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  Career Planning Office

Mineral Area College offers courses to assist students in the career decision making and job search process.

Most students need guidance in making an educated career decision. The Career Planning Office focuses on the career planning process and is dedicated to helping individuals identify their educational and career goals and develop a plan to reach those goals. 


GUI1960 Career Planning (1 credit hour)
Career Planning is designed to increase career development awareness by assisting students in choosing a career or college major through interest, ability, and workplace value assessments.  The results provide a framework for career and personal decision-making.  This course provides an overview of the world of work and through a variety of sources, including computerized career information systems, resource materials and assessments, occupation and employment opportunity research.


PAW1060 Prep for Employment (1 credit hour)

A course designed to teach students skills essential to the development of a sound job seeking strategy.  The class requires the students to prepare a resume, cover letter, follow-up, and application blank, as well as practice interviewing techniques and learn tips to improve their chances of being successfully employed.


MGT1940 Management Seminar (1 credit hour)

This course introduces students to the social environment of business through exploration of professional strategies, image and dress, and current business and professional issues.  Special emphasis will be given to developing critical thinking skills that can be implemented in all aspects of a personal and professional life.





Career Planning Office
Arts & Science Building room 117

PO Box 1000
5270 Flat River Rd.
Park Hills, MO 63601

Office Phone:  (573) 518-2193 or 518-2155   

FAX: (573) 518 2354