Address: 2610 Sam Noble Parkway Ardmore, OK 73401 View Map
Phone: 580-224-8206
Email: dbuck@sotech.edu
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About Us

In response to increasing demands, Southern Tech recently built a state-of-the-art Engineering Technology Building to house programs which directly address the employment needs of manufacturing-related companies.  The 3D-CNC Machining program provides training designed to bring a student to an advanced level of understanding in the field of manufacturing processes currently used in both automated and non-automated industries. Mechatronics prepares students to become Automated Systems Technicians, covering robotics and fundamentals of electricity, electronics, programmable logic controllers, hydraulics, and pneumatics.  Computer Aided Drafting, also located in the Engineering Technology building, has been producing graduates since 1968 and the need for skills in Computer Aided Design (CAD) is still on the rise today.

Southern Tech offers a wide variety of additional courses designed for both high school and adult students seeking to develop a career or technical skills. New and exciting programs began in Pre-Engineering and Heavy Equipment Operation.  Oklahoma University offers Dental Hygiene at the Southern Tech campus, and adult students may also enroll in the nationally certified Practical Nursing program.

The BioTechnology Program at Southern Tech provides a realistic, hands-on opportunity to learn and experience biotechnology techniques and applications in human health, agriculture, environmental science, forensics and pharmaceutical production.

There are many other training programs offered at Southern Tech in the automotive industry, health, human services, construction trades and the arts, and all programs end with qualified students leaving with a national or board certification, leading to higher wage-earning opportunities for students and a skilled workforce for businesses.

Southern Tech also offers short-term training classes through the Corporate and Career Development Department.  There is a vast array of courses provided to meet the needs of the district.  Classes are offered at three locations as well as online.

Corporate clients receive numerous safety and industry-specific training options and can also be served through customized training. The highly qualified instructors can teach on location or on campus and will work hard to fulfill the needs of the business. More information regarding the school and its offerings can be found at www.sotech.edu.

Southern Tech FAQ

What are the hours at Southern Tech?
Southern Tech is open from 8:00 a.m. through 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 p.m.

Full time instructors and staff may leave campus after 4:00 p.m. On occasion, there are no Corporate and Career Development (CCD) classes in the evening the campus will close at 4:00 p.m. Southern Tech will be closed on Holidays and most days where it says, "high school programs closed" on the school calendar located on the front page of our website. Saturday classes are available the 1st and 3rd of every month.

Where are you located?
Southern Tech is located at 2610 Sam Noble Parkway in Ardmore, Oklahoma. From the interstate, take exit #33 and head east on Veterans Boulevard. Continue past the Ardmore High School and the Valero plant until the road curves and then travel South. At the stop light of Sam Noble Parkway, go East again. Drive one mile and Southern Tech is located on the South side of the road with a large digital sign out front. The first entrance goes to the Semiinar Center and the second entrance will route you to Stone Hall's reception desk.

How much is tuition?
Tuition for Corporate and Career Development (CCD) classes vary from class to class.

Full time program costs are free if you are a high school student and live within Southern Tech’s sending school district. There is a $25 enrollment fee and some career pathways do require "uniforms or supplies" which may be an additional cost. The health enrollment fee is $45. The additional $20 covers the student's liability insurance, CPR card and First Aid card.

Adult tuition rates are listed below.
In-District Tuition is $2.50 per clock hour
Out-of-District Tuition is $5.00 per clock hour
Out-of-State Tuition is $7.50 per clock hour

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