Mercer County Career Center

Also known as Mercer County AVTS

776 Greenville Rd, Mercer, PA

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Mercer County Career Center (MCCC) is located in Mercer, PA. The MCCC mission is to equip students with marketable skills through effective career and technical education. MCCC is accredited by MSA, ISO, and The Middle States Association.

MCCC offers certifications in the following secondary programs:

  • Auto Body
  • Auto Mechanics
  • Building Trades Maintenance 
  • Carpentry 
  • Computer and Office Technology 
  • Cosmetology 
  • Culinary Arts
  • Diesel Mechanics
  • Early Childhood Education 
  • Electronics Technology 
  • Health Care Careers
  • Precision Production Metals 
  • Protective Services
  • Work Based Learning

WCCC offers two continuing education certificates:

  • Emission Testing
  • Practical Nursing

The Emissions Inspector Certification/Recertification Course is a home study training program. This training program is available via a three to four hour web-based course. Final exam is taken at MCCC.

The Practical Nursing Program is 1500 hours. Full-time programs are available. Theory and clinical experiences are taught concurrently. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate is eligible to sit for the practical nursing licensure exam. Licensed graduates may seek employment in a variety of health care settings.

Mercer County Career Center participates in the Federal Pell Grant, Stafford Loans (subsidized and unsubsidized) and the Parent Plus Loan.  To become eligible for financial aid, the student must demonstrate financial need. For more information concerning tuition, program curriculums, and services please visit the MCCC website at:

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $25 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 Aid97%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships71%$4,781
Receiving Student Loans88%$10,208

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Mercer County Career Center may provide student services including:

  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employment search assistance

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Contact Information

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Financial Aid Office

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