Why Choose the SKC-BSSE Program?

Why Choose the Salish Kootenai College

BSSE Program?



Did You Know: [Data from getthefactsout.org]

    • that teachers in the United States rate their lives better than all other occupation groups, trailing only physicians?
    • that most teaching jobs have better retirement benefits than other jobs you can get with the same degree?
    • teaching jobs provide flexibility in the summer, holidays, winter break, and spring break while other careers are full-time year round.
  • Students in our programs receive Generous funding in the form of scholarships, stipends, grants while they attend SKC.
  • SKC’s faculty and staff are known for their excellence and willingness to give 110% to support student success. Our science, math, and education faculty are an outstanding group of professionals that stay abreast of their fields by engaging in research, professional development, and community based projects. The SKC Division of Education has an overall graduation rate of 84%, much higher than the national average. The BSSE has a graduation and employment rate of 90%.
  • SKC is one the largest tribal colleges in the U.S. with over 30 buildings on 144 acres in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. We offer something for everyone with 17 bachelor degrees, 23 Associate degrees, and numerous certificates of completion. Our campus facilities include the D’arcy McNickle Library, cultural facilities and courses, recreational facilities (workout room, fitness classes, gymnasium, golf course, running track, bike path), multiple computer labs, Writing Center, Math and Science Tutoring Lab, Student Center, Health Center, Student Support Services (career placement, financial aid, etc.), student housing, daycare and preschool, and state-of-the-art science and engineering research laboratories.


Interested in applying to the BSSE Program at SKC?

You can access our application packet by clicking here…

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