Tuition, class support and job training are included at no charge.
Receiving SNAP/food stamp benefits?
MCC is partnering with the state’s million-dollar plus SkillUP Missouri Employment and Training Program. You may qualify for tuition-assistance to attend a non-credit workforce program at MCC (costs for supplies may apply).
Watch MCC student Kathy Sealy's success story.
Step 1: Choose your training path
We take great pride in offering high-quality accelerated programs that quickly train up a workforce for in-demand jobs.
- Healthcare programs: MCC-Penn Valley Health Science Institute, 3444 Broadway, KC, MO 64111
- Technical programs: MCC-Penn Valley Advanced Technical Skills Institute, 2844 Troost, KC, MO 64111
- Transportation programs: Warehousing is conducted at MCC-Blue River East, 1 mile east of MCC-Blue River 20301 E. 78 Hwy, Independence, MO 64057; CDL-A is conducted at 6801 State Ave, Kansas City, KS 66102
Non-credit certificate programs that provide pathways into careers in key industry sectors, include:
Step 2: Eligibility, SkillUP intake and enrollment steps
- Complete the eligibility form below.
- MCC will ask the state to verify your eligibility for SNAP/SkillUP using the information you provide.
- Your eligibility will be verified within 7 days.
- You will be informed of the result by email.
- If the state replies you are eligible for SNAP/SkillUP, the MCC SkillUP Navigator will contact you by email to collect required documents.
- Return the signed documents to the MCC SkillUP Navigator.
- MCC's SkillUP Navigator will then contact you for a 2-hour SkillUP Intake appointment.
- After your intake appointment, the MCC SkillUP Navigator will provide you with instructions about how to enroll in your chosen program.
** MCC SkillUP has a waiting list.
** If you already have a degree, license or credential with which you could find employment, you may not be eligible for SkillUP. Please contact SkillUP manager below with questions.
SkillUP Disclaimer: This program is supported by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) of the United States (U.S.) Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $1,211,000 with 69 percent funded by ACF/HHS and 31 percent funded by non-federal government source(s). The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by ACF/HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit the ACF website, Administrative and National Policy Requirements.