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Workforce Development in Marion County

Marion County Public Schools prepares students beginning at a young age for the various career options available. Students, beginning in 8th grade, can learn about welding, machine tool technology, industrial maintenance, and computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing at Marion County Area Technology Center. Later, students can enter into apprenticeships with companies in the area while still attending high school.

Education after high school can be continued at many technical colleges, community colleges, and universities near Marion County.

Higher Educational Opportunities

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

Campus:
Springfield – 8 miles away
Elizabethtown – 35 miles away

Campbellsville University

Campus:
Campbellsville – 16 miles away
Louisville – 53 miles away

Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Campus:
Danville – 27 miles away
Lexington – 54 miles away

American National University

Campus:
Danville – 27 miles away

Centre College

Campus:
Danville – 27 miles away

Eastern Kentucky University

Campus:
Danville – 27 miles away
Richmond – 54 miles away

Western Kentucky University

Campus:
Elizabethtown – 35 miles away

Somerset Community College

Campus:
Liberty – 49 miles away

University of Louisville

Campus:
Louisville – 53 miles away

University of Kentucky

Campus:
Lexington – 54 miles away
 

Kentucky Work Ready Communities

Marion County is on track to become a Certified Work Ready county in August 2021.