Our History


Ohio Valley College of Technology was founded in 1886 to serve the training needs of the tri-state area. For over a century, OVCT has been a community tradition for students seeking a quality education preparing them for in-demand fields.

OVCT students learn from experienced faculty who care. Thousands of individuals have received the training they needed to achieve a great career and a great life. Whether you are just out of high school, or need to advance your skills for today’s careers, OVCT can assist you in realizing your goals.

Our long-term experience in serving students and employers in the region is of great benefit to our graduates. Frequent communication with employers allows us to stay current with the skills employers demand. Our graduate Career Management office works with employers to meet staffing needs and to assist our graduates in finding fulfilling careers upon graduation.

“I am a full time student and they have made it possible for me to work full time and still have time for my son. Love, love, love my college.” – Kim Parrish, OVCT Student

Personalized Attention


Over the many years, our small campus atmosphere has been the answer for many students just like you. Regardless of whether you are a young adult right out of high school or an older individual who is looking to retool with skills for today’s careers, OVCT is the right fit.

OVCT has been serving students and employers throughout the state of Ohio for many years. This long term experience is a benefit to our students. Our open and frequent communication with employers has allowed us to stay current with the skills employers are looking for as well as their staffing needs so that we’re able to effectively place students in careers upon graduation.

OVCT continually reviews and adapts its programs to meet the changing needs of the local job market. Today, OVCT offers the following in-demand programs: NursingMedical AssistingMedical Office AdministrationBusiness Administration, and Dental Assisting.

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Scholarship Information

Scholarships are available for many of our programs and vary by location.