Joplin Advanced Training and Technology Center


Contact Information

420 Grand Ave.
Joplin, MO  64801

Crowder College has partnered with the Joplin Chamber Foundation and the City of Joplin to offer a condensed schedule for students wanting to go directly to work after training.

The Joplin Advanced Training and Technology Center (ATTC) provides state-of-the art equipment preparing students to enter the workforce.
Crowder College Training & Development Solutions also resides in the ATTC.

Campus Viewbook, Joplin ATTC (printable pdf)

Check out the schedule of classes available at the Joplin ATTC

How the courses are formatted?

Most programs are scheduled to allow students to complete a program in one or two semesters. This makes it easier for a person to complete a program and then enter the workforce in a short amount of time.

How much does it cost to attend?

Programs taught at the Joplin ATTC are approved for financial aid and Fast Track. To qualify, a student will complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Tuition is one of the lowest you will find at Crowder College. These programs are provided with state-of-the-art equipment and top-notch instructor providing you the highest quality training.

Refer to our Differential Tuition section of the Tuition and Residency page for complete information.

High School graduates who are eligible for Missouri A+ benefits are able to attend the Joplin ATTC and have their tuition and fees, common to all students, paid due to their participation and completion of the A+ Progam at their high schools.

Degrees, Certificates, And Programs Offered:

Advanced Manufacturing:

Advanced Welding:

Computer Network Support:


For a printable flyer Drafting


Surgical Technology:


Project Lead The Way

Crowder College recognizes the skills that students acquire in PLTW courses. Through Project Lead the Way, students develop technical knowledge as well as problem-solving, process-thinking, communication and professional skills.

Crowder is pleased to offer the following opportunities to PLTW students:

  • Credit for PLTW coursework

Crowder College awards credit for courses taught by PLTW certified high school teachers for the following PLTW courses:

PLTW Course Title(s)

CC Course

CC Course Title

Credit Hours

Introduction to Engineering Design and Principles of Engineering

DRFT 101

Introduction to Engineering Drawing and Print Reading


Introduction to Engineering Design and Principles of Engineering

DRFT 215

Advanced Computer Aided Drafting


Requirements to Earn College Credit:

  • High School Teacher must be PLTW certified

  • Student must pass the course with a B or better (80 percent or above)

  • Course grades must be on an official high school transcript

  • Students must complete the Crowder College Request for Prior Learning Credit Form, provide official high school transcripts and payment of $50.00 per course.

  • Crowder College courses will be transcripted at the completion of the student’s first semester at Crowder.

How do I get started?

  1. Fill out and submit an Application for Admissions.
  2. Provide an official copy of your high school transcript or GED/HSE and any previous college credits.
  3. Schedule an appointment to enroll with your Advisor.
  4. Schedule an appointment to apply for Financial Aid (if applicable).
  5. Order your books and other supplies from the Bookstore (books and supplies may be charged to your student account).
  6. Start Classes!

For more information contact:

Melissa Smith, Director