Why Temple College?

Temple College is a comprehensive community college offering an array of educational opportunities. Temple College enjoys an excellent academic reputation, is nationally recognized for excellence in its programs from the visual and performing arts to competitive athletics, and has become one of the premiere institutions in the state for education and training of health care providers. The faculty and staff are committed to providing exceptional quality of instruction.

Temple College is friendly, convenient and economical for students residing in Central Texas. Both day and evening classes are available at the main campus in Temple and at education centers in Hutto and Taylor. The extensive online schedule provides the convenience of classes to fit your schedule any time or any place, 24/7. The college experience is enhanced by a variety of student services ranging from open computer labs and online tutoring to the latest technology in the classroom and personal attention from faculty and staff. Other opportunities for enrichment are provided through student organizations and activities, cultural and athletic events, forums and workshops.

Attending Temple College is an excellent way to adjust to college life before transferring to a distant senior college or to prepare for one of the four-year colleges in Bell County: University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton or Texas A&M University – Central Texas in Killeen. Opportunities for students to complete upper-level classes toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree are now available on the TC campus through a partnership with Texas A&M University – Central Texas or online through innovative partnerships with Franklin University and other distant senior colleges. View a list of partnerships here.

Degree Opportunities

Associate of Arts (AA) Degrees

The two-year Associate of Arts Degree, Core Curriculum for Academic Transfer and Field of Study is a great starting point for students who plan to continue work toward a bachelor’s degree at a four-year university.

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Drama
  • English
  • General Studies
  • History
  • Math
  • Music
  • Psychology
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Med
  • Speech
  • Sociology

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees

The Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS) is a two-year program designed for those planning to enter the workforce after graduation. Some AAS degrees, especially those in the health sciences, prepare students for state or national credentialing/licensing exams.

  • Business/Business Management
  • General Business
  • Management
  • Child Development
  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Software Development
  • Web Technology
  • Network Administration
  • Repair Technician
  • Computer Applications Technology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Health Professions
  • Respiratory Care
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Nursing
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Emergency Medical Services

AAT Degree

Associate of Arts in Teaching

Certificate Opportunities

There are a number of short-term programs leading to a Level I or Level II Certificate of Completion, which can be a stepping stone to further education and training or lead directly into employment.

  • Business/Business Management
  • Small Business Management
  • Management
  • Management Certificate
  • Office Management
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Child Development
  • Child Development/Early Childhood
  • Administration in Child Development
  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Applications Specialist
  • Computer Applications Technology
  • Computer Software Development
  • Database Specialist
  • Repair Technician
  • Network Administration Option Level I
  • Security
  • Web Technology Level II
  • Criminal Justice
  • Peace Officer
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Health Professions
  • Emergency Medical Technology – Intermediate
  • Emergency Medical Technology – Paramedic
  • Surgical Technology
  • Vocational Nursing
  • Health Professions Advanced Technical Certificate
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • ESC Genomics/Proteomics
  • ESC Critical Care Paramedic