Median salary in Tampa Bay area
St. Petersburg College's Engineering, Manufacturing and Building Arts programs give you the cutting-edge skills and industry certifications you need for jobs in growing fields. SPC works closely with our community partners to give you opportunities to take your learning from the classroom to your job.
Our hands-on engineering technology programs give you the skills to become a go-to problem solver and the precise technical know how needed in today's advanced manufacturing operations require.
Florida ranks among the top ten states for manufacturing and is home to more than 18,200 manufacturing companies. SPC offers industry certifications and associate degree programs with embedded certificates that not only make you a specialist, but can get you into this field quickly.
SPC can take you anywhere
"The flexible program allowed me to test the waters of different career paths. At the end, I was drawn towards architecture classes which defined who I am now. SPC architecture classes taught me a new language which I use every day as an architect. I now look at our built environment in a whole new perspective."Marcel Maslowski, an architect who credits SPC for helping him find his current career.
SPC developed its biomedical engineering technology program to help fill the need for technicians who repair the medical equipment that diagnose and take care of us. This training prepares you for what you'll see on the job, and the jobs are good.
At SPC's Collaborative Center for Emerging Technologies, you'll get hands-on training in an open manufacturing learning facility. Here, you can take training in additive manufacturing, rapid prototyping, quality measurement, electronic instrumentation and reverse engineering. SPC's SolidWorks Design Center, the first of its kind in Florida, makes use of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) equipment, 3-D scanners and 3-D printers.