Need Access to Higher Education

Earning a General Education Development credential (GED), vocational certificate, or college degree will make you a better job applicant, increase the amount of money you can earn, and improve your chances of getting a promotion. Learning new skills, gaining knowledge, and making contacts can bring new opportunities and help you shape a vision of your future that may have seemed out of reach before.

Lakeland Community College

Lakeland Community College is Lake County’s local community college offering a variety of certifications, vocational, and degreed programs. For more information, visit or call 440-525-7000.

Lake Erie College

Lake Erie College is a local, private educational institution offering a variety of bachelor and masters programs, and conveniently located in Painesville, Ohio. Financial assistance is available to eligible students. To learn more, visit

Auburn Career Center

Auburn Career Center offers adult workforce training programs in a variety of high demand job fields. For more information, visit or call 440-357-7542.

Ohio Means Jobs

Ohio Means Jobs is located at Lake County Department of Job and Family Services. OMJ offers job skills training. To learn more, visit or call 440-350-4000.