Health Science Degrees

If you've ever received health care for yourself or a pet in Pinellas County, chances are you were cared for by a graduate of St. Petersburg College. SPC has been training students for health care jobs in Pinellas County for decades.

Training you for health care jobs in demand

Training you for health care jobs in demand

Our specialized health care programs train you in some of the fastest growing careers in Florida. Programs include dental hygiene, emergency medical services, funeral services and arts, health information technology, health sciences, health services administration, nursing, orthotics and prosthetics technology, physical therapist assistant, radiography, respiratory care and veterinary technology.

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Prepared for the real world

"We find that SPC nursing graduates are very well prepared and can get right out there into the workforce. The clinical nursing rotations that students receive at SPC are excellent, so by the time they're ready to graduate they've received a lot of great experience."

 - Diane Johnstone, Chief of Nursing, Bay Pines VA

Accredited Programs

At St. Petersburg College, you can trust the health science education you receive. Our health care programs are programmatically accredited by national accrediting agencies and produce top performers in their fields. See our accreditation agencies.

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Health science scholarships

Health science scholarships

SPC offers scholarships to study health science programs at SPC, including nearly 50 scholarships for nursing students.

Learn in top-notch facilities

At SPC, we offer first-rate facilities that prepare you for what you'll see on the job. We offer a patient-care clinic for dental hygiene, an $11 million building for the College of Orthotics and Prosthetics, a multi-million dollar Simulation Center for Excellence in Nursing and 32,000-square-foot Veterinary Technology Center located next to Pinellas County Animal Services.

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