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about us


Careers of America is dedicated to filling the ever-growing need for skilled tradesmen in the shipyard industry. We are strategically situated in the heart of the Port of Brownsville to more conveniently meet that need. Our core focus is to teach our students the specific skill sets our partners require through programs specifically designed with those requirements in mind. Each course provides professional training, student growth opportunities, and an emphasis on the industry’s latest innovations.

Mission Statement and Core Values

Careers of America is dedicated to the empowerment and professional growth of our students through education and training excellence. CoA has developed courses for in-demand careers to prepare students for a prosperous future in welding, fitting, and safety. We strive to create an atmosphere of professionalism that promotes personal and professional development within the industry and the community.

Student Success

Careers of America is committed to the success and well-being of program participants, because we only succeed when they do. As a result, each of our programs is designed to foster exceptional growth in each student.


Careers of America believes in total transparency in all that we do. Participants, faculty, staff and outside personnel are held to the same high standards following the moral principles of a higher education institution.


The Careers of America family believes in the TEAM (Together Everyone Achieves More) concept. CoA works together as a cohesive unit in the best interest of the participant first and foremost.


We encourage growth in our industry by integrating the latest innovations into our programs. And, we encourage growth in our students by providing participants with opportunities to reach their full potential.

Careers of America Industry Partners