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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-focused 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.
h3. 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 dependants. Yellow Ribbon program participant, approved for Veterans training
    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.

Keiser University is a private, not-for-profit university.

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

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

Florida Technical College

We pride ourselves in providing students with an exceptional learning experience through individualized instruction and subject-focused training. At FTC, all classes are limited in size to ensure personalized attention. Small class sizes allow students to obtain the hands-on training needed to feel confident in their abilities. Our individualized approach to learning is also subject-focused. Most students take one course a month which allows you to focus your energy on mastering one subject before moving on to the next.

Campus
  • Kissimmee
  • Deland
  • Lakeland
  • Cutler Bay
  • Orlando
Programs
  • Information Technology Networking, Web Design and Programming
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist - Diploma
  • Medical Assistant Technician
  • HVAC/R with PLC
  • Network Administration
  • Full Specialist
  • Esthetics
  • Baking and Pasterleria
  • Electrical
  • Criminal Justice with emphasis on Homeland Security
  • Culinary Arts
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist - Associates
  • Nail Specialist
  • Welding
  • Cosmetology
  • Barbering
  • Patient Care Technician

City College

Thank you for your interest in City College! Our goal is to help you prepare for a successful future. Whether you are a recent high school graduate, an adult thinking about returning to college, or a military veteran seeking a new civilian career, the City College Office of Admissions will help you make the right choice for your unique situation and begin a rewarding new career fast.

Our knowledgeable admissions representatives are dedicated to answering any of your questions and concerns and ensuring your application process with us is simple and stress-free. They will work with you one-on-one to help you map out your educational and career goals and conquer any obstacles in your way. At City College, we’ll help you get started on the path to achieving your dreams.

Top Ten Reasons to Choose City College

1. Practical, relevant degree programs
2. Accreditation
3. Hands-on training
4. Up-to-date curriculum
5. Small classes
6. Tutorial assistance
7. Instructors who are industry professionals
8. Job placement assistance
9. Flexible class schedules
10. Preparing you for success

Accreditation

City College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees. On December 12, 2016 the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education withdrew the recognition of ACICS as an accrediting agency. City College has a provisional participation agreement with USDOE, and the Secretary deems the College to hold recognized accreditation while the PPPA is in effect, not to exceed 18 months from December 12, 2016.

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
750 First Street N.E., Suite 980,
Washington, DC 20002-4241
Tel. (202) 336-6780
www.acics.org

Campus
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Miami
  • Altamonte Springs
  • Hollywood
  • Gainesville
Programs
  • A.S. - A.H. - Medical Office Admin/Billing and Coding
  • A.S. - Private Investigation Services
  • A.S. - Anesthesia Technology
  • A.S. - Legal Assisting/Paralegal
  • A.S. - B.A. - Accounting
  • A.S. - Emergency Medical Services
  • A.S. - Broadcasting
  • A.S. - B.A. - Management
  • A.S. - A.H. - Medical Assisting
  • B.S. - B.A. - Accounting
  • A.S. - Surgical Technology
  • B.S. - Health Care Administration
  • B.S. - B.A. - Management
  • B.S. - B.A. - Project Management
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  • B.S. - RN to BSN (Nursing)
  • A.S. - Nursing
  • A.S. - Cardiovascular Sonography
  • A.S. - Veterinary Technician
  • A.S. - A.H. - Mental Health Technology
  • A.S. - Criminal Justice

Cortiva Institute

A Rewarding Career in Massage Therapy, Makeup Artistry, or Skin Care Starts Here… Classes Start Soon

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 the Cortiva Institute Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Orlando Campuses?

  • A diploma in as little as 6 1/2 months
  • Convenient Day and Night classes that fit your life
  • 1,000s of jobs available across the country
  • Support in finding a career that gives you joy
  • Accomplished instructors and faculty to guide your development
  • Financial aid available for those who qualify
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)

Thousands of New Job Opportunities Every Year!

Cortiva’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 nationwide for Cortiva graduates each year!

Of course, your success ultimately depends on you. The Cortiva Institute 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.
Degree and Diploma Programs

The Cortiva Institute offers degree and diploma programs leading to careers in:

  • Massage Therapy
  • Makeup Artistry
  • Skin Care
  • Paramedical Skin Care

*Financial aid is not available for the 300-hour Skin Care Training Program.

Cortiva Institute

Miami Campus (formerly the Florida College of Natural Health)
7925 NW 12 Street, Suite 201
Miami, FL 33126

Orlando Campus (formerly the Florida College of Natural Health)
2600 Lake Lucien Drive, Suite 140
Maitland, FL 32751

Fort Lauderdale Campus (formerly the Florida College of Natural Health)
2001 W. Sample Road, Suite 100
Pompano Beach, FL 33064

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

Campus
  • Jacksonville
  • Pensacola
  • Fort Pierce
Programs
  • Electrical Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician Diploma
  • Culinary Arts
  • Medical Office Specialist Diploma
  • Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Diploma
  • Business Administration Associate
  • Pastry Arts
  • Medical Assistant Associate's Degree
  • Network and System Administration Associate's Degree
  • Medical Assistant Diploma
  • Network Support Technician Diploma
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Surgical Technology

South University

South University enjoys a long-standing tradition of excellence in education and personalized student attention.
Since its humble beginnings, South University has experienced continued growth transforming from a two-year college into a four-year university offering associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degree programs with campus locations in Columbia, South Carolina; Montgomery, Alabama; Savannah, Georgia; and Tampa and West Palm Beach, Florida.

Campus
  • West Palm Beach
  • Tampa
Programs
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Nursing (RN-BSN)
  • Ministry (DMin)
  • Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Occupational Therapy (OTD)
  • Healthcare Administration (MBA)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (AS)
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Business Administration (BBA)
  • Nursing (BSN)
  • Public Health (BS)
  • Legal Studies (BS)
  • Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner Specialization (MS)
  • Healthcare Management (BS)
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
  • Physical Therapist Assisting (AS)
  • Information Technology (BS)
  • Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • RN to Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (RN to MSN)
  • Information Systems (MS)
  • Human Resources Management (MS)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (C)

Platt College

Welcome to Platt College!

Platt College is a design school.
Platt College is a legal studies school.
Platt College is a medical careers school.

No matter what your aspirations, Platt College offers education for the career of a lifetime.

Established in 1985, Platt College has served the local Southern California community for over 30 years. At its three campuses in Alhambra, near Los Angeles, Ontario and Riverside, in the heart of the Inland Empire, Platt College offers flexible, accredited Associates and Bachelors degree programs in some of today’s most “recession-resistant” fields.

Platt College offers its students a rich and rewarding curriculum of educational courses and career training. Whether you’re interested in graphic arts and 3D animation, or a career as a paralegal or medical assistant, we have the program that will put you on the fast track to success.

Classes are conveniently scheduled during morning or evening hours to work around outside employment commitments. For working adults, Platt’s curriculum offers a way to continue earning a living while studying for a new career. Financial aid is available for qualified students, and the school maintains a full-time placement staff to assist students in gaining externship experience while in school and employment after graduation.

Distance Education Now Available For Our Veterinary Technician Programs!

Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Platt college and its educational programs are approved by the Bureau of Private Post-secondary Education (an office of the State of California, Department of Commerce) and the U.S. Department of Education.

Campus
  • Online Distance Education
Programs
  • Veterinary Technology

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
  • Professional Medical Coding & Billing - Certificate
  • Medical Transcription Editor - Certificate

Ultimate Medical Academy

Ultimate Medical Academy is a nonprofit healthcare career school-and students are at the heart of everything we do. That’s why we offer exclusive student services through your career training and beyond, beginning from the time you enroll online or at our campus in Clearwater, FL. We’ll also guide you toward the right program for your goals, and help you understand the affordability of your career training. So let us know you’re interested, and we’ll discuss how UMA can help you succeed.

Campus
  • Ultimate Medical Academy Online
Programs
  • A.S. Medical Billing and Coding