South Central Career Center (SCCC) is located in West Plains, MO and offers training that utilizes industry standards and technology to provide a quality workforce. SCCC desires to provide students with employee skills and encourage lifelong learners. Graduates of SCCC earn a certification in their technical field of study, demonstrate work ethic skills, and acquire necessary skills to pursue a higher education.
Surrounded by the Ozark Mountains, SCCC has four campuses beginning with Thornburgh, the main campus. Six week online courses are available ranging in topic from automotive to web design. SCCC also offers community classes open to the public. Career programs offered are:
- Auto Collision Technology
- Building Trades
- Creative Design
- Culinary Arts
- Family and Consumer Science
- Health Sciences
- Practical Nursing
- Surgical Technology
For the 2013 academic year fees based on fulltime status estimated cost of tuition (including housing, expenses, and books) was approximately $32,000. Estimates were not based on financial aid or grants. An online calculator can be found at the following link for a more accurate estimation: http://www.scccwp.org/.
SCCC student services include clubs and organizations, community outreach programs for the disabled, campus housing, and much more. For a full description please visit the SCCC website or contact an SCCC admission advisor.
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 South Central 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,...)
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,100. There is also a $60 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||82%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||82%||$5,400|
|Receiving Student Loans||61%||$6,228|
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to South Central Career Center.
- Waynesville Career Center in Waynesville, MO (78 miles away)
- Rolla Technical Institute/Center in Rolla, MO (84 miles away)
- Lake Career and Technical Center in Camdenton, MO (101 miles away)
- Sikeston Career and Technology Center in Sikeston, MO (126 miles away)
- Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center in Cape Girardeau, MO (131 miles away)