TSTC is committed to providing highly specialized and advanced technical education that can lead to great career opportunities. We currently offer over 100 certificate and degree programs state-wide.

TSTC students come from more than 100 counties across the state. They arrive right out of high school, transfer from other colleges or from the workforce.

While we are proud that TSTC's education is affordable and a high return on your investment, we realize financial aid is the only option for some students.

At TSTC we understand your ultimate goal is a career you're passionate about and will make you the money you want to enjoy your life! Our goal is to help you be successful.

TSTC has been providing top-quality, career-driven education for Texans for close to 50 years. The college is nationally recognized for the number and quality of our technology graduates.

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Advanced Placement and IBD

Students may earn credit for academic courses through testing through Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB).

These are classes offered by high schools.  At the end of the class students take the AP or IB examination.  If the scores show satisfactory achievement for a subject then credit for the course is awarded by the college. For a listing of courses for which TSTC gives credit through AP and IB, see the catalog below.


Catalog Addendum

The Advanced Placement (AP) program is a curriculum in the United States sponsored by the College Board which offers standardized courses to high school students that are generally recognized to be equivalent to undergraduate courses in college. Participating colleges grant credit to students who obtained high enough scores on the exams to qualify.

For more information go to http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/about.html.

 The International Baccalaureate® (IB) is a non-profit educational foundation that is focused on the student and offering high quality programs of international education to a worldwide community of schools.   According to the IB, it “aims to create and provide access opportunities so that more students are able to benefit from a high quality, international educational experience and give students the motional and social skills to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world.”

To find out more go to http://www.ibo.org.

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