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Continuing Education - SkillUP Missouri

SkillUp Missouri ProgramReceiving SNAP/Food Stamp benefits?

Tuition, Class Support and Job Training included at no charge.

MCC has partnered 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.

Training locations:

  • 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: MCC-Blue River East, 1 mile east of MCC-Blue River 20301 E. 78 Hwy, Independence, MO 64057.

Non-credit certificate programs that provide pathways into careers in key industry sectors, include:

Step 2: Eligibility, SkillUP Intake and Enrollment steps

  1. Complete the eligibility form below.
  2. MCC will ask the state to verify your eligibility for SNAP/SkillUP using the information you provide.
  3. Your eligibility will be verified within 7 days.
  4. You will be informed of the result by email.
  5. If the state replies you are eligible for SNAP/SkillUP, the MCC SkillUP Navigator will contact you by email to collect required documents.
  6. Return the signed documents to the MCC SkillUP Navigator.
  7. MCC's SkillUP Navigator will then contact you for a 2 hour SkillUP Intake appointment.
  8. 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.

Contact Jeanne Schmidt, SkillUP Manager with any questions 816.604.4159 or jeanne.schmidt@mcckc.edu.

Complete eligibility form


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 percentage funded by ACF/HHS and 31 percentage 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.