A Message from our President - Training the leaders of tomorrow… today

Dr. George EdwardsThank you for your interest in Big Sandy Community and Technical College. We are a progressive, learning-centered institution where your success is a top priority. For more than 75 years, our schools have served as a leader in higher education and workforce development, and our commitment to this region remains the same today.

Whether you are preparing for entry into the workforce, transfer to a four-year institution or simply seeking to enhance your knowledge and skills, we deliver an engaging higher education experience that prepares you for success. With four convenient campuses (Hager Hill, Mayo, Prestonsburg and Pikeville) and a variety of online offerings, we are making the dream of a college education a reality in eastern Kentucky. We are focused on the total student experience, offering a variety of Student Services, including enhanced counseling through our Center for Student Engagement, an easy registration process and a variety of scholarship and financial aid opportunities. Through the work of the Big Sandy College Educational Foundation, Inc., we award more than $350,000 in scholarships each year to deserving students.

Our faculty and staff live our mission and are focused on student access, retention and success. We encourage you to Start Smart. Start Here., browse our website and explore the 27 programs and more than 200 credentials we offer. Also, join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest news and learn about how our campuses are truly a part of the communities we serve.

We wish you success on your journey in higher education, and we hope you will let us equip you with the tools to build a bright and exciting future.

Sincerely,

Dr. George D. Edwards
President/CEO
Big Sandy Community and Technical College