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All West Texas Campuses

Contact Information:

Kay Johnson - 325.734.3630
Mayra Juarez - 325.236.8206
Email: wtxfinaid@tstc.edu

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Julia Humphrey - 325.734.3612
Abilene Campus

Patricia Reid - 254.559.7720
Breckenridge Campus

Charlotte Tongate - 325. 641. 3901
Brownwood Campus

Jennifer Rosas - 325.235.7338
Sweetwater Campus

(254) 799-3611

3801 Campus Drive
Waco, TX 76705

TSTC is located off I-35 North at exit 342A, just north of Waco
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Hands-on Approach

We don't limit ourselves to classrooms and labs. While in the program, you'll have experiences like taking geology field trips, or working with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. You'll also perform water sampling at Gonzalez Creek and Hubbard Creek Lake, or go "geocaching" [treasure hunting with a global positioning system (GPS)] in the area. This is program offers:

  • The opportunity to work outside.
  • A collaborative learning environment.
  • Preparation in the major sciences (the basics in biology, chemistry, and geology).
  • A number of certifications important in the workplace.

Career Opportunities

As a graduate, you can work with government agencies or companies in areas as diverse as oil and gas, water and wastewater treatment, construction, wind energy, manufacturing, and compliance consulting. Some of the career paths include:

  • Water/Wastewater Treatment Operators
  • Environmental Sampling Technicians
  • Safety and Health Specialists/Consultants
  • Quality Control Supervisors
  • Environmental Investigators
  • Environmental Compliance Officers

Industry Certifications

Adding certifications to your education can make a difference in the job you're offered and your starting salary. In addition to the in-depth learning you'll experience in the program, you will also have the opportunity to test for numerous industry certifications including:

  • 24-hr First Responder
  • DOT Job-specific HAZMAT Training
  • Confined Space Awareness
  • Construction Site Safety Technician
  • 20-hr Wastewater
  • 20-hr Water Treatment
  • Phase I and Phase II Site Assessment
  • Foreign Animal Disease Response/Avian Influenza
  • Avian Influenza Response


Your instructors have extensive experience in the environmental field. They keep up with issues and trends in the field through their participation in organizations like the Community and College Consortium for Health and Safety Training, the Hazardous Materials Training and Research Institute, and the Partnership for Environmental Technology Education.

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