On Sept. 17, 1926, Tyler Junior College officially opened its doors in Tyler High School, with 93 students and nine faculty members. TJC gave residents of the Tyler area access to quality higher education, offering limited courses in traditional liberal arts and pragmatic courses in public school music and home economics. The Tyler Junior College District is now composed of six independent school districts, including Chapel Hill, Grand Saline, Lindale, Tyler, Van and Winona.
TJC offers associate’s degrees and certificates from the following schools:
- School of Nursing and Health Sciences
- School of Engineering, Mathematics and Sciences
- School of Professional and Technical Programs
- School of Humanities, Communications and Fine Arts
- School of Continuing Studies
Many of these degrees can be earned completely online or in hybrid formats.