SPC grads: Almost 90% Placement Rate

At SPC, we want to see you succeed. Thanks to our career-focused programs, almost 90% of our Associate in Science graduates are employed or continuing their education after graduation.

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More Than 110 Programs to Get You Into the Workforce

We work closely with industry leaders to make sure you are job ready when you graduate by offering more than 30 Associate in Science degrees and dozens of industry certifications to get you into the workforce quickly and degrees to help you move up.

Workforce-Ready with Associate in Science Degrees

You'll be ready to enter the workforce as soon as you earn an Associate in Science degree from SPC. The credentials that are built into our degrees can make you employable even before you finish your program.

Offering Dozens of Industry Certifications

We offer several ways to earn industry certifications. Through St. Petersburg College's Workforce, Community, & Corporate Partnerships, you can take short-term training that leads to certifications. As part of many of SPC's academic programs, your exam fees for industry certifications are covered.

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Each year, more than 2,000 SPC students take part in internships, giving them practical experience that employers highly value. In fact, employers rank internships as the most important factor when hiring new employees, according to a recent survey of 50,000 employers across the United States.
Source: Chronicle of Higher Education and America Public Media’s Marketplace

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Meeting employer needs through Advisory Committees

At SPC, dozens of advisory committees help us shape our programs and curriculum so you have the training that employers are looking for.

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Advisory Committees: invested in your education

"As an Advisory Committee member, I help the college guide their academic efforts. And at the same time, you help a student or a new professional in the community get their first job and that is a great feeling in and of itself."

Mayra Harley, CEO of Reservec Inc. and member of SPC’s College of Computer and Information Technology Advisory Committee

Regionally Accredited. Nationally Recognized.

St. Petersburg College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, which assures your credits from SPC transfer to any other regionally accredited college or university. Some programs at SPC are also accredited or approved by state or national organizations.

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CTE Month 2024

February is Career and Technical Education Month. SPC celebrates the value and achievements of CTE programs, also known as Workforce Education, across the country.