South Texas Vocational Technical Institute

Welcome to South Texas Vocational Technical Institute

With more than 40 years of experience as a trade school, South Texas Vocational Technical Institute, STVT as we are commonly known, has provided Texas students with career-focused education that’s designed to help them prepare for new careers in some of today’s most desired fields.

What we're about:

At STVT, it’s about you. From enrollment through graduation and beyond, we work with you on an individual level. Even before enrollment, we want to better understand your interests and ambitions, discuss your career goals, and share with you how our programs can help you make your dreams a reality.

Programs offered:

  • Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Combination Welding
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Administrative Assisting Technology
  • Medical Assisting
  • Professional Massage Therapy

*Programs may vary from campus to campus.

*Financial Aid is available for those who qualify and apply.


Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges. The Council on Occupational Education (COE). Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and College (ACCSC).

The Professional Massage Therapy Program for Brownsville & McAllen are approved and regulated by Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

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