One of the biggest advantages of locating in Hutto is the new state-of-the-art Higher Education Center. Located on a 57-acre master-planned site on SH 130, the East Williamson County Higher Education Center-Hutto (EWCHEC) is a multi-institutional teaching center providing a wide array of educational opportunities and workforce readiness programs to all of East Williamson County.
Temple College and Texas State Technical College (TSTC) have united in a visionary partnership to bring college courses and workforce readiness programs with certificate and licensure career and technical opportunities education to the residents of Williamson County. Students can complete a certificate, associate degree or transfer to one of several university partners to complete a bachelor degree. Phase 1 was just completed that includes a 113,000 square foot facility.
State of Texas Mandated Technical College System
As the only State of Texas mandated technical college system, Texas State Technical College is designed to work with local business and industry partners to design training programs specific to area employer needs that lead to technical jobs in the State of Texas.
Recently, TSTC at EWCHEC has been established to provide advanced manufacturing, information science, and industrial training to individuals and companies within the greater Austin region. TSTC will work with manufacturers and industries to develop targeted short-term and/or degree-level technical training as needed.
Certificate & Associate Programs
TSTC offers certificate and associate programs in the following areas in Hutto:
- Air Conditioning
- Building Construction
- Culinary Arts
- Industrial Systems and Engineering Technology
- Electrical Construction
- Plumbing and Pipefitting
Bachelor & Master Degree Programs
Texas A&M Central Texas also just joined the campus and offers students several Bachelor and Master Degree programs.