TSTC's Instrumentation degree is designed to train students to become highly skilled instrument technicians. You will learn the in-demand skills needed to maintain the process measurement and control systems used in refineries, chemical plants, biotech plants, pharmaceutical plants, water and waste treatment plants.
Texas State Technical College has been recognized as the best technical training college in the state by leading manufacturers and industrial electronics firms. TSTC is the place for you to get on the fast track for your career in this exciting field of instrumentation.
What you'll do!
TSTC’s star power prep
Instructors in the Instrumentation career programs have extensive experience and knowledge of this field of study. TSTC knows the importance of providing qualified, highly skilled professionals to prepare you for the ever expanding Instrumentation Industry. It’s our goal to give you experienced instructors who have inside knowledge of what you’ll be doing in your future career.
Small class size
At TSTC, our Instrumentation classes average 20 students per class to ensure instructors have plenty of time to work with each student.
Compared to other colleges, TSTC students spend a lot less time in the classroom and much more time in work settings, operating the instruments they will use in their respective fields. Students spend more than 60 percent of their time learning by doing the actual work they will do upon graduating from college. It’s just one of the many ways TSTC ensures you get the strong training you need to succeed in your career choice.
TSTC’s strong programs match industry needs, making it easier for graduates to obtain jobs at hiring time.
How do we do this? As industry professionals, our advisory committees assist the college in determining the courses you study, providing a valuable advantage. They can ensure that what we teach matches what industry is seeking.
Combined with internship opportunities with associated partners, it provides a compelling reason why employers are attracted to TSTC graduates.
Degree plans within the Engineering division can provide additional job credibility through certifications, club memberships and industry partnership opportunities.
TSTC Waco, for example, has a student chapter of International Society of Automation, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation while enhancing members’ leadership and personal career capabilities.