BSCTC will be closed on Memorial Day, May 29, 2017.

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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.



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. Wouldnt you like to reconnect with those with whom you have lost touch?


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.




May 24, 2017

Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship provides free tuition for many Big Sandy programs

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Sec. Hal Heiner announced details today about the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship (WRKS), which will help thousands of Kentuckians become more marketable in the workplace.
May 24, 2017

Big Sandy Family: With both parents on campus, Joshua, Stephanie and Melissa Music feel right at home

Ricky, who works in maintenance and operations at Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC), and Lisa, a professor of Mathematics, have three children at the college: Melissa, 27, Joshua, 18, and Stephanie, 16. Melissa is in the Dental Hygiene program. Joshua and Stephanie are members of the Floyd County Early College Academy (FCECA).
May 24, 2017

William G. Duke Golf Scramble raises more than $28,000 for Big Sandy College Educational Foundation

Big Sandy Community and Technical College raised $28,323 for the Big Sandy College Educational Foundation, Inc. during the annual William G. Duke Golf Scramble on Wednesday, May 17 at StoneCrest Golf Course.
May 22, 2017

Big Sandy, Pikeville Medical Center Partner to Offer Accelerated Healthcare Fast Path Program

The 10-week program will start June 1 on the Pikeville campus of BSCTC and will offer credentials in the high-demand healthcare fields such as nurses' aide, phlebotomy and pharmacy technician.
May 22, 2017

Students Share Their Journey to Graduation Day

Graduation day is a time for celebration.