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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

WSCC President Highlights Workforce Development

West Shore Community College President Scott Ward attended a significant announcement at the GM Lansing Grand River Assembly plant last week.  U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm revealed a $1.7 billion investment to convert 11 shuttered or at-risk auto...

WSCC closed on July 5

West Shore Community College, in collaboration with Consumers Energy, has scheduled required generator work and upgrading of outdated equipment for Friday, July 5, 2024. Because this involves shutting down power on campus, the college’s main campus, located at 3000 N....

WSCC Partners with Pinnacle Truck Driver Training

West Shore Community College is pleased to announce a partnership with Pinnacle Truck Driver Training.  Pinnacle is a professional truck driving school offering CDL training programs located in Cadillac, Michigan. Pinnacle has been in business for a decade and...

Masters in Conversation Exhibition Opens at Manierre Dawson Gallery

West Shore Community College (WSCC) is hosting an exhibition titled Masters in Conversation: Works of Manierre Dawson and William Sievert June 12 through Sept. 12, 2024 at the Manierre Dawson Gallery. For this exhibition five works by Dawson, produced between 1949 and...

WSCC Announces 2024-2025 Performing Arts Series

West Shore Community College (WSCC) is pleased to announce the 2024-2025 Performing Arts series, featuring a diverse lineup of performances that promise to captivate and inspire the community. This year’s series showcases a rich array of talent, offering something for...