Workforce Development

Southeast Missouri State University

Sikeston has two college campuses. Three Rivers Community College and Southeast Missouri State University provided with specialized workforce training for local industries.

Three Rivers College

ACT Work Ready Community Certification is a nationally recognized program used to empower states, regions and counties with data, processes and tools that drive economic growth. Participants are leveraging the ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate® (NCRC®) to measure and close the skills gap — and building common frameworks that link, align and match their workforce development efforts.

SOAR (Students Observing Area Resources) is an engaging program developed specifically for Sikeston High School students to realize potential career opportunities Sikeston has to offer as well as make connections within the community to fulfill a prosperous future.

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