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Visitors and Community

Big Sandy Community and Technical College is your college.

Big Sandy Community and Technical College is committed to providing accessible, high-quality opportunities to meet the educational and workforce needs of the residents of the Big Sandy region. With campuses in Prestonsburg, Pikeville, Paintsville and Hager Hill, BSCTC offers more than 25 academic and technical programs with an emphasis on innovation in learning and student access, transfer and success.  


Visit BSCTC 

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions Big Sandy has four convenient campus locations across eastern Kentucky. Follow these links for maps and detailed driving instructions to each of our regional campuses. Whether you are beginning your journey in post-secondary education, returning to school or seeking to complete one of our many certificate and short-term training programs, BSCTC has a place for you.

East Kentucky Science Center & Planetarium

East Kentucky Science Center & PlanetariumLooking for an educational adventure that is out of this world? Visit the East Kentucky Science Center on the campus of Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Prestonsburg and we can take you to the stars or even the edge of space and time with one of our many exciting planetarium shows.

Alumni Association

Alumni AssociationThousands of you attended or graduated from one of our institutions and others of you are currently enrolled. No doubt about it, some of the best experiences come through forming friendships with faculty, staff and students. Wouldn’t you like to reconnect with those with whom you have lost touch?

Events

news & EventsFrom academic presentations, concerts, Science Center, holidays, and more. There is always something happening on our BSCTC Campuses. Find out what's coming up at BSCTC and plan your visit today.

 


Lifelong Learning

Workforce Solutions

Workforce SolutionsBig Sandy Community and Technical College provides many types of training to the community. Our traditional programs offer degrees, diplomas, and certificates. We also have programs where companies or community groups may request specialized training.

Adult Education

Adult EducationIt's never too late for a new beginning. Get Your GED, Improve Your Job Skills, Prepare for Testing, and more. BSCTC hosts Adult Education centers in Johnson Co. and Floyd Co. Our GED classes are completely free. We provide the books, class materials, and experienced instructors to help you earn your high school equivalence at your own pace.


Community Programs

Speakers Bureau

SpeakersBureauThe Speakers Bureau of BSCTC lists employees of Big Sandy Community and Technical College who have volunteered to serve as public speakers on a wide variety of topics in varying formats, from information sharing to hands-on activities. 

 


News

Priority Registration for  Current Students September 29, 2016

Priority Registration for Current Students

From October 15 to November 15, you can register for spring classes before the general public.
Celbrate Banned Books Week at BSCTC Libraries September 23, 2016

Celbrate Banned Books Week at BSCTC Libraries

Participants will get a chance to win a $25 Gift Card. Details inside.

Secretary of State brings voter registration program to BSCTC September 23, 2016

Secretary of State brings voter registration program to BSCTC

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes visited the Prestonsburg campus of Big Sandy Community and Technical College on Wednesday, September 21 as part of her Go Vote KY Tour.
Newman wins South Floyd High School Big Sandy Idol Competition September 23, 2016

Newman wins South Floyd High School Big Sandy Idol Competition

Hailey Newman was crowned the winner, and Casey Tackett finished as runner-up. Both will advance to the regional competition and have a chance to earn a spot on the Big Sandy Singers and Band, an album recording and other prizes.
BSCTC, Paintsville/Johnson County Chamber of Commerce hosts ribbon cutting for Interapt TechHire Eastern KY September 23, 2016

BSCTC, Paintsville/Johnson County Chamber of Commerce hosts ribbon cutting for Interapt TechHire Eastern KY

“This is a historic day in the life of Big Sandy Community and Technical College, our Mayo Campus, Eastern Kentucky, Paintsville, and Johnson County,” said Dr. Devin Stephenson.