Major in Engineering degree with four separate concentration areas.
- Civil Engineering - The Civil Engineering (CE) program provides students with both fundamentals of CE and a fresh perspective that integrates technology infrastructure applications.
- Electrical Engineering - Studying Electrical Engineering (EE) within ISoE, students will develop skills such as analyzing and designing complex electrical hardware and software. The Computer Engineering program is a separately accredited concentration within the EE degree program.
- Industrial Engineering - The Industrial Engineering program allows students to understand the role of a system integrator and apply their knowledge to build a world of more effective processes, resources, and people.
- Manufacturing Engineering - ISoE boasts one of the few Manufacturing focused engineering programs in Texas. Their unique program gives students an advantage in the ever-growing job market of manufacturing.
- Mecanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering is the newest addition to the Schools degree programs. This is the first program in Texas, designed with Industry 4.0 technology at its core, enabling the student to thrive in the NEXT industry revolution!
- Master of Science, Major in Engineering - The MS Engineering program will provide graduates with a broad, multidisciplinary perspective in key areas on engineering through a structure that differs from existing programs.
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