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With a combination of hands-on training, flexible schedules, online and classroom work, and Real World experiences, we are confident that Western Tech is the right fit for you! Check our different program below.


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9624 Plaza Circle | El Paso, TX 79927

The East (main) Campus  is housed in a 150,000 square ft. facility on 13 acres. The facility comfortably accommodates classrooms and shops for the following programs:  Advanced Welding, Automotive Technology, Bachelor in Business Administration, Diesel Mechanics, Commercial Driver Training, Medical/Clinical Assistant, Refrigeration/HVAC Technology and Bachelor in Technical Management. Our main campus also features a Learning Resource Center, student computer labs, restaurant and a Matco Tool store.

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9451 Diana | El Paso, TX 79924

The Northeast (branch) Campus is housed in a 48,000 square ft. facility on five acres. The branch campus houses the following programs: Aerospace and Defense Technology, Bachelor in Nursing, Bachelor in Business Administration, Electronics Engineering Technology, Information Systems and Security, Master of Business Administration, Medical Billing & Coding, and Physical Therapist Assistant. The Diana campus also features, a Learning Resource Center with available computers, a student break area stocked with snacks and microwaves, and an outside patio for you to enjoy.


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From our friendly Career Services reps to our experienced instructors, the entire team at Western Tech is 100% committed to your success. You’ll never be a number or a random face when you’re here. From day one until graduation and beyond, you’ll truly feel like we care … because we do!

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At Western Tech, we understand how you learn best. Small class sizes make all the difference in learning new skills and executing them with confidence. With small class sizes, you are able to connect at a more personal level with peers and instructors, giving you a more rewarding college experience.

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Go ahead and dream big — we’ve got the space! Inside our roomy, modern facilities, you’ll find state-of-the-art equipment and all the latest technology. This sets Western Tech apart and gives you a major advantage in being prepared for success out in the Real World.

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For many of our students, the decision to go to school is a family decision. We welcome families here at Western Tech and invite and encourage them to be involved in the decision-making process. From admissions and financial aid eligibility to housing and homesickness concerns, we’re here for you!

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Flexible class schedules, hands-on learning, an amazing Student Services Department, experienced instructors, and life in sunny El Paso … there’s so much to love about being a student at Western Tech. Our entire team is here to support you in your success and make you feel like you belong. That’s our promise.

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Since opening our doors in 1970, family-owned and operated Western Technical College has helped more than 22,000 people just like you get started in the career of their dreams. From skilled trades, healthcare, business, and technology, we offer various areas of study in growing fields, all with a focus on Real World education.


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Persephone Faison

“Western Tech has equipped me with a top of the line education that has enabled me to persevere in my career,” stated Faison. As a graduate of the Business Administration and Management Program at Western Tech, Faison was hired as the Director of Operations at the Better Business Bureau. “I am grateful to Western Tech […]

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Jonathan Wilder

“After three months on the job my boss told me I was the best investment they’ve made in the U.S.,” says Jonathan Wilder, a graduate of Western Technical College’s Electronics Engineering Technology program. “I told him he could thank Western Tech for that.” After completing the program, Jonathan was hired by On Site Safety, Inc., […]

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Ricardo (Rick) Rodriguez

“The Diesel Mechanics Program at Western Tech prepared me for the Real World through hands-on training and classroom theory,” says Rick. He claims that the mock interviews conducted by Career Services also made him more confident and prepared for job interviews. “They showed me how to express myself and explain what I know with confidence.” […]

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Jeff Booth

“Thanks to Western Tech, I received a solid foundation through Real World training and certifications to excel in a very competitive environment,” Jeff commented. “The training and tools, along with hard work, provided me multiple opportunities to excel in my career.” After graduating from the Microcomputer Technology Program at Western Technical College, Jeff was hired […]

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Wytfar Harrigan

“The way Harrigan carried himself and the Real World training he received, sold me on his future here with us,” said Willie Estrada, BMW Service Manager. “He knew that he needed to keep learning, and he was willing to do that.” Before graduating from the Performance Tuning program at Western Technical College, Wytfar Harrigan had the […]

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Nina Gaston

“Western Tech has been a part of my personal and professional life since I first started there as an automotive student.  The knowledge and Real World training I received at WTC is what has allowed me to be taken seriously as a technician, not just a girl trying to do a man’s job,” commented Gaston. After […]

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Adam Arce

“My Real World experiences at college were difficult and at times stressful, but throughout my time I thought of the benefits that would come out of it all.” He adds, “I want to thank my parents for supporting me, Western Tech for preparing me for the Real World, and those that said I couldn’t do […]

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Fidel Gonzalez

“It was great learning how to take things apart and put them back together like it’s done in the Real World. I really enjoyed learning the parts of an engine and how they function,” commented Gonzalez after graduating from the Diesel Mechanics Program at Western Tech. “My favorite phase and Instructor was the electrical phase […]

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Willie Alvarez

“I had a family,” Alvarez said. “I was able to work and go to school at the same time. That’s what got me to go to Western Tech. I would recommend no other colleges. I know the flexibility that Western Tech offers. For people like me, who have families and need to work, it truly is a college […]

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Chance Black

“I never thought in a million years that I would own a home,” says Chance. Before even graduating from the Electronics Engineering Technology Program at Western Tech, Chance was exposed to the Real World. He was interviewed by Halliburton and immediately offered a job in Odessa, Texas as a field technician making $60,000 annually. “Trust […]

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Wilfredo Andino Jr

“Western Tech helped prepare me to work in a variety of settings…they helped me to become a stronger student and a strong professional…ready to take on the Real World,” said Andino. Wilfredo Andino Jr., a Physical Therapist Assistant graduate, stated, “I learned to appreciate the most challenging and difficult moments in the program because Western Tech […]


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