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Established in 1967, West Shore Community College is dedicated to excellence in education and the support of our students as they pursue personal and professional goals. We strive to provide a robust and dynamic educational environment and learning experience leading to success in college, work, and life.


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Develop communication skills, problem solving capabilities, and technology expertise relevant to your chosen field providing access to challenging careers.


Provides in-demand skills for oral presentations, audience analysis, listening, decision making, intercultural awareness, verbal, non-verbal, interpersonal, and group communication dynamics.

Computer Technology

Learn specializations in software development, networking, and cybersecurity to solve problems and increase efficiencies in any industry, write a new app, automate a monotonous task, or protect an organization from hackers.


Embark upon a rewarding health care career, or expand one your current goals with program specific lecture, lab, clinical and field internship courses designed to prepare students to take the National Registry of EMT exams.

Humanities & Visual Arts

Emphasize critical thinking, creativity, imagination to excel in production and performance, and cultivate a lifelong engagement with arts and philosophy.

Manufacturing Technologies

Training the next generation of trades workers, supporting careers in electrical systems, HVAC, mechanical drafting and CAD, machine operation and mechanics, mechanical engineering, and welding.

Science & Mathematics

Begin here to explore opportunities with industries on the cutting edge of high technology, teaching, communications, environment, health, and many other in-demand fields.

Social Science, Education, & Criminal Justice

Focus on the study of human behavior as it relates to individual development and group interaction through the development of analytical, research, communication, and critical thinking skills.


What's Happening At WSCC

2023 College and Career Fair at WSCC

High school and current WSCC students are invited to attend West Shore Community College’s College and Career Fair on Thursday, September 28th, 2023 from 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Recreation Center Gymnasium. During this event, attendees will have an opportunity to...

College’s student senate to recognize Constitution Day

In celebration of the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, West Shore Community College has organized a variety of activities on Monday Sept. 18, to commemorate the vote taken on Sept. 17, 1787, by the delegates to the Constitutional Convention to...

West Shore Community College Leads the State in Serving Low-income Students

West Shore Community College has proven to be the leading community college in Michigan in serving low-income students.  A recent report titled "The Colleges Where Low-Income Students Get the Highest ROI," conducted by the Georgetown University Center on Education and...

West Shore Business and Economic Summit

On September 20, the West Shore Business and Economic Summit is coming to West Shore Community College’s campus.  Brought to you by WSCC, the Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber Alliance of Mason County, and West Shore Bank, this event is tailor-made for...

WSCC Presents Joscho Stephan

The West Shore Community College Performing Arts Series presents Joscho Stephan, with special guests Third Coast Swing, on Friday, Sept. 8, 2023.  The show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the college’s Center Stage Theater. Stephan is a jazz guitarist who is known for his...