Lawson State Community College

Lawson State Community College is a community college located in Bessemer and Birmingham, Alabama. The college offers numerous academic programs, designed to prepare students for transfer to a four-year baccalaureate institution, as well as career training programs designed to prepare students for entry into the workforce upon graduation. The college also features a specialized employment center, which offers guidance to students in choosing educational and career paths.

Some of Lawson State's more popular career training programs include: Commercial Art, Electronics Technology, Practical Nursing, Business Administration, Cosmetology, and Plumbing, among others. Lawson State also offers several pre-professional programs in such disciplines as Physical Therapy, Engineering, Speech-Language Pathology, and Medicine.

Through the college eCollege platform, distance education students are given the opportunity to work toward their degree by taking online college courses. While degrees still require campus attendence, eCollege provides a flexible option for students who need to work toward their degree off campus according to their schedule.

Lawson State students would be wise to take advantage of the college's many student service facilities, such as financial aid services, counseling, and career placement.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (205) 925-2515
Address: 3060 Wilson Rd SW, Birmingham, Alabama 35221-1717
Institution Type: Public, 2-year
Size: Small ( 4,200+ undergrad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate
In-State Tuition $ 2,187
Out-of-State Tuition $ 4,332
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees CERT AA/AS
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
Business Administration and Management
Business Commerce
Communication Technologies and Support Services
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator Production
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology Technician
Computer Information Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Construction Trades
Building Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection
Building Construction Technology
Carpentry Carpenter
Mason Masonry
Plumbing Technology Plumber
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Automotive Engineering Technology Technician
Drafting and Design Technology Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology Technician
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management
Foodservice Systems Administration Management
Health Professions and Related Programs
Dental Assisting Assistant
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic)
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Police Science
Fire Services Administration
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians
Autobody Collision and Repair Technology Technician
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Personal Services and Culinary Arts
Precision Production
Tool and Die Technology Technician
Welding Technology Welder
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work
Social Sciences
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
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