4-Year Universities and Colleges (within 50 miles of Athens)

         
Institution Location Distance Total Enrollment Public / Private
         
The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler 29.7 miles 8,036 Public
Texas College Tyler 29.7 miles 813 Private
Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary Jacksonville 30.5 miles 137 Private
Southwestern Christian College Terrell 44.1 miles 164 Private
Jarvis Christian College Hawkins 44.4 miles 768 Private
         
Source: National Center for Education Statistics, 2013 data, September 2015

 

2-Year Colleges (within 50 miles of Athens)

         
Institution Location Distance Total Enrollment Public / Private
         
Trinity Valley Community College Athens 0 miles 4,983 Public
Tyler Junior College Tyler 30.2 miles 11,168 Public
Jacksonville College Jacksonville 38.5 miles 542 Private
Navarro College Corsicana 41.1 mile 9,999 Public
   
Source: National Center for Education Statistics, 2013 data, September 2015

 

Vocational Training


Workforce Solutions East Texas Center
Athens, 0 miles

Workforce Solutions East Texas Centers provide access to training, educational information, and services for employers and job seekers which include:
 

  • Specialized customer assessments
  • Job readiness training
  • Adult education and literacy activities
  • Programs that combine workplace training with related instruction, which may include cooperative education
  • Work Experience
  • Short-term training
  • Classroom training
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Skills upgrading and retraining
  • Customized training conducted with a commitment by an employer or group of employers to employ and individual upon successful completion of the training

Trinity Valley Community College - Continuing Education
Athens, 0 miles

Offers training in Entry Level Medical careers, Computer & Business Systems, Accounting, Electrical, Drafting and Welding.
Computer & Business Systems

  • Computer Literacy
  • Software Application Training (Word, Excel, & etc.)
  • Microsoft Office
  • Accounting Fundamentals & Quickbooks
     

Electrical

  • Journeyman Electrician Exam Review
  • Master Electrician Exam Review
     

Entry Level Medical

  • Medical Nursing Assistant
  • Nurse Aide for Healthcare
  • Medication Aide
  • Medication Aide Update
  • Phlebotomy
     

Horticulture:

  • (Master Gardener Certification offered in conjunction with Texas A&M Agri-Life Extension. Only offered in the fall semester.)

 

Mechanical Engineering Technology

  • Machining Technology
  • Machining
  • CNC
  • Auto Mechanics
  • Drafting
  • Welding
     

Certificates & Licenses:

  • Texas Nurse Aide
  • State Certification - Texas Medication Aide
  • State Certification - CPR
  • Medical/Nursing Assistant
  • Phlebotomy - TVCC Program Certificate
  • National Healthcare careers
  • Pharmacy Technician - Certification


Source: Workforce Solutions East Texas Center, Trinity Valley Community College, September 2015

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