Business degrees that open doors

Your business degree from St. Petersburg College can open doors and give you an edge in the global business community. We design our business programs with input from local business leaders who know what it takes to succeed.

Summer Business Programs

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Green Innovations Summer Program

AT CAPACITY FOR 2023! Current high school juniors and seniors will study Corporate Social Responsibility and work with businesses to create global solutions. Email for more information.

Banker and SPC graduate turns lesson into business success

For SPC alumnae and local banking professional Carolyn Riggins, a class in the bachelor's degree program at SPC inspired her to lead her branch to the top in sales.

"I always tell people SPC is a great college. They changed my way of thinking."

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Business Plan and Elevator Pitch Competition

Business Plan and Elevator Pitch Competition

At SPC, you can pitch your business idea to successful entrepreneurs and investors and compete for cash prizes. Many of our students have launched their business concepts, and they have all gained invaluable experience in promoting their business ideas.

Business Scholarships

SPC business students can apply for a variety of scholarships through the St. Petersburg College Foundation, including:

  • $700 per term scholarship for students enrolled in the Insurance Services track in our Associate in Science Business Administration degree
  • $500 per year scholarship for business students

Business scholarships

Take your first hospitality class on us

Free classConsidering a career in Hospitality and Tourism Management? To introduce you to our program, we offer your first class FREE. Funded by the Pinellas County Hotel/Motel Association, this scholarship pays tuition for your first 3-credit Hospitality & Tourism class. Learn more.

Discover a rewarding career in supply chain management

Organizations in almost every industry depend on supply chain professionals to manage the processes that bring products to market. As a result, the local job growth rate for this field is above average, and the mean annual salary for logisticians in the Tampa Bay Area is $72,700. Our supply chain management certificate program prepares you to work in any aspect of supply chain, from warehousing to distribution to customer service.

SPC partners with global manufacturer Monin

St Petersburg College is making a global impact by partnering with international manufacturer Monin, the world's largest producer of gourmet sauces, syrups and purees. The college's customized training program helps this family-oriented company hire the exact employees it needs.

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Business degree leads to startup

"The program taught me that I can do it - I can start something and build something, network with people and pursue being a leader in my community and in my life. Because of SPC, I am successfully running my photographic art company."

Sheree Clark, SPC Graduate, Bachelors in Management and Organizational Leadership

Programs for the entrepreneur at heart

Our 12-hour Entrepreneurship Certificate gives you the practical, hands-on training to start, finance, manage and build your own business. Our Career & Entrepreneurship Center on the Seminole Campus offers workshops, courses, community networks, competitions and on-site resources.

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