Business and Community

State Tech is an active business and community partner.

Since our founding in 1961, the college has established effective, collaborative partnerships with business and industry.   Each academic program has an advisory committee comprised of industry leaders who ensure that the curriculum we offer prepares our students for immediate success after graduation.

Because of our involvement with business and industry, State Tech has built a reputation as a highly specialized, student friendly college capable of training tomorrow’s workforce. The Office of Career Services welcomes employers to utilize the college’s online system, HireEagles.  As an employer you can post employment opportunities and browse the resumes of new graduates as well as seasoned industry technicians.

State Tech stands alone as Missouri’s first and only public higher education institution with a statewide mission devoted solely to technical education.  In addition, the college is dedicated to providing valuable training assistance and other services to companies throughout Missouri.  The Business and Industry Department assists employers in building a highly-skilled and profitable workforce.  The department can facilitate instructional classes customized to meet industry needs and assist companies in applying for training funds through the Missouri Customized Training program.  The college provides a variety of workforce training opportunities including MoDOT Technician Certification and continuing education classes.

With the support of businesses and the community, State Tech has evolved into a dynamic campus with amenities and programs. The Foundation for State Technical College of Missouri makes it possible for business and community members with a passion for the college to truly make a difference.  Private support allows State Tech to remain on the cutting edge of technology ensuring students receive a quality education with the technical skills they need to meet employers’ expectations.

The State Tech Activity Center features three full-size basketball courts, a walking and jogging track, a fitness center and a variety of fitness classes for students and members of the community.  In addition, the facility has an archery range and a safe shelter during severe weather.