ACE: Academic and Career Exploration

ACE: Academic & Career Exploration

We want to help you make the tough decisions about your college major and career choice. Here are just a few of the services we offer.

ACE: Academic and Career Exploration Sessions

ACE sessions support students with their college-major and/or career-choice decisions. Anyone wishing to explore their academic or career goals is invited to attend an ACE session for information and resources on navigating the career planning process. Group and individual sessions are available for both prospective and currently enrolled students. Appointments with professional staff to discuss career options can be scheduled by calling 417-447-6964 or emailing


FOCUS 2 is one of many resources available to assist you in academic and career exploration.  This 45-minute, computerized career and education planning system will guide you through an assessment of your work, personality, skills, values and leisure interests.  Once completed, the results are aligned with occupational options, educational paths, and training programs. 

New Users: Please click here and then enter the password "eagles" as the ACCESS CODE.
Returning Users: Log in here to access the account you have already created.

Career Resource Guides

The Career Resource Guides  give you a comprehensive list of websites you may use to find and explore information about careers. 

Career Coach

Career Coach is designed to help you investigate the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.  Visit OTC Career Coach and watch the video for directions.