Whatever your career choice, we have a program that’s right for you. Still undecided? Elective courses let you explore different majors while you adjust to college life.

Whether you want to get a job ASAP or a bachelor’s degree, we have great programs and options. Many of our Associate of Applied Science (AAS) programs emphasize technical courses so you can get career training in two years. We also have short-term “stackable” Skills Certificates and Professional Certificates designed for quick employment or career advancement; they also can lead to an AAS degree.

If your goal is a bachelor’s degree, our Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT), Associate of Fine Arts (AFA), Associate of Science in Chemistry (ASC) or Associate of Science in Engineering (ASE) degrees will give you first-rate fundamentals for transfer to a four-year college. Learn more about each of our certificates, degrees and areas of study.

  • Skills Certificate*

    Skills Certificate*

    Some SFCC programs include Skills Certificates for students interested in acquiring a set of specialized skills that could lead to quick employment. Besides the ability to enter the workforce quickly, a 15- to 18-credit Skills Certificate also is a great pathway to a Professional Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science degree.

    *Gainful Employment DisclosureFor more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed these programs and other important information, visit www.sfccmo.edu/disclosures.

  • Professional Certificate*

    Professional Certificate*

    One-year Professional Certificates are designed to get students into the workforce quickly. Most 30- to 36-credit certificates can be applied toward an Associate of Applied Science degree if students decide to continue after completing their certificate programs.

    *Gainful Employment DisclosureFor more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed these programs and other important information, visit www.sfccmo.edu/disclosures.

  • Associate of Applied Science

    Associate of Applied Science

    The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree requires 61 to 95 credits and is designed for students who plan to enter the workforce immediately after graduating from their programs. Students choose an area of emphasis or specialty so they are prepared for entry-level career positions within a specific field or industry.

  • Associate of Arts

    Associate of Arts

    The 64-credit Associate of Arts (AA) degree is designed for students who want to transfer to a four-year college or university and earn a bachelor’s degree.

  • Associate of Arts in Teaching

    Associate of Arts in Teaching

    The Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree was created by Missouri four-year colleges and community colleges. Students who earn the 65.5-credit AAT degree at SFCC can transfer easily to Missouri four-year colleges or universities to complete Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees in education. Earning an AAT at SFCC is economical and expedites the transition to four-year universities.

  • Associate of Fine Arts

    Associate of Fine Arts

    The Associate of Fine Arts (AFA) degree requires 64 to 67 credits. It provides concentrated study in art, music or theatre and a foundation for upper-level class work leading to a bachelor’s degree.

  • Associate of Science

    Associate of Science

    Associate of Science degrees in Chemistry (ASC) or Engineering (ASE) are the only AS degree programs offered in the college’s 14-county service area. They provide students with the first two years of study toward bachelor’s degrees in either chemistry or engineering and are designed to transfer to specific four-year universities. AS degrees require 65 to 67 credits.

  • Transfer Degree

    Build Your Transfer Degree

    • Associate of Arts

    Want to earn a bachelor’s degree? Taking general education courses at SFCC and then transferring to a four-year school is a smart plan. It’s cost-effective and a great way to ease into the college experience. Get on the transfer track today!

  • Accounting

    Accounting

    • Associate of Applied Science

    If you like crunching numbers and solving problems, our Accounting program will give you the skills to classify, organize and categorize the world of business, one spreadsheet at a time.

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    • Professional Certificate
    • Associate of Applied Science

    Agriculture today is big business. Whether you want to work on your family farm, go into ranching or focus on ag marketing and sales, we’ll give you the skill set to be outstanding in your field.

  • Agronomy

    Agronomy

    • Associate of Applied Science

    Feeding the world is no small task. At SFCC you’ll get hands-on training in soil and plant science, how crops grow and the factors that affect yield. Your job? Devise new ways to grow more food on fewer acres. Just food for thought.

  • Animal Science

    Animal Science

    • Associate of Applied Science

    “Animal Farm” we’re not. But we can teach you the science and business of efficient livestock production, animal care and management, preparing you for the job market and a variety of great career options.

  • Art

    Art

    • Associate of Fine Art

    If art imitates life, what will your creations say about you? Whether you love painting, sculpting, animation, or 3-D art, you can design your own future. Because being creative is not a hobby; it’s a way of life.

  • Automotive Technology

    Automotive Technology

    • Skills Certificates
    • Professional Certificate
    • Associate of Applied Science

    Road trip! Train here, and become a highly skilled technician who can diagnose and service the complex systems on today’s vehicles. Then head out on the highway—straight into the job market.

  • Biomass Energy

    Biomass Energy

    • Associate of Applied Science

    Ready to expand your energy education? You’ll get hands-on experience and an in-depth understanding of power plant operations in our $3.4 million Energy Innovation Center, a working facility that converts methane gas into electricity. Power up today!

  • Chemistry

    Chemistry

    • Associate of Science

    Yep, there’s chemistry here. Actually, everything you see, smell, hear, taste, and touch involves chemistry and matter; it’s the interface to almost all the other sciences. Find out if you have a chemical reaction!

  • CIS Accounting

    CIS Accounting

    • Associate of Applied Science

    Looking for balance in your life? Check out our CIS/Accounting program. Surround yourself with assets (OK, and liabilities) and learn the skills to be accountable for a great career.

  • CIS Programming

    CIS Programming

    • Skills Certificate
    • Associate of Applied Science

    Get with the program! If you’re analytical, accurate and crazy about computers, we can help you build a platform for your high-tech dreams. Add an internship, and you can write your own code for success.

  • CIS Web Development

    CIS Web Development

    • Associate of Applied Science

    Design your own future with a degree in CIS/Web Development. When technology and creativity merge, the result can be a super career in the cyber industry. With our training, it won’t be a tangled web you weave.

  • Communication Studies and Wellness

    Communication Studies & Wellness

    This division offers terrific general education courses in categories ranging from communications, English, foreign languages, and literature to service learning, student success, health, and wellness. Find your niche today so you’ll have the courses you need to transfer to a four-year college.

  • Computer and Network Administration

    Computer & Network Administration

    • Certificates
    • Associate of Applied Science

    Technically speaking? With the right skill set, job opportunities in the high-tech fields of computer networking and information systems are almost limitless. Enroll today, and train for an exciting, high-paying career.

  • Construction Management Technology

    Construction Management Technology

    • Associate of Applied Science

    Draw your blueprint for a rewarding career with an AAS degree in Construction Management Technology. A combo of classroom information and hands-on experience will help you build a strong foundation for your future.

  • Criminal Justice

    Criminal Justice

    • Associate of Applied Science

    Have you always wanted to “Protect and Serve”? If you’re considering a career behind the badge, our relevant, real-world training will prepare you to handle the whole spectrum of experiences in law enforcement.

  • Dental Hygiene

    Dental Hygiene

    • Associate of Applied Science

    Remember how your mom bugged you to brush regularly so you’d have healthy teeth and gums? As a dental hygienist, you get to educate patients as you clean and treat their teeth. Yep, mom was right all along.

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography

    Diagnostic Medical Sonography

    • Associate of Applied Science

    Ultrasound is one of the coolest technologies around. You’ll learn to perform real-time diagnostic imaging of internal body structures and be a skilled operator and medical professional in a high-demand career.

  • Early Childhood Development

    Early Childhood Development

    • Associate of Applied Science

    Providing kid-friendly care in a safe, nurturing environment can be a great way to spend your day. If teaching and caring for children sounds like your dream job, explore our Early Childhood Development program. Your inner child will thank you.

  • Elementary Education

    Elementary Education

    • Associate of Arts in Teaching

    Want to be in a class all your own? Get an AAT degree and start touching lives. Author Margaret E. Sangster said, “No one should teach who is not in love with teaching.” Are you in love? Find out.

  • Engineering

    Engineering

    • Associate of Science

    Are you a math whiz? A science nerd? As a kid, did you love taking stuff apart to see how it worked? Thought so. If you’re creative, analytical and love a challenge, we bet you’ll thrive in our Engineering program.

  • Engineering Design Technology

    Engineering Design Technology

    • Skills Certificates
    • Professional Certificate
    • Associate of Applied Science

    Designing for life. That’s what a career in Engineering Design is all about—creating and producing technical drawings that will be used to build products, machinery and structures people need and use every day. Fabricate your future today.

  • Health Information Technology

    Health Information Technology

    • Professional Certificate
    • Associate of Applied Science

    Interested in both health care and technology? You don’t have to choose just one. Our HIT program combines both disciplines, teaching you how to compile, process and preserve crucial medical information. Here’s to your health—and a great career!

  • Horticulture

    Horticulture

    • Associate of Applied Science

    At SFCC, we let you play in the dirt. You can dig, plant and grow flowers and vegetables to your heart’s content while you learn about nurseries, landscaping, lawn care, and all things horticulture. Pretty sure this program will grow on you!

  • Humanities and Social Sciences

    Humanities & Social Sciences

    Choosing an Associate of Arts degree with electives from this division will prepare you for transfer to a four-year college. Course areas include autism, criminal justice, geography, history, paraprofessional, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, early childhood development, and elementary education.

  • Electrical Maintenance

    Industrial Maintenance

    • Skills Certificates
    • Professional Certificate
    • Associate of Applied Science

    Why study Industrial Maintenance? Two words—consistent employment. Industries offer excellent, high-paying jobs to skilled technicians who can maintain complex automated equipment. If machinery is your thing, charge ahead to a great career.

  • Management

    Management

    • Skills Certificate
    • Associate of Applied Science

    Are you management material? We’ll teach you the skills you need to succeed, then give you the chance to apply them in an internship. Think you can manage it? Make it your business to find out today.

  • Marine Technology

    Marine Technology

    • Associate of Applied Science

    No matter what the weather, you’d rather be boating, right? We get it. Have you thought about combining your love of being on the water with a career that can keep you there? Check out our Marine Technology program and keep those motors running.

  • Marketing and Retail

    Marketing & Retail

    • Associate of Applied Science

    In the market for a great career? Our Marketing and Retail program teaches you to combine creative thinking, people skills and business savvy so you can excel in this exciting, fast-paced field. Close the deal today!

  • Chemistry Lab

    Math & Science

    There’s no better way to learn problem-solving skills than through math and science. This division includes general education courses in biology, chemistry, earth science, math, and physical science. Many also are prerequisites for our Associate of Science degrees in Chemistry and Engineering.

  • Medical Assistant

    Medical Assistant

    • Professional Certificate
    • Associate of Applied Science

    Well, well, well. If helping others be well and live well is a priority in your career choice, consider training to become a medical assistant. You can help impact the health, wellness and well-being of individuals and the community, one patient at a time.

  • MOSTEMWINS

    MoSTEMWINs Programs

    Thanks to a U.S. Department of Labor grant, we can provide coaching, career counseling and other resources for eligible students enrolled in specific health care programs. Get the training to earn industry-recognized credentials and work in a high-demand field.

  • Music

    Music

    • Associate of Fine Art

    If you have music in your soul, share it with the world! In our Music Arts program you’ll learn more about music and develop your talent as you perform in ensembles, recitals and concerts. Everything is alive with music!

  • Nurse Aide

    Nurse Aide

    • Skills Certificates
    • Professional Certificate
    • Associate of Applied Science

    Tenderness and toughness; strength and sensitivity; patience and pride. It takes those qualities and more to be a great Nurse Aide. There are lots of career options, and every one of them is rewarding. Check out our program today.

  • Nursing

    Nursing

    • Professional Certificate
    • Associate of Applied Science

    A strong work ethic, a caring heart and a passion for helping others are the hallmarks of nurses. You’ll train to become a hands-on health professional, blending science, technology and compassion to provide patients with preventive and restorative care. TLC at its best.

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant

    Occupational Therapy Assistant

    • Associate of Applied Science

    Helping patients regain control of their lives is what OTAs do every day. You might help a child with balance problems play safely, provide home modifications for an injured mom or adaptive equipment so an elderly patient can live alone. Quality of life? Priceless.

  • Office Management

    Office Management

    • Professional Certificate
    • Associate of Applied Science

    Professional. Proficient. Productive. (And patient.) Sound like you? It also describes a great office manager. Blend those qualities with the organizational skills and business principles you’ll learn here, and you’ll be on your way to a successful career.

  • Paraprofessional Educator

    Paraprofessional Educator

    • Associate of Applied Science

    Love kids? Think you might want to be a teacher? Our Paraprofessional Educator program is the perfect place to start. Build your knowledge and skills and find out if the classroom is your comfort zone.

  • Pharmacy Technician

    Pharmacy Technician

    • Skills Certificate
    • Professional Certificate
    • Associate of Applied Science

    Prescriptions, patients and professionalism. They’re all part of a busy, fulfilling career as a Pharmacy Tech. We’ll give you the training you need to work alongside pharmacists and help patients who are counting on you.

  • Precision Machining Technology

    Precision Machining Technology

    • Skills Certificates
    • Professional Certificate
    • Associate of Applied Science

    Stop. Look around. Almost everything you see (or touch, or use) was created with parts or tools using machining technology. With our hands-on training, it won’t be long before you can say, “I made that.”

  • Radiologic Technology

    Radiologic Technology

    • Associate of Applied Science

    If you’ve ever had an x-ray, you’ve probably met a radiologic technologist. If you’d like a high-demand, high-paying health care career that uses cutting-edge technology while delivering one-on-one patient care, this program could be a great fit.

  • Solar Electric

    Solar Electric

    • Skills Certificate
    • Associate of Applied Science

    Looking for a brighter future? Increase your employability and earning power with our hands-on Solar Electric program. The solar industry is one of the country’s fastest-growing job markets. Let the sun shine in!

  • Theatre

    Theatre

    • Associate of Fine Arts

    All the world’s a stage, but ours are pretty amazing, too. If acting is your passion, our Theatre Arts program is a great way to gain hands-on experience in performance, stagecraft and production. Let your creativity soar!

  • Welding

    Welding Technology

    • Skills Certificate
    • Professional Certificate
    • Associate of Applied Science

    Are you into heavy metal? Our Welding Technology program will teach you the science, technology and application of welding. Demand is high for trained welders; start the arc of your career here.