Ready to jumpstart your future and prepare for a high-growth career?

You bring the passion and commitment, we provide the knowledge and skills.

Lamar Institute of Technology offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in fields like healthcare, energy, technology and public safety—along with general education courses, continuing education and dual enrollment options, both on campus and online.

Students here enjoy diverse and flexible options for mapping their education. But all paths share one thing in common: equipping you with state-of-the-art training and knowledge for the career you want in the nation’s most vital industries.

Nationally Ranked Programs, World-Class Education

The programs here rank among the best in the U.S. They’re backed by world-class teaching facilities and outstanding faculty, comprehensive student support and strong partnerships with employers. Faculty teach Institute students to the highest standards, and are also available on their own time for any extra help needed. You can’t measure passion at LIT.

Every $1 invested in a Lamar Institute of Technology education returns $4.50 in annual income to the student. Ten years after entering school, Institute students earn the highest median salary of all two-year colleges in Texas.

Get a degree or certificate in a field such as Office Administration, Web Design & Development or Real Estate. The Department of Business Technologies offers these and other programs that prepare students for careers in business settings through lectures and hands-on laboratory classes.
Take a variety of courses to broaden your education or earn credits for a transfer degree. Students in Institute degree programs complete credit hours in general education courses, from humanities and fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, to natural sciences and mathematics. Developmental Studies courses provide basic skills in writing, mathematics and reading necessary for college-level study.
Work in the health industry in a field such as Sonography, Dental Hygiene or Pharmacy. The Healthcare and Sciences Department houses these and other programs that prepare students to provide specialized services in a variety of healthcare settings, industries and businesses.

Prepare for a career in the public sector by studying to be a Paramedic, work in Homeland Security or Forensic Science. The Public Service and Safety Department offers certificate and degree programs that prepare you for federal, state, local and private sector jobs in criminal justice, law enforcement, fire protection, emergency medical services and homeland security.
Find success in an industrial field such as Welding, Diesel Mechanics, or working as a Lineman. The Department of Technology offers a wide variety of certificate and degree programs, each preparing students for jobs in high-demand areas in the Golden Triangle area (or in the Beaumont-Port Arthur vicinity) through real-world, hands-on training.
Further your career or develop a new skill in workforce classes, including corporate training and Safety Awareness Institute. The Department of Workforce Training and Continuing Education offers services, some at no cost, to Beaumont-area businesses and industry.