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Education & Training

  Four-Year Colleges and Universities Within 60 Miles of Hardinsburg  
  Institutions engaged in furnishing academic courses and granting degrees at baccalaureate or graduate levels.  
  Miles Institution Location Enrollment
(Fall 2012)
 
  28  McKendree College - Radcliff Campus  Radcliff  N/A  
  28  Webster University, Radcliff-Fort Knox  Radcliff  39  
  32  WKU - Elizabethtown Center  Elizabethtown  N/A  
  36  Brescia University  Owensboro  872  
  36  Kentucky Wesleyan College  Owensboro  678  
  36  WKU - Owensboro Extended Campus: Downtown  Owensboro  N/A  
  36  WKU - Owensboro Extended Campus: Main  Owensboro  N/A  
  36  WKU - Owensboro Extended Campus: Southeast  Owensboro  N/A  
  50  Bellarmine University  Louisville  3,602  
  50  Boyce College  Louisville  723  
  50  Campbellsville University, Louisville Campus  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Galen College of Nursing, Louisville Extended Classroom  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Galen College of Nursing, Main Campus  Louisville  829  
  50  Indiana University Southeast  New Albany, IN  6,904  
  50  Indiana Wesleyan University - Louisville Education Center  Louisville  N/A  
  50  ITT Technical Institute, Louisville Area Campus  Louisville  670  
  50  Louisville Bible College  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary  Louisville  219  
  50  McKendree College - Louisville KY Campus  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Northwood University - Louisville  Louisville  100  
  50  Purdue University, College of Technology at New Albany  New Albany, IN  N/A  
  50  Southern Baptist Theological Seminary  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Spalding University  Louisville  2,515  
  50  Sullivan University, Main Campus  Louisville  † 5,478  
  50  University of Louisville  Louisville  21,239  
  50  University of Louisville Health Sciences Center  Louisville  N/A  
  50  University of Louisville, Shelby Campus  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Webster University, Louisville Metropolitan Campus  Louisville  149  
  55  Western Kentucky University  Bowling Green  † 21,110  
      Total Enrollments 65,127  
  Note: Miles are calculated as straight-line distance, not highway miles.
† Denotes enrollment for entire institution, including branch campuses; otherwise, enrollment is for specified campus.
Source:  Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development.
 

  Two-Year Colleges Within 60 Miles of Hardinsburg  
  Institutions engaged in furnishing academic, or academic and technical, courses and granting associate degrees, certificates, or diplomas below the baccalaureate level.  
  Miles Institution Location Enrollment
(Fall 2012)
 
  32  Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Elizabethtown  † 7,586  
  32  Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, Tech. Campus  Elizabethtown  N/A  
  36  Daymar College - Owensboro Campus  Owensboro  244  
  36  Owensboro Community & Technical College, Downtown  Owensboro  N/A  
  36  Owensboro Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Owensboro  † 4,762  
  36  Owensboro Community & Technical College, Southeastern Campus  Owensboro  N/A  
  43  Jefferson Community & Technical College, Bullitt Co. Campus  Shepherdsville  N/A  
  50  Brown Mackie College - Louisville  Louisville  1,999  
  50  Daymar College - Louisville Campus  Louisville  481  
  50  Jefferson Community & Technical College, Jefferson Technical Campus  Louisville  14,346  
  50  Jefferson Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Louisville  † 14,346  
  50  Jefferson Community & Technical College, Southwest Campus  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Madisonville Community College, Muhlenberg Campus  Central City  N/A  
  50  National College - Louisville KY Campus  Louisville  N/A  
  50  Spencerian College, Louisville Campus  Louisville  695  
  50  Sullivan College of Technology and Design  Louisville  N/A  
  55  Daymar College - Bowling Green Campus  Bowling Green  301  
  55  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, KATI Campus  Bowling Green  N/A  
  55  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, Main Campus  Bowling Green  † 5,179  
  55  Southcentral KY Community & Technical College, Transpark Center  Bowling Green  N/A  
      Total Enrollments 49,939  
  Note: Miles are calculated as straight-line distance, not highway miles.
† Denotes enrollment for entire institution, including branch campuses; otherwise, enrollment is for specified campus.
Source:  Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development.
 

  Kentucky Technical Schools Within 60 Miles of Hardinsburg  
    Enrollment (2012-2013)  
  Miles Institution Location Sec P/S Total  
  Breckinridge County ATC  Harned  508 N/A 508  
  21  Meade County ATC  Brandenburg  417 N/A 417  
  22  Grayson County Area Vocational Education Center  Leitchfield  673 N/A 673  
  33  Ohio County ATC  Hartford  435 N/A 435  
  41  Butler County ATC  Morgantown  261 N/A 261  
  43  Bullitt County ATC  Shepherdsville  186 N/A 186  
  54  Nelson County ATC  Bardstown  388 N/A 388  
  55  Warren ATC  Bowling Green  167 N/A 167  
  56  Muhlenberg County CTC  Greenville  259 N/A 259  
      Total Enrollments 3,294     3,294   
  Note: Miles are calculated as straight-line distance; not highway miles.  Kentucky Tech secondary schools, called Area Technology Centers (ATC), are operated by the Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education. Other secondary schools are operated locally by public school districts. Secondary student enrollment is listed under Sec, and post-secondary student enrollment is listed under P/S.
Source:  KY Cabinet for Workforce Development; KY Dept. of Education.
 

  Training Resources  
  Bluegrass State Skills Corporation - The Bluegrass State Skills Corporation (BSSC) was established in 1984 by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky as an independent, de jure corporation to stimulate economic development through customized business and industry specific skills training programs.  The BSSC works with business and industry and Kentucky's educational institutions to establish programs of skills training.  The BSSC is attached to the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development for administrative purposes, in recognition of the relationship between economic development and skills training efforts.

The BSSC is comprised of two economic development tools, matching grants and recently authorized Skills Training Investment Tax Credit.  The BSSC grant program is available to new, expanding and existing business and industry.  Eligible training activities include pre-employment skills training and assessment; entry-level skills upgrade and occupational upgrade training; train-the-trainer travel; and capacity building.  The Skills Training Investment Credit Act provides credits to existing businesses for skills upgrade training.

Information on other customized training, assessment services and adult education services can be obtained by contacting the local economic development agency.