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We offer what you need to achieve success. Come explore with us and find out why so many students have decided to call the Alamo Colleges the pathway to their future.

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St. Philip's College Library

MLK Campus: (210) 486-2330
Location: Center for Learning Resources (CLR)

SWC Campus: (210) 486-7023
Location: Building 1-C123



 Business and Entrepreneurship 

Love the field you're in but want to advance? Alamo Colleges offers courses and certificates that allow you to sharpen your skills and enhance your resume. Thinking of going in a different direction? Alamo Colleges can help you start a new career in one of a variety of fields.

In today's global high-tech economy, staying ahead means constantly improving your capabilities—and those of your employees. We offer courses for individuals and groups in high-demand areas to keep you and your business competitive.

The business of America is business. Get the management and office technology experience you need to get ahead.

Entrepreneurship starts with an idea, and ends with a sustainable business process. No matter where you are in the cycle, Alamo Colleges can provides the knowledge, skills, and support needed to think and act like an entrepreneur, and ultimately succeed in today's business world. 

Courses Available

BE_BusinessOfficeSkills   BE_HR
  •  Office Support Assistant 
  • Quickbooks 
  • Intro to Accounting
  • Accounting Payroll/Receivables
  • Notary Public
  • Human Resources Training and Development 
  • Employee Labor Relations 
  • Emerging Issues in Human Resources 
  • Employee Compliance for HR Management 
  • Employment Practices and Processes 
  • Total Pay
BE_RealEstate   BE_Insurance
  • Principles of Real Estate (Texas) 
  • Law of Contracts 
  • Real Estate Finance (Texas) 
  • Principles of Real Estate II 
  • Special Topics in Real Estate 
  • Law of Agency (Texas)
  • Insurance Adjuster Training
  BE_FoodService    BE_coding
  • Food Service Manager Certification
  • Food Handler Certification
  •  Medical Insurance & Billing
  •  ICD-10-CM
  • Coding Certification Exam Review
BE_FrontOffice    BE_ProfessionalDevelopment
  • Medical Insurance & Billing
  • Medical Software Applications
  • File Management for Medical Office
  • Safety in the Medical Office
  • Business Diplomacy
  • Leadership Essentials
  • Grant Writing
  • Resume Writing & Job Search
  • CPR in the Workplace



Contact Information

Registration Specialists 
Office: Northwest Vista College 
Mountain Laurel Hall Room 234

Christine Maddox

Program Manager
Phone: 210-486-4415
Office: Northwest Vista College
Mountain Laurel Hall Room 234

Amparo Polendo Garcia
Admin. Service Specialist
Phone: 210-486-4421
Office: Northwest Vista College
Mountain Laurel Hall Room 234