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Career Colleges and Universities in Midland, Texas

Midland, Texas Career Colleges, Technical Schools, and Universities

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in Midland, Texas. Each degree from a Midland, 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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Midland, Texas Schools and Colleges

Midland, Texas is more than just the hometown of former First Lady Laura Bush. This Texas town of more than 110,000 people also features a burgeoning tourism scene and exciting educational environment.

Midland colleges

The main college in town is Midland College. The college offers over 50 associate degrees and certificates, and a bachelor's degree in organizational management. Midland College has more than 4,000 students and partners with a few other Texas colleges to offer additional classes and programs on campus.

One of the schools that partners with Midland College is Texas Tech University. At the Texas Tech University Health Science Center, you can complete the physician's assistant master's degree at the Midland College campus. Also, tuition is below $4,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students, making Midland College a highly affordable college to earn a quality education.

Midland economy

The major employers in Midland include Midland Independent School District and Midland College (with over 3,500 employees combined), as well as the City of Midland and Midland Memorial Hospital. Midland ranks in the top 10 cities in the nation for the lowest unemployment rate (at only 4.1 percent), and has a competitive mean annual income of $43,180.

Tourism is another thriving industry in Midland, due to a high number of museums and art galleries, including the American Airpower Heritage Museum and The Museum of the Southwest. Other luring points of interest are George W. Bush's childhood home and several sporting events.

Amost every industry in Midland grew in 2011 by over 3 percent, meaning things are only looking up in this small Texas town.

Author: Jon Fortenbury

Jon Fortenbury is a Reno-based freelance writer. He's written for many publications, including Las Vegas Review Journal, Reno News & Review, and Nevada Magazine. His interests include education, comparative religion, and quirky independent films.

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