Portage Lakes Career Center

4401 Shriver Rd, Uniontown, OH

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Portage Lakes Career Center (PLCC) is located in Uniontown, OH. PLCC offers both high school and adult students career training & development. Where there was once a stereotype to the words “career center”, PLCC proves otherwise by providing the skill sets, technical expertise, and field knowledge needed for career or college entrance. PLCC is proud of the following facts:

  • 89% of PLCC students advance to a career in their field of study or college
  • 58% of PLCC students advance to college, military or apprenticeship
  • 42% of Ohio’s high school students are enrolled in career centers
  • 30% of PLCC seniors were placed on job placement during the 2012-13 school year
  • 23% of Ohio’s high school students are in workforce development programs

The Adult Education Department of Portage Lakes Career Center offers day and evening classes to help adult students remain competitive in today’s workforce. From basic education to job training, Portage Lakes Career Center provides hands-on, skills-based instruction that will help you meet your educational goals. PLCC beliefs are:

  • Dedicated to providing individuals with skills that will lead to lifelong employment.
  • High expectations instill pride, responsibility, creativity and self-discipline.
  • Students must be treated in a trusting and caring manner.
  • All students must be valued and respected for their uniqueness.

PLCC offers the following adult fulltime programs:

  • Automotive Service Technician Tuition: $8,075
  • Medical Assisting Tuition: $8,775
  • Medical Billing and Coding Tuition: $9,475
  • Computer Technician Tuition: $8,250
  • HVAC Tuition: $7,775
  • Practical Nursing Tuition: $11,300
  • Welding Tuition: $6,200

PLCC also has several part-time programs ranging from Pharmacy Technician to A+ Certification. To view all part time programs including tuition please visit: . To view all programs and services please visit the PLCC website at:

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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 Portage Lakes 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,...)

Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Precision Production

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,100. 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 Aid88%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships73%$3,554
Receiving Student Loans81%$4,642

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Portage Lakes Career Center may provide services to students like:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Other Technical Colleges Nearby

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Contact Information

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