Transportation

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

Get a handle on this statistic: One in 16 Texans is employed by the trucking industry. That means a career in diesel equipment technology could be a good career choice. And with 22 million registered vehicles in Texas, learning auto collision and management technology or automotive technology is a good bet. With so many cars, there will surely be a need for good repair technicians.

Partnerships with manufacturers provide specialized training and strong opportunities for you to land a job upon graduation.

Transportation Mechanic
4%
Projected growth for diesel mechanics
8%
Projected job growth

(2021–2031)

Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians

Bureau of Labor Statistics

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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.
Auto Collision & Management Technology
A steady hand and eye for detail make you a classic in this industry.
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Professional Bus Driving
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Cheryl Brooks 254-867-3046
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