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.
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1902 N. Loop 499
Harlingen, TX 78550
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July 21, 2024
TSTC alumnus returns to TSTC, finds his ‘why’ in helping future students
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – As a full-time admissions advisor at Texas State Technical College’s Harlingen campus, TSTC alumnus Carlos Ortega helps prospective students find career pathways. But his own path to his current job was somewhat circuitous. “I started this job when I was a...
July 21, 2024
With demand for workers increasing, TSTC Biomedical Equipment Technology students train for important roles in health care
(HARLINGEN, Texas) – Every hour of every day, in hospitals and doctors’ offices everywhere, patients trust that the equipment being used to diagnose, prevent and treat their illnesses is working properly. More and more, however, there are not enough technicians who can calibrate, troubleshoot...
Top industries and programs
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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.
Auto Collision & Management Technology
A steady hand and eye for detail make you a classic in this industry.
02Engineering & Manufacturing

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

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Precision Machining Technology
Learn to apply your perfectionism to a field that allows you to fit the needs of any industry. Cut, grind, and shear your way into this high-growth career in whichever way fits your schedule.
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.
03Allied 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.
Biomedical Equipment Technology
When it counts, medical equipment can’t fail. No sweat. You got this.

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

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Aircraft Powerplant Technology
It's true: Texas employs the highest number of aviation mechanics in the country.
05Construction & 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.
Drafting & Design
The world is a blueprint. Leave your mark.
06Environmental & 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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Electrical Lineworker & Management Technology
Take your career to new heights in this high-paying industry.
Wind Energy Technology
In this industry, you're only limited by how high you're willing to climb.
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 78550

Main Campus
1902 N. Loop 499
Harlingen, TX 78550

Campus Hours
8 a.m.–5 p.m.

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