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How do you choose a career (or college major)?

Making a decision about your college major and what you want to do as a career can be overwhelming. What’s the best way to pick a career that will bring satisfaction and room for growth down the

LSC can prepare you for a rewarding career in information technology

Today, computers and information technology touch nearly every aspect of our daily life, so it stands to reason – information technology careers are in big demand. From watching TV to diagnosing diseases, information technology allows businesses to

Start close. Go far.

Better careers start here The greater Houston area continues to grow and boasts one of the most vigorous and vibrant economies in the world. So what does that mean to you? There are employment opportunities in industries

53 Workforce Programs

53 Workforce Programs Lone Star College offers in the following fields: Architecture & Construction Arts, Audio/Visual Technology & Communication Business Management & Administration Education & Training Energy & Manufacturing Finance Health Science Hospitality Information Technology Law, Public Safety,

Get trained for in-demand jobs at LSC

The greater Houston area continues to see huge demand in many fields that offer good salaries and great employment opportunities now and in the future, according to the Gulf Coast Workforce Board. Thanks in part to an

World class training centers

Lone Star College remains at forefront of preparing the workforce of tomorrow The demand for middle-skill jobs in the greater Houston area will continue to grow – the Port of Houston alone is expected to see a

5 steps to a new career

1. Admission: Lone Star College is an open-enrollment institution. Most students are accepted once they have completed the admissions process. Go to 2. Registration & payment: Lone Star College offers lots of degrees and certificates to choose from,

Alumni Profile: Lacey Castro – Lights, Camera, Action!

The growing world of entertainment technology delivers an exciting career working on live production events such as rock shows, Broadway musicals, and sound and music at some of Houston’s most recognizable entertainment venues. “When you graduate high

Helping our military veterans succeed

Lone Star College has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School for the third year in a row. The Military Friendly® lists, by Victory Media, a veteran-owned business connecting the military and civilian worlds, are compiled through

Life skills … training beyond the equipment

While learning how to properly operate equipment is critical to finding that new career, employers are also looking for skills that go beyond experience with a machine. At Lone Star College, students also learn the importance of

What do LSC students look like?

Think it’s too late to go back to college? Think again! LSC students are all ages. In fact, nearly 32 percent of students fall into a “non-traditional” age category – 25 or older. You’re never too old

Career Training Centers of Excellence

  LSC responds to workforce needs of the community There are 74,000 middle skills job openings projected every year through 2017. And nearly  19,000 of those jobs are expected in the petrochemical, and commercial and industrial construction

Advantages of attending Lone Star College add up

Did you know you could take two years of classes at Lone Star College for the cost of a single semester at the University of Texas? Attending a community college like Lone Star College is a smart

Not sure about going back to college? It’s easier than you think!

When adults in the Houston area need to re-tool for a new career, Lone Star College is the ultimate resource. To make the most of a return to the classroom, LSC advises that you start the process

Accelerate your career with FastTrack programs at LSC

Joining the workforce as soon as possible can be critical. That’s why Lone Star College helps put students on a FastTrack to a new career in as little as six weeks! LSC offers lots of exciting FastTrack career

Lone Star College puts truck drivers on the map

The Port of Houston is one of the busiest in the world and relies on the transportation industry to move the tons of cargo that comes through its docks. Currently there is a shortage of trained drivers

The Lone Star College HVAC-R program heats up career options

During Houston’s brutal summers, a person who can repair air conditioners is in high demand – just ask someone whose air conditioner breaks down on a triple-digit summer afternoon. The National Bureau for Labor Statistics Job Outlook