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 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 competitive tools you’ll need to succeed.
If you’ve been struggling to get a job, an education with Vista College could be your ticket to a better future for you and your family.
Campus and Programs
- Construction Technology
- Dental Assistant
- Electrical Technician
- Medical Administrative Assistant
- Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
- Industrial Maintenance Technician
- Information Technology (IT)
- Medical Assisting
- Pharmacy Technician
- Practical Nurse
- Construction Management
- Criminal Justice
- Information Technology (IT)
- Medical Assisting
- Medical Laboratory Technician
- Trades Management - Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Vista College's comprehensive Construction Technology Diploma program employs a combination of classroom and hands-on training to help you develop essential construction industry skills. By the time you complete your training, you will be thoroughly prepared to take on the challenges of positions such as framers, drywall installers, construction laborers, or tile workers.
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.
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.*
The Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma is an evidence-based program, focused on front-office duties and administrative functions within healthcare organizations. The diploma program provides a combination of academic theory through the general education courses and technical skills through the technical courses that are necessary for today’s medical office environment. Throughout the program, professionalism, patient relations, critical thinking, adherence to the ethical and legal requirements of a medical practice and proper communication skills are emphasized.
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.
Receive in-depth training that may enable you to find a satisfying career as an Industrial Maintenance Technician. Vista College's program includes 10 courses that cover key areas such as industrial plant and production machinery installation, repair, and fabrication. You can earn your Industrial Maintenance Technician Diploma in as little as 50 weeks with an average of just 18 hours of training per week.
Vista College's Information Technology Diploma program will prepare you to look for an entry-level job in the IT field. After you graduate, you can seek employment in any organization that uses technology in their operations. Some of the job titles IT professionals can have include engineer, programmer, website producer, webmaster, and network administrator.
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.
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.
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) 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).
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.
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.
Vista College's AAS Degree program in Information Technology will prepare you to seek out opportunities to step into any of the following roles: Network Administrator, Network Systems Administrator, Database Administrator, Network Administration Lead, Network Software Administrator, IT Tech Support. With your new educational foundation, you can become an indispensable part of a successful company’s operations or a valued resource in a startup.
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.
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.*
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.
Vista College's HVAC associate degree program will give you the knowledge you need to look for a position as a technician in the HVAC industry. Vista College's well-rounded curriculum will also prepare you to seek employment in other crucial roles as well such as manager, supervisor, or business advisor. HVAC service providers aren’t the only companies hiring people who have an HVAC education. Opportunities exist in production and distribution as well.
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.
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).
Consumer information may be viewed at VistaCollege.edu