Jump Start Course Options

Is Jump Start for you?

If you would like to explore high demand careers while earning both high school and college credit, the answer is YES! Southeastern Community College is teaming with high-schools to offer programs enabling students like you to explore career possibilities, develop new skills, and gain insights into today's workplace and high-paying career fields

Check out the program you're most interested in, talk to your parents, and then check with your high school counselor to discuss the next steps.


Whether you're thinking about a degree in Agriculture Production or Precision Agriculture - or just want to explore agricultural studies at the college level - these courses can help you! Hands-on instruction insures that students are well-equipped with the skills they need.
Click here to learn more about our Agriculture Jump Start Academy.

Automotive Technology

In this program you'll learn the basic skills needed to service and maintain today's sophisticated autos. Program courses are aligned with the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence, the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation and Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) standards.
Click here to learn more about our Automotive Jump Start Academy.

Construction Technology

The field of construction is broad and rewarding and students can get a jump start on college, career, or apprenticeship by successfully completing courses in this program. The Southeast Iowa Builder's Association is an active partner with area high schools and SCC to provide input to this program, insuring a current curriculum meeting the needs of local employers. Hands-on experience provides students with "real world" learning.
Click here to learn more about our Construction Jump Start Academy.

Animation, Graphic, & Web Design

Organizations, large and small, are looking for talented, skilled people in the pre-press/pre-media field as graphic artists, web designers, production artists, or marketing specialists. Courses in this program will prepare you for numerous opportunities across a broad range of visual communications careers.
Click here to learn more about our Animation, Graphic, & Web Design Jump Start Academy.

Click here to learn more about our Health Sciences Jump Start Academy.

Click here to learn more about our Arts and Sciences Jump Start Academy.

Click here to learn more about our Welding Jump Start Academy.

Click here to learn more about our Industrial Maintenance Technology Jump Start Academy.



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