Students from Southern Kentucky Early College & Career Academy recently enjoyed a visit to Somerset Community College. Students toured the campus and received information about the different certifications, diplomas, associate degrees, and bachelor degrees offered at Somerset Community College.
Students at SOKY ECCA are on track to receive stackable certificates, diplomas, and degrees within the comprehensive career pathways system that is aligned with Somerset Community College. The visit to SCC gave students a better understanding of how easily they can transition into post-secondary programs that lead to high wage jobs within the top five South Region high-demand industry sectors.
Students also received information about the new “University Center of Southern Kentucky” that provides several pathways and delivery methods for students to earn a four-year degree from partnering universities in Kentucky on the campus of Somerset Community College. After completing a two-year degree at SCC, students can choose from the partnering university of their choice and have access to student support services to complete a four-year bachelor's degree at the Somerset campus.