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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

May 28, 2015

KENTUCKY POWER’S BRAD HALL TALKS FINANCES, JOB SKILLS WITH BSCTC STUDENTS

Brad Hall, manager of external affairs for Kentucky Power, recently visited the First Year Experience Students on the Pikeville campus of Big Sandy Community and Technical College.
May 28, 2015

EAST KENTUCKY SCIENCE CENTER AND PLANETARIUM SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE

The East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium, powered by Appalachian Wireless, will host the following summer camps:
BSCTC TO HOST APPALACHAIN BOLD CAMPS IN JUNE May 27, 2015

BSCTC TO HOST APPALACHAIN BOLD CAMPS IN JUNE

Big Sandy Community and Technical College in conjunction with the East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium and the University of Kentucky will host Appalachian BOLD camps for seventh and eighth graders in June.
May 27, 2015

BSCTC, MARTIN COUNTY SCHOOLS ANNOUNCE EARLY COLLEGE ACADEMY AGREEMENT

Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) and Martin County Schools have reached an agreement for 10 Sheldon Clark High School students to participate in the college’s Early College Academy on its Mayo campus.
BSCTC CDL GRADUATE FINDS REWARDING CAREER AT BROWN FOOD SERVICE May 27, 2015

BSCTC CDL GRADUATE FINDS REWARDING CAREER AT BROWN FOOD SERVICE

When Dustin Marsh is looking for dedicated and dependable drivers, Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) is at the top of his list.