School of Technical Studies

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The School of Technical Studies of Universidad del Este was initiated in 1997. This academic division was designed to attend immediate employment needs of the surrounding community that the university serves. The School not only serves the main campus of the university located in Carolina, but the five Off-campus university centers that serve the municipalities of Yauco, Cabo Rojo, Barceloneta, and Santa Isabel.

The mission of the School of Technical Studies is to offer high quality education with a technological curriculum to recent high school graduates and adults. The students will be able to pursue a university technical certificate or an associate degree and will receive the proper training to satisfy the occupational demand for trained employees, in relation to banking, commerce, industry, government and self-employment.


  • Architectural Draftsman Certificate
  • Assistant in Criminal Justice Certificate 
  • Entrepreneurship Certificate 
  • Computer Repair and Network Installation Certificate 
  • Graphic Design and Digital Production Certificate 
  • Hotel Operations Certificate 
  • Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Certificate
  • Practical Nurse Certificate 
  • Promotion and Marketing with Technology Integration Certificate 
  • Teacher’s Assistant in Early Childhood Education Certificate 
  • Associate in Architectonic Draftsman Technology
  • Associate in Applied Science in Clinical Dental Assistant with Expanded Fuctions