Stark State College provides quality, high-value associate degrees, certificates, and professional development in a diverse, student-centered learning environment. The College is dedicated to lifelong learning; affordable, transferable higher education; and career success. Stark State College advances quality of life through access, academic success, stewardship, and business and community partnerships.
Stark State is the largest of Stark County’s colleges and universities, and the fourth largest of Ohio’s 23 public two-year colleges in the University System of Ohio. We offer more than 230 associate degrees, majors, one-year and career enhancement certificates in business and entrepreneurial studies, education, engineering technologies, health and human services, information technologies, liberal arts, mathematics and sciences. The College awards associate of arts, associate of science, associate of applied science, associate of applied business and associate of technical studies degrees. We also offer associate degrees in conjunction with Kent State University. Our wide range of short-term career enhancement certificates help employees improve skills and gain a competitive edge in a marketplace of rapidly changing technology, and can lead to one-year certificates and associate degrees in a variety of fields.
Well-respected in the community, Stark State College plays a vital role in the economic growth and development of the region through its strong tradition of providing credit and noncredit educational and training services to employers and residents.