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Your Education, Your Way

Shelton State meets you where you are then takes you where you want to be. With a broad diversity of students and possibilities, we integrate pieces and parts of a person’s experience for a one-of-a-kind fit—education customized for you.

With faculty 100% focused on teaching, the quality of instruction at Shelton State meets or exceeds that of universities for the first two years of courses. In fact, research shows that associate graduates are more likely to graduate from four-year institutions than students who begin their college experience at a four-year school.

Academic Programs

Shelton State prepares you for continuing your college education. Through small classes, students develop personal relationships with instructors and other students. You’ll find the support needed for challenging courses and coaching to help you build on your strengths. Plus, flexible scheduling options allow you to design a plan that fits your life.

Technical Programs

At Shelton State you’ll find what you need to better your future, to make the most of your career potential. We’ll help you start or change the course of your journey—crossing boundaries, moving ahead.

Health Service Programs

With a rich history of preparing competent health professionals to meet health workforce needs, Shelton State’s programs equip students with careers leading to unlimited opportunities.


Take courses online as part of our eLearning program.

Workforce Development

Shelton State has two programs in which high school students may be concurrently enrolled at Shelton State Community College to earn academic or career/technical college credit.

Adult Education

The Shelton State Community College Adult Education Program has the vision of assisting adults in learning and developing skills for employment and self-sufficiency.

Community Education

Shelton State’s Workforce Solutions offers short-term, non-credit courses to meet the changing needs of the people in the West Alabama area.

Student Support Services

Whether you are looking for a new career path or adding value to your current employment skills, we have the classes that work for you.

Library Services

At Shelton State we are committed to your success. We provide  opportunities for you to partner with us as you work toward achieving your goals.