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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.

Link to Communications Pathway


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

Link to Computer Technology Pathway

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.

Link to Health Pathway


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.

Link to Humanities And Visual Arts Pathway

Humanities & Visual Arts

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

Link to Manufacturing Technologies Pathway

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.

Link to Science And Mathematics Pathway

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.

Link to Social Science, Education, And Criminal Justice Pathway

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

Humankind Presents Winterage: Sweetland Exhibition and Performance

West Shore Community College's Humankind series is pleased to present the closing piece, a performance, for the “Winterage: Sweetland” exhibition by artists Lucy Cash, Mark Jeffery and a list of other collaborating and contributing artists. The performance will be...

College For Kids Returns For 2024

West Shore Community College is pleased to offer several learning and career exploration opportunities for kids this summer. “We are thrilled to expand our College for Kids program across the summer with College for Kids Unlimited. We've created a fun, exploratory...

Humankind presents “The Lavender Scare”

West Shore Community College's Humankind series is pleased to present a talk by Professor David Johnson titled “The Lavender Scare”. The talk will take place on Thursday, April 11 at 7:00 p.m. at Ludington Area Center for the Arts. The Lavender Scare was a moral panic...

WSCC Announces Staff Members of the Semester Award

West Shore Community College proudly announces the recipients of the Staff Member of the Semester Award: Alex Maier, enterprise database administrator, and Gail Kowalski, student support navigator. Each semester, WSCC recognizes an employee who has demonstrated...

WSCC and Vogue partner for Film Series

The West Shore Community College Humankind series is pleased to announce a mini film series during the month of April at the Vogue Theatre in Manistee kicking off Saturday, Apr. 6 at 10:00 a.m. All films are free and open to everyone. Each film also includes a free...