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Continuing Education - SkillUP Missouri

SkillUp Missouri ProgramTuition, Class Support and Job Training 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)

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. Programs are available at the MCC-Penn Valley Health Science Institute, 3444 Broadway, KC, MO 64111 or MCC Business and Technology, 1775 Universal, KC, MO 64120.

Some programs are also offered in St. Joseph, MO at MCC-Maple Woods/St. Joseph. 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 816.604.6655 or

Complete eligibility form

SkillUP Disclaimer: This project/program is funded 50% at $139,713  by federal funds and 50% at $139,713 by state governmental sources for a total amount of $279,426. The federal funds are received from the U.S. Department of Agriculture provided by Missouri Department of Social Services, Family Support Division.