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From private schools to public institutions, find the education you are seeking through academic options available in and around Garland, Texas.

Garland, Texas Career Colleges, Technical Schools, and Universities

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in Garland, Texas. Each degree from a Garland, Texas Career College, a post-secondary for-profit institution, offers an education with an in-demand career field.

At career colleges in Texas, you typically don't take general education classes in core subjects such as English and math. Instead, you focus on career-related courses.

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Garland, Texas Colleges and Universities

Ranked by CNN and Money Magazine as one of the best places to live, Garland, Texas offers residents the best of many worlds. This town of about 225,000 people has Dallas as its neighbor 12 miles away, no income tax, and a large number of colleges and businesses to choose from.

Garland colleges and universities

Amberton University is one school that Garland residents can consider attending. At this private Christian university with a student body of about 300, students will find seven bachelor's degrees, 12 master's degrees, three undergraduate certifications, and eight graduate certifications to choose from. Degrees range from general business to Christian counseling with tuition at about $7,000 a year. Another option for students to consider attending is Remington College, which has its Dallas campus located in Garland. At Remington, students can choose from four associate degrees in subjects such as criminal justice and the culinary arts, and seven diplomas including pastry arts. Other schools found within the Garland and Dallas areas include the University of Texas at Dallas and Richland College. If you're interested in short-term training, you can look to GM Service Technical College, National Beauty College, Star Beauty College, and other vocational-type schools centrally located in Garland.

Putting your education to work in Garland

Education, health care and manufacturing are significant economic sectors in the city with top employers including Atlas Copco, International/SST Truck, Kingsley Tools, Raytheon E-Systems and Sears Industrial Park. The median household income of $52,389 in Garland slightly surpasses both the state median income of $49,646 and the U.S. median income of $51,914. Consider pursuing your education in Garland and preparing for a career in an area considered one of the country's best places to live.

Author: Jon Fortenbury

Jon Fortenbury is a Reno-based freelance writer. He's written for many publications, including Las Vegas Review Journal, Nevada Magazine, and Reno News & Review. His interests include education, religious debates, and lengthy road trips.

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