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Knox County Career Center

306 Martinsburg Rd, Mount Vernon, OH

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Knox County Career Center is a public, less-than-2-year college that provides certifications in the fields of health, business, technology and trade. Their mission is to provide educational programs for entry-level competency for employment, career advancement and lifelong learning.

Located in Mount Vernon, Ohio, KCCC currently serves over 300 members of the community through quality education in areas such as Automotive Technology, Practical Nursing, Public Safety, Culinary, Cosmetology and Welding. Each course at the center is designed to technical skills using real-life situations so that students are immediately employable after completing a particular course.

The main campus of the KCCC Adult Education is located on Martinsburg Road; a separate training center for health and wellness programs is located on Yauger Road.

About 80% of the students enrolled in the 2012 programs received financial aid averaging about $3,000 for a total of $638,000 in grants and loans. Eligible students may apply through the center, and minimum performance standards apply for all forms of financial aid.

KCCC provides full-time as well as short-term, customized and online education. Online certification is given in more than 300 courses, all of which are accessible 24-hour-a-day-7-days-a-week. Virtual discussion areas allow interaction between students and faculty, and schedules can be set per the convenience of the students. Online courses are available in fields such as air conditioning, medical transcription, pharmacy technology and many more.

Student services for current students and graduates include career services such as counseling and employment assistance.

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Knox County Career Center by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

  • Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services (C)

Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Child Care Provider

Health and Clinical Professions

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

  • Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) (C)
  • Welding

Security and Protective Services

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $14,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $50 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid80%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships64%$3,053
Receiving Student Loans51%$3,825

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 11%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Knox County Career Center may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work
  • Child care

Other Technical Colleges Nearby

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