• “SPC is truly my alma mater. The program is well structured, challenging at times, but very informative, educational and interesting. The online program gave me an opportunity to complete my studies on my own time, which was tremendously helpful in combining work and education.”
    Maryana Pavlyshyn-Dady, graduate of the A.S. and B.S. nursing programs

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  • As technology advances and aging baby boomers require more health services, the future for registered nurses is bright. SPC’s Nursing programs help meet the demands of the changing health care industry.


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    Nursing Degrees

    Our bachelor's degree in nursing can help you move up in your nursing career. Our associate in science degree gets you started.

  • Vision Statement

    Through creative, innovative educational experiences students from diverse populations will become competent nurses who can meet the health care needs of the community.

    Mission statement

    Maximizing opportunities for student learning and success to provide care for a diverse society by:

    • Integrating challenging educational opportunities
    • Utilizing innovative teaching and learning technologies
    • Promoting a culture of inquiry and lifelong learning

    View the College of Nursing Philosophy. 

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    Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

    St. Petersburg College of Nursing faculty and board members of the Student Nurses Association participated in the Making Strides of Pinellas on Saturday, October 15, 2016 in Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg. Read more.

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