Wayne County Schools Career Center, located in Smithville, Ohio, was established in 1969 and was originally known as the Wayne County Joint Vocational School. The school was formed to provide vocational training for high school students from all 10 schools in wayne county. Since its founding the school has expanded and updated its offerings as demands for employment have changed, this includes a name change in 1984 to better reflect the goals of the school.
Wayne County Schools Career Center provides educational opportunities for adults and high school graduates as related to vocational or career training. The school provides direction and training for individuals seeking to establish long term careers through specialized training and education. The school offers 28 programs and 18 academic courses. In addition, the school offers adult education courses that provide high school level education for adults.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Wayne County Schools Career Center allows entry for a variety of students. Interested individuals can review the method for enrollment online, or may contact the school to begin the admissions process. Students will have options available to them based on the level of their education, with high school graduates having more choices. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants, and scholarships distributed based on need as determined through a variety of documents, the most important of which is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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 Wayne County Schools 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
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
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 $11,800. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. 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||87%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||78%||$5,294|
|Receiving Student Loans||74%||$6,886|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Wayne County Schools Career Center may provide services including:
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Wayne County Schools Career Center.
- Medina County Career Center in Medina, OH (20 miles away)
- Ashland County - West Holmes Career Center in Ashland, OH (21 miles away)
- Portage Lakes Career Center in Uniontown, OH (22 miles away)
- Canton City Schools Adult Career and Technical Education in Canton, OH (26 miles away)
- Madison Adult Career Center in Mansfield, OH (31 miles away)