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Harlingen campus

Our campus in Harlingen is rich in culture with an emphasis on student success.
Our campus in Harlingen is rich in culture with an emphasis on student success.
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You’ll find the faculty and staff at TSTC in Harlingen are committed to preparing students for the workforce by providing personal and professional development through a combination of technical and academic delivery, relevant student services, talent development organizations, and other career-building activities. TSTC in Harlingen uses institution-wide coordinated planning to assure program vitality for today’s industrial and academic demands and tomorrow’s workforce challenges. We also provide customized training in partnership with industry leaders to provide talent development for their current employees. Our programs here combine technical and academic courses and provide opportunities for immediate employment, upgrading the skills of our current workforce and seamless transfer credits to other colleges and universities. Earn an Associate of Science (AS), an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), or technical certificates of completion, and workforce certificates. This is one of our larger campuses and there are many programs offered at this location.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Extended Hours
Aug. 21–31
5–7 p.m.
Every Saturday in August
9 a.m.–1 p.m.
general number
1902 N. Loop 499
Harlingen, TX 78550
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September 24, 2023
TSTC student enjoys benefit of online learning in automotive education
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – Nathan Weaver recalls the moment when his father, a military veteran, first introduced him to repairing the family’s automobiles during his junior year of high school. The clatter of tools and the revving of a restored automobile engine would inspire Weaver...
September 24, 2023
Hispanic Heritage Month: First-generation college students find purpose in a technical education at TSTC
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – Pursuing a postsecondary education is a life-changing choice for many individuals that can lead to a better life — especially when that mastery in technical skills begins at Texas State Technical College. This year, National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from...
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01General Education

Get the essential courses out of the way at TSTC and then move on to a four-year college.

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Education & Training
You'll assist teachers and be on track to lead your own classroom.
NOW FULLY ONLINE! Engineering is a career for the person who takes things apart to see how they work even when they are not broken.
02Allied Health

If you love helping others, then this is the career for you.

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LVN to RN Transition Nursing Program
The nursing profession is a large part of the high-demand health care field. It’s the largest health care profession and one that is highly respected.
Emergency Medical Services
The sounds of a siren and rotating red lights are your call to action. The difference between life and death rests in your ability to assess and act under pressure during a crisis.

Learn from seasoned instructors on high-tech equipment, and launch yourself into a career that has sky-high potential.

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Aircraft Pilot Training Technology
With more than 12.1 million annual take-offs and landings, the aviation industry is booming in Texas. We will help your career to lift off.
Aircraft Powerplant Technology
It's true: Texas employs the highest number of aviation mechanics in the country.
04Business & Professional Office

If you’re all about business and want to take your skills to the next level, then this is the industry for you.

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Business Management Technology
Management requires the ability to stay organized and lead creatively. Now available online, you don’t have to go anywhere to become the leader Texas needs.
05Computer & Information Technology

From programming, to learning how to do computer networking, to becoming a cybersecurity wizard, TSTC has all the right connections.

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Computer Networking & Systems Administration
Increasing bandwidth is just part of your job. You have a whole network that relies on you.
Train to use cyber security tools, analyze security events, and implement security measures.
06Construction & Maintenance

Get a handle on HVAC, electrical construction or facilities management, and build the skills you need to learn a trade that will lead to a well-paying job.

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HVAC Technology
There's no one more popular than an A/C repair person in the Texas summers.
Building Construction Technology
You can build anything. Start by building your dream career.
07Engineering & Manufacturing

If you like to analyze and problem-solve, engineering could be a great career for you.

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Precision Machining Technology
If you're into computers and tools, this will be the right fit for you. You'll cut, grind, shear and shape your way into a machining career.
Welding Technology
A steady hand and attention to detail could land you a great career in an industry that's heating up the job market.
08Environmental & Safety

Build skills that lead to a high-paying career using state-of-the art training facilities to become a lineworker or an environmental technician.

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Occupational Safety & Environmental Compliance
You're a detail-oriented person with the know-how, grit and communication skills to do what it takes to keep the workplace safe and healthy.
Electrical Lineworker & Management Technology
Take your career to new heights in this high-paying industry.

Whether it's Automotive Technology, Diesel Equipment Technology, or Auto Collision and Management Technology, we have a program to suit your interests.

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Automotive Technology
Some prefer to be behind the wheel, but you prefer to be under the hood.
Diesel Equipment Technology
Texas employs more diesel engine specialists than any other state in the nation, from trucks that deliver goods across the state to engines that power farm and construction equipment.

Learn basic and specialized culinary principles and techniques, and get the hands-on experience that could land you in the culinary job of your dreams.

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Culinary Arts
The world loves to eat. You love to cook. You've found the right kitchen.
Facilities & resources

As one of our larger TSTC campuses, you’ll find everything you need to be a successful student. We offer the full suite of resources you’d find at any major university. Set in the beautiful tropical setting of Harlingen, you’ll enjoy walking through campus all year long.

TSTC Welcome Center
The Welcome Center
The Welcome Center is your first stop on your journey at TSTC. The WC also houses our university partners to provide a place for advanced degrees to be offered in our community.
George F. Young Engineering Technology Building
Engineering Technology Center
The Engineering Technology Center hosts several of our most popular programs, including mechatronics, wind energy and biomedical technology.
Harlingen Housing
Student Housing
You can experience Harlingen even if you live elsewhere. We offer student housing options to suit every type of student.
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Campus amenities

As one of our bigger campuses, TSTC in Harlingen offers a wide variety of amenities.  You’ll have full access to our Learning Resource Center, gymnasium, cafeteria, sand volleyball courts, outdoor seating, study rooms, student lounge, basketball courts, and more.  We even have an online campus store for all your TSTC merchandise and supplies.

We encourage you to join in student housing and immerse yourself in new friendships, ideas and experiences.

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More about Harlingen

At TSTC in Harlingen, you’re in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, just 40 miles from the South Padre Island beach and just north of the Mexican border. You will experience the culture that is rich in the RGV area through local restaurants, festivals and more. Whether it’s the beaches on South Padre Island or the shopping in Mercedes, there’s always something to do.

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2424 Boxwood
Harlingen, TX 78850

Main Campus
1902 N. Loop 499
Harlingen, TX 78550

Campus Hours
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Enrollment Extended Virtual Hours
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Monday – Thursday

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