The Alamo Institutes


Your Path to Success

 An introduction to the institutes 

Find your purpose and start your journey in one of our six new institutes, an exciting and innovative approach that saves you time and money by guiding you to take only the courses you need to graduate or transfer.

Beginning with the Fall 2016 semester, all students at the Alamo Colleges will be choosing an institute as a broad decision toward a career pathway. Learn more.

6 Institutes. Endless Possibilities.


Our Institutes

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    MegaphoneCreative & Communication Arts Institute

    The Creative & Communication Arts Institute is designed for students who have a key interest in areas such as the arts, audio/video technology and communications. This Institute will prepare you for careers such as designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing and publishing multimedia content, including visual and performing arts and design, journalism and entertainment services.

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  • Business

    SuitcaseBusiness & Entrepreneurship Institute

    The Business & Entrepreneurship Institute is designed for students who have an interest in areas such as business management and administration, finance, hospitality and tourism and marketing. This Institute will prepare you for careers such as: planning, organizing, directing and evaluation business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations; services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance and business financial management; the management, marketing and operations of restaurants, lodging, attractions, recreational events and travel-related services; and managing and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.

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  • Health

    PlusHealth & Biosciences Institute

    The Health and Biosciences Institute is designed for students who have an interest in areas such as health sciences. This Institute will prepare you for careers such as planning, managing and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services and biotechnology research and development.

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  • Advanced Manufacturing-Logistics

    TargetAdvanced Manufacturing & Logistics Institute

    The Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics Institute is designed for students who have an interest in areas such as architecture, construction, manufacturing, transportation, distribution and logistics. This Institute will prepare you for careers such as: designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment; planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into products and related support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering; planning, management and movement of people, materials and goods and related support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management; logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.

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  • Public Service

    HeartPublic Service Institute

    The Public Service Institute is designed for students who have an interest in areas such as education, training, government, public administration, human services, law, public safety, correction and security. This Institute will prepare you for careers such as: planning, managing and providing education and training services and related learning support services; planning and performing government functions including governance, national security, foreign service, planning, revenue and taxation and regulations; preparing individuals for employment in careers related to families and human needs, such as counseling and mental health services, family and community services, personal care and consumer services; planning, managing and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including support services.

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  • Science and Technology

    AtomScience & Technology Institute

    The Science and Technology Institute is designed for students who have an interest in areas such as agriculture, food and national resources, information technology, science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This Institute will prepare you for careers such as: the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing and development of agricultural commodities and resources; building linkages in IT occupations for entry-level, technical and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services; planning, managing and providing scientific research and professional and technical services including laboratory and testing services and research and development.

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What can the Institutes Do for Me?


We can help you succeed.

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6 Alamo Institutes

 We've organized our programs and courses into six Alamo Institutes. So you can match your career goal with the right institute.

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Student Aid

 Not having the money is no excuse for not going to college. We offer a wide variety of comprehensive financial aid programs.

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Alamo Advise

 AlamoADVISE is another innovative initiative dedicated to helping our students succeed.

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Flexible Scheduling

 To help you succeed, we offer flexible class scheduling—days, nights, weekends, online and more.

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Support Services

 At Alamo Colleges, we support you in every possible way. From a personal advisor to tutoring, veterans services, writing and math labs, disability support servies, child care and more.

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Student Life

At Alamo Colleges, your opportunities outside the classroom include student and social organizations, sports, on-campus activities and volunteering that foster a sense of community.

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Locations

 We are where you are. Our five colleges and three satellite centers are located all around town and we have regional centers in Kerrville and New Braunfels.

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Cost & Tuition

 The Alamo Colleges cost a fraction of what a private university charges and as much as 75% less than a local public university.

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Educational Offerings

 We offer associate degrees and certificate programs that lead to a good career or prepare you to transfer to a university, plus workforce training programs and continuing education for lifelong learning.

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