Our Three Campuses

Mission and Vision


Big Sandy Community and Technical College, a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, is a public, comprehensive educational institution awarding certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees. As a progressive, learning-centered institution, the College offers accessible and affordable educational, cultural, and social opportunities. Utilizing diverse methods of instructional delivery and associated services, the College provides quality learning experiences for those preparing for entry into the workforce, transferring to a baccalaureate institution, and seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills. Big Sandy Community and Technical College also delivers customized training and services responsive to the workforce needs of citizens, businesses, and industries.


Empowerment through Learning 


The College values an environment that encourages:

  • Learning
  • Individualism
  • Diversity, cultural and global awareness
  • Integrity and accountability
  • Civic engagement
  • Professional and intellectual growth
  • Effective communication
  • Analytical, critical, and ethical thinking 


  • Advance excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and service
  • Increase student access, transfer, and success
  • Cultivate diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion
  • Enhance the economic and workforce development of the communities in the Big Sandy Region
  • Promote the recognition and value of Big Sandy Community and Technical College


Outcomes for Big Sandy Community and Technical College include: 

  1. A dynamic, public, comprehensive community and technical college education for residents of the region. 
  2. Excellence in learning, teaching and other college services. 
  3. Access to innovative educational, social, and cultural opportunities using various methods of delivery. 
  4. Enhancement of the region through student development, civic engagement, and lifelong learning. 
  5. Economic growth and community development through new and existing partnerships with business, industry, government, community agencies, and educational institutions. 
  6. Integration of appropriate technology throughout instructional, administrative, and operational services. 
  7. A cooperative and healthy environment that reflects the values of the College. 
  8. Efficient and productive management of the College's human, fiscal, and physical resources. 
  9. Continuous improvement of college services. 
  10. Achievement of personal and educational goals. 
  11. Diversity services. 
  12. Expansion of programs, partnerships and course offerings in transitional, academic, and workforce solutions. 
  13. Accessible library/learning resources and services. 
  14. Enhanced image of the College. 
  15. Clean, accessible, and safe campuses. 
  16. Funding to support identified needs.