St. Petersburg College alumni rank 1st in the state of Florida for possessing the most valuable job skills. Founded in 1927, SPC is Florida's first two-year college and the first to offer bachelor’s degrees. We offer more than 100 degree and certificate programs, including many high-demand, high-skill industry-recognized workforce certifications and more than 20 bachelor's degrees. Our career-focused curriculum is created with input from industry experts to give graduates the skills they need to meet the needs of today’s employers. Our new Pathways Program gives students a clear roadmap to success to ensure students take the right courses - in the right sequence - to meet their goals. And with tuition at about half the cost of state universities, students at SPC spend less to earn more.