Founded in 1967, Lakeland Community College is a two-year college that offers more than 130 associate’s degree and certificate programs and over 1,000 credit courses. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Lakeland students can choose from day, evening, accelerated, and weekend classes at one of three locations. Online classes are another popular option for Lakeland students. There are currently 20 associate’s degree programs that can be earned online. Credits earned at this school are guaranteed to transfer to any public four-year college or university in Ohio, but there are also special partnership programs that allow students to complete bachelor’s and graduate degree programs at Lakeland or online.
A limited number of summer courses are available. Areas of study include Arts & Humanities, Business Technologies, Mathematics & Engineering Technologies, Science & Health, and Social Science & Public Service. This college also offers special programs for high school students, adults, minorities, women, and students with disabilities. Non-credit community learning courses, professional development classes, and workforce development training programs are also available at Lakeland Community College. Students can participate in Lakeland’s wide variety of study abroad programs. Lakeland has many learning support services, such as a tutoring center and a writing center, to help students succeed.