Your new career begins at the South Texas Vocational Technical Institute (STVT). At our career college in Texas, students have the opportunity to become highly skilled professionals who are able to adapt to today’s changing workforce. 

We know how difficult it can be to find time to earn your diploma, which is why our career school programs are designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in their desired profession.

Upon graduation, our students are not only equipped with the ability to launch their careers, but they are also highly marketable due to their extensive, quality training. Whether you want to start a career in the health and wellness field, or want to work in the skilled trades, our industry-specific programs can help you successfully earn your diploma.

Career School Programs in Texas

We offer a wide range of career-focused programs taught in a hands-on environment by qualified instructors dedicated to your success. The breadth of our offerings reflects our history of service to the community since October 1973, when it comes to career training in Texas; make STVT your first choice!

Health Care

With each passing year, healthcare becomes more advanced and it can be heard to keep up with the latest technologies. At STVT, we understand this challenge, and our industry-experienced instructors are ready to help you take the next step in your career journey.

Dental Assisting

At our dental assistant schools in south Texas, STVT teaches the skills and procedures common in private dental offices. With a focus on hands-on training, our graduates will develop the skills and confidence to be successful on the job.

Medical Administrative Assisting Technology

The healthcare industry is big and at times, complicated. Professionals with medical administrative assistant training should prepare for a career that provides visibility into other positions in the medical industry. Graduates of this program will have a unique outlook on the medical services field.

Medical Assisting

As a Medical Assistant, you become an important part of a healthcare team. Your responsibilities could include patient records management, medical laboratory procedures, CPR, scheduling patient appointments, and measuring vital signs. At STVT, we teach these skills through hands-on learning with industry experienced instructors.

Skilled Trades

Are you looking to work with machinery and equipment to solve problems? Check out our skilled trades programs. At STVT, you’ll receive hands-on and classroom training, and work with industry-standard equipment that will prepare you  for real-world responsibilities in your new career field.

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Basic Refrigeration

Do you have an interest in fixing and repairing air conditioning units, furnaces, and refrigerators?  Our HVAC training focuses on the installation, maintenance, and repair of a variety of systems, including heating and air conditioning systems, coolers, chillers, icemakers, and more. You’ll learn the theory of cooling and heating that supports all of these systems’ operations.

Automotive Service Technician

Our auto mechanic school offers an excellent opportunity to receive hands-on, real-world automotive service technician training from experienced instructors. In-depth car mechanic courses will prepare you for an exciting career in the field.

Combination Welding

A career in welding can help open doors to work in a variety of different industries and geographic areas throughout the country. As a student in one of our welding schools, you will have the chance to learn shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, and flux core arc welding, all of which are used by companies in America today.

Commercial Driving License/CDL

Our CDL Training: Class A Tractor Trailer program is quick and affordable, making it a great option for those that aren’t looking to spend years completing traditional education before finally starting their careers. 

Diesel – Heavy Truck

In our Diesel Mechanic program, you will learn to inspect, diagnose, service and repair diesel-powered medium and heavy-duty vehicles like semi-trucks and buses. All major systems are covered, and hands-on experience simulating real-life working conditions are practiced.


Let STVT help you get the hands-on training you need to work in an exciting industry. The business world is always changing, and the next big opportunity is always out there. Businesses need trained specialists for a variety of functions, and STVT is proud to provide that training.

Business Studies

In the Business Studies program, students are provided an opportunity to establish an introductory-level foundation in administration, customer service, accounting, sales and marketing, project management, and entrepreneurship. The Business Studies program at STVT can help you develop a foundation to become an essential member of an office team.

Schedule a Campus Tour Today!

We’d like to invite you to our Texas career training school to find out just what makes STVT so special. Hear from current students and instructors, speak with our admissions and financial aid teams, and discover if STVT could be the next step in your career journey. We will be glad to schedule a time for you to visit our campus, so you can see how our students get the knowledge and practical experience that employers want.

Take the first step today by reaching out to a member of our admissions team.