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Dallas County Community College District
1601 S Lamar St
Dallas, TX 75215 Directions
Dallas County Community College District is a network of seven community colleges in and around the Dallas area. The district is the largest of its kind in the state of Texas and offers more than 100 different career training and associate–degree programs to students.
Established in 1965, Dallas Community College District is also highly tuned into the local business community. The college offers specialized, custom training to prepare and train the workforce to meet the needs of local businesses. Training programs vary from one-day public classes to specialized sessions that can be held in–house at Dallas-area companies.
The 7 colleges that comprise the Dallas Community College District are:
Brookhaven College − Established in 1978
Cedar Valley College − Established in 1977
Eastfield College − Established in 1970
El Centro College − Established in 1966
Mountain View College − Established in 1970
North Lake College − Established in 1977
Richland College − Established in 1972
Dallas Theological Seminary
3909 Swiss Ave
Dallas, TX 75204 Directions
Dallas Theological Seminary has deep roots in Dallas and its foundation as a theological institution in North Central Texas.
The seminary was founded in 1924, and is based on four pillars of study: Biblical studies, theological understanding, ministry skills and spiritual life.
Dallas Theological Seminary offers students a four-year Master of Theology degree and is well-regarded in training high-profile theologians throughout the years.
After it was accredited in 1969 as a four-year theological college, Dallas Theological Seminary has gone on to train notable leaders.
In fact, three Dallas Theological Seminary alumni were listed among the Top Ten Most Influential Living Preachers list, according to a recent survey by LifeWay Research. They include:
Charles R. Swindoll, Class of '63 − Senior Pastor Stonebrair Community Church, Founder of radio broadcast Insight for Living
David Jeremiah, Class of '67 − Founder of Turning Point Radio and Television Ministries and senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church in San Diego County, Calif.
Andy Stanley, Class of '85 − Senior pastor of North Point Community Church, Buckhead Church, and Browns Bridge Community Church in Atlanta; founder of North Point Ministries.
The fully-accredited college has extension campuses in Atlanta, Austin, Guatemala, Houston, Knoxville, Philadelphia San Antonio, and Tampa and a multi-lingual online education program.
Academic departments include:
Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
New Testament Studies
Old Testament Studies
Spiritual Formation & Leadership
World Missions & Intercultural Studies
Paul Quinn College
3837 Simpson Stuart Rd
Dallas, TX 75241 Directions
Paul Quinn College is a private, historically black college in Dallas, founded and affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
The college has recently underwent a $2 million capital improvement program, along with a renewed focus on its lauded business program for students.
Paul Quinn College was founded in 1872. As the oldest historically black college in the state of Texas, Paul Quinn College provides a liberal arts education that also integrates a Christian perspective of the world. The college welcomes students form all faiths, and encourages students to use their education and connections to become active servant leaders and global citizens.
In 1990, the school relocated to its current campus in Dallas and enrolls about 1,200 students every year.
With a renewed emphasis on creating new leaders in business and beyond, the college has recently instituted a business casual dress code for students.