Hazard Community and Technical College

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Hazard Community and Technical College (abbreviated HCTC), is an open-admissions, two-year community college that belongs to the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, a compendium of 16 colleges comprising over 70 campuses. The college was founded in 1968 as Hazard Community College but was changed to Hazard Community and Technical College in 2003 to reflect the fact that is overs a diverse and extensive array of career-oriented technical programs.

In addition to its campus in Hazard, Kentucky, HCTC has branch campuses located across the state. HCTC is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award associate degrees and diplomas. HCTC offers two year associate of arts, associate of science and associate of applied science degrees, as well as career-oriented certificates in various fields of study, including business, construction trades, education, health sciences, liberal arts, automotive technology and human services.

General Information

Admission Office

One Community College Drive

Hazard, KY 41701

(606) 436-5721

(800) 246-7521

Fax: (606) 666-4312

Contact: Scott Gross

Director of Admissions
Main Address

One Community College Drive

Hazard, KY 41701

(800) 246-7521


Total undergrads: 4,070

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,065


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Out-of-state applicants must rank in top half of high school class or have 3.0 GPA.

College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Marketing Management A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Construction Trades

Electrician C


Early Childhood Education A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Physical Therapy Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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