Workforce & Training


Locating in Fairview will give you access to one of the largest and most educated workforces in the country. With approximately 1.5 million workers within a 30 minute drive you’ll have a highly diversified applicant pool at your disposal.
 
There are 340,000 students enrolled in more than 30 colleges and universities all within a 60 mile radius of Fairview including, Southern Methodist University, University of Texas Dallas, University of North Texas, Texas Christian University and UT Southwestern Medical Center. All offer a wide range of undergraduate, graduate or professional degree classes as well as programs for those just wanting to increase their knowledge. There are an additional 78 vocational and technical schools offering specialized training for a highly skilled workforce.
 
Texas universities and research institutions are national and global leaders in research and development in many industries - including electronics, medical, bio-technology, aerospace, advanced materials and energy. Texas continually ranks number three for science and engineering doctorates in the National Science Foundation’s Science and Engineering State Profiles, with more than 5,000 degrees awarded since 2014.

 
Collin CollegeThe more than 40,000 students enrolled in credit classes makes it the largest community college in North Texas.
Collin College Center for Workforce & Economic DevelopmentCollin College is dedicated to delivering training programs specifically designed to help companies enhance their employees’ performance and leadership. 
Collin College Workforce ProgramsCollin College also offers many accredited courses designed to get students into the job market sooner rather than later. Career clusters in the program include STEM, Health Sciences, Manufacturing & Energy, Business Management and Construction – just to name a few.
Texas Skills Development Fund
Texas' premier job-training program providing local customized training opportunities for Texas businesses and workers to increase skill levels and wages of the Texas workforce.

Helpful Links to a Few of North Texas' Top
Colleges and Universities 









 
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