Education Archive

A guide to SFCC’s technical programs

A guide to Get your hands on a great career … for less time and money!  The days when high school graduates could shed their caps and gowns one day and find stable, good paying jobs the

Navigator…your personal guide to success!

We all know having directions, a map, GPS, or even Siri can help us make better decisions and reach our destinations faster. Wouldn’t it be great if you had a personal assistant to help you navigate college?

The transfer track …brilliant!

Taking general education courses at State Fair Community College and then transferring to a four-year school is a smart plan for students pursuing bachelor’s degrees. More and more students choose the transfer option because it is cost-effective,

Make your nursing career happen!

Do you have a strong work ethic? Are you truly passionate about the care and well-being of others? If you answered yes, the Nursing program at State Fair Community College wants you! A career as a nurse

SFCC’s LearningForce: Your training partner

At State Fair Community College, we believe everyone is a learner. We also believe everyone learns differently. Whether you’re an employer who needs customized training for your staff, an individual who wants additional career skills or someone who

Behind the badge: Preparing students for careers in Criminal Justice

Imagine. You’re in your patrol car. The radio crackles: there’s a possible armed robbery in progress at a convenience store. You get out of your car,  your weapon drawn. It’s chaotic; people are screaming and running from

SFCC is where you are!

Reaching out to communities across the west central Missouri region, SFCC is helping map a course for success! State Fair Community College serves 14 counties in west central Missouri and has locations in seven cities. The college’s

What are you waiting for?

Life is too short to wait for what you want. Don’t put it off another day! Start your college education by calling State Fair Community College today at (660) 530-5800 or by visiting Choose a course

Imagine a Career in Health Career Imaging

Can you imagine yourself in a high-demand, high-paying career in health care medical imaging? Get your start today at State Fair Community College. SFCC offers degree programs in Radiologic Technology and Diagnostic Medical Sonography, plus additional courses

Six Keys to Succeeding in College

Start early. Perhaps the best way to prepare for success in college is to get started as early as possible with processes such as applying for aid, completing admission applications and taking a placement test. Plan ahead.

The Right Fit at the Right Time Accelerated Structural Welding Program

They came, they learned, they graduated. Last spring, 14 students spent four days a week together for just one semester, and in May they received Skills Certificates in Structural Welding. The fast-track program met from 1-6 p.m.

Brawn to Brains Skills are the future of manufacturing

If you think manufacturing jobs are a thing of the past, think again. While it’s true that old-fashioned assembly line jobs are dwindling, a new kind of manufacturing job is starved for skilled workers. Today, more than

MoManufacturingWINs programs are a win-win!

State Fair Community College will offer five new MoManufacturingWINs grant-funded programs this fall to meet the growing workforce needs of the manufacturing industry. State Fair Community College will offer five new MoManufacturingWINs grant-funded programs this fall to

First Student to Complete Phlebotomy Course Hits Ground Running

It only took one summer and one semester for Andrea Sommer to launch a new career. Sommer, 33, the first student to complete State Fair Community College’s new phlebotomy course, was offered a job before she had

Financial Aid: Your Step-by-Step Guide on How to Apply

The cost of tuition should not stand in the way of getting a college education. At State Fair Community College, more than half of all students receive some financial aid and/or scholarships, and the staff in the