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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

ECHO

ECHO Preserving the Past promoting the FutureWith regards to the development of the Commonwealth and the building of this nation, there is a lack of historical preservation, cultural awareness, and value placed on Eastern Kentucky. ECHO addresses this by creating and promoting a consistent and accurate narrative of the region through education, preservation and tourism opportunities.

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

BSCTC LPN PROGRAM HAS 100% PASS RATE, ALL GRADUATES EMPLOYED August 31, 2015

BSCTC LPN PROGRAM HAS 100% PASS RATE, ALL GRADUATES EMPLOYED

According to Marsha McKenzie, associate dean for allied health at BSCTC, this marked the second straight year that the Practical Nursing program had a 100 percent pass rate on the NCLEX-PN exam.
August 29, 2015

BSCTC TO OFFER SERVSAFE FOOD SERVICE COURSE

Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) will offer an industry-leading food handler’s course on its Pikeville campus Saturday, August 29.
August 26, 2015

SHEPHERD, CONLEY WIN MAGOFFIN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL BIG SANDY IDOL COMPETITION

Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) held its Big Sandy Idol Competition at Magoffin County High School on Friday, August 21. Big Sandy Idol is sponsored by Gearheart Communications.
FLOYD COUNTY EARLY COLLEGE ACADEMY BEGINS FOURTH YEAR ON BSCTC CAMPUS August 26, 2015

FLOYD COUNTY EARLY COLLEGE ACADEMY BEGINS FOURTH YEAR ON BSCTC CAMPUS

This year, 42 Floyd County high school juniors and seniors are full-time students on BSCTC’s Prestonsburg campus and will have the opportunity to graduate high school with an associate degree.
BSCTC PRESIDENT ADDRESSES PAINTSVILLE ROTARY CLUB August 25, 2015

BSCTC PRESIDENT ADDRESSES PAINTSVILLE ROTARY CLUB

“It’s an exciting time in higher education in eastern Kentucky,” said Dr. Stephenson. “With the challenges we face as a region, come great opportunities.”