Perryville Higher Education Center


Perryville Higher Education Center

Get your transferable Associate of Arts (AA) degree at home by combining courses at the Perryville Higher Education Center (PHEC) with online courses offered through Mineral Area College. The Perryville Higher Education Center is Your Next Step!

We're proud to serve Perryville, Ste. Genevieve, St. Mary, and surrounding areas with classes that fit your schedule – morning, afternoon, or evening – during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.


Your future starts here!

Here are just a few examples of courses you can take in Perryville:

  • Earth Science
  • English Composition
  • Public Speaking
  • American History
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Music Appreciation

There's more! Check out all our current course offerings:

Click here for Course Search

  • Choose Outreach Center in the Campus drop menu
  • Choose Perryville Higher Education Center in the Building drop menu

We accept A+ Benefits!

Under grants made available through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education A+ Schools program, qualified graduates from participating high schools are eligible for Missouri community college scholarship grants. Students must fulfill A+ program requirements at the high school before applying for grants. 

Learn more in our Financial Aid guide.

Office Hours:

Monday: 8:00 AM – 7:15 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 9:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 9:15 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 9:30 PM
Friday: Closed

Visit Us:

The Perryville Higher Education Center is located in the former library building of the beautiful St. Mary’s of the Barrens campus.

Perryville Higher Education Center
108 South Progress Drive
Perryville, MO 63775


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Michelle Hadler
Director, Perryville Higher Education Center
(573) 547-4143