Mission and Vision | WKCTC

Mission and Vision


The mission of West Kentucky Community and Technical College is to provide excellence in teaching and learning, promote student success, and support economic development. To accomplish this mission, the college will provide the following:

  • Academic, general education, and technical courses leading to certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees
  • A general academic curriculum of university-parallel courses meeting transfer requirements of the first two years of a baccalaureate degree
  • Technical and occupational curricula designed to meet current and future workforce needs
  • Community partnerships as an integral component in assessing and providing programs for cultural, educational, economic, and civic development
  • A comprehensive program of transitional education
  • Customized training to meet the changing needs of business and industry
  • Adult and continuing education
  • Associated services including, but not limited to, library services, cultural and enrichment opportunities, information technology resources, and student support service


The values adopted by the institution mirror the values expressed by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and reflect the operational culture of the college.

West Kentucky Community and Technical College values include:

  • Responsiveness to students, employers, and communities
  • Access with innovative and flexible delivery
  • Trust, respect, and open communication
  • Continuous improvement
  • Inclusion, multiculturalism, and engagement


West Kentucky Community and Technical College will empower individuals to achieve excellence through innovative and equitable learning opportunities and will continue to be a nationally preeminent community college.