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Our doors are open, and we can open doors to a better life. Technical or transfer,  Jefferson Community & Technical College gives you the education you need… without the massive debt you don’t.

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Open Doors to a
BETTER LIFE!

The first step is the toughest, but you did it – choosing to continue your education.  From here on out, we want to make it easy for you get where you want to be.  Applying is simple. Before you begin the online application, make sure you have everything you need to tell us about yourself:
 
  • Your Social Security number
  • An email address we can use to contact you.
  • Name and address of the high school you attended
  • Name and address of any colleges you attended

Programs of Study

Low price. High quality education. A great value.

Now that you’ve started your journey, let’s decide where you want to go. Browse through our programs and see what jobs you can find, how much money you can make, how long it will take, or how easy it is to transfer for a four-year degree.

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African American Studies

African American Studies will engage students as they seek to learn about African American society and their experiences through history, literature, music and more.
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Applied Process Technologies

Enter the booming, lucrative world of chemical manufacturing and other process industries with a solid background in automated and semi-automated systems.
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Apprenticeship Studies

Master a trade through the time-honored system of apprenticeship. We offer government and state-approved programs in Cabinet/Millwork, Carpentry and Millwork.
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Associate in Arts

AA degree transferring to a University for continued education in studies such as Elementary Education, Psychology, Social Work.
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Associate in Science

AS degree transferring to a University for continued education in studies such as Biology, Engineering, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Med, Pre-Vet
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Automotive Technology

Go beyond car repair with this comprehensive program. You’ll gain the technical expertise necessary to diagnose, repair and maintain today’s high-tech automotive systems.
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Aviation Maintenance Technology

Reach new heights with FAA-certified training in the inspection, repair, service and overhaul of aircraft and engines.
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Bit 502

This is an apprenticeship-style training program where you’ll study computer and information technologies (CIT) while working and learning on the job.
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Business Studies – Business Administration Systems

Can you picture yourself in an office setting, collaborating with a team to solve business problems? We can help you get there.
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Communication Arts Technology

Make creative, eye-catching multimedia for today's fast-paced world. Learn the art of animation, audio/video production, web design and graphic design.
More Info
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Computer and Information Technologies

Get the hands on experience you need to design, maintain and use different computing technologies.
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Computerized Manufacturing and Machining

Prepare for the dynamic future of manufacturing. Gain job-ready skills in cutting-edge computerized manufacturing methods and computer-aided drafting techniques.
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Construction Technology

Build a solid foundation for a career in construction. Prepare for highly skilled jobs in residential or commercial building or become an independent contractor.
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Cosmetology

Style your way to success. Break into the beauty business or take your salon skills to the next level with a comprehensive education in hair, skin and nail care.
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Criminal Justice

Serve your community while promoting public safety. Our degree and certificate programs prepare for you for police, corrections, or security careers.
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Culinary Arts

Do you have a passion for food? Wherever the path might lead you, our dedicated staff and chefs will guide you toward your culinary goal.
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Education

Kickstart your journey toward teaching certification with affordable courses designed to transfer the four-year school of your choice.
More Info
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Engineering and Electronics Technology

Supercharge your earning potential with specialized, high-tech training for in-demand engineering and electronics jobs.
More Info
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Fire/Rescue Science Technology

Stop, drop, roll and get ready to meet the challenges of being an emergency responder in the 21st Century.
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General Occupational/Technical Studies

Earn a diploma in Air Conditioning Technology, Construction Technology, Collision Repair, Computer Aided Drafting and Design, Industrial Maintenance or Welding.
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Global Studies

Engage with the world by studying the interconnected nature of economics, politics, science, societies and cultures across the globe.
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Health Information Technology

Expand your skills by learning the latest patient-record technologies. Our program prepares you for the Registered Health Information Technician certification exam.
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Health Science Technology

Launch your healthcare career with versatile, job-ready training for a variety of medical fields, including aging, recovery, administration and nursing.
More Info
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Heating & Air Conditioning Technology

Design, build, and maintain climate control systems through hands-on training for a career as a heating, ventilation and air conditioning technician.
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Human Services

Affect change through meaningful work helping people in need. Our programs train you for careers in social, community, education and mental health services.
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Industrial Maintenance Technology

Install, repair and maintain the machinery used in manufacturing and industry. You’ll become a versatile, in-demand problem solver.
More Info
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Insurance and Risk Management

Learn how to protect both human and financial assets against of accidental loss through assessments, analysis and evaluation techniques.
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Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education

Inspire a love of learning. You’ll learn about children's growth from birth through age five and prepare to work in preschools, Head Start programs or childcare centers.
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KYFAME

The program combines college coursework with paid, on-the-job training, and leads you to your certification as an Advanced Manufacturing Technician
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Medicaid Nurse Aide

Become a Nurse Aide.
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Medical Assisting

Work alongside physicians as a multi-skilled healthcare professional. In this innovative, accelerated program, you’ll work at a sponsoring company while taking classes.
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Medical Coding and Reimbursement Specialist

Learn how to protect both human and financial assets against of accidental loss through assessments, analysis and evaluation techniques.
More Info
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Medical Laboratory Technician

Use your laboratory skills to help diagnose and treat patients in the healthcare industry.
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Mercedes-Benz Accelerate

Mercedes-Benz Accelerate is the fast track to a high-demand career as a certified technician. Get in and out in just three semesters.
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Nursing – Associate Degree Nursing

Learn key Nursing - Associate Degree Nursing skills and practice them in a variety of real-world settings.
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Nursing – Licensed Practical Nursing

Learn key nursing skills and practice them in a variety of real-world settings.
More Info
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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Promote health and healing. In this program, you’ll assist occupational therapists, who help people recovering from illness get back to the everyday tasks of work and life.
More Info
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Paramedic Technology

Level up your life-saving skills. If you’re a certified EMT, our selective-admission associate degree program offers advanced prep for the National Registry Exam.
More Info
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Pharmacy Technician

Help registered pharmacists prepare medications. There’s a growing demand for pharmacy techs as our population ages and new drugs go on the market every day.
More Info
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Phlebotomy

Be the person that every patient loves by learning how to draw and handle blood samples properly.
More Info
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Physical Therapist Assistant

Provide healing help to people of all ages recovering from illness or injury. Learn how our bodies work and train to aid licensed therapists in this growing field.
More Info
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Plumbing Technology

Take the plunge into a high-demand, well-paid trade. Because water is everywhere, you can work anywhere installing, repairing and maintaining plumbing systems.
More Info
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Radiography

Develop a dynamic career in medical imaging with a comprehensive associate degree in radiography that includes specialized courses and hands-on clinical practice.
More Info
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Respiratory Care

Help people breathe easier. Learn to use life-saving equipment and care for patients with lung or heart problems, while entering a field that's full of opportunity.
More Info
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Surgical Technology

Support doctors and other medical professionals as an operating room technician. You’ll learn to prepare for and assist during surgeries as part of a healthcare team.
More Info
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Toyota T-TEN

Train and develop the quality skills needed in automotive technology through classroom study and hands-on automotive dealership experience.
More Info
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Welding Technology

Train to become a certified welder. Discover materials and techniques for work in many industries as a specialist in one of the most highly paid skilled trades.
More Info

African American Studies

African American Studies will engage students as they seek to learn about African American society and their experiences through history, literature, music and more.
More Info

Applied Process Technologies

Enter the booming, lucrative world of chemical manufacturing and other process industries with a solid background in automated and semi-automated systems.
More Info

Apprenticeship Studies

Master a trade through the time-honored system of apprenticeship. We offer government and state-approved programs in Cabinet/Millwork, Carpentry and Millwork.
More Info

Associate in Arts

AA degree transferring to a University for continued education in studies such as Elementary Education, Psychology, Social Work.
More Info

Associate in Science

AS degree transferring to a University for continued education in studies such as Biology, Engineering, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Med, Pre-Vet
More Info

Automotive Technology

Go beyond car repair with this comprehensive program. You’ll gain the technical expertise necessary to diagnose, repair and maintain today’s high-tech automotive systems.
More Info

Aviation Maintenance Technology

Reach new heights with FAA-certified training in the inspection, repair, service and overhaul of aircraft and engines.
More Info

Bit 502

This is an apprenticeship-style training program where you’ll study computer and information technologies (CIT) while working and learning on the job.
More Info

Business Studies – Business Administration Systems

Can you picture yourself in an office setting, collaborating with a team to solve business problems? We can help you get there.
More Info

Communication Arts Technology

Make creative, eye-catching multimedia for today's fast-paced world. Learn the art of animation, audio/video production, web design and graphic design.
More Info

Computer and Information Technologies

Get the hands on experience you need to design, maintain and use different computing technologies.
More Info

Computerized Manufacturing and Machining

Prepare for the dynamic future of manufacturing. Gain job-ready skills in cutting-edge computerized manufacturing methods and computer-aided drafting techniques.
More Info

Construction Technology

Build a solid foundation for a career in construction. Prepare for highly skilled jobs in residential or commercial building or become an independent contractor.
More Info

Cosmetology

Style your way to success. Break into the beauty business or take your salon skills to the next level with a comprehensive education in hair, skin and nail care.
More Info

Criminal Justice

Serve your community while promoting public safety. Our degree and certificate programs prepare for you for police, corrections, or security careers.
More Info

Culinary Arts

Do you have a passion for food? Wherever the path might lead you, our dedicated staff and chefs will guide you toward your culinary goal.
More Info

Education

Kickstart your journey toward teaching certification with affordable courses designed to transfer the four-year school of your choice.
More Info

Engineering and Electronics Technology

Supercharge your earning potential with specialized, high-tech training for in-demand engineering and electronics jobs.
More Info

Fire/Rescue Science Technology

Stop, drop, roll and get ready to meet the challenges of being an emergency responder in the 21st Century.
More Info

General Occupational/Technical Studies

Earn a diploma in Air Conditioning Technology, Construction Technology, Collision Repair, Computer Aided Drafting and Design, Industrial Maintenance or Welding.
More Info

Global Studies

Engage with the world by studying the interconnected nature of economics, politics, science, societies and cultures across the globe.
More Info

Health Information Technology

Expand your skills by learning the latest patient-record technologies. Our program prepares you for the Registered Health Information Technician certification exam.
More Info

Health Science Technology

Launch your healthcare career with versatile, job-ready training for a variety of medical fields, including aging, recovery, administration and nursing.
More Info

Heating & Air Conditioning Technology

Design, build, and maintain climate control systems through hands-on training for a career as a heating, ventilation and air conditioning technician.
More Info

Human Services

Affect change through meaningful work helping people in need. Our programs train you for careers in social, community, education and mental health services.
More Info

Industrial Maintenance Technology

Install, repair and maintain the machinery used in manufacturing and industry. You’ll become a versatile, in-demand problem solver.
More Info

Insurance and Risk Management

Learn how to protect both human and financial assets against of accidental loss through assessments, analysis and evaluation techniques.
More Info

Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education

Inspire a love of learning. You’ll learn about children's growth from birth through age five and prepare to work in preschools, Head Start programs or childcare centers.
More Info

KYFAME

The program combines college coursework with paid, on-the-job training, and leads you to your certification as an Advanced Manufacturing Technician
More Info

Medicaid Nurse Aide

Become a Nurse Aide.
More Info

Medical Assisting

Work alongside physicians as a multi-skilled healthcare professional. In this innovative, accelerated program, you’ll work at a sponsoring company while taking classes.
More Info

Medical Coding and Reimbursement Specialist

Learn how to protect both human and financial assets against of accidental loss through assessments, analysis and evaluation techniques.
More Info

Medical Laboratory Technician

Use your laboratory skills to help diagnose and treat patients in the healthcare industry.
More Info

Mercedes-Benz Accelerate

Mercedes-Benz Accelerate is the fast track to a high-demand career as a certified technician. Get in and out in just three semesters.
More Info

Nursing – Associate Degree Nursing

Learn key Nursing - Associate Degree Nursing skills and practice them in a variety of real-world settings.
More Info

Nursing – Licensed Practical Nursing

Learn key nursing skills and practice them in a variety of real-world settings.
More Info

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Promote health and healing. In this program, you’ll assist occupational therapists, who help people recovering from illness get back to the everyday tasks of work and life.
More Info

Paramedic Technology

Level up your life-saving skills. If you’re a certified EMT, our selective-admission associate degree program offers advanced prep for the National Registry Exam.
More Info

Pharmacy Technician

Help registered pharmacists prepare medications. There’s a growing demand for pharmacy techs as our population ages and new drugs go on the market every day.
More Info

Phlebotomy

Be the person that every patient loves by learning how to draw and handle blood samples properly.
More Info

Physical Therapist Assistant

Provide healing help to people of all ages recovering from illness or injury. Learn how our bodies work and train to aid licensed therapists in this growing field.
More Info

Plumbing Technology

Take the plunge into a high-demand, well-paid trade. Because water is everywhere, you can work anywhere installing, repairing and maintaining plumbing systems.
More Info

Radiography

Develop a dynamic career in medical imaging with a comprehensive associate degree in radiography that includes specialized courses and hands-on clinical practice.
More Info

Respiratory Care

Help people breathe easier. Learn to use life-saving equipment and care for patients with lung or heart problems, while entering a field that's full of opportunity.
More Info

Surgical Technology

Support doctors and other medical professionals as an operating room technician. You’ll learn to prepare for and assist during surgeries as part of a healthcare team.
More Info

Toyota T-TEN

Train and develop the quality skills needed in automotive technology through classroom study and hands-on automotive dealership experience.
More Info

Welding Technology

Train to become a certified welder. Discover materials and techniques for work in many industries as a specialist in one of the most highly paid skilled trades.
More Info
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Education you
CAN AFFORD!

We get you in, get you out, and get you to where you want to be with lowest tuition around.  Do the first two years of a four-year degree with Jefferson and you’ll pay less than half the price of those other colleges.

Find out more information on the cost of tuition, payments, financial aid and scholarships offered at Jefferson.

Visit the Financial Aid Office website for more information regarding the federal financial aid process.

Learn if you’re eligible to earn free tuition.

Work Ready Kentucky

Get in. Get out. Get to work!

Free tuition…* We know what you’re thinking. There’s probably a catch.

But, here in Kentucky, employers are struggling to find enough people to fill positions in high demand, high paying fields. They need you. So we’re making it easier to get you the credentials you need and a job you’ll love.

Metropolitan College

UPS Metroplitan College Program

Participate in the Metropolitan College Program and get your tuition paid as well as bonuses, money for books, and other benefits. It’s possible to earn a college degree debt-free.

UPS Earn & Learn

At UPS, we’ll help Future You reach your goals for college and beyond. Through Earn and Learn, our Tuition Assistance Program, you can receive thousands of dollars to help with college expenses. Available at most UPS locations across the nation, the Tuition Assistance Program gives Future You a big boost as you earn your degree—and sets you up for career success.