Jefferson Community & Technical College


Jefferson Community & Technical College is a community where students find confidence, collaboration, compassion, and success. Whether you’re starting college for the first time or thinking about a career change, JCTC has you covered! JCTC offers associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates, and they’re here to help you reach your goals. Get started by finding the program that works for you!

For more information, fill out this information form or call (502) 873-4187.



The University of Louisville Center for Engaged Learning The Workforce Solutions team at Jefferson Community and Technical College links the Greater Louisville community to the many resources Jefferson provides to meet regional workforce development needs. By offering flexible, diverse educational training and services; on-demand and site-based program delivery; customized credit and non-credit offerings; and the ability to create partnerships with a wide range of constituents, the JTCT Workforce Solutions Department is poised to serve all industry sectors and regional economic development initiatives. For more information, contact Elena Shulgina at or (502) 213-2480.


Do you like playing video games and have an idea for new ones? Thought about developing a new app or improving current ones? Do you have a sharp memory and an inquisitive mind, confidence around a computer and a desire to figure out how things work? If so, you’re probably the right type of candidate for bit502! This is a great time to “Be in Tech (bit)”. BIT502 is an apprenticeship-style training program where you’ll earn valuable on-the-job experience while also earning a paycheck as you work toward your degree. Click here for more information.

RightChoice Health Care Training Institute

RightChoice has dedicated teachers with a desire to help train the next generation of nurse aides and nurses. We offer small clinical class sizes (8 students) to allow for more personal, individualized attention. RightChoice Healthcare Training Institute offers online coursework and provides the clinical/practical training in a simulated clinical setting at their facility on Hurstbourne Pkwy. The training center is also open and available by appointment on non-class days for students to watch videos and practice skills.

For more information, contact 502-974-2541 or

Indiana University Southeast

Indiana University Southeast, a regional campus of Indiana University, is a four-year, public, comprehensive university located in New Albany, IN, just across the Ohio River from Louisville, KY. Founded in 1941, it provides high-quality educational programs and services that promote student learning and prepare students for productive citizenship in a diverse society, and that contribute to the intellectual, cultural, and economic development of our region. The campus is home to a diverse and eclectic student community. Besides our core of traditional students who arrive as freshmen straight out of high school or homeschool, nontraditional students such as adult learners and veterans also play a prominent role in shaping campus life. Student involvement is high, with over 100 student groups and organizations.
For more information, contact the Student Success Center at or (812) 941-2312.


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Fast-track your career with an undergraduate certificate! With the competitive job market, an undergraduate certificate allows you to build your skills and knowledge within your chosen field in a short amount of time. Certificates provide an affordable option for kickstarting your career or preparing for certification or licensure in a short amount of time. IU Southeast offers a variety of undergraduate certificates that can help you get your foot in the door of your career of choice, including Allied Health, Business & Management, Entrepreneurship, Communications, and more.


Work with the IU Southeast Speakers Bureau to find knowledgeable speakers from their faculty and staff for media comments, presentations, lectures, discussions, workshops, and debates. The bureau was created as a service for the regional organizations, media, and communities that the university serves. Browse topics and speakers here!


IU Southeast offers Sales Training through the Sanders Professional Sales Center (SPSC) The SPSC was created to draw high-ability students toward selling as a career, better prepare those students—regardless of major—for early success in professional selling careers, and to connect them with sales professionals in the Kentuckiana region. The core sales curriculum consists of courses in Consultative Selling, Sales Management, and Negotiation, and is supported with other marketing courses in Buyer Behavior, Marketing Research, and Marketing Strategy. Learn more here.

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Kentucky School of Phlebotomy

Kentucky School of Phlebotomy is a dynamic educational institution focused on community education and specializing in training for phlebotomy and related health careers. This institution is committed to teaching the essential fundamentals for starting a career in healthcare, and students gain valuable experience in both hands-on skills and understanding the theories essential to practice. The KY School of Phlebotomy’s primary goal is to share experiences in the field of medicine to produce students whose skills are exceptional and whose understanding of safety is superior. This school consists of experienced professionals who provide students with the personal attention they need to succeed.

This program provides students with skills and training in order to succeed as a phlebotomist. The course contains 6-weeks of lecture, discussion, and practical instruction in the lab, followed by a 40-hour clinical externship at a local patient service center, hospital, or clinic. The hours of the externship are site-specific, but are usually done over the space of one week, Monday through Friday. This is a larger time commitment but the externship is a valuable clinical experience.

For more information, contact or (502) 791-5977.
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Prosser Career Education Center

The Prosser Career Education Center is committed to providing multiple comprehensive programs and work-based learning experiences to all students. Prosser offers 26 different exciting Career and Technical programs with work-based learning activities. These programs allow students to collaboratively engage with local employers and Prosser instructors for structured learning experiences. These experiences allow students to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom and lab to real-world situations. All work-based learning experiences and activities are strategically integrated within the CTE curriculum. Some of this valuable learning will occur within the classroom environment while much of it will occur in a place of business or community organization.

For more information, contact or 812-542-8508.
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Knight School of Welding

Knight School of Welding offers a variety of welding certification classes and completes small welding jobs in the Louisville, KY area. In their program, you’ll get hands-on experience with our MIG, STICK, TIG, and pipe welding training programs. This institution offers classes during the day and at night for your convenience and provides support to graduates after your classes and certification with their lifetime employment assistance. Their team can help you with your employment search, your resume, and preparations for employer welding tests.

For more information, contact contact or (502) 444-1515.
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Sullivan University

Sullivan University has created an environment where students from different places and different stages of life can come together, exchange ideas, and learn and that is what makes Sullivan unique. If you want to attend a school where you will learn through a Career-focused curriculum, work with instructors who are passionate about their fields and who will help you succeed, while also taking the next step toward your future, then Sullivan is the place for you. Sullivan University has certificate, undergraduate, and graduate programs available.

For more information, contact or 502-456-6505.

Western Kentucky University (Elizabethtown, KY)

Western Kentucky University (Elizabethtown Campus) is a student-centered, applied research university that is dedicated to making sure students achieve their goals and graduate with skills for success. In addition to graduating with a diploma, students will enter the real world with experience that makes them stand out above the rest. WKU is home to many highly ranked and nationally-recognized academic programs such as Journalism and Broadcasting, Education, Engineering, Business, and our award-winning speech and debate team. More than 18,000 students grace our campuses in Bowling Green, Glasgow, Owensboro, and the Elizabethtown area.

For more information, contact Gail Ledford, Coordinator of Student Services & Outreach, at or (270) 706-8870.

Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College offers associate degrees, short-term certificates, and workforce certifications in fields where workers are needed most, so you can be ready to get started in a career quickly. Ivy Tech has the resources, focus, and flexibility to meet students where they are, then walk with them to where they’re going. This institution knows that no two students’ paths to the future look the same, and they listen and support each individuals plans to develop a plan. With 70+ academic programs and classes in 75+ communities in Indiana, plus online options, you’ll be able to find your fit for the next step in your career which will lead to a better life, every day from graduation on.

For more information, contact or 812-246-3301.


Created by Jefferson Community & Technical College, Code Louisville and the Louisville Tech Alliance


bit502 is an apprenticeship-style training program where you’ll earn valuable on-the-job experience while also earning a paycheck as you work toward your degree. This is a great time to “Be in Tech (bit)”. Do you like playing video games and have an idea for new ones? Thought about developing a new app or improving current ones? Do you have a sharp memory and an inquisitive mind, confidence around a computer and a desire to figure out how things work? If so, you’re probably the right type of candidate for bit502! There are a lot of high-paying computer-related jobs in the Louisville market, but there aren’t nearly enough highly-skilled applicants to fulfill those positions. If you’re accepted into bit502, you can get to work immediately!
For more information, visit or contact JCTC at (502) 213-5333.



University of Louisville

The University of Louisville is a state-supported research university located in Kentucky’s largest metropolitan area. It was a municipally supported public institution for many decades prior to joining the university system in 1970. The University has three campuses. The 287-acre Belknap Campus is three miles from downtown Louisville and houses eight of the university’s 12 colleges and schools. The Health Sciences Center is situated in downtown Louisville’s medical complex and houses the university’s health-related programs and the University of Louisville Hospital. The 243-acre Shelby Campus is located in eastern Jefferson County.

For more information, contact or 502.852.6531.


The University of Louisville Center for Engaged Learning was created to provide a coordinated effort to expand learning beyond the classroom by collaborating with campus, community, and industry partners to provide engaged learning opportunities that prepare undergraduate students for academic and career success. The CEL celebrates diversity and pursues equitable opportunities for all students to participate in high-quality experiences.


The Cybersecurity Workforce Certificate Program offered by the University of Louisville is workforce-focused and seeks to fill the gap of entry level positions and cybersecurity jobs. The University of Louisville has created a coalition of schools called “Pathways Coalition” to create a Cybersecurity Workforce Certificate program, funded by The National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity. The Coalition focuses on enhancing student knowledge in cybersecurity foundational courses. Post-graduation, students will have the skillset to begin or grow a career in cybersecurity. For more information, contact 502-852-3871 or


The University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences is proud to be the Commonwealth of Kentucky Local Performance Site (LPS) for the Region IV Public Health Training Center (PHTC) located at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health in Atlanta. The Commonwealth of Kentucky PHTC LPS offers public health training workshops, continuing education, student field placements, and regional health assessment and collaborative development. The purpose of the University of Louisville PHTC is to strengthen the competencies of the current and future public health workforce, expose public health students to the value of working in underserved areas, advocate for public health systems and policies, and contribute to the work of the national PHTC program. This mission will be achieved through the provision of workforce trainings in collaboration with partners, faculty and student collaborative projects, and student placements. For more information, contact Collette Davis at


The UofL Organizational Leadership & Learning Department, offers innovative programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels that educate professionals who focus on leadership, organization development, human resources, and workforce development to benefit individuals, organizations and society. For more information, contact


Truck Driver Institute (TDI)


Since 1973, the Truck Driver Institute (TDI) has trained over 10,000 of the highly-qualified licensed truck drivers in America, who are hired by their 20+ carrier partners because their standards match truck driver employment policies. Courses at TDI are a mixture of classroom and behind-the-wheel training to ensure that students leave TDI training facilities with the skills, knowledge, and experience that big transportation companies are looking for from their rookie drivers. TDI offers excellent financial aid options including: military benefits, carrier-paid tuition, student financing, and a $1,000 scholarship for self-paying students. In their program, students will receive support every step of the way from enrollment to graduation and job placement after graduation.
For more information, see the links below or contact 800-848-7364.

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Simmons College of Kentucky (HBCU)


Simmons College of Kentucky is an institution of biblical higher education dedicated to educating people through strong academic and professional programs so they may become productive citizens and agents of change in society. Simmons is proud to be Louisville’s only Historically Black College & University (HBCU). This institution delivers a top-notch, one-on-one educational experience that fosters lifelong success for graduates. Simmons brings outstanding scholars and growing minds together to challenge the status quo and create a more accessible and equitable world. Simmons’ Black-centric curriculum builds the strength of character and sense of ethical perseverance needed to truly make a difference – no matter the course of study.

For more information, contact Ta’Kiesha Barger, Academic Affairs Coordinator, at or (502) 776-1443.


Webster University, Louisville Campus

Webster University helps you take your career to the next level with 60+ undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs! This institution knows that their students need flexibility when it comes to the classroom, which is why they offer programs either online or in-person. Webster University offers four-year degrees, accelerated master’s degrees, doctoral programs, certificates, and professional development series — all with more than 160 program offerings and a variety of flexible study options.

For more information, contact Erica Ellard at

Spalding University

Spalding University is a diverse community with a core commitment to inclusion. Because of their Catholic roots, Spalding University values their students, faculty, and staff from all walks of life. This university specializes in helping adult students take their education to the next level, whether that be a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral Degree. Spalding’s unique 6-week block schedule is available for online, in-person, and hybrid programs. Spalding partners with a multitude of local companies to support their employee’s continuing education. With 50+ programs and growing, Spalding’s liberal arts education can support your career growth.

For more information, contact Jill Gaines, Director of Admissions at or (502) 873-4187.

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is comprised of three separate schools — two premier graduate schools and an undergraduate college, and is a private, not-for-profit institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. This institution offers a number of different degree programs and concentrations so that students can prepare for the ministry.
For more information, contact or (502) 897-4200.
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Harrison County Lifelong Learning Center

Harrison County Lifelong Learning partners with several educational institutions and community resources to increase the skills and abilities of local citizens while empowering and enriching their lives in an effort to promote a lifetime of learning. Certification & training programs include CDL Driver Training; Dental Assisting; Medical Assisting; Phlebotomy, and more.
For more information, contact or (812) 738-7736.



In partnership with FIE Truck Driving School, local classes are offered with individualized instruction that prepare students for a Class A Commercial Driver’s License. Financial assistance is available. If you are interested in information regarding this CDL Truck Driver Training Program, you can learn more here.


Harrison County Lifelong Learning, in partnership with Ivy Tech Community College of Southern Indiana offers Information Technology classes. Programs are STATE FUNDED through the Next Level Jobs Workforce Ready Grant. If a student qualifies through an application process, there is no cost to attend the course. Learn more here!


Medical training programs offered include: Certified Nurse Aide; Qualified Medication Aide; Phlebotomy Technician; Certified Clinical Medical Assistant; and, Dental Assistant Certification. Learn more here!


Harrison County Lifelong Learning administers the ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate® (NCRC), a portable, industry-recognized credential that clearly identifies an individual’s workplace skills. The test consists of three sections; Workplace Documents, Applied Math and Graphic Literacy. Individuals can earn a Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze level status which correlates to virtually any job and reveals an employee’s aptitude for different skills. Learn more here!


Harrison County Lifelong Learning and Purdue University Manufacturing Extension Partnership can offer a Six Sigma Green Belt Training to area employers. Participants will leave the training with a thorough understanding of the DMAIC process, data collection techniques and the statistical methods used in Six Sigma projects. Learn more here!


Galen College of Nursing

Galen College of Nursing has programs to cater to those new to nursing or looking to advance their nursing career. Galen College of Nursing’s campus in Louisville, KY offers PN, LPN Bridge, ADN, BSN, and MSN degree programs to meet your highest standards – from experienced faculty to hands-on learning to student support. Their regionally accredited nursing school prepares new nurses to sit for the NCLEX-RN® and NCLEX-PN® licensure exams.

For more information, contact Michael Rabkin at (502) 813-4747.
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Elizabethtown Community & Technical College

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College offers certificates, diplomas and associate degrees in over 30 programs of study including education and human services, allied health, advanced manufacturing, construction and trades, information technology and business and has transfer agreements with many public and private universities so students can complete a bachelor’s degree at a fraction of the cost. ECTC offers classes in an eight-week format so that students can focus on fewer classes at a time. With small class sizes, dedicated faculty and staff, along with conveniently located satellite campuses in Springfield, Leitchfield and Fort Knox, ECTC offers a personal experience no matter your educational or career goals.

For more information, contact Mary Donovan at or 270-706-8620


The Fort Knox Army Advanced Manufacturing Career Skills Program provides a pathway for transitioning service members to pursue highly skilled, in-demand careers with certificates recognized by regional employers. Earn your certificate in 16 weeks or less! ECTC offers free career services and job interviews with area employers upon certificate completion. Soldiers must have completed TAP Career Readiness Standards requirements, be within 180 days of separation/retirement, and have Commander approval to participate in a Career Skills Program. Click here for more information.


The Metallica Scholars Program is a major workforce education initiative that provides direct support to community colleges to enhance their career and technical education programs. These programs provide skills and services to students who are looking to enter a traditional trade or other applied learning program. We have been fortunate to catch the eyes of some major players in the workwear industry who have made significant contributions to our workforce education program. Both Carhartt, through its “Hard Rock is Hard Work” Labor Day campaign, and Wolverine, through its Project Bootstrap program, have helped us train the skilled trade professionals of tomorrow. Click here for more information.

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Purdue University Polytechnic Institute

The Purdue University Polytechnic Institute New Albany is a part of the world-class Purdue Polytechnic Institute at Purdue University. This institution has a variety of degree and class offerings that will allow you to extend your higher education right here in the Greater Louisville area.

Contact or 765-494-7762.
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Caris College

Caris College has a mission to provide their students with a solid foundation in their area of study. Whether it’s a career as a medical assistant, dental assistant, veterinary assistant, acute clinical technician, or medical sonographer/ultrasound technician, Caris College strives to give students a well-balanced curriculum in the classroom, and, when appropriate, include laboratory training and supervised clinical experience. Caris College aims to produce superior graduates with the knowledge and confidence necessary to succeed both professionally and financially. Their goal is to make Caris College the preferred source of medical career education in the community for our respective fields of study.

For more information, contact or 812-952-9791.
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Bellarmine University

Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic higher education tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine has undergraduate and graduate enrollment of nearly 4,000 students and continues to add new academic programs while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students.

For more information, contact or 502-272-8000.
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Indiana Wesleyan University

Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Their education center in Louisville, KY offers a wide range of programs for adults seeking their associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degrees. IWU’s programs are also available in locations throughout Southern Indiana. Course instruction is provided by faculty members who are academically qualified and bring professional experience to the classroom. Small class sizes encourage team-focused and hands-on learning with real-life applications. Adult students find that IWU’s rigorous educational programs and collaborative learning environment provide an enhanced academic experience

For more information, contact or 502-261-5000.
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Northwood University – Louisville Program Center

Northwood University in Louisville KY prepares students to graduate with real-world practice, a head start on their careers, and grounded with values and perspectives that guide lifelong learning and success. Plus, since major classes start during the freshman year, students will be ready for internships after year one. Internships typically lead to higher starting salary offers from employers because the internship experience is valuable. Applying Northwood curriculum, students will be able to immediately make an impact for their employer and earn better opportunities. While Northwood University identifies as a small university, the institution has a large business school and often ranks national top-ten in organizations like DECA, Business Professionals of America and Mock Trial.

FOR EMPLOYERS – Partner with Northwood University to offer your workforce training in business/business administration! Learn more here. 
For more information, contact James Croan, Director of KY Operations and Corporate Relations, at or (502) 261-1977.
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Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Led by the Holy Spirit, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary educates people to proclaim the Gospel, to care for all, and to work for justice in communities everywhere. Louisville Seminary will provide students with an outstanding theological and practical education that prepares them for service in a pluralistic society with a focus on retaining excellent faculty who form students in their personal, professional, and spiritual lives, and support faculty and students in creative and rigorous scholarship opportunities, through grant writing, sabbaticals, and any other means of support. Louisville Seminary will encourage those faculty who are called to research to do that work well. This institution celebrates, publicizes, and supports the research, writing, and scholarship of members of the Louisville Seminary community. Having formed and advertised Black church studies as central to Louisville Seminary, the institution will live into its commitments and support this program so it may become the leading Black church studies program in the country, with a focus on research, action, and reflection on Black churches and Black life.
For more information, contact or (502) 895-3411.
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Campbellsville University – Louisville Education Center

Campbellsville University is a comprehensive, Christian institution that offers non-credit technical programs, along with certificates, associates, undergraduate and graduate programs. The university is dedicated to academic excellence solidly grounded in the liberal arts that fosters personal growth, integrity, and professional preparation within a caring environment.
Boasting several degree options and certifications, including the Master of Science in Information Technology Management, CU hopes you will find your calling. In addition to being ranked as one of America’s Best Christian Colleges, and a top Kentucky and southern institution in accredited national and world university rankings like the U.S. News & World Report, Campbellsville University is also a Military Friendly School, an NAIA Five-Star Champions of Character Institution and has been named to President’s Higher Education Honor Roll for Community Service.

For more information, contact or (502) 753-0264.

Louisville Bible College

Louisville Bible College is a private, co-educational college located in southeast Louisville, KY that educates preachers and other Christian leaders for Christ’s Church. The college is authorized to grant degrees in the Commonwealth of Kentucky as a religious institution with a letter on file with the Council on Postsecondary Education.

For more information, contact or 502-231-5221.
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ATA College

ATA College has provided quality instruction, training, and career placement for men and women in the allied health fields for over ten years. Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, ATA is dedicated to helping students achieve success. The ATA College, Louisville, KY campus offers valuable, hands-on instruction that prepares students with real-world skills that let them step into an in-demand career in the healthcare field. ATA College offers day and evening classes, financial aid for those who qualify, and, graduate career placement assistance to help graduates get exactly where they want to go in their career!

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Mid-America College of Funeral Service

The mission of Mid-America College of Funeral Service is to provide a contemporary education for those having chosen funeral service as their life’s work that will enable the student to become a successful entry-level funeral service practitioner. Today, Mid-America College proudly continues to provide a timely learning experience for its students, with a foundation firmly rooted in a century of tradition established by its predecessors – the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science, founded in Louisville, Kentucky in 1895, and the Indiana College of Mortuary Science, founded in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1905.

As you consider your college options, schedule a visit to Mid-America College of Funeral Service. This institution encourages you and your family to come to see for yourself the opportunities that are available to you and how those will open doors you never even imagined. This college also offers career services with the goal of assisting students and recent graduates of the Mid-America College of Funeral Service to identify and fulfill their career goals. Career Services assists in every step of your journey, offer one-on-one advising, career preparation, career workshops, events to help connect you with opportunities, and much more! This team serves as the bridge between your college experience and employment, helping you apply what you have learned.
For more information, contact contact or (812) 288-8878.

Metropolitan College

Metropolitan College is a Kentucky partnership between UPS, The University of Louisville and Jefferson Community and Technical College. Participating students get their full-time undergraduate tuition paid to The University of Louisville or Jefferson Community & Technical College as well as fee payment money, bonuses, and other benefits.

Here’s how it works:

You work 3rd shift as a part-time package handler at UPS Worldport in Louisville, Kentucky. You get paid a regular wage from UPS. You get paid tuition—up to full time undergraduate, in-state rate—at either the University of Louisville (UofL) or Jefferson Community & Technical College (JCTC) each semester. You’re eligible for bonuses based on your academic progress ranging from $350 to $1400. You can receive fee payments each fall and spring semester to help with fees owe to your school.

For more information, contact Tiffani Thornton, Student Development Counselor at or (502) 213-2698.