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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.  


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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 STUDENT, PAINTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR EARNS PROVOST SCHOLARSHIP AT UK February 12, 2016

BSCTC STUDENT, PAINTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR EARNS PROVOST SCHOLARSHIP AT UK

“I’ve want to become a civil engineer,” said Andrew. “This scholarship makes that possible and validates my work and those who have invested their time and effort in my success.”
BSCTC PRESIDENT ADDRESSES SOAR EXECUTIVE BOARD February 11, 2016

BSCTC PRESIDENT ADDRESSES SOAR EXECUTIVE BOARD

“Together, we are creating programs of possibility,” Dr. Stephenson told the SOAR executive board. “In doing that, we are working to better communicate with the communities we serve by being an institution that goes beyond our walls and the acreage we occupy.”
February 8, 2016

BSCTC TO HOST FORUM FOR DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES FOR U.S. SENATE ON FEB. 29

Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) will host a forum for candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate at 6:45 p.m., Monday, February 29 in the Gearheart Auditorium on the Prestonsburg campus.
Super Sunday College Fair February 8, 2016

Super Sunday College Fair

Celebrating our sixth year, KCTCS is partnering with African-American and Latino churches throughout the state to host Super Sunday college fairs for prospective students and their families.
February 5, 2016

BSCTC ANNOUNCES DEAN’S LIST FOR FALL 2015 SEMESTER

Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) President Dr. Devin Stephenson is pleased to announce the Dean’s List for the Fall 2015 semester.