Higher Education and Training

The Grayson College South Campus is one of Van Alstyne’s greatest assets. The South Campus, along with the College’s main Denison campus, provides workforce and vocational training as well as academic programs for transition into four-year degrees.

In January, 2014 the College celebrated the Grand Opening of their new $4M+ 18,000 square foot building. Rapid enrollment increases gave rise to the expansion, which adds capacity for the most sought-after courses and adds new programs to the campus.

Grayson College South Campus:

Here are some of the programs Grayson College South Campus offers:

  • Electrical Technology
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Vocational Nursing
  • Welding

The South Campus is located at 1455 West Van Alstyne Parkway, Van Alstyne, Texas 75495 and can be reached at 903-415-2503. Visit the Grayson College website at Grayson.edu or their Facebook page for the latest news.

Grayson College CWL with electrician trainingGrayson College Center for Workplace Learning:

The Center for Workplace Learning (CWL) at Grayson College offers convenient access to a wide selection of noncredit courses that can help students launch a new career, build skills, or simply expand their knowledge. Annually the CWL offers more than 220 courses to students ages 8 to 80, ranging from youth summer camps to medical assistant training programs and everything in between. The CWL also provides customized training, often utilizing grant funding, for our area business and industry partners.

Perennial CWL Workforce Training Programs:

  • Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • Programmable Logic Controller Technician
  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician

Adult Education and Literacy:

Grayson College’s Adult Education services offer English as a Second Language classes, High School Equivalency classes, and Citizenship classes under the CWL’s leadership. In Van Alstyne, these classes take place on the South Campus.

Universities near Van Alstyne:

Van Alstyne is a short commute to several four-year universities and institutions offering continuing education and workplace learning.

  • Austin College, Sherman
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, Oklahoma
  • Texas A&M University, Commerce
  • Texas Women’s University, Denton
  • University of North Texas, Denton
  • University of Texas-Dallas, Richardson

Continuing Education:

Grayson College has many healthcare programs, including a new Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.More about Van Alstyne: