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Vista College

7 Campuses
15 Programs
Online

Take control of your future today. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we’ve temporarily moved ground campus classes to live online sessions. You’ll get the same high-quality training and support, which you’ll put to work when hands-on classes start back up on-campus.


Our mission is YOUR SUCCESS!
When you succeed, we succeed. That is why we provide high-quality, specialized career preparation for all our students. Our goal is to help you find your rewarding career.

Our Mission Statement:
To provide high-quality, specialized career preparation or enhancement to meet and cope with technological changes resulting in employment and career success.

You can quickly earn a diploma, an associate's degree, or a bachelor's degree in your chosen field so you can be in your career as soon as possible. The training and skills you gain will prepare you for some of the most exciting careers today. Our programs are in the fields of, allied health, business administration and leadership, legal, and operations and project management.

Our degree and diploma courses will prepare you with the hands-on experience valued by employers. Leading up to graduation, you will work with the Career Services Department where you'll benefit from career services assistance in locating employment opportunities.

Why go to college after high school?

“Full-time workers with an associate degree earn 17.7% more than those that only graduated High School.” Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015 (www.bls.gov) Vista College courses combine classroom training, laboratory skills and hands-on experience to give you the best tools you’ll need to succeed.

If you’ve been struggling to get a job, an education with us could be your ticket to a better future for you and your family.

Available Programs

  • Electrical Technician, Diploma
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    Electrical mechanics need the proper educational foundation to make a favorable impression on potential employers, which Vista College's program will provide. Vista College's in-depth program covers all of the critical aspects of the apprentice electrician position, including electrical service and commercial and residential wiring applications. The program instructors are NCCER trained and certified. Vista College's program helps prepare you to start a new career in less than a year.*

    Available at this location

    El Paso, TX

    6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925

  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Diploma
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    With Vista College's diploma program, you’ll learn valuable skills from leaders in the HVAC industry. Our real-world, hands-on training is designed to provide you with skills and knowledge that will benefit you throughout your career. The program instructors are NCCER-certified. After you gain a few years of field experience as an HVAC technician, you may be able to pursue work in a supervisory position or even open your own HVAC company.

    Available at these locations

    Beaumont, TX

    3871 Stagg Dr.
    Beaumont, TX 77701

    College Station, TX

    2704 Texas Ave S
    College Station, TX 77840

    Computer Career Center, a Division of Vista College

    850 North Telshore Blvd.
    Las Cruces, NM 88011

    El Paso, TX

    6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925

    Fort Smith, AR

    1200 S. Waldron Rd Suite 122
    Fort Smith, AR 72903

    Longview, TX

    1905 W Loop 281
    Longview, TX 75604

  • Construction Management, AAS
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    Using a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on training, the Vista College AAS in Construction Management Degree program will thoroughly prepare you for an entry-level position such as a framer, drywall installer, construction laborer, or tile worker. Other employment opportunities include construction management and building inspection.

    Available at this location

    El Paso, TX

    6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925

  • Cosmetology, Certificate
    Cosmetology and Wellness

    Vista College's Cosmetology program is designed to help you earn your certification and into a new role as a professional stylist in less than one year*.

    The Cosmetology program offered at Vista College combines classroom instruction with real-world salon application. Our cosmetology training classes are small and focused. You will gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence you need to become a professional stylist during the time you spend at Vista College.

    Available at these locations

    Beaumont, TX

    3871 Stagg Dr.
    Beaumont, TX 77701

    Computer Career Center, a Division of Vista College

    850 North Telshore Blvd.
    Las Cruces, NM 88011

    Killeen, TX

    1001 S. Fort Hood St.
    Killeen, TX 76541

    Longview, TX

    1905 W Loop 281
    Longview, TX 75604

  • Criminal Justice Associate Degree (AAS)
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    The Criminal Justice Associate Degree program at Vista College provides the solid educational foundation you need to get started as a Criminal Justice professional. Through your studies, you will also gain valuable insight into the criminal mind as you discover the many facets of criminal behavior. You can earn your AAS Degree in Criminal Justice online or by attending classes during the day or evening at one of our campuses in Texas.

    Available at this location

    El Paso, TX

    6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925

  • Paralegal, AAS
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    When you earn a Paralegal Associate of Applied Science Degree, you’re giving yourself the chance to have a fulfilling career in a law office or corporate legal department. With your Associcate Degree, you’ll be able to seek work under the tutelage of an attorney who specializes in criminal law, family law, civil litigation, contract law, estate planning, or another area of the law.

    Available at this location

    El Paso, TX

    6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925

  • Criminal Justice, AAS (online)
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    The 100-week Vista College Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice Degree program offers essential academic preparation in criminal law, legal procedure, court systems, and law enforcement. You will also receive valuable training in related fields such as the fundamentals of law, corrections, and various practices. You’ll learn about the various aspects of criminal behavior and gain insight into the criminal mind. Our curriculum will prepare students to seek employment in the criminal justice professions.

    Available at this location

  • Medical Insurance Billing & Coding (MIBC), Diploma
    Medical Administration

    Vista College’s Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Diploma Program is designed to give you the knowledge and resources you need to start a career as an MIBC Specialist. Courses focus on topics such as medical terminology, medical office procedures, diagnostics coding, pharmacology, computerized medical billing, anatomy, physiology, health information management, and more.

    Available at these locations

    Computer Career Center, a Division of Vista College

    850 North Telshore Blvd.
    Las Cruces, NM 88011

    El Paso, TX

    6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925

    Killeen, TX

    1001 S. Fort Hood St.
    Killeen, TX 76541

    Longview, TX

    1905 W Loop 281
    Longview, TX 75604

  • Medical Insurance Billing & Coding (MIBC), AAS
    Medical Administration

    To help students work towards a career in Medical Insurance Billing and Coding, Vista College has devised a robust curriculum featuring the latest foundational coursework. Vista College instructors are passionate about helping students reach their goals. MIBC technicians serve as direct liaisons between healthcare and insurance providers and are responsible for answering insurance reimbursement questions, and analyze, organize, and evaluate health insurance claims forms by coding diseases, therapies, procedures, and more.

    Available at these locations

    College Station, TX

    2704 Texas Ave S
    College Station, TX 77840

    El Paso, TX

    6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925

    Killeen, TX

    1001 S. Fort Hood St.
    Killeen, TX 76541

  • Dental Assistant, Diploma
    Medicine and Health Care

    In less than one year, Vista College's program will take you through classroom instruction and real-world practical experience that employers are looking for. You will learn about how to work with dental equipment such as x-ray machines, how to prevent cross-contamination, understand the scope of oral hygiene and common oral problems like gum disease, and how to optimize the patient experience.

    Available at these locations

    College Station, TX

    2704 Texas Ave S
    College Station, TX 77840

    Computer Career Center, a Division of Vista College

    850 North Telshore Blvd.
    Las Cruces, NM 88011

    El Paso, TX

    6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925

    Fort Smith, AR

    1200 S. Waldron Rd Suite 122
    Fort Smith, AR 72903

    Killeen, TX

    1001 S. Fort Hood St.
    Killeen, TX 76541

    Longview, TX

    1905 W Loop 281
    Longview, TX 75604

  • Medical Assisting, Diploma
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Medical Assisting Diploma program offers a mixture of hands-on, classroom, and laboratory training. The program focuses topics such as medical terminology, administrative procedures, pharmacology, laboratory skills, human anatomy and physiology, medical billing and coding, and much more.

    Available at these locations

    Beaumont, TX

    3871 Stagg Dr.
    Beaumont, TX 77701

    College Station, TX

    2704 Texas Ave S
    College Station, TX 77840

    Computer Career Center, a Division of Vista College

    850 North Telshore Blvd.
    Las Cruces, NM 88011

    El Paso, TX

    6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925

    Fort Smith, AR

    1200 S. Waldron Rd Suite 122
    Fort Smith, AR 72903

    Killeen, TX

    1001 S. Fort Hood St.
    Killeen, TX 76541

    Longview, TX

    1905 W Loop 281
    Longview, TX 75604

  • Medical Assisting, AAS
    Medicine and Health Care

    At Vista College, our goal is to provide our students with the knowledge, experience and confidence to launch their career as a medical assistant. We do this by providing a variety of educational opportunities for our students such as hands-on training, laboratory experience, lectures and so much more. Our medical assistant classes provides comprehensive education and training on medical terminology, pharmacology, human anatomy, medical billing and coding, and more. Some graduates have the opportunity to work as an extern, which allows them apply their knowledge, gain experience and network with potential employers.

    Available at this location

    College Station, TX

    2704 Texas Ave S
    College Station, TX 77840

  • Pharmacy Technician, Diploma
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Pharmacy Technician Diploma Program is designed to provide training as an entry-level pharmacy technician within a variety of contemporary pharmacy settings. Students will learn the skills needed to assist licensed pharmacists from topics such as: patient assistance, pharmacy practice settings, processing and handling medications and medication orders, sterile and non-sterile compounding, procurement, billing, reimbursement, inventory management, patient and medication safety, technology and informatics, regulatory issues, and quality assurance. Graduates of the program will be qualified to pursue State Board of Pharmacy licensure as a Pharmacy Technician, and National Pharmacy Technician Board Examination as a Certified Pharmacy Technician. Graduates of program can obtain employment in retail pharmacies, long-term care facilities, hospitals, consulting pharmacies, infusion therapy and compounding pharmacies, mail-order pharmacies, nuclear pharmacies, pharmaceutical wholesalers, clinics, home care settings, and various other settings.

    Available at this location

    El Paso, TX

    6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925

  • Medical Laboratory Technician, AAS
    Medicine and Health Care

    Faced with an aging and growing population, our society needs a continuous supply of highly-trained medical lab technicians. Vista College's Medical Lab Technician Associate’s Degree program can prepare students for a career in as few as 18 months.*

    Available at this location

    El Paso, TX

    6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925

  • Practical Nurse, Diploma
    Nursing

    From taking vital signs to providing basic bedside care to assisting physicians and registered nurses, practical nurses play a vital and integral role in the healthcare system. Our LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) training equips you with the skills you need to provide quality nursing care. Upon completion of the program, our graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).

    Available at this location

    Computer Career Center, a Division of Vista College

    850 North Telshore Blvd.
    Las Cruces, NM 88011

Accreditation

Vista College ground campuses are accredited by Council on Occupational Education (COE). Vista College online campus is accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).



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