Buckeye Career Center

545 University Dr NE, New Philadelphia, OH

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Buckeye Career Center can trace its origins back to 1963 when the Ohio State Legislature allowed local county boards of education to establish vocational districts.  Flash forward 50 years and that is what you will find at Buckeye Career Center – vocational education offered in multiple fields for multiple audiences.

If you are a high school graduate, the Adult Education segment at Buckeye offers apprentices and certification programs in the following fields:

  • Automotive collision and technician
  • Cosmetology
  • Dental, Medical, and Legal Assistants
  • Ohio Peace Officer Training to Become a Police Officer
  • Power Equipment/Small Engines
  • Utility Line Worker
  • Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

The credits you earn at Buckeye are recognized by Ohio’s Career Technical Credit Transfer with the Ohio Board of Regents at any state college towards a baccalaureate degree.    Full time career training programs at Buckeye qualify for Pell Grants as well as the Montgomery GI Bill.

For those not interested in pursuing certification in a specific field, the Center offers an impressive array of vocational and technical classes from computer technology to agriculture to basic office skills to cooking and crafts.Buckeye also has a variety of online offerings and offers GED preparation training and basic literacy training for adults as well.

High school students 16 years or older can begin their certification training early at the Buckeye Center.  In addition, there are selected courses offered at the Center’s satellite locations, which are high schools throughout the educational districts served by the Buckeye Career Center.

The Center is located in New Philadelphia, Ohio

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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 Buckeye 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 (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Construction Trades

Health and Clinical Professions

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Security and Protective Services

Transportation and Materials Moving

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $50 application fee for those applying to a program. 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 Aid79%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships79%$4,537
Receiving Student Loans11%$5,518

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Buckeye Career Center may offer services to students including:

  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Other Technical Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Buckeye Career Center.

Contact Information

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