AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org Names Best Vocational & Trade School Programs in Texas

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More than 60 Colleges Tapped for Excellence in Trade & Vocational Education for 2016-2017

The Community for Accredited Online Schools (AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org), has named it’s picks for the top Trade & Vocational Training Programs at colleges in Texas for 2016-2017. A total of 62 schools were chosen for displaying excellence in career training in the state, with Midland College, University of Texas at Brownsville (now Rio Grande Valley), LeTourneau University, Tarleton State University and Brazosport College scoring highest among four-year schools and El Paso Community College, Lee College, Texas State Technical College Waco, Houston Community College and Grayson College scoring highest among two-year schools.

“Job projections through 2024 show trade industries growing at some of the fastest rates in the country,” said Doug Jones, CEO and Founder of the Community for Accredited Online Schools. “The best trade and vocational programs in Texas are found at both two- and four-year schools, and are noted on our list for their dedication to student success both inside the classroom and after graduation.”

The Community for Accredited Online Schools analyzes more than a dozen unique data points to determine their “Best of” rankings. Colleges and universities must be regionally accredited and hold public or private not-for-profit status to qualify. For the Best Trade & Vocational Programs list, schools must also offer career counseling and placement services to students. To determine top programs, each qualifying school is scored and ranked based on statistics most important to student success, such as student-teacher ratios, program variety and graduation rates.

Complete rankings of the Best Vocational & Trade School Programs in Texas can be found at the link below, along with more information on the data and methodology used to determine school scores:

http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/vocational-trade-school/texas/

2016-2017 Top Vocational & Trade School Programs in Texas (Two-Year Schools):

Alvin Community College
Amarillo College
Angelina College
Brookhaven College
Cedar Valley College
Central Texas College
Coastal Bend College
College of the Mainland
Collin College
Covenant School of Nursing and Allied Health
Del Mar College
Eastfield College
El Centro College
El Paso Community College
Frank Phillips College
Galveston College
Grayson College
Hill College
Houston Community College
Howard College
Kilgore College
Lamar Institute of Technology
Lamar State College-Orange
Lamar State College - Port Arthur
Laredo Community College
Lee College
Lone Star College
Mountain View College
Navarro College
North Central Texas College
North Lake College
Northeast Texas Community College
Northwest Vista College
Odessa College
Palo Alto College
Panola College
Ranger College
Remington College - Fort Worth Campus
Remington College - Houston Campus
Remington College - Houston Southeast Campus
Remington College - North Houston Campus
Richland College
San Antonio College
San Jacinto College
South Plains College
Southwest Texas Junior College
St. Philip's College
Tarrant County College District
Temple College
Texarkana College
Texas State Technical College - West Texas
Texas State Technical College - Harlingen
Texas State Technical College - Marshall
Texas State Technical College - Waco
Trinity Valley Community College
Tyler Junior College
Vernon College
Weatherford College
Western Texas College

2016-2017 Top Vocational & Trade School Programs in Texas (Four-Year Schools):

Brazosport College
LeTourneau University
Midland College
Parker University
Remington College - Dallas Campus
Schreiner University
South Texas College
Sul Ross State University
Tarleton State University
The University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Brownsville (now University of Texas Rio Grande Valley)
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

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About Us: The Community for Accredited Online Schools (AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org) was founded in 2011 to provide students and parents with quality data and information about pursuing an affordable education that has been certified by an accrediting agency. Our community resource materials and tools span topics such as college accreditation, financial aid, opportunities available to veterans, people with disabilities, as well as online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning programs that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational success. environments that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational and career success.

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