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Florida is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States, bordering Alabama to the northwest and Georgia to the northeast. Much of the land mass of the state is a large peninsula with the Gulf of Mexico to the west and south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Most of Florida has a humid subtropical climate; southern Florida has a tropical climate. Florida was named by Juan Ponce de Leon, who landed on the peninsula on April 2, 1513. Florida is the fourth most populous state in the U.S. Find Florida schools by subject:

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Keiser University

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience.

At Keiser University, you will find a warm, friendly community with faculty and staff truly committed to your success. Our small class sizes, individualized attention, and one-class-at-a-time schedules create a positive learning environment where you can excel. Whether your goal is to prepare for a new career or to advance with your current employer, Keiser University is designed around your needs.

Keiser University Advantage

  • Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree programs
  • Day, Evening, and Online Classes
  • Financial Aid to Those Who Qualify
  • Job Placement Assistance Available
  • Military-friendly, scholarships for qualified active duty personnel, Veterans, and dependents. Yellow Ribbon program participant, approved for Veterans training Keiser University is a private, not-for-profit university.

Keiser University’s programs and curriculum remain in-line with technology and workforce trends, helping you develop the skills and qualifications necessary to succeed in today’s job market. Our career-focused programs make it possible for you to graduate in less time than you may think.
Programs and delivery format vary by campus. Courses are subject to change.

Keiser University’s programs and curriculum remain in-line with technology and workforce trends, helping you develop the skills and qualifications necessary to succeed in today’s job market. Our career-focused programs make it possible for you to graduate in less time than you may think.

Campus
  • Pembroke Pines
  • Orlando
  • Jacksonville
  • Port St. Lucie
  • Sarasota
  • Miami
  • Lakeland
  • Melbourne
  • New Port Richey
  • West Palm Beach
  • Ft. Myers
  • Tampa
  • Ft. Lauderdale
  • St. Petersburg
  • Daytona Beach
  • Clearwater
  • Tallahassee
Programs
  • Master in Business Administration - Management
  • Associate of Science in Graphic Arts and Design
  • Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security
  • Bachelor of Science in Forensic Investigation
  • Master of Science in Education, Career College Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies (Online Only)
  • Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (Online Only)
  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice (Online)
  • Master of Science in Psychology (Online Only)
  • Master of Science in Education - Allied Health Teaching and Learning
  • Master in Business Administration - International Business
  • Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering
  • Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies (Online Only)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Accounting (Online Only)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Health Services Administration (Online Only)
  • Associate of Science in Video Game Design
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (Online Only)
  • Associate of Arts in Health Services Administration (Online Only)
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
  • Master in Business Administration - Marketing
  • Associate of Science in Medical Administrative Billing and Coding (Online)
  • Associates of Art in General Studies (Hybrid)
  • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Associate of Science in Crime Scene Technology
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting
  • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Online Only)
  • Master in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Online Only)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science (Online Only)
  • Associate of Arts in Homeland Security (Online Only)
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management (Online Only)
  • Associate of Science in Information Technology
  • Master of Science in Education (Online Only)
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Arts in Homeland Security
  • Associate of Arts in Accounting (Online Only)
  • Master of Accountancy with a concentration in General Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Cyber Forensics/Information Security (Online Only)
  • Master in Business Administration - Health Services Administration
  • Master in Business Administration - Accounting
  • Master of Science in Organizational Psychology
  • Master of Business Administration - Technology Management (Online)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (Hybrid)
  • Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Bachelor of Science in Network Systems and Data Communications
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management
  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science
  • Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences
  • Associate of Science in Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology
  • Associate of Science in Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science (Hybrid)
  • Associate of Science in Histotechnology
  • Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Marketing
  • Associate of Science in Information Technology (Hybrid)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
  • Associate of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science
  • Associate of Arts in General Studies
  • Associate of Arts in Homeland Security
  • Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology
  • Associate of Science in Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Bachelor of Science in Cyber Forensics/Information Security
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, with a concentration in Transportation and Logistics
  • Associate of Arts in Hospitality
  • Associate of Science in Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Science in Network Systems and Data Communications (Hybrid)
  • Joint Master of Science in Education-Master of Business Administration ( Online Only )
  • Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (Online Only)
  • Joint Master of Science in Education - Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Sport Mgmt./Golf Mgmt. or Sales, Media and Technology
  • Associate of Science in Massage Therapy
  • Master of Business Administration (Online Only)
  • Master of Science in Education - Online Teaching and Learning (Online Only)
  • Bachelor of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting (Hybrid)
  • Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Online)
  • FastTrack Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Science in Nursing (Online Only)
  • Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Associate of Science in Culinary Arts
  • Associate of Science in Baking and Pastry Arts
  • Master of Science in Information Security (campus or hybrid)
  • Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (Online Only)
  • Associate of Science in Fire Science (Online Only)
  • Associate of Science in Information Technology (Online Only)
  • Associate of Arts in Business Administration
  • BS in Imaging Sciences/Imaging Admin., Radiologic Technology, Vascular Sonography, Nuclear Medicine, and Clinical Imaging
  • Associate of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Associate of Science in Radiation Therapy
  • Bachelors of Science in Social Media Communications
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting
  • Associate of Science in Medical Administrative Billing and Coding
  • MS in Organizational Psychology (Online)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) (Hybrid)
  • Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Master of Science in Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - International Business
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Finance
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Management
  • Master of Science in Education, Teaching and Learning
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Transportation and Logistics
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration (Online Only)
  • Master of Science in Education, Leadership
  • Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology (Hybrid)
  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Forensic Investigations (Hybrid)
  • Doctorate of Business Administration (Online)
  • PhD in Curriculum and Instruction (Online)
  • EdS in Educational Leadership (Online)
  • PhD in Educational Leadership (Online)
  • MSEd AHTL in Education, Allied Health Teaching and Leadership (Online)
  • MSEd OTL in Education, Online Teaching and Learning (Online)
  • DHSc in Health Science (Online)
  • PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Online)
  • PhD in Instructional Design and Technology (Online)
  • MSEd-MBA in Joint Master of Science in Education - Master of Business Administration (Online)
  • DNP in Nursing Practice (Online)
  • PhD in Psychology (Online)
  • BS in Nursing (RN to BSN Bridge) (Hybrid)
  • BS in Imaging Sciences/Imaging Admin., Radiologic Technology, Vascular Sonography, Nuclear Medicine, and Clinical Imaging (Hybrid)
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management
  • Associate of Science in Respiratory Therapy
  • Associate of Science in Health Information Management
  • Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Business Administration - Technology Management
  • BS in Nursing (RN to BSN Bridge)
  • Associate of Science in Information Technology and Programming
  • Bachelor of Arts in Financial Crime Investigation
  • Master of Science in Occupational Therapy - Bridge Program
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Master of Science in Education, Allied Health Teaching and Leadership
  • Associate of Science in Surgical Technology

Southern Technical College

Whether you need to upgrade your skills or change careers, Southern Technical College has the right program to fit your needs. Let us show you how to get the skills you need in a short amount of time so that you can get into a new career fast!

What makes Southern Technical College for you?

  • Convenient Locations
  • Financial Assistance For Those Who Qualify
  • Hands-On Training
  • Small Classes/Individualized Attention
  • Career Placement Assistance
  • Morning or Evening Classes Available

Why Choose Southern Technical College:

  • Industry Experienced Instructors
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
  • Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education

Financial Assistance and Availability

The financial aid team at Southern Technical College is committed to helping you find ways to finance your education. Our team is trained to help you overcome the financial obstacles that may be standing in the way of your education.

Southern Technical College participates in several of the U.S. Department of Education’s Federal Financial Aid Programs, which are generally available to those who qualify. Visit www.studentaid.ed.gov for more information, learn more about the types of financial aid available, and consumer information, or contact your local campus to speak member of our financial aid team

Career Placement Assistance

Our career service advisors can help you with resume writing, interviewing skills, employer contacts, and the latest job search techniques. We have years of experience in helping graduates gain employment in great jobs with great companies, and we are ready to help you, too! We cannot guarantee your success, but STC has an excellent record of helping graduates find and keep jobs in their field of study. Success after graduation depends on many factors, and we are here to help you along the way!

Campus
  • Southwest Campuses: Fort.Myers
  • Central Campus: Mount Dora
  • Central Campus: Sanford
  • Central Campus: Auburndale
  • Central Campus: Orlando
  • Central Campus: Brandon
  • Southwest Campuses: Tampa
  • Southwest Campuses: Port Charlotte
Programs
  • A.S. - Nursing
  • A.S. - Paralegal
  • A.S. - Medical Assistant
  • A.S. - Interior Design & Decorating
  • A.S. - Surgical Technician
  • A.S. - Network Engineering and Administration
  • Diploma - Medical Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Applied Electronics Technology - HVAC Major
  • Medical Assisting (diploma)
  • HVAC
  • Medical Assisting
  • Undecided
  • Welding Technology
  • Welding Degree
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Electrical Trades Technology
  • A.S. - Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • A.S. - Management
  • A.S. - Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Diploma - Medical Billing and Coding Technology

Fortis Institute

Welcome to FORTIS

At FORTIS, students are provided the skills and training needed to enter careers in industries that have employment opportunity over time. What industries you ask? FORTIS offers career education and training programs in the nursing, healthcare, medical, dental, business, information technology, skilled trades, massage and cosmetology career fields. That makes Fortis a post-secondary network of colleges and institutes with a wide variety of educational choices!

FORTIS provides education and training for qualified applicants with the desire to better their career opportunities regardless of previous educational background. Now with forty FORTIS campus locations across the country in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia, more students have the opportunity to experience the FORTIS Difference!

Campus
  • Pensacola
  • Port St. Lucie
Programs
  • Cosmetology
  • Dental Assisting
  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Medical Assisting
  • Massage Therapy
  • HVACR
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
  • HVAC
  • Practical Nursing

Florida College of Natural Health

Prepare for a Career in Massage Therapy, Makeup Artistry, or Skin Care!

Do you want a career that offers the satisfaction of helping people and a work environment that is positive and exciting? Consider a career in massage therapy, makeup artistry, or skin care.

Massage therapists and skin care professionals work in a wide variety of environments, including resort spas, cruise ships, medical offices, destination spas, and day spas. Makeup artists work in spas and salons, and they also work in the motion picture, television, cosmetics, bridal, and fashion industries!

Many massage therapists, skin care professionals, and makeup artists start their own private practices!

Why choose Florida College of Natural Health?

  • Graduate in as little as 6 1/2 months.
  • Financial aid is available to those who qualify.*
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • We have been serving the state of Florida since 1986.
  • Graduate with valuable hands-on experience in our public clinic.
  • Career placement assistance is provided to all of our students and graduates.
  • Our graduates work for many of the top spa industry employers in the nation.
  • Day or evening classes are available.

5,000 New Job Opportunities Every Year!

The Florida College of Natural Health is part of the Steiner Education Group (SEG), which operates schools at locations across the nation.

SEG’s National Career Services Department has developed a worldwide network of thousands of employers, which generates an average of more than 5,000 new job opportunities for SEG graduates each year!

Of course, your success ultimately depends on you. The Florida College of Natural Health cannot guarantee employment or salary. But our career services assistance starts when you are a student and does not stop even after you graduate. From your first job to your last in the industry – whether you need help tomorrow or ten years from now – we’re here to help you succeed.

The Steiner Advantage

The Steiner Education Group is a subsidiary of Steiner Leisure Limited, a global provider of spa services. Steiner Leisure Limited operates more than 200 spas and salons on cruise ships and at resorts worldwide. Steiner spas recruit from the Florida College of Natural Health.

Degree and Diploma Programs

The Florida College of Natural Health offers degree and diploma programs leading to
careers in:

  • Massage Therapy
  • Makeup Artistry
  • Skin Care
  • Paramedical Skin Care
  • Electrology
Campus
  • Miami Campus
  • Ft. Lauderdale Campus
  • Orlando Campus
Programs
  • Advanced Paramedical Skin Care Program
  • A.S. Degree Advanced Paramedical Skin Care
  • Makeup Artistry & Skin Care Training Program
  • Advanced Therapeutic Massage Training Program
  • A.S. Degree Advanced Therapeutic Massage
  • A.S. Degree Therapeutic Massage and Skin Care
  • Skin Care & Electrology Training Program
  • Skin Care Training Program
  • Therapeutic Massage Training Program

Virginia College

The Most Direct Path to Your New Career

Our Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree programs emphasize a fast and focused method without sacrificing the quality education that students and employers demand. We constantly research the job market to make certain we are offering those career programs in which the greatest job growth is expected. We proudly offer the most direct path to your new career! To find out more, complete the Request More Information form or call and talk with an Admissions Representative at the Virginia College campus nearest you.

Career Placement Assistance

Once you have the degree, do you know how to begin your new career? Maybe you’re looking for a new profession, or just want to move ahead in the one that you already have. At Virginia College, our Career Development associates stand ready to assist you in obtaining or enhancing your career wherever you are…helping you with job placement services well beyond graduation! To find out more, complete the Request for More Information or call and talk with an Admissions Representative at the Virginia College campus nearest you.

Financial Aid Available for Those Who Qualify

One of the first questions many of our prospective students ask is, “How will I pay for college?” The answer is the right combination of financial aid programs that can help you manage the costs involved in obtaining your degree. The Financial Aid department at Virginia College is prepared to discuss how a combination of scholarships, Pell grants, and student loans are available to those who require assistance and qualify. It can be a complicated process, but we are here, ready to help you make the best decisions. To find out more, complete the Request More Information form or call and talk with an Admissions Representative at the Virginia College campus nearest you.

Day and Night Class Schedules

Sometimes it is very difficult to return to school, balancing job, family and other commitments in your busy life. That is why Virginia College offers day and night class scheduling. Many of your classes may be available on line as well, so you can take them anytime, anywhere, so long as you have a reliable Internet connection. To find out more, complete the Request More Information form or call and talk with an Admissions Representative at the Virginia College campus nearest you.

Small Class Sizes

Virginia College specializes in individual attention for our students. We have found the best learning environment includes smaller classes, taught by instructors with real-world experience. Many of them work in the fields in which they teach so they bring real-life situations to the classroom and lab. We know many of our students have had varying experiences with attending college in the past. We make sure you are not just a number, and take a personal interest in your success! To find out more, complete the Request More Information form or call and talk with an Admissions Representative at the Virginia College campus nearest you.

No Hidden Fees

You know exactly what your education will cost—up front and in detail! There are no hidden or unexpected add-on fees (some programs may require that you purchase specialized items or pay one-time fees, but you know about those from the start). In most cases, even your textbooks are included in the total price. This alone can make hundreds of dollars of difference per quarter. Keep this in mind when comparing costs at Virginia College to other schools! To find out more, complete the Request More Information form or call and talk with an Admissions Representative at the Virginia College campus nearest you.

Personalized Service Centered Around the Student

Ever feel like some schools are more concerned with the faculty than the student? At Virginia College, we’re focused on student satisfaction and outcomes. Personalized service and attention from professionals in academics, technology, financial planning and career developement surround the students to help them achieve their specific goals. To find out more, complete the Request More Information form or call and talk with an Admissions Representative at the Virginia College campus nearest you.

Instructors with Real-World Experience

Instructors from Virginia College are typically real-world professionals with many years of experience in their career fields. These are the people you want to learn from to be a success in the same career. At Virginia College, our instructors don’t just teach a course, they LIVE it. To find out more, complete the Request More Information form or call and talk with an Admissions Representative at the Virginia College campus nearest you.

A Variety of Degree Programs

Virginia College has degree offerings in areas that provide our graduates with skills that are highly valued by today’s employers. Business, criminal justice, paralegal, healthcare, technology and even culinary arts are a few of the Associate’s, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees available. To find out more, complete the Request More Information form or call and talk with an Admissions Representative at the Virginia College campus nearest you.

Campus
  • Online
Programs
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Health Services Management

Penn Foster Career School

Career Diplomas and Certificates Your Time and Online.

Want a better job? Looking for a new career? Thinking about starting your own business? Today’s students often don’t have time to attend regularly scheduled classes, but through online education. Penn Foster Career School, one of the world’s largest regionally accredited distance learning career schools, has educated millions of adults through their study-at-home programs.

When students complete their program they are awarded a Career Diploma. Penn Foster Career School offers Career Diplomas in a wide variety of high-demand career fields, particularly in the areas of: business, technology, engineering, health services, education, and the trades.

Career Diploma programs have gained in popularity because they contain a large amount of relevant, real-word applicable information that can be learned in a flexible format. Career Diplomas are ideal for people who are interested in changing careers, but can’t take time away from their current job or family obligations.

Why Many Students Choose Penn Foster Career School for Their Training:

  • Materials are available as soon as your enrollment is accepted.
  • Students have the flexibility to study online… at a pace that’s right for them.
  • There are no classes to attend because students complete all of their studies from the comfort and convenience of their own home.
  • Penn Foster offers over 50 Career Diploma programs in some of today’s most in-demand career fields.
  • Friendly and helpful support from expert instructors dedicated to each student’s success is just a phone call or an email away.
  • We have an extensive online community where students can interact with fellow students, faculty, and alumni. Students can also participate in the hundreds of blogs and academic groups.
  • Web access to learning and student services is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Penn Foster Career School’s tuition is among the lowest of all accredited career schools. They offer 0% interest and customized monthly payment plans.
  • Books, study guides, learning aids, and instructor support are all included in the student’s tuition.
  • Students and graduates have immediate access to Penn Foster Career Services, which include resume writing, interviewing tips, job search techniques, and more.
  • Students can earn a Career Diploma in a matter of months.

ACCREDITATION

Penn Foster Career School is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Penn Foster Career School is regionally accredited by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Penn Foster Career School has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

Campus
  • Penn Foster Career School Campus Online
Programs
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Occupational Therapy Aide
  • Optician
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Paralegal
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • PC Maintenance & Repair
  • Child Care Professional
  • Residential Electrician
  • Security Guard
  • Certified Wedding Planner
  • Hotel/Restaurant Management
  • Home Remodeling and Repair
  • Home Inspector
  • Home Health Aide
  • Guest Service Agent

Career Step

Career Step, a leading online school, focuses on helping students quickly gain the career skills they need to succeed in rapidly growing industries. With 20 years of experience, the school has trained over 70,000 students in the United States and internationally and offers programs in the allied health, administrative services, and technology industries. Career Step’s training programs are offered entirely online, and the school is committed to helping each enrolling student graduate and successfully transition to a rewarding career.

Career Step training offers you the following benefits:

  • Affordably priced programs that prepare you to earn a good living
  • Flexible online training that lets you learn on your schedule
  • One-on-one instructor access throughout the course
  • Graduate resources to help you turn your education into a job

Campus
  • Career Step
Programs
  • Medical Transcription Editor - Certificate
  • Professional Medical Coding & Billing - Certificate
  • Medical Assistant- Certificate
  • Pharmacy Technician - Certificate

Miller-Motte College

Start your future now!

Miller-Motte Online Programs has a history of helping students succeed through hands-on education and career training. Our faculty and staff work to ensure that when you’ve completed your program, you’re truly ready to begin your career.

Miller-Motte Online Programs will help you choose your ideal career before you get started and assist with real-world employment after you’re done with school. We have a wide range of resources to help you every step of the way.

In today’s world, it makes sense to spend less time in the classroom, and more time earning a salary. Miller-Motte Online Programs can help you start your new career in as little as 18-24 months.

If you’re worried that you can’t afford an education, think again. Financial aid may be available to those who qualify. We will work with you to explore the financial aid options available to help you complete your degree.

The path to a bright future and a new career is easy – complete the form to learn more about Miller-Motte Online Programs now!

Request more information now!

Programs may vary by campus.

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Campus
  • Online
Programs
  • Business Administration - Associate of Applied Science
  • IT Support Specialist - Associate in Specialized Technology
  • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science
  • Electronic Health Records - Associate of Applied Science
  • Medical Billing and Coding - Certificate
  • Paralegal - Associate of Applied Science