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Vocational and Industrial Job Training

Temple College is our go to organization to coordinate workforce development training for area employers. Temple College will meet with employers to determine workforce needs and grant availability. Temple College coordinates with appropriate training development and delivery providers to meet employer needs.

Temple College

While the Temple College main campus is approximately 30 minutes from Cameron, Cameron is home to its own Temple College campus at 804 East 1st Street, Cameron, Texas.

Temple College offers one and two year Certificates of Completion, Enhanced Skills Certificates, and two-year Associate of Arts and Associate of Applied Science Degrees. Certificates and the Associate of Applied Science Degree are primarily intended for students who want to complete technical or Allied Health training at Temple College and then enter the workforce. The Associate of Arts Degree is primarily intended for students who want to complete their "Core Curriculum" requirements and then transfer to a senior college or university. Please contact the Advising Center at 254-298-8331.

Texas State Technical College (TSTC)

TSTC has a broad range of highly sought after technical skills programs. TSTC and Temple College have developed a unique relationship enabling them to offer a coordinated and holistic solution technical workforce development.

Area Universities and Colleges

In additions to Temple College and TSTC, Cameron has within close proximity three national recognized universities and several other smaller universities: Baylor University, Texas A&M University and The University of Texas at Austin.

Baylor University

Waco, Texas is approximately 50 minutes from Cameron. Baylor is a private co-educational Baptist institution offering Undergraduate, Graduate, Law and Seminary schools.

Texas A&M University

College Station, Texas is approximately 60 minutes from Cameron. Texas A&M University offers degrees in almost 160 courses of study through:

  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences *
  • College of Architecture *
  • Mays Business School *
  • College of Education
  • Dwight Look College of Engineering *
  • College of Geosciences*
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Science
  • College of Veterinary Medicine *
  • George Bush School of Government and Public Service
  • Also enrolls 3,000+ freshmen & sophomores in General Studies

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Belton, Texas is approximately 45 minutes from Cameron.

“The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor was chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas. UMHB is a Christ-centered co-educational institution of higher learning affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has consistently been ranked in Tier Two of the U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best liberal arts colleges.”

McLennan Community College

Waco, Texas is approximately60 minutes from Cameron.

“McLennan Community College offers courses and programs as follows:

  • Freshman and sophomore courses in arts and sciences which may apply to an associate or a baccalaureate degree;
  • Vocational and technical programs leading to an associate degree or a certificate which prepare students for employment or job advancement;
  • A program of continuing education that provides courses, activities, and services, both on campus and within the community, for personal growth, skill development, and career enhancement;
  • Opportunities for economic growth, cultural enrichment, and the development of good citizenship through courses, activities, and services.”

Texas State Technical College

Waco, Texas is approximately 60 minutes from Cameron.

“The Texas State Technical Colleges are a system of public two-year institutions of higher education with outstanding records of graduating students that are recruited aggressively by business and industry. The system includes four colleges and three extension centers located throughout Texas.”