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Our Colleges

The Kentucky Coal Academy is proud to operate programs with four colleges that are part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, which includes:

In addition to offering certificates and an associate in applied science degree option, the Kentucky Coal Academy also provides career pathways for high school students through participation in the Jr. Coal Academy in partnership with local high schools and area technology centers. Our program can also provide customized job training for employers.


In Fiscal Year 2005, the Kentucky General assembly appropriated $3 million to the Kentucky Community and Technical College System for the establishment of the Kentucky Coal Academy in an effort to expand and improve mining career and technical education and training.

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