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Why State Tech

Because, State Tech is the Employers’ Choice.

State Tech has a 99% job placement rate, and a 73% graduation rate that ranks first in the state. Did you know, 10 years into their career, a State Tech graduate will have a higher salary than graduates from most regional 4-year universities?

State Technical College of Missouri is Missouri’s Premier Technical College, where we are proud to be known as “The Employers’ Choice.” State Tech has more than 50 labs across campus, including: computer labs, a golf course, machine shops, an aviation hangar, automotive service bays, and health science labs. This is where State Tech excels, providing our students with a hands-on education that you can’t get anywhere else. These are all reasons why we like to say “From the Classroom to Your Career, We are the Employers’ Choice… We are State Tech!

Quick Facts

99 %
JOB PLACEMENT RATE
IN 2018
A +
ELGIBLE
TOP
GRADUATION RATE
IN THE STATE

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Technical College?

A Technical College is a college that provides hands-on education in degrees such as Automotive Technology, Welding, Heavy Equipment Operations, Nursing, and many more.

Why is Technical Education important?

Technical Education is important to provide students with hands-on learning to best prepare them for the workforce after they graduate. This will give students a better understanding and feel for their study of interest prior to entering the workforce.

Are Technical careers in high demand?

Yes, Technical Careers are in high demand. They are projected to continue to increase in years to come.

What kind of jobs can I get when I graduate?

When you graduate from State Tech, you can find jobs in your study of interest from several companies and businesses that State Tech partners with to provide the employers with the best employees. State Tech has a 99% job placement rate. Students are given the opportunity to find jobs with our unique partnerships that will allow them to be successful and have profitable employment and a life of learning.

Will I make good money when I graduate?

10 years into their career, a State Tech graduate will have a higher salary than graduates from most regional 4-year universities. The potential to make good money once graduating from State Tech is high because of the excellent hands-on experience and education that our students acquire while enrolled.

Do I need a Technical degree to get the job I want?

Technical degrees are not a requirement, however, we strongly encourage people to have a degree in their area of interest. Having a technical degree provides students with excellent hands-on training before entering the workforce. This gives students the opportunity to learn more in depth about their program of study and allow them an advantage when applying for jobs and once they have gotten the job. A technical degree also comes with a potential for more competitive pay.

How can I figure out what I want to do?

A great way to find out what you would like to do is to come take a tour of campus. This will allow you to experience a closer look at the programs that are offered and what the students in those programs learn in their classrooms and labs. By visiting campus and experiencing the tour, this can help you decide which program you may be interested in.

Can I transfer to a 4-year university when I graduate?

Yes, you can transfer to a 4-year university after attending State Tech. We do recommend that you make sure your courses will transfer to the college of your choice prior to making any final decisions on where to transfer if you plan to do so.

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