Offering students the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes essential for employment in increasingly complex work settings.


A financial aid officer and loan counselor are available to assist students in applying for financial aid to meet the costs of their vocational school program.


Franklin Technology Center is rich with history and tradition. Secondary training with the vocational school began in Joplin in 1937 with about 24 students.

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Gainful Employment Program Information


A Gainful Employment Program is a non-degree program which is designed to offer training/education in order to allow an individual to seek employment within a given field or occupation. Click the link below to learn more.

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