Programs to help you finish your education

At SPC, we take our mission very seriously of making sure that the entire SPC family — students and employees  — as well as the surrounding communities, have what they need to lead a healthy and productive life. Below you'll find several programs and partnerships that can help you finish your education.

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Pinellas Access to Higher Education (PATHe)

Stay in Pinellas County to finish your education. Earn an associate degree at SPC, then transfer to the University of South Florida St. Petersburg and earn your bachelor's degree.

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St. Pete Works!

Driving practices, policies, and investments offering sustainable employment for residents, a skilled workforce for employers, and a more prosperous community for South St. Petersburg.

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Tampa Bay Bridge to Baccalaureate Program (B2B)

Assisting students who want to pursue degrees in STEM fields. Find out about undergraduate research opportunities.

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University Partnership Center (UPC)

An alliance of 16 colleges and universities, it provides access to bachelor’s and graduate degree programs for people in the Pinellas County area. Students attend classes through the center at various SPC locations.

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Year Up Tampa Bay

An intensive, one-year program for young adults, combining coaching, skills development and internships at some of America’s top companies. It is located at SPC’s Midtown Center.