Ozarks Technical Community College

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Ozarks Technical Community College
Ozarks Technical Community College Logo.jpg
TypePublic community college
EstablishedApril 3, 1990
Academic affiliations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
PresidentDr. Hal H. Higdon[1]
Location, ,
United States
ColorsBlue and White

Ozarks Technical Community College (OTC) is a public community college in Springfield, Missouri. It was established by Springfield and thirteen surrounding public school districts on April 3, 1990.[2] Students can earn a one-year certificate, two-year Associate of Applied Science degree (A.S.) or Associate of Arts degree (A.A.). In 1996, OTC received accreditation from the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. In Spring 2007, OTC received approval from the Higher Learning Commission to deliver all of its degree programs online; the college had a fall 2013 enrollment of approximately 15,000 students.


OTC offers certificates, Associate degrees, and other short-term educational programs.

Vocational Education[edit]

Beginning its life as Graff Vocational School, OTC continues to offer courses to High School students allowing them to earn college credit prior to graduation.

Center for Workforce Development[edit]

The Center for Workforce Development addresses the ever-changing needs of the Springfield workforce.


Springfield (Main) Campus[edit]


OTC does not offer athletics in the traditional sense, however numerous intramural teams exist.

Notable alumni[edit]


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