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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Computer Systems Management Technology

Thank you for your interest in the Computer Systems Management Technology program at Texas State Technical College Harlingen. As a student at TSTC Harlingen, you will be awarded endless opportunities to fulfill your educational goals. TSTC students enjoy a hands-on learning environment that promotes continued educational growth.

TSTC is constantly evolving and providing programs to compete with the specialized fields of the working world. TSTC Harlingen offers Certificates of Completion in Computer Services. In addition, the program offers Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Computer Systems Management Technology. Graduates of the program can have career opportunities that offer a sense of responsibility, personal growth, achievement and financial reward.

The area of computer hardware and software technnology is constantly evolving.  Organizations are looking for computer support technicians that can assist in them in understanding and dealing with technological advances.  The Computer Systems Management Technology (CSMT) at Texas State Technical College Harlingen can assist you in becoming a computer support technician. We offer you lecture and hands-on assignmnets on equipment that uters found at many businesses; plus, our instructors maintain close connections with their colleagues in the industry.

You would have the opportunity to gain numerous computer and computer system mangagement skills that prepare you to analyze and troubleshoot computer and computer-related systems. Skills gained would assist you in  providing technical assistance, maintenance and support for computer hardware and software. Our graduates understand and conduct licensing renewals, recommendations for purchasing upgrades or new systems along with proper documentation procedures.  The opportunity to gain confidence through effective teamwork and workplace communication experience is provided throughout the courses in this degree plan. Our classes are geared to giving you a solid foundation to upgrade your skills in the future with an emphasis on critical problem-solving techniques.

Career opportunities within the program vary between options and I encourage you to visit the program and find out which choice is right for you. TSTC can provide you with the knowledge to achieve your goals. For more information or to schedule a tour, I encourage you to contact the Computer Systems Management Technology program at 956.364.4762 or the TSTC College Information Office at 956.364.4117.

I look forward to meeting you soon.

Dr. Edna Claus

Program Chair

Computer Systems Management Technology:
voice: 956.364.4762
fax: 956.364.5175
   Department Chair:
Edna Claus
voice: 956.364.4762
fax: 956.364.5175
Email: Computer Systems Management Technology
   Mailing Address:
Computer Systems Management Technology
TSTC Harlingen
1902 North Loop 499
Harlingen, TX 78550
The Computer Systems Management Technology office is located in the Electronics-Computer Technology Building, between the George F. Young Engineering Technology Center and the Biomedical Technology Building
   Office Hours:
M - F: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM