What Degrees Pay


Sep 10, 2013 Comments Off

What Degrees Pay explores first year starting salaries on average for Texas public higher education institutions. Explore earnings by institution, award level, and year. Select a program to see benchmark comparisons among colleges. Data is based on earnings information published by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Understanding Data Limitations This tool is based on available public […]

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems


Sep 30, 2012 Comments Off

The unmanned aircraft industry is on the verge of a significant expansion. Current job demand in this sector is quite limited in Texas today, but the industry is poised to take off during the next three years as the Federal Aviation Administration continues to roll out new rules. This brief provides instructional leaders with focused insights into this emerging and evolving sector through interviews with industry experts, online searches of training activities, and analysis of employment demand data.

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DataViz: Earnings & Placement Higher Ed Outcomes


Sep 14, 2012 Comments Off

First year student outcome measures by earnings and placement based on publicly available data from the THECB and TWC for 2009, 2010, and 2011.

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Welcome to TSTC Forecasting DataViz


Sep 14, 2012 Comments Off

Welcome to the new Data Visualization blog at TSTC Forecasting. The purpose of this blog is to share new work we are doing in data visualization and business analytics related to higher education performance and forecasting assessments. Some of the things we plan to touch on include data visualizations on performance outcomes (such as our […]

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TechCareers: Graphic Design

Mar 19, 2012 Comments Off

Graphic Design by Mike Jones explores the career potential in the centuries-old tradition of graphic design and printing, and provides insights into what the future holds for those interested in entering this career field.

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TechCareers: Aviation Pilots

Feb 01, 2012 Comments Off

This book gives all the information prospective aircraft pilots need to know to gain the expertise required before setting off on a path to the skies. Also included are salary ranges for those in the field and the education and training necessary to become a pilot.

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TechCareers: Welding

Dec 01, 2011 Comments Off

Welding Technology provides a detailed overview on how to become a welding technician, including the benefits, job options and skill requirements for succeeding in this rewarding career.

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Mobile Application Development

Aug 22, 2011 Comments Off

The market for mobile software applications is exploding due to the rapid rise of smartphones and tablets. The popularity of these new products creates an acute demand for development talent but there are few college programs that provide opportunities for learners to develop these new competencies. This forecast offers seven recommendations for colleges interested in expanding training opportunities in mobile app development.

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TechCareers: Computer Gaming

Jan 01, 2011 Comments Off

Interested in a job in the video game industry? Learn how new technologies and innovations require more knowledge and manpower each year to create new games that push gaming to higher standards.

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Cloud Computing

Nov 24, 2010 Comments Off

Cloud computing refers to the increasingly common practice of using virtualization to deliver scalable information computer services. The popularity of this business practice is generating new demand for technical competencies across a number of existing occupations. College IT programs should update curriculum modules to prepare students for administering cloud services in datacenter operations as well as software development within virtualized environments.

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